Hexcel Corporation (HXL)

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Last closing price (Apr 17 4:00 EDT):
43.97 (1.22%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
N/A ? 
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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
53.50
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
100%/0%
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Description:
Hexcel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of lightweight and high-performance structural materials for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial applications. The company operates in two segments, Composite Materials and Engineered Products. The Composite Materials segment manufactures and markets carbon fibers, fabrics and specialty reinforcements, prepregs, other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, resins, structural adhesives, and honeycomb. These products are used in various applications, including commercial and military aircraft, space launch vehicles and satellites, wind turbine blades, automotive, bikes, skis and recreational products, and other industrial applications. The Engineered Products segment manufactures and markets composite structures and precision machined honeycomb parts for use in the aerospace industry. The company sells its products directly through its sales personnel, as well as through independent distributors and manufacturer representatives in the United States, Europe, and internationally. Hexcel Corporation was founded in 1946 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.
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Amit Mehrotra Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Jan 27, '14   42.68  52.00  Jan 27, '15  3.02% 
Stephen Levenson Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. Buy   Jan 21, '14   45.50  55.00  Jan 21, '15  -3.36% 
R Rama Bondada RBC Capital Markets Buy   Oct 23, '13   42.04  47.00  Oct 23, '14  4.59% 
Michael Derchin CRT Capital Group Buy   Oct 22, '13   40.94  47.00  Oct 22, '14  7.40% 
Stephen Levenson Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. Buy   Oct 21, '13   41.12  50.00  Oct 21, '14  6.93% 
Avinash Kant D. A. Davidson & Co. Buy   Oct 11, '13   39.83  46.00  Oct 11, '14  15.49% 
Michael Derchin CRT Capital Group Buy   Aug 12, '13   36.81  42.00  Aug 12, '14  19.45% 
R Rama Bondada RBC Capital Markets Buy   Jul 24, '13   35.69  43.00  Jul 24, '14  23.20% 
Chris Kapsch Topeka Capital Markets Buy   Jun 19, '13   34.55    Jun 19, '14  27.26% 
Avinash Kant D. A. Davidson & Co. Buy   Jun 10, '13   35.16    Jun 10, '14  25.06% 
Stephen Levenson Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. Buy   May 20, '13   33.89  40.00  May 20, '14  29.74% 
R Rama Bondada RBC Capital Markets Buy   Apr 21, '13   28.60  33.00  Apr 21, '14  53.74% 
Ken Herbert Imperial Capital, LLC Buy   Apr 10, '13   29.95  34.00  Apr 10, '14  37.93% 
Ken Herbert Imperial Capital, LLC Buy   Jan 24, '13   27.91  32.00  Jan 24, '14  64.96% 
Michael Lew Needham & Company Buy   Nov 22, '12   25.27  32.00  Nov 22, '13  72.02% 
Michael Lew Needham & Company Buy   Oct 22, '12   26.00  33.00  Oct 22, '13  58.15% 
Ken Herbert Imperial Capital, LLC Buy   Oct 22, '12   26.00  30.00  Oct 22, '13  58.15% 
Ken Herbert Imperial Capital, LLC Buy   Sep 04, '12   22.56  30.00  Sep 04, '13  58.47% 
Ronald J Epstein BofA Merrill Lynch Buy   Apr 25, '12   27.63  34.00  Apr 25, '13  10.97% 
R Rama Bondada RBC Capital Markets Buy   Oct 25, '11   24.56  28.00  Oct 25, '12  4.23% 
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