Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW) CEO William J. Flynn sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.95, for a total transaction of $309,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 161,958 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,033,298.10. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (AAWW) traded up $0.20 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $61.95. 210,127 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 261,420. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $45.45 and a 12-month high of $68.70. The company has a quick ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21. The company has a market cap of $1,570.00, a P/E ratio of 37.77 and a beta of 1.38.

Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ:AAWW) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The transportation company reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.13 by ($0.05). Atlas Air Worldwide had a net margin of 2.06% and a return on equity of 8.14%. The company had revenue of $535.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $521.29 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.09 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 19.6% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. will post 4.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.

AAWW has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Cowen restated a “hold” rating on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $69.50.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Impala Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Atlas Air Worldwide during the 3rd quarter valued at $13,303,000. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide by 3.7% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,277,414 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $118,767,000 after purchasing an additional 81,672 shares during the period. Parametrica Management Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide during the third quarter worth $736,000. WINTON GROUP Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide during the third quarter worth $2,120,000. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide by 7.1% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 201,083 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $10,487,000 after purchasing an additional 13,345 shares during the period.

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Atlas Air Worldwide Company Profile

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services throughout the world, serving Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America through contractual service arrangements, including those through which it provides aircraft to customers and value-added services, including crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI), as well as those through which it provides crew, maintenance and insurance, but not the aircraft (CMI); cargo and passenger charter services (Charter), and dry leasing aircraft and engines (Dry Leasing).

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