Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact AerCap (AER) Share Price

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Media headlines about AerCap (NYSE:AER) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AerCap earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.3545549055908 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on AER. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AerCap from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 17th. Stephens lowered AerCap from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $64.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, July 31st. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their target price on AerCap from $53.00 to $54.00 and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research note on Monday, August 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. AerCap currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $63.00.

Shares of NYSE:AER opened at $56.79 on Friday. AerCap has a twelve month low of $48.13 and a twelve month high of $58.30. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.41 billion, a PE ratio of 8.97, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.20 and a beta of 1.92. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.27, a current ratio of 0.49 and a quick ratio of 0.49.

AerCap (NYSE:AER) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The financial services provider reported $1.70 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.47 by $0.23. AerCap had a return on equity of 12.15% and a net margin of 21.24%. The company had revenue of $1.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.18 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.67 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that AerCap will post 6.68 earnings per share for the current year.

About AerCap

AerCap Holdings N.V., an aircraft leasing company, engages in the lease, financing, sale, and management of commercial aircraft and engines in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, the United States, Ireland, and internationally. The company provides 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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