Analyst Ratings for AerCap Holdings N.V. (AER)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Buy has been given to AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) by analysts covering the stock. AER had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

16 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 13 gave AER a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AER. The most optimistic price target was 74, which equates to a potential upside of 51.39 percent. The minimum price target given was 44, implying potential capital losses of -9.98 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.67 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.1 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.15 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.9 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

AER has an estimated earnings growth rate of 5.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. AER has a PEG ratio of 1.57.

In the last 52-weeks, AER has achieved a high of 50.24 and a low of 35.28. Today's price is 38.55 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.71 percent below the high. AER has a price/earnings ratio of 9.01. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AER value stock report compares AER to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AER is $7.14 billion. AER is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.