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BRIEF-Spirit Aerosystems holdings Q3 earnings per share $1.26

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc

* Spirit Aerosystems announces solid third quarter 2017 operating results with EPS up 9% Y/Y and cash from operations up 9% Y/Y; finalized definitive agreements with boeing; executed $194 million in share repurchases

* Q3 earnings per share $1.26

* Q3 revenue $1.7 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.73 billion

* Q3 earnings per share view $1.26 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc - finalized definitive agreements with boeing to settle open commercial issues on a range of programs into 2022

* Spirit Aerosystems - backlog at end of Q3 was approximately $45 billion, with work packages on all commercial platforms in boeing and airbus backlog

* Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc - “for 2017 we are reaffirming our guidance”

* FY2017 earnings per share view $5.25, revenue view $6.92 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Spirit Aerosystems -Q3 revenue primarily driven by higher production deliveries on boeing 737 and 787 programs and increased defense-related activity

* Spirit Aerosystems - operating income for Q3 down slightly primarily due to lower production deliveries on boeing 777 program, lower gcs&s activity

* Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc qtrly revenues $1,748 million versus $1,711 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (