Capstone Investment Advisors LLC decreased its position in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPR) by 28.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 36,400 shares of the company’s stock after selling 14,564 shares during the period. Capstone Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings were worth $2,123,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in SPR. Nordea Investment Management AB raised its position in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings by 379.4% in the second quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 14,851 shares of the company’s stock worth $639,000 after buying an additional 11,753 shares in the last quarter. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp raised its position in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings by 14.6% in the second quarter. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 159,494 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,858,000 after buying an additional 20,294 shares in the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D acquired a new position in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings during the second quarter worth approximately $36,765,000. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust acquired a new position in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings during the second quarter worth approximately $774,000. Finally, Bailard Inc. raised its position in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings by 0.6% in the second quarter. Bailard Inc. now owns 37,260 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,602,000 after buying an additional 230 shares in the last quarter.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR)

Shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPR) traded up 0.28% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $57.83. 962,081 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.64 and a beta of 1.33. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $41.27 and a one year high of $61.55. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $57.79 and a 200 day moving average of $51.97.

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings (NYSE:SPR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 1st. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.03. The business earned $1.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.60 billion. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings had a return on equity of 29.36% and a net margin of 6.91%. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.95 earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that Spirit Aerosystems Holdings, Inc. will post $4.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 10th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 16th. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 10.84%.

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Several equities analysts have commented on SPR shares. Vertical Research started coverage on shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings in a report on Friday, October 28th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Vertical Group downgraded shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 31st. Barclays PLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $55.00 price target on shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings in a research note on Thursday, November 3rd. Credit Suisse Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $62.00 price target on shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings in a research note on Friday, November 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Saturday, November 5th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. Spirit Aerosystems Holdings currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $58.61.

In related news, Director John L. Plueger acquired 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 13th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $59.49 per share, with a total value of $118,980.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 2,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $118,980. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Corporate insiders own 0.41% of the company’s stock.

About Spirit Aerosystems Holdings

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc is a non-original equipment manufacturer (OEM) aircraft parts designer and manufacturer of commercial aero-structures. The Company is a supplier of aero-structures to The Boeing Company (Boeing) and Airbus SAS (Airbus). The Company operates through three segments: Fuselage Systems, Propulsion Systems and Wing Systems.

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