AerCap (AER) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

AerCap (NYSE:AER) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, February 14th. Analysts expect AerCap to post earnings of $1.45 per share for the quarter.

AerCap (NYSE:AER) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.62 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.47 by $0.15. The business had revenue of $1.27 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.23 billion. AerCap had a net margin of 22.84% and a return on equity of 13.84%. The company’s revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.22 EPS. On average, analysts expect AerCap to post $6 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6 EPS for the next fiscal year.

AerCap (AER) opened at $52.07 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.17, a quick ratio of 0.42 and a current ratio of 0.42. AerCap has a one year low of $42.35 and a one year high of $55.67. The firm has a market cap of $8,160.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.70, a PEG ratio of 0.70 and a beta of 1.79.

AerCap declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, November 2nd that permits the company to buyback $200.00 million in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization permits the financial services provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company’s board believes its shares are undervalued.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of AerCap from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday. UBS Group lifted their target price on shares of AerCap from $44.00 to $54.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Citigroup assumed coverage on shares of AerCap in a research note on Friday, December 8th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $57.00 target price on the stock. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price on shares of AerCap in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co set a $62.00 target price on shares of AerCap and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. AerCap presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $57.30.

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AerCap Company Profile

AerCap Holdings N.V. is an independent aircraft leasing company. The Company focuses on acquiring in-demand aircraft, funding them, hedging interest rate risk and using its platform to deploy these assets. It operates its business on a global basis, leasing aircraft to customers in various geographical regions.

Earnings History for AerCap (NYSE:AER)

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