Willis Lease Finance (WLFC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds
Media stories about Willis Lease Finance (NASDAQ:WLFC) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Willis Lease Finance earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.517107580738 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Willis Lease Finance (NASDAQ WLFC) traded down $0.52 on Monday, reaching $25.72. The company had a trading volume of 12,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 19,339. Willis Lease Finance has a 1 year low of $21.10 and a 1 year high of $28.06. The company has a market capitalization of $165.09, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.24 and a beta of 0.66.
In related news, CEO Charles F. Iv Willis sold 1,607 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.28, for a total transaction of $39,017.96. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 676,974 shares in the company, valued at $16,436,928.72. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CEO Charles F. Iv Willis sold 1,701 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.00, for a total value of $42,525.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 28,265 shares of company stock worth $702,734 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 47.53% of the company’s stock.
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Willis Lease Finance Company Profile
Willis Lease Finance Corporation along with its subsidiaries is a lessor of commercial aircraft engines. The Company operates through two business segments, such as Leasing and Related Operations, and Spare Parts Sales. The Leasing and Related Operations segment involves acquiring and leasing, primarily pursuant to operating leases, commercial aircraft, aircraft engines and other aircraft equipment, and the selective purchase and resale of commercial aircraft engines and other aircraft equipment.
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