News articles about Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.0425605185644 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) traded down $0.60 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $54.50. 130,813 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 279,631. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a 52 week low of $45.45 and a 52 week high of $68.70. The company has a quick ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,342.53, a PE ratio of 11.25 and a beta of 1.45.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The transportation company reported $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.13 by ($0.05). Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had a return on equity of 8.14% and a net margin of 2.06%. The company had revenue of $535.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $521.29 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.09 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 19.6% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post 4.64 EPS for the current year.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on AAWW shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $74.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $69.00 price target on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Cowen and Company reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. ValuEngine cut shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $70.00.

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In other news, EVP Adam Richard Kokas sold 5,000 shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.90, for a total transaction of $329,500.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 25,418 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,675,046.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders have sold a total of 40,000 shares of company stock worth $2,599,150 in the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 2.50% of the company’s stock.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Company Profile

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services throughout the world, serving Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America through contractual service arrangements, including those through which it provides aircraft to customers and value-added services, including crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI), as well as those through which it provides crew, maintenance and insurance, but not the aircraft (CMI); cargo and passenger charter services (Charter), and dry leasing aircraft and engines (Dry Leasing).

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW)

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