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Report Link: Updated Research Report (Dated 09/30/2016)

Symbol: AIRI
Analyst: John Nobile
Taglich Rating: Speculative Buy
Price Target: $6.00
Time Horizon: 12 Months
Rating Established: December 18, 2013
Price When Established: $9.15
Most Recent Report: September 30, 2016
Price When Issued: $4.53

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Air Industries Announces Resignation of Daniel R. Godin as CEO

On March 3, 2017, Air Industries Group (NYSE MKT: AIRI) announced the resignation of Daniel R. Godin as Chief Executive Officer. Peter Rettaliata and Michael Brand will act as Interim CEO and COO respectively.

Godin will remain with the company until March 24, 2017 to assist in the transition. Rettaliata and Brand currently serve as directors of the company, and Rettaliata previously served as CEO until December 2014.

Rettaliata served as Air Industries president and chief executive officer for nearly 20 years. Prior was with Grumman Aerospace Corporation for 22 years as senior procurement officer. Served as chairman of "ADDAPT", an organization of regional aerospace companies, as a member of the board of governors of the Aerospace Industries Association, and as a member of the Executive Committee of the AIA Supplier Council.

Brand was president of Goodrich Landing Gear, a unit of Goodrich Corporation, from July 2005 to June 2010, and then Goodrich Corporate VP of 787 Entry into Service. Prior to joining Goodrich, held senior management positions in the aerospace industry. Began career at General Electric Corporation and rose to senior management in its jet engine manufacturing operations.

Air Industries Sells AMK and Announces 2016 Sales Results

On January 30, 2017, Air Industries Group (NYSE MKT: AIRI) announced it sold AMK Technical Services to Meyer Tool of Cincinnati Ohio for a purchase price of $4.5 million. The purchase price is approximately equal to the purchase price of AMK when acquired in October 2014. Proceeds of the sale will be used to reduce debt and enhance liquidity.

Air Industries also announced that revenue for 2016 will be approximately $66.8 million dollars, a decline of about $14 million dollars from 2015.

Air Industries Reports Q3 Results

On November 14, 2016, Air Industries Group (NYSE MKT: AIRI) reported results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016.

For the quarter, the company reported that revenue decreased 25% to $15.7 million. Air Industries reported a net loss of $2.3 million or $(0.30) per share, down from net income of $337,000 or $0.04 per share in 3Q15.

Taglich Brothers estimates were for 3Q16 revenue of $19.9 million and a net loss of $399,000 or ($0.05) per share.

Air Industries Appoints Michael Recca as CFO

On October 5, 2016, Air Industries Group (NYSE MKT: AIRI) announced that Michael E. Recca has agreed to serve as chief financial officer (CFO) of Air Industries effective October 1, 2016.

Recca has been with Air Industries since September 2008 in a variety of positions related to the company’s capital finance and acquisition programs. Most recently served as chief of corporate development & capital markets. BA SUNY Stony Brook. MBA Columbia University.

Company Description

Air Industries Group, headquartered in Bay Shore, New York, operates primarily in the aerospace and defense industry. The company designs and manufactures structural parts and assemblies, including landing gear, arresting gear, engine mounts, flight controls, throttle quadrants and other components. Air Industries also provides sheet metal fabrication of aerostructures, tube bending and welding services.

Company Reports

Updated Research Report (Dated September 30, 2016)
Updated Research Report (Dated December 15, 2015)
Updated Research Report (Dated October 1, 2015)
Updated Research Report (Dated April 17, 2015)
Updated Research Report (Dated December 9, 2014)
Updated Research Report (Dated August 21, 2014)
Updated Research Report (Dated June 20, 2014)
Initial Research Report (Dated December 18, 2013)


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