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TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG) is a leading aerospace & defense business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$657.77 after a previous close of US$667.51. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD650.9 to a high of USD660.2. The latest price was USD654.93 (25 minute delay). TransDigm Group Incorporated is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in TransDigm Group Incorporated

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for TransDigm Group Incorporated. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: TDG. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until TransDigm Group Incorporated reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$669, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of TransDigm Group Incorporated, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of TransDigm Group Incorporated. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

TransDigm Group Incorporated share price

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TransDigm Group Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-18.
OpenUS$657.77
HighUS$660.2
LowUS$650.9
CloseUS$654.93
Previous closeUS$667.51
Change US$-12.58
Change % -1.8846%
Volume 354,863
Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week rangeUS$405.01 - US$679.47
50-day moving average US$625.6989
200-day moving average US$603.445
Target priceUS$689
PE ratio 65.2284
Dividend yield N/A (21.63%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$2.6805

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Is it a good time to buy TransDigm Group Incorporated stock?

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TransDigm Group Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $654.93

1 week (2021-06-11) -1.06%
1 month (2021-05-21) 8.97%
3 months (2021-03-19) 8.88%
6 months (2020-12-18) 7.66%
1 year (2020-06-19) 41.45%
2 years (2019-06-20) 31.85%
3 years (2018-06-20) 92.10%
5 years (2016-06-20) 150.48%

Is TransDigm Group Incorporated under- or over-valued?

Valuing TransDigm Group Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of TransDigm Group Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

TransDigm Group Incorporated's P/E ratio

TransDigm Group Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 65x. In other words, TransDigm Group Incorporated shares trade at around 65x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

TransDigm Group Incorporated's PEG ratio

TransDigm Group Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.3263. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into TransDigm Group Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

TransDigm Group Incorporated's EBITDA

TransDigm Group Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$1.7 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a TransDigm Group Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

TransDigm Group Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM US$4.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 31.98%
Gross profit TTM US$2.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.08%
Return on equity TTM -9999999%
Profit margin 5.12%
Book value -24.794
Market capitalisation US$36.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TransDigm Group Incorporated shares

There are currently 2.1 million TransDigm Group Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as TransDigm Group Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 0.2% up from 2.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting TransDigm Group Incorporated shares can be evaluated.

TransDigm Group Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

TransDigm Group Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of TransDigm Group Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of TransDigm Group Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 281650.20242915). TransDigm Group Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 7.41. In other words for every 100,000 TransDigm Group Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7410 shares are currently held short.

However TransDigm Group Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of TransDigm Group Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable TransDigm Group Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case TransDigm Group Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TransDigm Group Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0384% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TransDigm Group Incorporated shares, roughly 38 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against TransDigm Group Incorporated.

Find out more about how you can short TransDigm Group Incorporated stock.

TransDigm Group Incorporated's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like TransDigm Group Incorporated.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

TransDigm Group Incorporated's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 46.92

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and TransDigm Group Incorporated's overall score of 46.92 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 91st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like TransDigm Group Incorporated is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

TransDigm Group Incorporated's environmental score

Environmental score: 16.93/100

TransDigm Group Incorporated's environmental score of 16.93 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TransDigm Group Incorporated is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

TransDigm Group Incorporated's social score

Social score: 24.75/100

TransDigm Group Incorporated's social score of 24.75 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TransDigm Group Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

TransDigm Group Incorporated's governance score

Governance score: 13.75/100

TransDigm Group Incorporated's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that TransDigm Group Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

TransDigm Group Incorporated's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. TransDigm Group Incorporated scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that TransDigm Group Incorporated has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

TransDigm Group Incorporated was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 46.92
Total ESG percentile 90.82
Environmental score 16.93
Environmental score percentile 7
Social score 24.75
Social score percentile 7
Governance score 13.75
Governance score percentile 7
Level of controversy 2

TransDigm Group Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting TransDigm Group Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

TransDigm Group Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TransDigm Group Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$405.01 up to US$679.47. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TDG.US volatility(beta: 1.67)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while TransDigm Group Incorporated's is 1.6745. This would suggest that TransDigm Group Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

TransDigm Group Incorporated overview

TransDigm Group Incorporated designs, produces, and supplies aircraft components in the United States and internationally. Its Power & Control segment offers mechanical/electro-mechanical actuators and controls, ignition systems and engine technology, specialized pumps and valves, power conditioning devices, specialized AC/DC electric motors and generators, batteries and chargers, databus and power controls, sensor products, switches and relay panels, hoists, winches and lifting devices, and cargo loading and handling systems. This segment serves engine and power system and subsystem suppliers, airlines, third party maintenance suppliers, military buying agencies, and repair depots. The company's Airframe segment provides engineered latching and locking devices, engineered rods, engineered connectors and elastomer sealing solutions, cockpit security components and systems, cockpit displays, aircraft audio systems, lavatory components, seat belts and safety restraints, engineered and customized interior surfaces and related components, thermal protection and insulation products, lighting and control technology, and parachutes. This segment serves airframe manufacturers, cabin system and subsystem suppliers, airlines, third party maintenance suppliers, military buying agencies, and repair depots. Its Non-aviation segment offers headsets for high-noise, medium-noise, and dismounted applications; seat belts and safety restraints for ground transportation applications; hydraulic/electromechanical actuators and fuel valves for land based gas turbines; refueling systems for heavy equipment used in mining, construction, and other industries; and turbine controls for the energy and oil and gas markets. This segment serves off-road vehicle and subsystem suppliers, child restraint system suppliers, and satellite and space system suppliers; and manufacturers of heavy equipment. TransDigm Group Incorporated was founded in 1993 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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