Headlines about Wesco Aircraft Holdings (NYSE:WAIR) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Wesco Aircraft Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.7986252988563 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings (NYSE WAIR) opened at $8.00 on Thursday. Wesco Aircraft Holdings has a 1 year low of $6.95 and a 1 year high of $15.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.16, a current ratio of 4.06 and a quick ratio of 1.19. The company has a market cap of $796.64, a PE ratio of 10.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 0.74.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on WAIR shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. TheStreet lowered shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price target on shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.60.

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In other Wesco Aircraft Holdings news, major shareholder Makaira Partners Llc purchased 79,184 shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 29th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $8.06 per share, with a total value of $638,223.04. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, CFO Richard Weller bought 4,863 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 29th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.00 per share, for a total transaction of $38,904.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 42,901 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $343,208. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have bought 112,147 shares of company stock worth $911,975 in the last three months. Corporate insiders own 10.30% of the company’s stock.

About Wesco Aircraft Holdings

Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc is a distributor and provider of supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry. The Company operates through two segments: North America and Rest of World. As of September 30, 2016, the Company supplied over 565,000 active stock-keeping units (SKUs), including C-class hardware, chemicals, electronic components, bearings, tools and machined parts.

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