Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) saw an uptick in trading volume on Friday . 491,017 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 38% from the previous session’s volume of 356,740 shares.The stock last traded at $36.50 and had previously closed at $35.21.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on AAWW. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus began coverage on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Thursday. They set a “buy” rating and a $49.00 target price for the company. RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed a “sector perform” rating and set a $44.00 target price (down previously from $49.00) on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Royal Bank Of Canada dropped their price objective on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from $49.00 to $44.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, Wolfe Research raised shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, May 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $45.83.

The company’s 50-day moving average price is $38.99 and its 200-day moving average price is $40.48. The company’s market cap is $902.32 million.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.93 by $0.13. The business earned $443.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $473.86 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.17 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post $4.47 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings news, Director John K. Wulff bought 10,000 shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 10th. The stock was bought at an average price of $35.01 per share, with a total value of $350,100.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 17,850 shares in the company, valued at $624,928.50. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings stock. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. raised its position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) by 12.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 51,400 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,500 shares during the period. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. owned 0.21% of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings worth $2,125,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc, (AAWW) is a holding company with a principal operating subsidiary, Atlas Air, Inc (Atlas). The Company is a provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services, operating a fleet of 750 freighters, as well as operating 747 and 767 passenger aircraft and 767 freighters.

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