Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) CEO William J. Flynn sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.50, for a total value of $322,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ AAWW) opened at 63.00 on Friday. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a 52 week low of $40.25 and a 52 week high of $68.70. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $66.03 and a 200 day moving average price of $58.38. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.59 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.92 and a beta of 1.40.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The transportation company reported $1.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.24. The business had revenue of $517.37 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $500.44 million. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had a return on equity of 8.11% and a net margin of 2.98%. The business’s revenue was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.80 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post $4.83 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several brokerages have issued reports on AAWW. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc began coverage on Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. They issued a “positive” rating and a $72.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub lowered Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Cowen and Company reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $70.00 price target (up from $60.00) on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. ValuEngine raised Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $70.00.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AAWW. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $107,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $201,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue lifted its stake in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 80.0% in the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 4,985 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $259,000 after purchasing an additional 2,215 shares during the period. KCG Holdings Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings by 20.5% in the 1st quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 4,998 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $277,000 after purchasing an additional 849 shares during the period. Finally, Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $285,000. Institutional investors own 96.41% of the company’s stock.

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).

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW)

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