AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER)’s share price fell 1.4% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $38.74 and last traded at $38.79, with a volume of 2,073,514 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $39.35.

Several brokerages have issued reports on AER. FBR & Co restated a “neutral” rating on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a report on Thursday, June 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada increased their price target on AerCap Holdings NV from $72.00 to $74.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AerCap Holdings NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. RBC Capital Markets restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $74.00 price target (up from $72.00) on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a report on Friday, August 12th. Finally, DA Davidson restated a “buy” rating on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a report on Monday, August 15th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $54.79.

The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $36.63 and a 200-day moving average price of $36.77. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.22 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.58.

AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.48 by $0.05. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.73 EPS. The firm had revenue of $1.24 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.23 billion. The company’s revenue was down 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that AerCap Holdings NV will post $5.86 EPS for the current year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in AerCap Holdings NV stock. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) by 10.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 66,853 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,260 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in AerCap Holdings NV were worth $3,252,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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. The Company operates its business on a global basis, leasing aircraft to customers in various geographical region.

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