Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:WLFC) CEO Charles F. Iv Willis sold 1,100 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.54, for a total value of $28,094.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 639,218 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $16,325,627.72. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ WLFC) traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $25.55. The company had a trading volume of 9,753 shares, compared to its average volume of 19,111. Willis Lease Finance Corporation has a 1 year low of $21.10 and a 1 year high of $28.06. The firm has a market capitalization of $165.48, a PE ratio of 4.25 and a beta of 0.66.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Willis Lease Finance by 0.4% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 214,409 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $5,731,000 after purchasing an additional 924 shares during the last quarter. LSV Asset Management raised its stake in Willis Lease Finance by 15.5% in the second quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 55,382 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,480,000 after buying an additional 7,451 shares during the period. State Street Corp raised its stake in Willis Lease Finance by 11.7% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 54,017 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,446,000 after buying an additional 5,668 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in Willis Lease Finance by 8.9% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 53,669 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,320,000 after buying an additional 4,370 shares during the period. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System raised its stake in Willis Lease Finance by 14.6% in the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 35,400 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $946,000 after buying an additional 4,500 shares during the period. 36.52% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Willis Lease Finance

Willis Lease Finance Corporation along with its subsidiaries is a lessor of commercial aircraft engines. The Company operates through two business segments, such as Leasing and Related Operations, and Spare Parts Sales. The Leasing and Related Operations segment involves acquiring and leasing, primarily pursuant to operating leases, commercial aircraft, aircraft engines and other aircraft equipment, and the selective purchase and resale of commercial aircraft engines and other aircraft equipment.

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