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.

AER was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 74, implying potential capital gains of 51.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 44, which equates to a potential downside of -9.98 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.15 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.9 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

The growth rate of AER's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 5.75 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of AER is 1.57.

AER has traded between a high of 50.24 and a low of 35.28 over the past year. Currently the stock is 38.55 percent higher than its low, and 2.71 percent lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $7.14 billion. AER is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.