Media coverage about AerCap (NYSE:AER) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AerCap earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7847729911425 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Barings Alternative Investments Expands Aviation Investment Platform Through Partnership with Genesis Aircraft … – GlobeNewswire (press release) (globenewswire.com)
- Hot Stock Analysis – AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) – The Stock Gem (thestockgem.com)
- AerCap Holdings NV (AER) expected to touch 8.74% EPS growth for coming year – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- AerCap Holdings NV (AER) stock closes Yesterday with $50.85 – Nasdaq Fortune (press release) (nasdaqfortune.com)
- AerCap Holdings – Cheap Right Now And For The Future – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
Several research firms recently commented on AER. Wells Fargo set a $62.00 target price on AerCap and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of AerCap in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. Macquarie began coverage on AerCap in a research note on Tuesday, March 13th. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Citigroup began coverage on AerCap in a research note on Friday, December 8th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $57.00 target price for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut AerCap from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. AerCap currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $58.73.
AerCap (NYSE:AER) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 14th. The financial services provider reported $1.67 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.29. AerCap had a return on equity of 12.31% and a net margin of 21.36%. The firm had revenue of $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.23 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.01 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that AerCap will post 6.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
AerCap announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, February 14th that permits the company to repurchase $200.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the financial services provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company’s board believes its stock is undervalued.
TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was posted by Ticker Report and is the property of of Ticker Report. If you are accessing this piece of content on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of US & international copyright & trademark legislation. The correct version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.tickerreport.com/banking-finance/3294323/aercap-aer-receives-daily-news-sentiment-score-of-0-18.html.
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.
Receive News & Ratings for AerCap Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for AerCap and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.