TransDigm Group Inc
Boeing: New Glitch to Delay 737 MAX Return to Service
The return of Boeing’s (BA) 737 MAX jets to service could be delayed. The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) found a new safety issue.
How TransDigm Group Reinforces Switching Costs
TransDigm Group Inc. (TDG US) is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered aircraft components for commercial and military aircraft.
Why Switching Costs Help Build Powerful Moats
Many successful companies build customer loyalty by offering high-quality products and/or services. Some also have the unique advantage of integrating their products….
Analysts Expect Sherwin-Williams’ 2Q17 Adjusted EPS to Rise
Analysts expect Sherwin-Williams (SHW) to post adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $4.56 in 2Q17—an increase of 12.2% on a year-over-year basis.
U.S. Moat Index: Analyzing Its Performance in April
TransDigm Group (TDG) rose 12% in April. Two other additions, Cerner and Guidewire Software, added to the U.S. Moat Index’s performance in April.
What’s TransDigm’s Capital Allocation Strategy?
During its earnings call, TransDigm (TDG) outlined and ranked four priorities for its capital allocation strategy.
TransDigm Stock Dips on Weak Fiscal 2017 Guidance
TransDigm’s adjusted earnings per share rose 10.8% year-over-year to $2.77 and beat estimates by $0.09 in fiscal 4Q16.
TDG Boosted Its Proprietary Product Revenue with This Acquisition
TransDigm (TDG) has increased the size of its existing term loan facility by $650 million to facilitate a one-time special dividend of $24 per share.
Key Market Expectations for TransDigm’s Fiscal 4Q16
Aviation component manufacturer TransDigm Group is scheduled to declare its fiscal 4Q16 earnings on November 10, 2016.
Honeywell Fell 7.5% as Business Update Spooked Investors
On October 7, Honeywell (HON) stock fell 7.5% to $106.94. This was Honeywell’s biggest one-day drop since August 2011.
How Can Arconic Offer Long-Term Value to Investors?
The comps that Alcoa (AA) highlighted for its Value-Added business currently trade at an average of 9.3x their forward EV-to-EBITDA.
Why Is the Janus Fund Having a Rough YTD 2016?
The top two invested sectors—tech and consumer discretionary—have been beneficial to the Janus Fund – Class A (JDGAX), while the third-largest sector—healthcare—has been the biggest detractor.
How Do Arconic’s Comps Valuation Look before Alcoa’s Split?
In light of the PCP acquisition, some analysts believe that Arconic could be worth more than the combined entity. However, Alcoa has historically traded below PCP’s valuation multiples.
Transdigm Continues as a ‘Super Stock’ in 2016
Transdigm Group (TDG) became public in March 2006. Since then, the company’s stock has compounded wealth at an astonishing clip.
Transdigm Buys DDC, Its Second-Largest Deal Ever
On May 24, Transdigm announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire DDC from Behrman Capital for a purchase price of $1 billion in cash.
What Were the Key Drivers behind Transdigm’s Revenue Gains?
In 3Q16, Transdigm Group’s (TDG) revenues were up 15.4% YoY to $797.7 million—below Wall Street analysts’ consensus estimates of $804.5 million.
High-Yield Bond Funds Saw Outflows: Yields, Spreads Hit Lows
Investor flows into high-yield bond funds were negative last week. According to Lipper, net outflows from high-yield bond funds totaled $562 million in the week ended May 25, 2016.
Albertsons and Teck Resources Issued Most Junk Bonds Last Week
Albertsons Companies, an American grocery company, issued junk bonds worth $1.3 billion on May 25, 2016. The bonds will mature on June 15, 2024.
Why VMRGX’s Year-to-Date 2016 Has Been Lackluster
As of May 27, 2016, the Vanguard Morgan Growth Fund Investor Shares (VMRGX) had fallen by 0.7% YTD (year-to-date) in 2016.
BlackRock Shares Its Views on Fixed-Income Strategy for 2016
BlackRock is not upbeat about fixed income in 2016. It’s more optimistic about stocks than it is about bonds, specifically European and Japanese equities.
PAHIX: A Large Fund with Moderately Liquid Corporate Bonds
PAHIX has a sizable portion of its assets rated B and below. If we look at its risk, it doesn’t appear that investors in the fund should be worried.
GD’s Information Systems and Technology segment – upside surprise
General Dynamics’ (GD) Information Systems & Technology, or IS&T, segment provides customers with a portfolio of services.
General Dynamics’ Aerospace segment grew in all key metrics
The Aerospace segment had a strong quarterly performance. It grew across all of its key metrics—revenue, earnings, and operating margins.
Maverick Capital reduces position in TransDigm Group
Maverick Capital lowered its position in TransDigm Group in 3Q14. The position accounts for 4.19% of the fund’s total portfolio in the third quarter.
Maverick Capital lowers position in Baidu, Inc.
Maverick Capital lowered its position in Baidu, Inc. in 3Q14. The position accounts for 0.36% of the fund’s total portfolio in the third quarter.
Chilton increases position in McDonald’s
Chilton Investment Company increased its position in McDonald’s. It accounts for 0.96% of the fund’s third quarter US long portfolio. MCD is a fast food restaurant.
General Dynamics’ segment performance in Q3 2014
In this article, we’ll analyze General Dynamics’ segment performance in Q3 2014. The aerospace segment was the company’s highest contributor to Q3 revenues.
Chilton Investment Company buys stake in TransDigm in 4Q13
Chilton started a new position in aerospace engineering company TransDigm Group Inc. (TDG) that accounts for 0.76% of the fund’s fourth quarter portfolio.
Chilton Investment Company buys a new stake in US Bancorp
Chilton initiated a new position in the multi-state financial holding company U.S. Bancorp (USB) that accounts for 0.92% of the fund’s fourth quarter portfolio.
Chilton opens a new position in Abbott Laboratories in 4Q13
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) is a brand new position that accounts for 1.19% of Chilton’s fourth quarter 2013 portfolio.
Must-know: Chilton Investment’s Company’s 4Q13 positions
The firm says on its website that it has evolved from managing one long-short equity strategy to managing numerous strategies across various sectors globally.
Why did Tiger Global Management decide to exit UTi Worldwide?
Tiger Global Management exited a 0.56% position in logistics company UTi Worldwide.
Assessing Tiger Global Management’s fourth quarter positions
Tiger Global Management, the hedge fund managed by industry mogul Charles Coleman, filed its 13F with the SEC last month.