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) pushed the Aerospace/Defense industry lower today making it today's featured Aerospace/Defense laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, TransDigm Group fell $1.54 (-1.1%) to $136.87 on light volume. Throughout the day, 289,095 shares of TransDigm Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 594,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $135.96-$139.19 after having opened the day at $139.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $138.41. Other companies within the Aerospace/Defense industry that declined today were:
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TransDigm Group Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, designs, produces, and supplies engineered aerospace components for commercial and military aircraft customers in the United States. TransDigm Group has a market cap of $7.14 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are five analysts that rate TransDigm Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and six rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates TransDigm Group as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
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