Analyst Ratings for Aircastle Ltd. (AYR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Aircastle Ltd. (NYSE:AYR) by analysts covering the stock. AYR had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for AYR by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 29, which equates to a potential upside of 25.65 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 21, which equates to a potential downside of -9.01 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.76 percent. That number becomes 14.69 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.63 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.37 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of AYR to grow at a rate of 11.05 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. AYR has a PEG ratio of 1.05.

AYR has a 52-week high of 25.98 and a 52-week low of 18.26. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 26.4 percent, and 11.16 percent below the high. AYR has a P/E ratio of 11.56. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AYR value stock report compares AYR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.84 billion. AYR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.