AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) – Equities research analysts at FBR & Co upped their FY2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for AerCap Holdings NV in a report released on Thursday. FBR & Co analyst C. Nolan now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $6.40 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $6.13. FBR & Co has a “Outperform” rating and a $53.00 price objective on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for AerCap Holdings NV’s Q1 2017 earnings at $1.55 EPS, Q2 2017 earnings at $1.57 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $6.20 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.68 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.75 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.81 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $7.10 EPS.

AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 8th. The company reported $1.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.24. The business earned $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 revenue was down 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.64 EPS.

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

AER has been the subject of a number of other reports. DA Davidson restated a “buy” rating on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a research note on Monday, August 15th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on AerCap Holdings NV from $72.00 to $74.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. TheStreet upgraded AerCap Holdings NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 9th. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 price objective on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a research note on Thursday. Finally, RBC Capital Markets restated an “outperform” rating and set a $74.00 price objective (up from $72.00) on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a research note on Friday, August 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $55.77.

AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) opened at 44.34 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $40.86 and its 200 day moving average price is $38.55. The firm has a market cap of $7.91 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.07 and a beta of 1.65. AerCap Holdings NV has a 1-year low of $24.61 and a 1-year high of $46.32.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. LS Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 17.9% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 4,184 shares of the company’s stock valued at $141,000 after buying an additional 634 shares in the last quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 19.9% in the second quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. now owns 22,359 shares of the company’s stock valued at $751,000 after buying an additional 3,713 shares in the last quarter. Hartford Investment Management Co. bought a new stake in shares of AerCap Holdings NV during the second quarter valued at approximately $298,000. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 2.7% in the second quarter. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. now owns 248,741 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,355,000 after buying an additional 6,553 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Telemus Capital LLC increased its stake in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 21.1% in the second quarter. Telemus Capital LLC now owns 11,945 shares of the company’s stock valued at $401,000 after buying an additional 2,083 shares in the last quarter. 87.85% 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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