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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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history
Cash to Debt 0.36
SPR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. SPR: 0.36 )
SPR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.36

0.15
0.41
Equity to Asset 0.29
SPR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SPR: 0.29 )
SPR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.29

0.2
0.39
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.06
M-Score: -4.50
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -6.11
SPR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. SPR: -6.11 )
SPR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.11   Max: 101.76
Current: -6.11

-6.11
101.76
Net-margin (%) -10.42
SPR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.29 vs. SPR: -10.42 )
SPR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.42   Max: 7.69
Current: -10.42

-10.42
7.69
ROE (%) -41.97
SPR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. SPR: -41.97 )
SPR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -41.97   Max: 23.44
Current: -41.97

-41.97
23.44
ROA (%) -12.17
SPR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. SPR: -12.17 )
SPR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.17   Max: 8.89
Current: -12.17

-12.17
8.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -12.11
SPR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 26.53 vs. SPR: -12.11 )
SPR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.11   Max: 222.92
Current: -12.11

-12.11
222.92
Revenue Growth (%) 12.60
SPR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SPR: 12.60 )
SPR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 36.3
Current: 12.6

2.2
36.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

SPR Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Whitney Tilson 16,200 sh (New)
David Einhorn 1,652,962 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 151,722 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 98,194 sh (+726.13%)
Chuck Royce 90,000 sh (+93.55%)
Jim Simons 2,001,700 sh (+26.32%)
Richard Pzena Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Richard Snow 390,465 sh (-7.39%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,300 sh (-78.41%)
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Q2 2013

SPR Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Eric Mindich 2,500,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 160,000 sh (+77.78%)
David Einhorn 1,900,000 sh (+14.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Whitney Tilson Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jim Simons 970,800 sh (-51.5%)
Richard Snow 131,595 sh (-66.3%)
Steven Cohen 26,473 sh (-73.04%)
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Q3 2013

SPR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Pioneer Investments 91,892 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,257,939 sh (+4651.78%)
Eric Mindich 5,750,000 sh (+130%)
David Einhorn 2,682,364 sh (+41.18%)
Jim Simons 1,259,300 sh (+29.72%)
Chuck Royce 207,500 sh (+29.69%)
Richard Snow 165,435 sh (+25.72%)
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Q4 2013

SPR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 625,966 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 28,756 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,390,432 sh (+10.53%)
Jim Simons 1,340,200 sh (+6.42%)
Chuck Royce 218,000 sh (+5.06%)
Eric Mindich 6,000,000 sh (+4.35%)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn 2,682,364 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 153,405 sh (-7.27%)
Pioneer Investments 9,917 sh (-89.21%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SPR

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.51%$23.54 - $34.18 $ 29.550%625966
David Dreman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$15.94 - $19 $ 29.5572%0
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.0023%$21.65 - $25.81 $ 29.5524%0
Charles Brandes 2012-03-31 Reduce -29.47%$21.11 - $25.66 $ 29.5532%11873
Charles Brandes 2011-12-31 New Buy$14.88 - $21.13 $ 29.5561%16835
Bruce Berkowitz 2011-06-30 Sold Out 1.95%$20.5 - $25.9 $ 29.5530%0
Bruce Berkowitz 2011-03-31 Reduce -36.97%1.14%$20.44 - $26.16 $ 29.5522%10949900
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Ratios

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history
P/B 2.80
SPR's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. SPR: 2.80 )
SPR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 5.36
Current: 2.8

0.72
5.36
P/S 0.70
SPR's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SPR: 0.70 )
SPR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.7

0.26
1.45
EV-to-EBIT 90.90
SPR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. SPR: 90.90 )
SPR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 99.3
Current: 90.9

0.9
99.3
Shiller P/E 72.00
SPR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.97 vs. SPR: 72.00 )
SPR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.29   Max: 84.88
Current: 72

10.29
84.88

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 2.90
SPR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SPR: 2.90 )
SPR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 4.94
Current: 2.9

1.12
4.94
Price/DCF (Projected) 11.30
SPR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
58% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SPR: 11.30 )
SPR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 21.87
Current: 11.3

3.68
21.87
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
SPR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. SPR: 1.10 )
SPR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.86
Current: 1.1

0.56
1.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
SPR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
56% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. SPR: 1.10 )
SPR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 105.7
Current: 1.1

1
105.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.37
SPR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. SPR: -2.37 )
SPR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.4   Max: 32.7
Current: -2.37

-17.4
32.7

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
Compare:BA, ERJ, EADSY, RYCEY, HON » details
Traded in other countries:S9Q.Germany
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. or Spirit Holding was formed in February 2005 as a holding company for Spirit its subsidiary Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. The Company is an independent non-aircraft original equipment manufacturer or OEM parts designer and manufacturer of commercial aerostructures, as well as an independent supplier to both Boeing and Airbus. Spirit Holding operates in three main segments: Fuselage Systems, Propulsion Systems and Wing Systems. Essentially all revenues in the three main segments are with Boeing, with the exception of Wing Systems, which includes revenues from Airbus and other customers. The Company's main profitability measure to review a segment's operating performance is segment operating income before unallocated corporate selling, general and administrative expenses and unallocated research and development. The Fuselage Systems segment includes development, production and marketing of forward, mid and rear fuselage sections and systems, mainly to aircraft OEMs, as well as related spares and MRO services. The Propulsion Systems segment includes development, production and marketing of struts/pylons, nacelles and related engine structural components mainly to aircraft or engine OEMs, as well as related spares and MRO services. The Wing Systems segment includes development, production and marketing of wings and wing components as well as other miscellaneous structural parts mainly to aircraft OEMs, as well as related spares and MRO services. These activities take place at the Company's facilities in Tulsa and McAlester, Oklahoma and Prestwick, Scotland. Spirit Holding mainly design, engineer and manufacture commercial aircraft structures such as fuselages, nacelles, struts/pylons, wings and wing assemblies and flight control surfaces. The Company's structural components, in particular the forward fuselage and nacelles, are among the most complex and highly engineered structural components and represent a percentage of the costs of each aircraft. Spirit Holding is currently the sole-source supplier of 96% of the products it sells to Boeing and Airbus, as measured by dollar value of products sold. The Company typically sells a package of aerostructure components, referred to as a ship set, to its customers. Spirit Holding has established a sales and marketing infrastructure to support its efforts to reach new customers expand its business with existing customers and win new business in three sectors of the aerostructures industry: large commercial airplanes, business and regional jets and military/helicopter. The Company's sales and marketing teams are organized by focus areas: a marketing team that performs research and analysis on market trends, sector strategies, customers and competitors and a sales team led by sales directors assigned to establish and maintain relationships with each key customer. Spirit Holding's main customers are aircraft OEMs. Boeing and Airbus are its two customers. The Compa

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