Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its stake in Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY) by 25.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,778 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 772 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Ryanair were worth $398,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of RYAAY. NGAM Advisors L.P. boosted its holdings in shares of Ryanair by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. NGAM Advisors L.P. now owns 30,178 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $3,247,000 after buying an additional 155 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Ryanair by 11.8% in the 2nd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 5,002 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $538,000 after buying an additional 526 shares in the last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its holdings in shares of Ryanair by 4.0% in the 2nd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 25,800 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $2,770,000 after buying an additional 998 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its holdings in shares of Ryanair by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 54,246 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $5,838,000 after buying an additional 993 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Boston Partners acquired a new position in shares of Ryanair in the 2nd quarter valued at $4,411,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 40.32% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on RYAAY. cut shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “reduce” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Kepler Capital Markets cut shares of Ryanair from a “hold” rating to a “reduce” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. BidaskClub cut shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Citigroup began coverage on shares of Ryanair in a research note on Monday, November 20th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Ryanair presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $96.00.

Shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ RYAAY) opened at $118.96 on Friday. Ryanair Holdings PLC has a 52 week low of $78.35 and a 52 week high of $127.35. The company has a market cap of $28,362.69, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.52, a PEG ratio of 0.79 and a beta of 0.62. The company has a quick ratio of 1.62, a current ratio of 1.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79.

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Ryanair Company Profile

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 (NASDAQ:RYAAY)

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