Press coverage about Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 47.3217969224005 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several analysts recently weighed in on AAWW shares. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $70.00 target price (up from $60.00) on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Finally, Imperial Capital reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Friday, May 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $65.20.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) opened at 65.70 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.66 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.08 and a beta of 1.45. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $55.25 and a 200-day moving average of $53.77. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a one year low of $34.22 and a one year high of $66.25.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The transportation company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.24. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had a return on equity of 8.11% and a net margin of 2.98%. The company had revenue of $517.37 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $500.44 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.80 EPS. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’s quarterly revenue was up 16.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post $4.76 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings news, CEO William J. Flynn sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.59, for a total transaction of $292,950.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 196,958 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,539,769.22. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 25,000 shares of company stock worth $1,404,200. 2.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Company Profile

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services throughout the world, serving Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America through contractual service arrangements, including those through which it provides aircraft to customers and value-added services, including crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI), as well as those through which it provides crew, maintenance and insurance, but not the aircraft (CMI); cargo and passenger charter services (Charter), and dry leasing aircraft and engines (Dry Leasing).

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