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.

Several price targets were given for AER by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 74, implying potential capital gains of 51.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.67 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.1 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.15 percent. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of AER to grow at a rate of 5.75 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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.

AER has a 52-week high of 50.24 and a 52-week low of 35.28. Currently the stock is 38.55 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.71 percent. AER has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.