Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:WLFC) CEO Charles F. Iv Willis sold 2,265 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.26, for a total transaction of $54,948.90. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 621,954 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $15,088,604.04. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:WLFC) traded up $0.46 on Thursday, hitting $24.40. 7,900 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 19,101. Willis Lease Finance Corporation has a 52-week low of $21.10 and a 52-week high of $28.06. The firm has a market cap of $153.67, a P/E ratio of 3.94 and a beta of 0.66.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in WLFC. Cowen Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Willis Lease Finance during the 2nd quarter worth about $228,000. LSV Asset Management raised its position in shares of Willis Lease Finance by 15.5% during the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 55,382 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $1,480,000 after purchasing an additional 7,451 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Willis Lease Finance by 11.7% during the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 54,017 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $1,446,000 after purchasing an additional 5,668 shares during the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its position in shares of Willis Lease Finance by 194.0% during the 2nd quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 8,528 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $228,000 after purchasing an additional 5,627 shares during the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in shares of Willis Lease Finance by 14.6% during the 2nd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 35,400 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $946,000 after purchasing an additional 4,500 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 36.52% of the company’s stock.

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Willis Lease Finance Company Profile

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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