Sparton Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

SPA -- USA Stock  

USD 18.46  0.01  0.05%

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 0.1471, jensen alpha of 0.0165, total risk alpha of 0.0072, sortino ratio of (0.24) and treynor ratio of (0.70)
Our 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 46.03X, 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 Return0.024961Value At Risk0.27
Potential Upside0.33Standard Deviation0.20
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares617.8 K11.2 M
Water Island Capital LlcCommon Shares407.4 K7.4 M
Gabelli Funds LlcCommon Shares352.9 K6.4 M
Teton Advisors IncCommon Shares257.4 K4.7 M
22nw LpCommon Shares210.5 K3.8 M
Gamco Investors Inc Et Al 1Common Shares196.2 K3.6 M
Gabelli Co Investment Advisers IncCommon Shares193.1 K3.5 M
Simplex Trading LlcPut Options244443 K
Simplex Trading LlcCall Options15.027 K

Sparton Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.02
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.29

Sparton Volatility Alert

Sparton Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.35 and kurtosis of 1.38. 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 Equity5.34% (15.17)%
Return On Asset4.34% (15.64)%
Profit Margin1.01% (5.50)%
Operating Margin3.94% (10.91)%
Current Valuation244.2M152.14B
Shares Outstanding9.83M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders2.99% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions74.73% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted63.04K3.24M
Price to Earning46.03X40.69X
Price to Book2.41X14.44X
Price to Sales0.47X17.81X
Gross Profit79.4M21.75B
Net Income3.94M517.71M
Cash and Equivalents1.39M3.89B
Cash per Share0.14X5.17X
Total Debt64.13M7.36B
Debt to Equity84.90% 0.72%
Current Ratio0.99X3.30X
Book Value Per Share7.68X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations19.48M1.25B
Short Ratio0.47X2.09X
Earnings Per Share0.40X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.37X1.22X
Number of Employees1.53K10.67K
Market Capitalization181.55M29.78B
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 has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 64.13M in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 84.9 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Sparton has Current Ratio of 0.97 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
About 75.0% of Sparton shares are owned by institutional investors

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Sparton Current Analysts Recommendations

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