Can Air Lease Corp (AL)’s Tomorrow be Different? The Stock Just Broke Its High

October 13, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.22, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 39 investors sold Air Lease Corp shares while 65 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 90.69 million shares or 0.16% less from 90.84 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Wellington Shields Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 6,500 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Wells Fargo And Mn reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL). James Invest has invested 0.06% in Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL). Moreover, Da Davidson And has 0% invested in Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) for 50 shares. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag, Germany-based fund reported 78,859 shares. Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0.22% in Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL). Fiduciary Trust Com stated it has 2,969 shares. Blackrock accumulated 3.83 million shares. Peak6 Invs Lp invested in 0% or 12,920 shares. Klingenstein Fields & Limited Liability Corp invested in 919,099 shares or 1.35% of the stock. Federated Invsts Pa holds 1.94M shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Tegean Mgmt Limited Liability reported 200,000 shares stake. Suntrust Banks Incorporated has 0% invested in Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) for 12,844 shares. First Tru Advisors Ltd Partnership holds 748,962 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Co holds 3,464 shares.

Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $1.14 million activity. Another trade for 27,854 shares valued at $1.06M was sold by Levy Grant A.

The stock of Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) reached all time high today, Oct, 13 and still has $46.26 target or 4.00 % above today’s $44.48 share price. This indicates more upside for the $4.59B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $46.26 PT is reached, the company will be worth $183.60M more.
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The stock increased 0.68% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $44.48. About 361,991 shares traded. Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) has risen 29.12% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.42% the S&P500.

Investors wait Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) to report on November, 2. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.87 EPS, up $0.01 or 1.16 % from last year’s $0.86 same quarter earnings. This translates into $89.78 million profit for AL giving the stock a 12.78 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.87 EPS is accurate. Air Lease Corp’s Wall Street analysts see -5.43 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $0.92 EPS reproted in the previous quarter,

Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Air Lease (NYSE:AL), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Air Lease had 31 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 21 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 5. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 22 by FBR Capital. The stock of Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) has “Top Pick” rating given on Friday, August 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 29 with “Top Pick”. The company was downgraded on Thursday, April 6 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 21 by DA Davidson. Deutsche Bank maintained Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) on Friday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, May 6. The stock of Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, December 28.

More news for Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Air Lease Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call” on October 05, 2017. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of One Additional New Airbus …” and published on October 12, 2017 is yet another important article.

Air Lease Corporation is an aircraft leasing company. The company has market cap of $4.59 billion. The Firm is principally engaged in purchasing new commercial jet transport aircraft directly from aircraft manufacturers, such as The Boeing Company and Airbus S.A.S. (Airbus), and leasing those aircraft to airlines across the world. It has a 12.95 P/E ratio. Along with its leasing activities, the Company sells aircraft from its operating lease portfolio to third parties, including other leasing companies, financial services companies and airlines.

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