AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) Position Boosted by Stephens Inc. AR

Stephens Inc. AR increased its holdings in AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AERFree Report) by 30.6% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 10,248 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,400 shares during the quarter. Stephens Inc. AR’s holdings in AerCap were worth $762,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. grew its holdings in AerCap by 13.8% in the 4th quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 83,931 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $62,000 after buying an additional 10,159 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System grew its holdings in AerCap by 22.2% in the 4th quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 358,689 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $26,658,000 after buying an additional 65,082 shares in the last quarter. Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in AerCap by 281.4% in the 4th quarter. Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. now owns 25,957 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,929,000 after buying an additional 19,152 shares in the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D grew its holdings in AerCap by 23.9% in the 4th quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 114,700 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,525,000 after buying an additional 22,100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in AerCap by 12.7% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 410,518 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $25,727,000 after buying an additional 46,404 shares in the last quarter. 96.42% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on AER. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft increased their price objective on AerCap from $95.00 to $110.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 9th. Susquehanna increased their price target on AerCap from $90.00 to $100.00 and gave the company a “positive” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 2nd. Barclays increased their price target on AerCap from $93.00 to $94.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 2nd. TD Cowen increased their price target on AerCap from $105.00 to $125.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley began coverage on AerCap in a research note on Friday. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $103.00 price target for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, the company has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $97.56.

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AerCap Stock Performance

AER opened at $92.07 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $18.22 billion, a PE ratio of 5.99, a P/E/G ratio of 4.03 and a beta of 1.85. The company has a quick ratio of 0.26, a current ratio of 0.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.70. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $88.33 and a 200-day simple moving average of $80.77. AerCap Holdings has a fifty-two week low of $57.30 and a fifty-two week high of $94.30.

AerCap (NYSE:AERGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 8th. The financial services provider reported $3.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.31 by $0.98. The business had revenue of $2.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.95 billion. AerCap had a return on equity of 15.29% and a net margin of 42.78%. The company’s revenue was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.34 EPS. As a group, equities analysts predict that AerCap Holdings will post 10.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.

AerCap Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 13th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 21st. AerCap’s dividend payout ratio is presently 6.51%.

AerCap Company Profile

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AerCap Holdings N.V. engages in the lease, financing, sale, and management of commercial flight equipment in China, Hong Kong, Macau, the United States, Ireland, and internationally. The company offers aircraft asset management services, such as remarketing aircraft and engines; collecting rental and maintenance rent payments, monitoring aircraft maintenance, monitoring and enforcing contract compliance, and accepting delivery and redelivery of aircraft and engines; and conducting ongoing lessee financial performance reviews.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AerCap (NYSE:AER)

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