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Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) CEO William J. Flynn sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.01, for a total transaction of $175,050.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 200,284 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,011,943. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) traded up 2.63% on Wednesday, hitting $36.73. The stock had a trading volume of 247,680 shares. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a 1-year low of $29.81 and a 1-year high of $50.98. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $36.66 and a 200-day moving average of $35.81. The company has a market cap of $926.7 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.08.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.32. The company had revenue of $403.36 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $371.68 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.22 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post $3.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on AAWW shares. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. They now have a $40.60 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at FBR Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from $31.00 to $35.00 in a research note on Tuesday, May 6th. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Imperial Capital raised their price target on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from $33.00 to $37.00 in a research note on Tuesday, May 6th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $40.10.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:AAWW) is a holding company with a principal operating subsidiary, Atlas Air, Inc (Atlas).

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