Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY) shares fell 2.5% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $67.08 and last traded at $68.22, with a volume of 486,566 shares. The stock had previously closed at $70.00.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on RYAAY shares. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Ryanair Holdings plc in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. Raymond James Financial Inc. lifted their target price on shares of Ryanair Holdings plc to $100.00 in a research note on Friday, March 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Ryanair Holdings plc from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $95.00 target price for the company in a research note on Saturday, April 16th. Evercore ISI cut shares of Ryanair Holdings plc from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $90.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Finally, Macquarie upgraded shares of Ryanair Holdings plc from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Ryanair Holdings plc currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $92.00.

The company has a market capitalization of $17.76 billion and a PE ratio of 10.55. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $76.34 and a 200-day moving average of $80.70.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have made changes to their positions in the company. WBI Investments Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Ryanair Holdings plc during the fourth quarter worth about $18,135,000. Marshall Wace LLP raised its position in shares of Ryanair Holdings plc by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 319,903 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,659,000 after buying an additional 2,765 shares during the last quarter. Whitebox Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Ryanair Holdings plc by 33.8% in the fourth quarter. Whitebox Advisors LLC now owns 227,921 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,706,000 after buying an additional 57,539 shares during the last quarter. Carleon Capital Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Ryanair Holdings plc during the fourth quarter worth about $16,226,000. Finally, Bailard Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Ryanair Holdings plc during the fourth quarter worth about $3,372,000.

Ryanair Holdings plc (Ryanair Holdings) is a holding company for Ryanair Limited (Ryanair). Ryanair operates a low fare, scheduled-passenger airline serving short-haul, point-to-point routes between Ireland, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Morocco. The Company’s principal fleet consists of Boeing 737-800 aircraft, each having 189 seats.

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