Media coverage about Willis Lease Finance (NASDAQ:WLFC) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Willis Lease Finance earned a media sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.2000582766856 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Willis Lease Finance (NASDAQ WLFC) traded up $0.04 on Tuesday, reaching $27.04. 2,100 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 9,699. Willis Lease Finance has a one year low of $21.10 and a one year high of $27.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $173.31, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.02 and a beta of 0.70.
In other Willis Lease Finance news, CEO Charles F. Iv Willis sold 6,042 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.83, for a total value of $143,980.86. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 625,045 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $14,894,822.35. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CEO Charles F. Iv Willis sold 1,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.80, for a total transaction of $30,960.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 641,218 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,543,424.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 20,509 shares of company stock worth $504,545 over the last 90 days. 47.53% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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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