Shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY) gapped up before the market opened on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $68.72, but opened at $69.44. Ryanair Holdings PLC shares last traded at $71.08, with a volume of 286,711 shares.

Several analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Evercore ISI cut shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC in a research note on Tuesday, April 5th. Macquarie raised shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. One equities 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. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $92.00.

The company’s 50 day moving average price is $73.25 and its 200 day moving average price is $80.03. The stock has a market cap of $17.77 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.92.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Pinnacle Associates Ltd. purchased a new stake in Ryanair Holdings PLC during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,643,000. State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted its stake in Ryanair Holdings PLC by 64.0% in the fourth quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 25,457 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,201,000 after buying an additional 9,937 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in Ryanair Holdings PLC by 697.1% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 36,554 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,161,000 after buying an additional 31,968 shares during the period. Bailard Inc. bought a new stake in Ryanair Holdings PLC during the fourth quarter valued at $3,372,000. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its stake in Ryanair Holdings PLC by 19.5% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 109,894 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,501,000 after buying an additional 17,894 shares during the period.

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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