AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $61.71.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on AER. Zacks Investment Research lowered AerCap from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 10th. Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on AerCap from $54.00 to $49.00 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 14th.

Shares of AER traded down $0.56 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $49.75. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,379,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,164,764. AerCap has a 1-year low of $48.10 and a 1-year high of $58.30. The stock has a market cap of $7.64 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.86, a PEG ratio of 0.62 and a beta of 1.97. The company has a quick ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 0.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.18.

AerCap (NYSE:AER) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 30th. The financial services provider reported $1.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.55 by $0.24. AerCap had a return on equity of 12.01% and a net margin of 21.66%. The company had revenue of $1.17 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.18 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.62 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, analysts expect that AerCap will post 6.91 earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in AER. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new position in shares of AerCap during the second quarter worth approximately $167,000. We Are One Seven LLC bought a new position in shares of AerCap during the third quarter worth approximately $222,000. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC bought a new position in shares of AerCap during the second quarter worth approximately $224,000. Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. bought a new position in shares of AerCap during the third quarter worth approximately $225,000. Finally, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group increased its stake in shares of AerCap by 6,791.5% during the third quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 14,610 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $254,000 after purchasing an additional 14,398 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 88.75% of the company’s stock.

AerCap Company Profile

AerCap Holdings N.V., an aircraft leasing company, engages in the lease, financing, sale, and management of commercial aircraft and engines in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, the United States, Ireland, and internationally. The company provides aircraft asset management services, including remarketing aircraft; collecting rental and maintenance rent payments, monitoring aircraft maintenance, monitoring and enforcing contract compliance, and accepting delivery and redelivery of aircraft; and conducting ongoing lessee financial performance reviews.

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