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Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) Misses Q4 Earnings, Sales Estimates

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Wichita, KS-based Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc.SPR is a manufacturer and supplier of large aircraft structures. Commercial aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, has to depend on Spirit AeroSystems for bare fuselages of its 737 and 787 airplanes. In addition, Spirit AeroSystems contributes to other commercial and defense programs.

Estimate Revision Trend

Investors should note the earnings estimate revisions for Spirit AeroSystems. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has dropped by a penny over the last 30 days.

Spirit AeroSystems has reported positive earnings surprises in all of the last four quarters with an average beat of 11.60%.

Zacks Rank

Currently, Spirit AeroSystems has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), but that could definitely change following its fourth quarter 2016 earnings report which was just released. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

We have mentioned below some of the vital information from this just-revealed announcement:

Earnings: Spirit AeroSystems missed earnings estimates for the fourth quarter of 2016. Our consensus called for EPS of $1.02, and the company reported adjusted EPS of 89 cents.

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings, Inc. Price and EPS Surprise

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Revenue: The company also missed our estimate for revenues. Spirit AeroSystems posted revenues of $1.57 billion compared to our consensus estimate of $1.62 billion.

Key Developments to Note

Backlog in the reported quarter improved to $47 billion from $46 billion in the preceding quarter.

Spirit AeroSystems issued financial guidance for 2017. The company expects to earn revenues in the range of $6.8 billion to $6.9 billion in 2017. On the bottom line front, the company expects to generate earnings in the range of 4.60 - $4.85 per share.

Check back later for our full write up on this Spirit AeroSystems earnings report later!

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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