Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO) is one of 44 publicly-traded companies in the “Aerospace & Defense” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Astronics Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Astronics Corporation and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Astronics Corporation $612.68 million $86.53 million 22.64
Astronics Corporation Competitors $8.56 billion $1.20 billion 81.56

Astronics Corporation’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Astronics Corporation. Astronics Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Astronics Corporation and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Astronics Corporation 6.73% 12.12% 6.72%
Astronics Corporation Competitors -4.96% 25.20% 3.99%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Astronics Corporation and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Astronics Corporation 0 1 1 0 2.50
Astronics Corporation Competitors 470 2069 2303 81 2.41

Astronics Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $35.50, suggesting a potential upside of 13.64%. As a group, “Aerospace & Defense” companies have a potential upside of 2.37%. Given Astronics Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Astronics Corporation is more favorable than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

Astronics Corporation has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Astronics Corporation’s peers have a beta of 1.06, suggesting that their average stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.6% of Astronics Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.2% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.5% of Astronics Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Astronics Corporation beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Astronics Corporation Company Profile

Astronics Corporation is a supplier of products to the aerospace, defense, electronics and semiconductor industries. The Company’s products and services include electrical power generation, distribution and motion systems, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, systems certification and automated test systems. The Company operates through two segments: Aerospace and Test Systems. The Aerospace segment designs and manufactures products for the global aerospace industry. Its product lines include lighting and safety systems, electrical power generation, distribution and motions systems, aircraft structures, avionics products, systems certification and other products. The Test Systems segment designs, develops, manufactures and maintains automated test systems that support the semiconductor, aerospace, communications and weapons test systems, as well as training and simulation devices for both commercial and military applications.

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