BidaskClub upgraded shares of Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report released on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports.

Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Credit Suisse Group cut shares of Ryanair from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 23rd. Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of Ryanair from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, June 7th. Raymond James reduced their price target on shares of Ryanair from $80.00 to $77.00 and set an outperform rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 11th. Canaccord Genuity cut shares of Ryanair from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 5th. Finally, Societe Generale cut shares of Ryanair from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 6th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $75.33.

Shares of RYAAY stock traded up $2.91 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $63.91. The company had a trading volume of 12,620 shares, compared to its average volume of 566,141. The company has a quick ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $59.74 and its two-hundred day moving average is $68.17. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.49 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.46 and a beta of 0.79. Ryanair has a 52 week low of $55.75 and a 52 week high of $99.89.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 29th. The transportation company reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $2.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.60 billion. Ryanair had a net margin of 10.47% and a return on equity of 18.39%. On average, research analysts predict that Ryanair will post 4.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in RYAAY. Manchester Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in Ryanair in the second quarter worth $35,000. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc purchased a new stake in Ryanair in the second quarter worth $90,000. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Ryanair in the second quarter worth $114,000. Huntington National Bank raised its holdings in Ryanair by 21.2% in the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 2,014 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $129,000 after purchasing an additional 352 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new position in Ryanair in the second quarter worth $137,000. 47.17% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Ryanair Company Profile

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Other European countries. The company is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled services and Internet-related services; in-flight sale of beverages, food, and merchandise; and marketing accommodation services, holidays, car hire, and travel insurance through its Website.

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