CPI Aerostructures Inc. (CVU) and Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) Comparison side by side

As Aerospace/Defense Products & Services companies, CPI Aerostructures Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:CVU) and Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) are our subject to contrast. And more specifically their institutional ownership, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CPI Aerostructures Inc. 83.30M 0.93 2.30M 0.64 11.35
Esterline Technologies Corporation N/A 0.00 N/A 4.66 26.21

Demonstrates CPI Aerostructures Inc. and Esterline Technologies Corporation earnings per share (EPS), gross revenue and valuation. The company with a lower price-to-earnings ratio is currently more affordable of the two stocks. CPI Aerostructures Inc. has been trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Esterline Technologies Corporation, which means that it is at the moment the more affordable of the two companies.


Table 2 hightlights the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CPI Aerostructures Inc. 2.76% 7.7% 4.7%
Esterline Technologies Corporation 0.00% 7.6% 4.5%

Risk & Volatility

CPI Aerostructures Inc. has a 0.38 beta, while its volatility is 62.00% which is less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Competitively, Esterline Technologies Corporation is 59.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500, because of the 0.41 beta.


The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of CPI Aerostructures Inc. are 2.9 and 2.9. Competitively, Esterline Technologies Corporation has 3.5 and 2.3 for Current and Quick Ratio. Esterline Technologies Corporation’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than CPI Aerostructures Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

The next table highlights the given recommendations and ratings for CPI Aerostructures Inc. and Esterline Technologies Corporation.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
CPI Aerostructures Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Esterline Technologies Corporation 0 4 0 2.00

Competitively Esterline Technologies Corporation has an average price target of $122.5, with potential upside of 0.01%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

CPI Aerostructures Inc. and Esterline Technologies Corporation has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 61.6% and 96.9%. CPI Aerostructures Inc.’s share held by insiders are 4.2%. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 0.6% of Esterline Technologies Corporation’s shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
CPI Aerostructures Inc. 0.56% 3.14% 3.29% -14.94% -9.62% 13.5%
Esterline Technologies Corporation 0.11% 0.31% 3.69% 40.97% 69.67% 0.52%

For the past year CPI Aerostructures Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than Esterline Technologies Corporation.


On 7 of the 12 factors CPI Aerostructures Inc. beats Esterline Technologies Corporation.

Esterline Technologies Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets engineered products and systems primarily for aerospace and defense customers in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Avionics & Controls, Sensors & Systems, and Advanced Materials. The Avionics & Controls segment offers global positioning systems, head-up displays, enhanced vision systems, and electronic flight management systems for control and display applications; lighted push-button and rotary switches, keyboards, lighted indicators, panels, and displays; and control sticks, grips, wheels, and switching systems. This segment also provides military personal communication equipment, primarily headsets, handsets, and field communications equipment; keyboards, keypads, and input devices that integrate cursor control devices, barcode scanners, displays, video, and voice activation and touch screens; and instruments for point-of-use and point-of-care diagnostics. The Sensors & Systems segment develops and manufactures high-precision temperature, pressure, and speed sensors; electrical interconnection systems; electrical power switching, control and data communication devices, and other related systems; and micro packaging, planet probe interconnectors, launcher umbilicals, and composite connectors. The Advanced Materials segment develops and manufactures silicone rubber and other elastomer products, such as clamping devices, thermal fire barrier insulation products, sealing systems, and tubing and coverings; lightweight metallic insulation systems; thermal protection products; and molded fiber cartridge cases, mortar increments, igniter tubes, and other combustible ordnance components. The company markets and sells its products through direct internal sales, manufacturer representatives, and distributors. Esterline Technologies Corporation was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.