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TransDigm's (TDG) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Sales Down Y/Y

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TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG - Free Report) reported second-quarter fiscal 2021 adjusted earnings of $2.58 per share, which surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2.52 by 2.4%. However, the bottom line declined 49.4% from $5.10 reported a year ago.

Barring one-time items, the company reported GAAP earnings of $1.79 per share compared with $5.56 in the year-ago quarter.


Net sales amounted to $1,194 million, declining 17.3% from $1,443 million in the prior-year quarter. The reported figure, however, outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1,180 million by 1.2%.

Operating Results

Net income from continuing operations for the quarter plunged 67.5% to $105 million compared with $323 million in the comparable quarter a year ago. The decrease in income from continuing operations primarily reflects the decline in net sales.

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Financial Position

TransDigm ended the second quarter of fiscal 2021 with cash and cash equivalents of $4,072 million, down from $4,717 million as of Sep 30, 2020.

At the end of the reported quarter, the company’s long-term debt summed $19.40 billion, up from $19.38 billion as of Sep 30, 2020.

Cash from operating activities amounted to $372 million as of Apr 3, 2021, compared with $594 million as of Mar 28, 2020.

Fiscal 2021 Outlook

Given the considerable uncertainty concerning the extent and duration of business disruptions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it will impact operations further, TransDigm kept its previously provided fiscal 2021 guidance suspended.

Zacks Rank

TransDigm currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

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