Aircastle Director Acquires $516,900 in Stock (AYR)
Aircastle (NYSE:AYR) Director Corp Marubeni acquired 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 18th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $17.23 per share, with a total value of $516,900.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at RBC Capital initiated coverage on shares of Aircastle (NYSE:AYR) in a research note to investors on Friday, August 16th. They set a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Analysts at FBR Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Aircastle (NYSE:AYR) from $17.00 to $19.00 in a research note to investors on Wednesday, August 7th. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock.
Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.99.
Aircastle (NYSE:AYR) opened at 17.25 on Friday. Aircastle has a 52-week low of $10.91 and a 52-week high of $18.12. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $16.97 and its 200-day moving average is $15.61. The company has a market cap of $1.393 billion and a P/E ratio of 30.10.
Aircastle (NYSE:AYR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 6th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.13. The company had revenue of $170.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $168.51 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.36 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Aircastle will post $1.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) is a global company that acquires, leases, and sells high-utility commercial jet aircraft to customers throughout the world.
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