Spirit AeroSystems Rises On Unusually High Volume (SPR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (NYSE: SPR) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 3.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up 41 cents (+2.1%) at $20.11 as of 3:15 p.m. ET.

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Spirit AeroSystems has a market cap of $2.29 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 16.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that designs and manufactures commercial aerostructures worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fuselage Systems, Propulsion Systems, and Wing Systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 80.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Spirit AeroSystems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Spirit AeroSystems Ratings Report.

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