AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Credit Suisse Group AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They presently have a $55.00 price objective on the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG’s target price points to a potential upside of 24.04% from the stock’s current price.

Several other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. FBR & Co upgraded shares of AerCap Holdings NV from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $43.00 to $53.00 in a report on Monday, November 14th. TheStreet upgraded shares of AerCap Holdings NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 9th. DA Davidson restated a “buy” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a research report on Wednesday, November 9th. Stephens began coverage on AerCap Holdings NV in a research report on Tuesday, November 1st. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $64.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, RBC Capital Markets restated 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. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. AerCap Holdings NV presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $55.77.

Analyst Recommendations for AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER)

Shares of AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) opened at 44.34 on Thursday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $40.10 and its 200-day moving average is $38.46. AerCap Holdings NV has a 12-month low of $24.61 and a 12-month high of $46.32. The company has a market cap of $7.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.07 and a beta of 1.65.

AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 8th. The company reported $1.68 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.24. AerCap Holdings NV had a net margin of 18.48% and a return on equity of 14.06%. The company earned $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.64 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that AerCap Holdings NV will post $6.21 earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of AER. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV during the second quarter valued at about $99,937,000. State Street Corp boosted its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 76.5% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 3,258,530 shares of the company’s stock valued at $109,460,000 after buying an additional 1,412,365 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 96.6% in the second quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 2,571,820 shares of the company’s stock valued at $86,387,000 after buying an additional 1,263,525 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV by 81.7% in the second quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 1,646,012 shares of the company’s stock valued at $55,290,000 after buying an additional 740,260 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Emerald Acquisition Ltd. bought a new position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV during the second quarter valued at about $21,935,000. 85.71% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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