Sparton Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

SPA -- USA Stock  

USD 12.82  0.37  2.81%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Sparton Corporation is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Sparton buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Sparton positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Sparton available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Sparton buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Sparton Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Sparton Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of (0.13), jensen alpha of (0.20), total risk alpha of 0.0401, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (1.01)
This advice tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on Sparton and to analyze the corporation potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure Sparton is not overpriced, please validate all Sparton fundamentals including its EBITDA, Cash Flow from Operations and the relationship between Price to Book and Total Debt . Given that Sparton has Price to Earning of 178.69X, we advise you double-check Sparton Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Sparton Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.23Value At Risk3.53
Potential Upside3.96Standard Deviation2.31
 Return Density 

Sparton Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.23
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.03

Sparton Volatility Alert

Sparton Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.36 and kurtosis of -0.69. However, we advise investors to further study Sparton Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Sparton Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsSpartonPeer Average
Return On Equity(7.89)% (15.17)%
Return On Asset4.06% (15.64)%
Profit Margin(1.59)% (5.50)%
Operating Margin3.98% (10.91)%
Current Valuation213.16M152.14B
Shares Outstanding9.83M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders2.56% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions72.08% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted201.24K3.24M
Price to Earning178.69X40.69X
Price to Book1.75X14.44X
Price to Sales0.34X17.81X
Gross Profit79.4M21.75B
Net Income(6.06M)517.71M
Cash and Equivalents1.17M3.89B
Cash per Share0.12X5.17X
Total Debt73.1M7.36B
Debt to Equity99.40% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.77X3.30X
Book Value Per Share7.47X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations31.35M1.25B
Short Ratio3.92X2.09X
Earnings Per Share(0.62)X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.37X1.22X
Number of Employees1.53K10.67K
Market Capitalization128.64M29.78B
Total Asset246M126.86B
Retained Earnings51.65M38.24B
Working Capital68.17M3.58B
Current Asset130.61M36.8B
   Acquisition by Cary Wood of 24261 shares of Sparton subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Sparton Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Sparton generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Sparton has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company reported last year revenue of 381.69M. Reported Net Loss for the year was (6.06M) with profit before taxes, overhead, and interest of 79.4M.
About 72.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

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Sparton Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price23.50
Target Mean Price23.50
Recommendation Mean3.00
Target High Price23.50
Number Of Analyst Opinions1
Target Low Price23.50
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