News articles about AerCap (NYSE:AER) have been trending positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AerCap earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8753485819958 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of AerCap (NYSE AER) traded down $0.01 during trading on Monday, hitting $51.96. The stock had a trading volume of 1,264,316 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,394,491. The stock has a market capitalization of $8,210.51, a P/E ratio of 8.07, a PEG ratio of 0.69 and a beta of 1.80. AerCap has a 12-month low of $42.35 and a 12-month high of $55.67. The company has a current ratio of 0.42, a quick ratio of 0.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.17.

AerCap (NYSE:AER) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 14th. The financial services provider reported $1.67 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.29. The firm had revenue of $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.23 billion. AerCap had a return on equity of 12.33% and a net margin of 21.36%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.01 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that AerCap will post 6.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.

AerCap declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, November 2nd that allows the company to repurchase $200.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization allows the financial services provider to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on AER shares. Wells Fargo & Co set a $62.00 price target on AerCap and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Deutsche Bank increased their price objective on AerCap from $65.00 to $68.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating on shares of AerCap in a research note on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research raised AerCap from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Finally, UBS Group increased their price objective on AerCap from $44.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $58.27.

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AerCap Company Profile

AerCap Holdings N.V. is an independent aircraft leasing company. The Company focuses on acquiring in-demand aircraft, funding them, hedging interest rate risk and using its platform to deploy these assets. It operates its business on a global basis, leasing aircraft to customers in various geographical regions.

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