Shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $96.00.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on RYAAY shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. HSBC Holdings plc lowered shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “buy” rating to a “reduce” rating in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Finally, Kepler Capital Markets lowered shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “hold” rating to a “reduce” rating in a report on Thursday, September 21st.

Shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ RYAAY) opened at 112.11 on Wednesday. Ryanair Holdings PLC has a 12 month low of $74.61 and a 12 month high of $122.68.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in RYAAY. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its holdings in Ryanair Holdings PLC by 7.6% in the 1st quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 22,113 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,835,000 after buying an additional 1,569 shares during the period. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 6.2% in the 1st quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 92,720 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $7,694,000 after purchasing an additional 5,383 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 5.3% in the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,941 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $160,000 after purchasing an additional 98 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 8.6% in the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 115,837 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $9,612,000 after purchasing an additional 9,144 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 2,988.0% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,306,028 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $108,374,000 after purchasing an additional 1,263,734 shares in the last quarter. 40.32% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Ryanair Holdings PLC

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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