Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) CEO William J. Flynn sold 5,000 shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings stock in a transaction on Monday, October 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.59, for a total value of $327,950.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) opened at 65.30 on Friday. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a 1-year low of $40.25 and a 1-year high of $68.70. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $66.23 and a 200 day moving average price of $58.14. The stock has a market cap of $1.65 billion, a PE ratio of 27.91 and a beta of 1.40.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The transportation company reported $1.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.24. The firm had revenue of $517.37 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $500.44 million. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had a return on equity of 8.11% and a net margin of 2.98%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.80 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post $4.83 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of brokerages have issued reports on AAWW. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc began coverage on Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. They set a “positive” rating and a $72.00 price objective for the company. Cowen and Company reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research note on Thursday. BidaskClub cut Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. ValuEngine upgraded Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $70.00.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in the 1st quarter worth $107,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in the 2nd quarter worth $201,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 80.0% in the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 4,985 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $259,000 after purchasing an additional 2,215 shares in the last quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. boosted its position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 20.5% in the 1st quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 4,998 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $277,000 after purchasing an additional 849 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in the 2nd quarter worth $285,000. 96.41% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings

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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