Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) Stock Rating Lowered by Barclays

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAYGet Free Report) was downgraded by Barclays from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report issued on Friday, Marketbeat.com reports.

RYAAY has been the topic of several other research reports. Evercore ISI boosted their price target on shares of Ryanair from $145.00 to $155.00 and gave the company an “in-line” rating in a report on Thursday, April 4th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft downgraded shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 24th. Finally, UBS Group downgraded shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $158.50.

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Ryanair Price Performance

NASDAQ RYAAY opened at $114.24 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. The stock has a market capitalization of $25.99 billion, a PE ratio of 12.53, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.89 and a beta of 1.52. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $127.91 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $133.08. Ryanair has a 12-month low of $87.18 and a 12-month high of $150.73.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAYGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 20th. The transportation company reported ($1.31) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($1.32) by $0.01. Ryanair had a net margin of 14.30% and a return on equity of 25.59%. The company had revenue of $2.36 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.33 billion. As a group, equities analysts predict that Ryanair will post 11.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in RYAAY. Transcendent Capital Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ryanair in the 1st quarter valued at about $29,000. Bruce G. Allen Investments LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ryanair in the 4th quarter valued at about $31,000. Advisors Preferred LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ryanair in the 4th quarter valued at about $31,000. GAMMA Investing LLC increased its stake in shares of Ryanair by 44.9% in the 1st quarter. GAMMA Investing LLC now owns 242 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $35,000 after acquiring an additional 75 shares during the last quarter. Finally, EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Ryanair by 256.0% in the 1st quarter. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 299 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $41,000 after acquiring an additional 215 shares during the last quarter. 43.66% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Ryanair

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Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and internationally. It is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled and Internet-related services, as well as in-flight sale of beverages, food, duty-free, and merchandise; and markets car hire, travel insurance, and accommodation services through its website and mobile app.

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