Equities analysts predict that Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WAIR) will report $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Wesco Aircraft Holdings’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.14 and the highest is $0.21. Wesco Aircraft Holdings posted earnings of $0.30 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 36.7%. The firm is expected to report its next earnings report on Thursday, November 16th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Wesco Aircraft Holdings will report full-year earnings of $0.69 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.64 to $0.71. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $0.73 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.60 to $0.87. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Wesco Aircraft Holdings.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings (NYSE:WAIR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The aerospace company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.22 by ($0.12). Wesco Aircraft Holdings had a positive return on equity of 9.42% and a negative net margin of 12.26%. The business had revenue of $363.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $379.32 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.29 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on WAIR. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $9.00 price objective on shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $9.00 price objective on shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings in a research report on Sunday, July 23rd. ValuEngine raised shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.80.

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Wesco Aircraft Holdings (NYSE WAIR) opened at 9.70 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $8.74 and its 200-day moving average price is $9.95. The company’s market capitalization is $965.92 million. Wesco Aircraft Holdings has a 52 week low of $6.95 and a 52 week high of $15.77.

In other news, Director Thomas Bancroft bought 27,841 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $7.70 per share, for a total transaction of $214,375.70. Following the transaction, the director now owns 13,487 shares in the company, valued at $103,849.90. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, major shareholder Makaira Partners Llc bought 20,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 31st. The stock was purchased at an average price of $8.48 per share, with a total value of $170,448.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders acquired 1,068,719 shares of company stock valued at $8,385,130. 10.30% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Victory Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in Wesco Aircraft Holdings in the 1st quarter worth about $123,000. Aperio Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $186,000. HighTower Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings by 1.9% in the 1st quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 19,368 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $221,000 after acquiring an additional 368 shares during the period. Ramsey Quantitative Systems acquired a new stake in shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $278,000. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings by 26.1% in the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 26,009 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $282,000 after acquiring an additional 5,376 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.73% of the company’s stock.

Wesco Aircraft Holdings Company Profile

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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