Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS acquired a new stake in AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 18,784 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,017,000.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB increased its holdings in AerCap by 7.0% in the second quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 16,763 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $908,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares during the last quarter. KBC Group NV increased its holdings in AerCap by 7.7% in the first quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 109,207 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $5,539,000 after buying an additional 7,777 shares during the last quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. increased its holdings in AerCap by 26.5% in the first quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. now owns 24,314 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,233,000 after buying an additional 5,096 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning increased its holdings in AerCap by 75.1% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 18,930 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,025,000 after buying an additional 8,118 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Global Advisors LLC increased its holdings in AerCap by 37.8% in the first quarter. Eagle Global Advisors LLC now owns 139,930 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $7,097,000 after buying an additional 38,383 shares during the last quarter. 89.31% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

AER has been the subject of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered AerCap from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised AerCap from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 target price for the company in a report on Monday, May 28th. Barclays lowered their target price on AerCap from $71.00 to $69.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. Deutsche Bank upped their target price on AerCap from $68.00 to $71.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 4th. Finally, Cowen reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $60.00 target price (up from $58.00) on shares of AerCap in a report on Friday, May 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $63.00.

NYSE:AER opened at $56.77 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $8.47 billion, a PE ratio of 8.51, a P/E/G ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 1.88. AerCap Holdings has a 52 week low of $48.13 and a 52 week high of $58.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.27, a current ratio of 0.49 and a quick ratio of 0.49.

AerCap (NYSE:AER) last posted its earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The financial services provider reported $1.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.47 by $0.23. The company had revenue of $1.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.18 billion. AerCap had a return on equity of 12.15% and a net margin of 21.24%. The business’s revenue was down 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.67 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that AerCap Holdings will post 6.53 EPS for the current year.

About AerCap

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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