TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) insider James Skulina sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $355.06, for a total transaction of $3,550,600.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 14,000 shares in the company, valued at $4,970,840. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

NYSE TDG opened at $358.36 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -5.96, a quick ratio of 3.15 and a current ratio of 4.14. TransDigm Group Incorporated has a 12-month low of $252.01 and a 12-month high of $377.67. The company has a market capitalization of $18.79 billion, a PE ratio of 29.84, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.86 and a beta of 0.76.

TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The aerospace company reported $4.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $4.07 by ($0.06). TransDigm Group had a net margin of 20.68% and a negative return on equity of 29.79%. The business had revenue of $980.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $995.06 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $3.30 earnings per share. TransDigm Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that TransDigm Group Incorporated will post 16.85 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Smithfield Trust Co. raised its holdings in shares of TransDigm Group by 800.0% in the second quarter. Smithfield Trust Co. now owns 315 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 280 shares during the last quarter. Fort L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of TransDigm Group in the second quarter valued at approximately $123,000. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of TransDigm Group in the second quarter valued at approximately $190,000. JMG Financial Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of TransDigm Group in the second quarter valued at approximately $203,000. Finally, BB&T Securities LLC acquired a new stake in shares of TransDigm Group in the second quarter valued at approximately $204,000.

Several brokerages have commented on TDG. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their target price on shares of TransDigm Group from $330.00 to $365.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a report on Friday, August 10th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $375.00 target price on shares of TransDigm Group in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of TransDigm Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 3rd. Morgan Stanley raised their target price on shares of TransDigm Group from $341.00 to $372.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Thursday, July 12th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of TransDigm Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $365.00.

About TransDigm Group

TransDigm Group Incorporated designs, produces, and supplies aircraft components in the United States. The company's Power & Control segment offers mechanical/electro-mechanical actuators and controls, ignition systems and engine technology, specialized pumps and valves, power conditioning devices, specialized AC/DC electric motors and generators, databus and power controls, hoists, winches and lifting devices, and cargo loading and handling systems.

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