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Wesco Aircraft Holdings (NASDAQ:WAIR) CEO Randy J. Snyder sold 20,259 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.76, for a total transaction of $440,835.84. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 45,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $979,200. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at UBS AG upgraded shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday. They now have a $23.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $17.00. Separately, analysts at Robert W. Baird raised their price target on shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings from $22.00 to $23.00 in a research note to investors on Monday. Finally, analysts at Bank of America Corp. upgraded shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings to a “buy” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, January 7th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.52.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings (NASDAQ:WAIR) traded up 0.76% on Friday, hitting $21.13. 282,775 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Wesco Aircraft Holdings has a one year low of $13.39 and a one year high of $22.78. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $21.81 and a 200-day moving average of $20.28. The company has a market cap of $2.014 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.24.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings (NASDAQ:WAIR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 5th. The company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $224.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $232.85 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.25 earnings per share. Wesco Aircraft Holdings’s revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Wesco Aircraft Holdings will post $1.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc, formerly Wesco Holdings, Inc, a holding company for Wesco Aircraft Hardware Corp.

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