Nomura Holdings Inc. lessened its position in AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,371,388 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 21,716 shares during the period. AerCap comprises approximately 0.6% of Nomura Holdings Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 24th biggest holding. Nomura Holdings Inc. owned about 1.56% of AerCap worth $122,281,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of AerCap by 9.4% in the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 500,228 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $19,721,000 after buying an additional 43,053 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of AerCap by 4.9% in the first quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 24,531 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,142,000 after buying an additional 1,144 shares during the last quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc raised its holdings in shares of AerCap by 3.4% in the first quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 10,706 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $498,000 after buying an additional 349 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of AerCap by 3.0% in the first quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 37,898 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,764,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Freestone Capital Holdings LLC raised its holdings in shares of AerCap by 50.5% in the first quarter. Freestone Capital Holdings LLC now owns 220,414 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $10,258,000 after buying an additional 73,974 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 86.39% of the company’s stock.

AER has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Cowen lifted their price target on AerCap from $56.00 to $60.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 30th. Compass Point lifted their price target on AerCap from $69.00 to $73.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. Citigroup set a $61.00 price target on AerCap and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut AerCap from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $60.14.

NYSE:AER traded down $0.14 on Friday, hitting $55.37. 21,115 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 950,726. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.11 and a beta of 1.84. AerCap Holdings has a 52 week low of $36.16 and a 52 week high of $57.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.20, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a current ratio of 0.25. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $53.28 and its 200 day moving average price is $49.60.

AerCap (NYSE:AER) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 30th. The financial services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.70. The firm had revenue of $1.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.21 billion. AerCap had a return on equity of 11.85% and a net margin of 21.79%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.70 EPS. As a group, equities research analysts predict that AerCap Holdings will post 7.8 earnings per share for the current year.

AerCap Profile

AerCap Holdings N.V., an aircraft leasing company, engages in the lease, financing, sale, and management of commercial aircraft and engines in China, the United States, Ireland, and internationally. The company offers 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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