AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) – Analysts at DA Davidson lifted their FY2016 earnings estimates for shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a report released on Tuesday. DA Davidson analyst A. Cyganovich now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $6.20 for the year, up from their prior forecast of $5.99. DA Davidson currently has a “Buy” rating and a $52.00 price objective on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for AerCap Holdings NV’s Q1 2017 earnings at $1.50 EPS and Q4 2017 earnings at $1.64 EPS.

AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 8th. The company reported $1.68 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.44 by $0.24. The business earned $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.20 billion. AerCap Holdings NV had a return on equity of 14.06% and a net margin of 18.48%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.64 earnings per share.

Earnings History and Estimates for AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER)

A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on AER. Stephens initiated coverage on AerCap Holdings NV in a research report on Tuesday, November 1st. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $64.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised AerCap Holdings NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. RBC Capital Markets reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $74.00 price objective (up previously from $72.00) on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a research report on Friday, August 12th. FBR & Co set a $40.00 price objective on AerCap Holdings NV and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. Finally, TheStreet raised AerCap Holdings NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $54.77.

Shares of AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) opened at 41.82 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $39.98 and a 200-day moving average price of $38.45. The stock has a market cap of $7.72 billion, a PE ratio of 8.10 and a beta of 1.65. AerCap Holdings NV has a 12 month low of $24.61 and a 12 month high of $46.32.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Howard Hughes Medical Institute boosted its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 27.5% in the third quarter. Howard Hughes Medical Institute now owns 70,552 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,716,000 after buying an additional 15,235 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp raised its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 0.5% in the third quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,741,558 shares of the company’s stock valued at $67,033,000 after buying an additional 9,219 shares in the last quarter. Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd acquired a new position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV during the third quarter valued at $25,019,000. Suntrust Banks Inc. raised its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 8.6% in the third quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 25,578 shares of the company’s stock valued at $983,000 after buying an additional 2,036 shares in the last quarter. Finally, People s United Financial Inc. raised its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 4.0% in the third quarter. People s United Financial Inc. now owns 48,023 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,849,000 after buying an additional 1,864 shares in the last quarter. 88.11% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

AerCap Holdings NV Company Profile

AerCap Holdings N.V. is an independent aircraft leasing company. The Company focuses on acquiring in-demand aircraft, funding them, hedging interest rate risk and using its platform to deploy these assets. The Company operates its business on a global basis, leasing aircraft to customers in various geographical region.

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