Moog (NYSE:MOG.A) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Moog (NYSE:MOG.A) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Moog Inc is a designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision motion control products and solutions. Moog Inc high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, industrial machinery, wind energy, marine applications, and medical equipment. Moog Inc world-class product lines in servo and proportional valves, servo motors and drives, servo actuators, motion systems, controllers and software, and slip rings for data and power transmission provide the highest performance for hydraulic, electric, and hybrid systems. Moog Inc motion control technology enhances performance in a variety of markets and applications, from commercial aircraft cockpits, to power-generation turbines, to Formula One racing, to medical infusion systems. Moog Inc supports talented people, allowing them to approach their work with energy, enthusiasm, and the promise of success. “

MOG.A has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Cowen reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $65.00 price objective on shares of Moog in a research report on Friday, April 24th. ValuEngine raised Moog from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, June 1st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $73.33.

MOG.A opened at $53.08 on Tuesday. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $51.97 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $67.55. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.51 and a beta of 1.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 2.36 and a quick ratio of 1.57. Moog has a one year low of $32.49 and a one year high of $96.50.

Moog (NYSE:MOG.A) last announced its earnings results on Friday, April 24th. The aerospace company reported $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.16. Moog had a return on equity of 14.68% and a net margin of 6.38%. The firm had revenue of $765.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $752.72 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.40 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Moog will post 4.32 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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