Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Friday.

According to Zacks, “Ryanair operates an ultra-low cost, scheduled airline serving short-haul, point-to-point routes largely in Europe from its bases in airports across Europe. The company offers over 1,600 scheduled short-haul flights per day serving airports largely throughout Europe, with a principal fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft. “

A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the company. HSBC raised Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC in a report on Friday, October 21st. BNP Paribas reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC in a report on Thursday, October 20th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG lowered Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 7th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $89.50.

Analyst Recommendations for Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY)

Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY) opened at 82.53 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $0.00 and a 200-day moving average price of $0.00. Ryanair Holdings PLC has a one year low of $66.09 and a one year high of $89.67.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Smithfield Trust Co. raised its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 0.9% in the second quarter. Smithfield Trust Co. now owns 1,616 shares of the company’s stock valued at $113,000 after buying an additional 15 shares during the period. OLD National Bancorp IN raised its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 1.9% in the third quarter. OLD National Bancorp IN now owns 5,143 shares of the company’s stock valued at $386,000 after buying an additional 97 shares during the period. Timber Hill LLC raised its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 1.7% in the third quarter. Timber Hill LLC now owns 6,048 shares of the company’s stock valued at $454,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. BlackRock Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 1.1% in the third quarter. BlackRock Investment Management LLC now owns 19,015 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,427,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Finally, BOKF NA raised its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 7.1% in the second quarter. BOKF NA now owns 3,922 shares of the company’s stock valued at $273,000 after buying an additional 260 shares during the period. 42.48% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Ryanair Holdings PLC Company Profile

Ryanair Holdings plc (Ryanair Holdings) is a holding company for Ryanair Limited (Ryanair). Ryanair operates an ultra-low fare, scheduled-passenger airline serving short-haul, point-to-point routes between Ireland, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Morocco and Israel. Ryanair provides various ancillary services and engages in other activities connected with its core air passenger service, including non-flight scheduled services, Internet-related services, and the in-flight sale of beverages, food and merchandise.

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