How Analysts Feel About AerCap Holdings N.V. (AER) After Achieving 52-Week High?

May 22, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 22 investors sold AerCap Holdings N.V. shares while 96 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 129.93 million shares or 2.53% less from 133.30 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Fincl Architects has 0.02% invested in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) for 2,536 shares. Cooke & Bieler Lp holds 2.39% or 2.51M shares. Grp One Trading Lp holds 8,745 shares. Neuberger Berman Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). Lyrical Asset Limited Partnership owns 5.16M shares for 3.32% of their portfolio. Massmutual Trust Communication Fsb Adv holds 0% of its portfolio in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) for 84 shares. Bluemountain Capital owns 167,934 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Wright Serv owns 3,908 shares. Northern Trust stated it has 1.56 million shares. Jefferies Gru Limited Liability Co owns 38,193 shares. Jane Street Gp Limited Company holds 0% or 26,101 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn invested 0.05% of its portfolio in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). 13,175 were accumulated by Fulton Savings Bank Na. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems holds 0% or 11,678 shares in its portfolio. Sector Pension Invest Board owns 57,631 shares.

The stock of AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) hit a new 52-week high and has $59.50 target or 6.00 % above today’s $56.13 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $8.26B company. The 1-year high was reported on May, 22 by Barchart.com. If the $59.50 price target is reached, the company will be worth $495.60M more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

The stock increased 0.29% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $56.13. About 70,422 shares traded. AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) has risen 12.47% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.92% the S&P500.

Analysts await AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $1.48 EPS, down 11.38 % or $0.19 from last year’s $1.67 per share. AER’s profit will be $217.79M for 9.48 P/E if the $1.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.72 actual EPS reported by AerCap Holdings N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.95 % negative EPS growth.

AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Aercap Holdings (NYSE:AER), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Aercap Holdings has $76.0 highest and $49 lowest target. $63.60’s average target is 13.31% above currents $56.13 stock price. Aercap Holdings had 7 analyst reports since December 8, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Tuesday, February 20. Deutsche Bank maintained AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) on Thursday, February 15 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Thursday, April 12 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 14 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, May 4 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, December 8 by Citigroup.

More recent AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Tracking Mohnish Pabrai’s Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” on May 15, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “AerCap Holdings’ (AER) CEO Aengus Kelly on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 03, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Enters Office Depot (ODP), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) (more…) – 13F” with publication date: May 15, 2018 was also an interesting one.

AerCap Holdings N.V., an independent aircraft leasing company, engages in the lease, financing, sale, and management of commercial aircraft and engines in China, the United States, Ireland, and internationally. The company has market cap of $8.26 billion. The firm provides aircraft asset management services, including remarketing aircraft; collecting rental and maintenance rent payments, monitoring aircraft maintenance, monitoring and enforcing contract compliance, and accepting delivery and redelivery of aircraft; and conducting ongoing lessee financial performance reviews. It has a 8.41 P/E ratio. The Company’s aircraft asset management services also comprise periodically inspecting the leased aircraft; coordinating technical modifications to aircraft to meet new lessee requirements; conducting restructurings negotiations in connection with lease defaults; repossessing aircraft; arranging and monitoring insurance coverage; registering and de-registering aircraft; arranging for aircraft and aircraft engine valuations; and providing market research services.

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