Creative Planning boosted its stake in Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY) by 2.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 5,696 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 134 shares during the period. Creative Planning’s holdings in Ryanair Holdings PLC were worth $613,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Financial Counselors Inc. boosted its position in Ryanair Holdings PLC by 1.0% in the first quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 4,880 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $405,000 after buying an additional 46 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in Ryanair Holdings PLC by 5.3% in the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,941 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $160,000 after buying an additional 98 shares during the last quarter. Huntington National Bank boosted its position in Ryanair Holdings PLC by 4.3% in the first quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 2,722 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $226,000 after buying an additional 111 shares during the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc boosted its position in Ryanair Holdings PLC by 0.7% in the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 15,676 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,301,000 after buying an additional 112 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Millie Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Ryanair Holdings PLC by 1.4% in the first quarter. Millie Capital Management LLC now owns 13,230 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,098,000 after buying an additional 180 shares during the last quarter. 38.72% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ RYAAY) opened at 115.95 on Thursday. Ryanair Holdings PLC has a 12 month low of $67.22 and a 12 month high of $116.01.

Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 24th. The transportation company reported $1.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.48 by $0.30. Ryanair Holdings PLC had a net margin of 21.44% and a return on equity of 34.02%. The company had revenue of $2.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.02 billion. Equities analysts forecast that Ryanair Holdings PLC will post $7.22 earnings per share for the current year.

Ryanair Holdings PLC declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, May 30th that allows the company to buyback shares. This buyback authorization allows the transportation company to purchase up to 2.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company’s management believes its stock is undervalued.

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Several research firms have recently weighed in on RYAAY. UBS AG cut shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. HSBC Holdings plc raised shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday. ValuEngine raised shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Citigroup Inc. cut shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $109.00 price objective for the company in a report on Saturday, May 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Ryanair Holdings PLC has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $100.33.

About Ryanair Holdings PLC

Ryanair Holdings plc (Ryanair Holdings) is a holding company for Ryanair Limited (Ryanair). Ryanair operates an ultra-low fare, scheduled-passenger airline serving short-haul, point-to-point routes between Ireland, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Morocco and Israel. Ryanair provides various ancillary services and engages in other activities connected with its core air passenger service, including non-flight scheduled services, Internet-related services, and the in-flight sale of beverages, food and merchandise.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY)

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