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Understanding the Recent Fluctuations of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc.’s (SPR) Stock

The stock of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (SPR) has gone up by 1.39% for the week, with a -13.42% drop in the past month and a -24.77% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.38%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 5.37% for SPR. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -1.03% for SPR’s stock, with a simple moving average of -13.25% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Right Now?

, and the 36-month beta value for SPR is at 1.65. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 7 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 rating it as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price suggested by analysts for SPR is $37.79, which is $10.75 above the current market price. The public float for SPR is 104.25M, and currently, shorts hold a 8.19% of that float. The average trading volume for SPR on May 26, 2023 was 2.63M shares.

SPR) stock’s latest price update

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SPR) has experienced a decline in its stock price by -1.84 compared to its previous closing price of 26.02. However, the company has seen a gain of 1.39% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

SPR Trading at -13.57% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought SPR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -33.75% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 5.37%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.38%, as shares sank -11.35% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -15.26% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, SPR rose by +1.39%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -15.65% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $25.64. In addition, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. saw -13.72% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at SPR starting from Ward Damon Christopher, who sale 685 shares at the price of $34.45 back on Feb 27. After this action, Ward Damon Christopher now owns 10,182 shares of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc., valued at $23,598 using the latest closing price.

JOHNSON ROBERT D, the Director of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc., sale 500 shares at $26.29 during a trade that took place back on Dec 01, which means that JOHNSON ROBERT D is holding 17,641 shares at $13,145 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for SPR

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -5.37 for the present operating margin
  • +1.16 for the gross margin

The net margin for Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. stands at -10.85. The total capital return value is set at -6.72, while invested capital returns managed to touch -13.78. Equity return is now at value 599.60, with -11.50 for asset returns.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.14, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.62. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.26 and the total asset turnover is 0.70. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.62.


In conclusion, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (SPR) has had a bad performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is mixed, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.