Thrivent Financial For Lutherans boosted its position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) by 5.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 14,270 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 720 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans’ holdings in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings were worth $791,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of AAWW. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. bought a new position in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings during the first quarter valued at $107,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its position in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 3.0% in the first quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 2,770 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $153,000 after buying an additional 80 shares during the period. A.R.T. Advisors LLC bought a new position in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $203,000. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its position in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 1.2% in the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 5,710 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $317,000 after buying an additional 70 shares during the period. Finally, Mason Street Advisors LLC boosted its position in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 7.5% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 5,876 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $326,000 after buying an additional 411 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.32% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ AAWW) traded down 0.08% during trading on Monday, hitting $65.65. 598,657 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $55.25 and a 200-day moving average price of $53.77. The stock has a market cap of $1.66 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.06 and a beta of 1.45. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a 1-year low of $34.22 and a 1-year high of $65.85.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The transportation company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.24. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had a return on equity of 8.11% and a net margin of 2.98%. The company had revenue of $517.37 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $500.44 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.80 earnings per share. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’s revenue was up 16.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post $4.76 EPS for the current year.

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AAWW has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 1st. Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $63.00 target price for the company. in a report on Thursday, April 27th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Imperial Capital restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Friday, May 19th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $60.00 price target on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $68.40.

In other Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings news, CEO William J. Flynn sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.20, for a total value of $261,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 216,958 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $11,325,207.60. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders sold 25,000 shares of company stock worth $1,404,200 over the last three months. Insiders own 2.50% of the company’s stock.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Company Profile

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services throughout the world, serving Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America through contractual service arrangements, including those through which it provides aircraft to customers and value-added services, including crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI), as well as those through which it provides crew, maintenance and insurance, but not the aircraft (CMI); cargo and passenger charter services (Charter), and dry leasing aircraft and engines (Dry Leasing).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW)

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