News stories about Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 45.829691798104 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Watch: B-58 Crew Dog Shares His Experiences In Convair’s Hustler … – Avgeekery (blog) (avgeekery.com)
- Atlas Air Contract Dispute With Pilots Simmers Weeks Before Holiday Shipping Season – Avgeekery (blog) (avgeekery.com)
- Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $530.17 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Anticipate Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) to Announce $1.12 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- William J. Flynn Sells 5,000 Shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ AAWW) traded down 0.95% on Friday, hitting $62.25. The stock had a trading volume of 219,418 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.57 billion, a PE ratio of 26.60 and a beta of 1.40. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a one year low of $40.25 and a one year high of $68.70. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $65.51 and its 200-day moving average is $58.78.
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The transportation company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.24. The business had revenue of $517.37 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $500.44 million. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had a return on equity of 8.11% and a net margin of 2.98%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.80 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post $4.83 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on AAWW shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Cowen and Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $70.00 price target (up previously from $60.00) on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. ValuEngine raised Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $69.00 price target on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $70.00.
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In related news, CEO William J. Flynn sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.64, for a total value of $318,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 176,958 shares in the company, valued at $11,261,607.12. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Adam Richard Kokas sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.40, for a total transaction of $664,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 25,418 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,687,755.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 41,000 shares of company stock valued at $2,646,700 over the last 90 days. Company insiders own 2.50% of the company’s stock.
About Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services throughout the world, serving Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America through contractual service arrangements, including those through which it provides aircraft to customers and value-added services, including crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI), as well as those through which it provides crew, maintenance and insurance, but not the aircraft (CMI); cargo and passenger charter services (Charter), and dry leasing aircraft and engines (Dry Leasing).
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