Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) by 2,140.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 87,322 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 83,425 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in AerCap Holdings NV were worth $2,933,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in AerCap Holdings NV by 17.9% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 4,184 shares of the company’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 634 shares during the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its stake in AerCap Holdings NV by 165.5% in the first quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 3,937 shares of the company’s stock worth $153,000 after buying an additional 2,454 shares during the last quarter. Huntington National Bank raised its stake in AerCap Holdings NV by 255.5% in the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 5,180 shares of the company’s stock worth $174,000 after buying an additional 3,723 shares during the last quarter. Calvert Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in AerCap Holdings NV by 4.4% in the second quarter. Calvert Investment Management Inc. now owns 6,104 shares of the company’s stock worth $205,000 after buying an additional 260 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantitative Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in AerCap Holdings NV during the second quarter worth $228,000. 88.77% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) traded down 0.93% on Wednesday, hitting $37.38. 1,225,500 shares of the stock were exchanged. AerCap Holdings NV has a 1-year low of $24.61 and a 1-year high of $46.32. The stock has a market cap of $6.90 billion, a PE ratio of 7.24 and a beta of 1.69. The company’s 50 day moving average is $38.86 and its 200 day moving average is $38.05.

AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.48 by $0.05. AerCap Holdings NV had a net margin of 19.44% and a return on equity of 14.40%. The business had revenue of $1.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.23 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.73 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that AerCap Holdings NV will post $5.86 earnings per share for the current year.

AER has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. DA Davidson reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a report on Monday, August 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AerCap Holdings NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 price target on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a report on Monday. RBC Capital Markets reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $74.00 price objective (up from $72.00) on shares of AerCap Holdings NV in a report on Friday, August 12th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada raised their price objective on shares of AerCap Holdings NV from $72.00 to $74.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $54.14.

AerCap Holdings NV Company Profile

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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