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HEICO
HEI

$197.1
0.22%
 

About: Heico is an aerospace and defense supplier that focuses on creating niche replacement parts for commercial aircraft and components for defense products. In commercial aerospace, Heico is the largest independent producer of replacement aircraft parts, primarily for engines. In the defense market, the company produces niche subcomponents used in targeting technology as well as simulation equipment, among other things. It operates as two segments: the flight support group,or FSG, and the electronic technologies group, or ETG, both of which supply the aerospace and defense sectors to different degrees. The company is highly acquisitive, focusing on companies in similar or adjacent markets that are generating strong cash flow with the potential for growth.

Employees: 9,600

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Funds holding %
of 6,474 funds
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Analysts bullish %
of 8 analysts
News positive %

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2023 Q4 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

126% more call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $36.3M | Put options by funds: $16.1M

39% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 71 | Existing positions closed: 51

10% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $6.11B [Q3] → $6.7B (+$589M) [Q4]

4% more funds holding

Funds holding: 458 [Q3] → 478 (+20) [Q4]

1% more repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 153 | Existing positions reduced: 152

0% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 4 [Q3] → 4 (+0) [Q4]

0.5% less ownership

Funds ownership: 68.98% [Q3] → 68.48% (-0.5%) [Q4]

Research analyst outlook

8 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$174
12%
downside
Avg. target
$212
8%
upside
High target
$229
16%
upside

8 analyst ratings

positive
88%
neutral
0%
negative
13%
Stifel
Bert Subin
9%upside
$215
Buy
Maintained
9 Apr 2024
RBC Capital
Ken Herbert
14%upside
$225
Outperform
Reiterated
28 Feb 2024
RBC Capital
Ken Herbert
14%upside
$225
Outperform
Maintained
26 Feb 2024
B of A Securities
Ronald Epstein
12%upside
$220
Buy
Upgraded
25 Jan 2024
Truist Securities
Michael Ciarmoli
16%upside
$229
Buy
Maintained
20 Dec 2023

Financial journalist opinion