Aperio Group LLC raised its stake in Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY) by 1.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 49,090 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 543 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Ryanair Holdings PLC were worth $5,283,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC during the first quarter worth about $106,000. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund acquired a new stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC during the second quarter worth about $108,000. FNY Partners Fund LP acquired a new stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC during the first quarter worth about $156,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC by 5.3% in the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,941 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $160,000 after buying an additional 98 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC during the first quarter worth about $204,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 38.72% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ RYAAY) traded down 0.57% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $115.89. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 90,426 shares. Ryanair Holdings PLC has a 12 month low of $67.56 and a 12 month high of $122.68.
Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:RYAAY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 24th. The transportation company reported $1.78 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.48 by $0.30. Ryanair Holdings PLC had a net margin of 21.44% and a return on equity of 34.02%. The company had revenue of $2.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.02 billion. Analysts predict that Ryanair Holdings PLC will post $7.58 earnings per share for the current year.
Ryanair Holdings PLC announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, May 30th that allows the company to repurchase outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization allows the transportation company to reacquire up to 2.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.
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RYAAY has been the topic of a number of research reports. BidaskClub downgraded Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. HSBC Holdings plc upgraded Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on Ryanair Holdings PLC in a report on Monday, June 26th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $83.00 target price on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $67.56 to $109.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Ryanair Holdings PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $100.33.
Ryanair Holdings PLC Company Profile
Ryanair Holdings plc (Ryanair Holdings) is a holding company for Ryanair Limited (Ryanair). Ryanair operates an ultra-low fare, scheduled-passenger airline serving short-haul, point-to-point routes between Ireland, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Morocco and Israel. Ryanair provides various ancillary services and engages in other activities connected with its core air passenger service, including non-flight scheduled services, Internet-related services, and the in-flight sale of beverages, food and merchandise.
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