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.

AYR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 29, implying a possible profit of 25.65 percent. The lowest price target was 21, which equates to a potential downside of -9.01 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.76 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 14.69 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.63 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of AYR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 11.05 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. 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. Today's price is 26.4 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.16 percent below the high. AYR has a price/earnings 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 market cap of AYR is $1.84 billion. AYR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.