News stories about FLY Leasing (NYSE:FLY) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FLY Leasing earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.7697681690146 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

FLY has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered FLY Leasing from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered FLY Leasing from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, March 19th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase lifted their price objective on FLY Leasing from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. FLY Leasing currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.70.

Shares of FLY opened at $12.43 on Friday. FLY Leasing has a 52-week low of $11.54 and a 52-week high of $14.65. The company has a current ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.87. The company has a market capitalization of $359.58, a price-to-earnings ratio of 138.11, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.61 and a beta of 0.87.

FLY Leasing (NYSE:FLY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The transportation company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.53 by ($0.28). FLY Leasing had a net margin of 0.74% and a return on equity of 2.74%. The business had revenue of $107.93 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $106.96 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.95 earnings per share. FLY Leasing’s quarterly revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that FLY Leasing will post 2.04 earnings per share for the current year.

About FLY Leasing

Fly Leasing Limited, through its subsidiaries, purchases and leases commercial aircrafts under multi-year contracts to various airlines worldwide. As of December 31, 2017, the company had a portfolio of 85 aircrafts, including 73 narrow-body passenger aircrafts and 12 wide-body passenger aircrafts. Fly Leasing Limited was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland.

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