TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) Chairman W Nicholas Howley sold 17,083 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $456.22, for a total value of $7,793,606.26. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

W Nicholas Howley also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, March 11th, W Nicholas Howley sold 17,083 shares of TransDigm Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $430.45, for a total value of $7,353,377.35.
  • On Thursday, February 7th, W Nicholas Howley sold 17,083 shares of TransDigm Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $418.55, for a total value of $7,150,089.65.

Shares of NYSE TDG traded up $4.56 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $461.52. 364,377 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 377,702. The firm has a market cap of $24.34 billion, a P/E ratio of 27.16, a P/E/G ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 1.01. TransDigm Group Incorporated has a twelve month low of $306.53 and a twelve month high of $469.01.

TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 5th. The aerospace company reported $3.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $3.19 by $0.66. The company had revenue of $993.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $957.66 million. TransDigm Group had a negative return on equity of 43.35% and a net margin of 20.57%. TransDigm Group’s revenue was up 17.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.65 earnings per share. As a group, analysts anticipate that TransDigm Group Incorporated will post 16.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered TransDigm Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 8th. Canaccord Genuity increased their target price on TransDigm Group from $400.00 to $460.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 6th. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $520.00 price target (up previously from $460.00) on shares of TransDigm Group in a research report on Monday, March 25th. Longbow Research assumed coverage on TransDigm Group in a research report on Tuesday. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $355.00 price target on shares of TransDigm Group in a research report on Tuesday, January 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. TransDigm Group presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $415.82.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TDG. Windacre Partnership LLC grew its holdings in shares of TransDigm Group by 73.1% during the fourth quarter. Windacre Partnership LLC now owns 1,631,200 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $554,706,000 after buying an additional 688,700 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of TransDigm Group by 6.8% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 606,428 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $205,851,000 after buying an additional 38,741 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp grew its holdings in shares of TransDigm Group by 3.8% during the fourth quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 517,082 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $175,839,000 after buying an additional 18,796 shares in the last quarter. Norges Bank bought a new position in shares of TransDigm Group during the fourth quarter worth about $146,363,000. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of TransDigm Group by 7.0% during the third quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 401,371 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $149,430,000 after buying an additional 26,175 shares in the last quarter.

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TransDigm Group Company Profile

TransDigm Group Incorporated designs, produces, and supplies aircraft components in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Power & Control, Airframe, and Non-aviation. The 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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