Moog Inc (NYSE:MOG.A) Receives $100.67 Average Target Price from Analysts

Moog Inc (NYSE:MOG.A) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the six research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $100.67.

MOG.A has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Moog from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price target on shares of Moog from $86.00 to $98.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, July 29th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Moog from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 23rd. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $110.00 price target on shares of Moog in a research report on Friday, July 26th. Finally, SunTrust Banks lowered shares of Moog from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 29th.

Shares of Moog stock opened at $85.53 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $3.07 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.72 and a beta of 1.64. Moog has a twelve month low of $68.37 and a twelve month high of $98.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a quick ratio of 1.56 and a current ratio of 2.33. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $81.28 and its 200-day simple moving average is $87.44.

Moog (NYSE:MOG.A) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 26th. The aerospace company reported $1.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $741.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $731.78 million. Moog had a net margin of 6.14% and a return on equity of 13.89%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.15 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that Moog will post 5.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 15th were given a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 14th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.17%. Moog’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 21.88%.

About Moog

Moog Inc designs, manufactures, and integrates precision motion and fluid controls and systems for original equipment manufacturers and end users in the aerospace, defense, and industrial markets worldwide. The company's Aircrafts Controls segment offers primary and secondary flight controls for military and commercial aircrafts; aftermarket support services; and ground-based navigation aids.

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