News coverage about Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE:FLY) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fly Leasing Limited earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 45.9101727924463 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Fly Leasing Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. ValuEngine upgraded Fly Leasing Limited from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating on shares of Fly Leasing Limited in a report on Friday, April 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Fly Leasing Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Fly Leasing Limited has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.10.

Fly Leasing Limited (FLY) traded down 0.14% on Monday, hitting $14.08. The company had a trading volume of 58,891 shares. Fly Leasing Limited has a one year low of $11.41 and a one year high of $14.45. The company’s market capitalization is $452.76 million. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $13.65 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.37.

Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE:FLY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 11th. The transportation company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.05. Fly Leasing Limited had a positive return on equity of 11.96% and a negative net margin of 9.21%. The business had revenue of $79.27 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $83.27 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.47 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that Fly Leasing Limited will post $1.31 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Fly Leasing Limited

Fly Leasing Limited is engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft, which it leases under multi-year contracts to a range of airlines throughout the world. The Company primarily acquires aircraft by entering into purchase and leaseback transactions with airlines for new aircraft; purchasing portfolios, which consists of aircraft of various types and ages, and acquiring individual aircraft.

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