Freestone Capital Holdings LLC lifted its stake in shares of AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) by 50.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 220,414 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 73,974 shares during the quarter. Freestone Capital Holdings LLC’s holdings in AerCap were worth $10,258,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Riverview Trust Co acquired a new position in shares of AerCap during the 4th quarter worth $29,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of AerCap during the 4th quarter worth $30,000. Liberty Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of AerCap during the 4th quarter worth $30,000. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund grew its stake in shares of AerCap by 4,360.0% during the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 2,332,202 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $59,000 after purchasing an additional 2,279,910 shares during the period. Finally, Advisors Asset Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of AerCap by 56.4% during the 4th quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,645 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $65,000 after purchasing an additional 593 shares during the period. 85.91% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

NYSE:AER opened at $49.14 on Thursday. AerCap Holdings has a 12-month low of $36.16 and a 12-month high of $58.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.43, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a current ratio of 0.64. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.65 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.19 and a beta of 1.87.

AerCap (NYSE:AER) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.60 by $0.08. AerCap had a net margin of 20.57% and a return on equity of 11.09%. The company had revenue of $1.21 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.20 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.72 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that AerCap Holdings will post 6.75 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Barclays set a $64.00 target price on shares of AerCap and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 15th. Citigroup upped their target price on shares of AerCap from $53.00 to $55.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 17th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of AerCap from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 29th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of AerCap from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, February 21st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group assumed coverage on shares of AerCap in a report on Monday, April 8th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $58.00 target price on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $57.00.

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AerCap Company Profile

AerCap Holdings N.V., an aircraft leasing company, engages in the lease, financing, sale, and management of commercial aircraft and engines in China, the United States, Ireland, and internationally. The company offers aircraft asset management services, including remarketing aircraft; collecting rental and maintenance rent payments, monitoring aircraft maintenance, monitoring and enforcing contract compliance, and accepting delivery and redelivery of aircraft; and conducting ongoing lessee financial performance reviews.

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