Set Your Sights On AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER)’S Upside Potential


Wellington Management Co. LLP has recently announced that it has increased stake in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) by 40.84%. After grabbing 8.68 million shares, the institutional investor is now in possession of 2.52 million shares of the Industrials Company. The new investment brought the stake of investor firm to 6.70% having worth around $233.81 million. Moreover, Wells Capital Management, Inc. increased its share by 0.36 million to have a control over 6.56 million shares. And Lyrical Asset Management LP raised its holdings to 0.18 million shares by acquiring 5.2 million shares or 4.01% of the stake.

AerCap Holdings N.V. (AER) concluded trading on 08/27/20 at a closing price of $31.41, with 1.17 million shares of worth about $36.7 million changed hands on the day. Weekly performance of the stock remained positive as price took a surge of 4.98% during that period and on Thursday the price saw a gain of about 6.62%. Currently the company’s common shares owned by public are about 127.43M shares, out of which, 125.44M shares are available for trading.

Over the next 12 months, analysts forecasted that the stock’s price could jump as high as $63.00 and could fall to a lowest price of $35.00. Analysts also issued an outlook of 2.30 for the AerCap Holdings N.V. stock for next 12 months. The stock’s current price level is 30.42% above of average price target set by the analysts, while a rise to estimated low would result in gain of 10.26 for the stock. However, touching the estimated high of $63.00 would mean a gain of 50.14% for the stock.

According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), insiders took part in trade of the company’s stock for 0 times over the past 12 months. They bought 0 shares in 0 of the transactions. In 0 selling transactions, insiders dumped 0 shares.

Wells Fargo Special Mid Cap Value, Vanguard Selected Value Fund, and Vanguard Explorer Fund are the top 3 mutual funds which are holding stakes in AerCap Holdings N.V. Wells Fargo Special Mid Cap Value is currently holding 4.99 million shares of worth totaling $134.36 million. The company recently came buying 0.0 shares which brought its stake up to 3.85% of the company’s outstanding shares. Vanguard Selected Value Fund sold 74900.0 shares, after which its hold over company’s outstanding shares shrunk to 3.77%, leaving 4.88 million shares with the mutual fund that have a worth of about $131.44 million. Vanguard Explorer Fund, after buying 1.55 million shares, have now control over 1.19% of the stake in the company. It holds 0.19 million shares of worth $41.65 million.

AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) started trading at $29.46, below $0.0 from concluding price of the previous day. However, the stock finished the trading on the day at a closing price of $31.41, or with a gain of 6.62%. Stock saw a price change of 4.98% in past 5 days and over the past one month there was a price change of 10.48%. Year-to-date (YTD), AER shares are showing a performance of -48.90% which decreased to -39.19% when we look at its performance for past 12 months. Over the period of past 52 weeks, stock dropped to lowest price of $10.42 but also hit the highest price of $64.86 during that period. While comparing its average daily trading volume of 1.38 million shares, we see that about 1.17 million changed hands on the day. The stock is currently trading 3.34% above its 20-day simple moving average (SMA20), while that difference is up 3.99% for SMA50 and it goes to -23.30% lower than SMA200.

Wellington Management Co. LLP acquired 8.68 million shares of AerCap Holdings N.V. having value of about $233.81 million. Data submitted at the U.S SEC by Wellington Management Co. LLP revealed that the firm now holds 2.52 million shares in the company valued at close to $79070874.39, or have control over 40.84% stake in the company. AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) currently have 127.43M outstanding shares and institutions hold larger chunk of about 96.10% of that. Holding of mutual funds in the company is about 4.58% while other institutional holders and individual stake holders have control over 55.04% and 36.48% of the stake respectively.

The stock has a current market capitalization of $4.19B and its 3Y-monthly beta is at 2.13. PE ratio of stock for trailing 12 months is 3.73, while it has posted earnings per share of $8.41 in the same period. Its PEG reads 7.47 while making debt-to-equity ratio of 0.00. Volatility of a stock is a metric used to know how much the price of that stock is under influence and for AER, volatility over the week remained 5.25% while standing at 5.06% over the month.

Analysts are in expectations that AerCap Holdings N.V. (AER) stock would likely to be making an EPS of $1.19 in the current quarter, while forecast for next quarter ESPS is $1.1 and it is $5.73 for next year. For the current quarter EPS, analysts have given the company a lowest target $0.06 which is $1.76 at the higher side of the target for the same. When we compare those targets with actual EPS, we find that company posted an EPS of $2.01 in the same quarter a year ago. Stock’s fiscal year EPS is expected to rise by 23.40% while it is estimated to decrease by -6.67% in next year. EPS is likely to shrink at an annualized rate of 0.50% for next 5-years, compared to annual growth of 13.20% made by the stock over the past 5-years.

Digging deeper we find that several firms have released their research notes about the support levels of the stock. Most recent of them is a note released by BofA/Merrill on June 01, 2020 offering a Neutral rating for the stock and assigned a target price of to it. Coverage by Cowen stated AerCap Holdings N.V. (AER) stock as an Outperform in their note to investors on July 30, 2019, suggesting a price target of $60 for the stock. On April 08, 2019, Goldman Initiated their recommendations, while on July 31, 2018, Stephens Downgrade their ratings for the stock with a price target of. Stock get an Outperform rating from Cowen on May 04, 2018.


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