Today’s Shorts Alert: What Next for Aercap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) Stock After Decrease in Shorted Shares?

November 23, 2016 - By Louis Casey   ·   0 Comments

Today's Shorts Alert: What Next for Aercap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) Stock After Decrease in Shorted Shares?

The stock of Aercap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) registered a decrease of 8.22% in short interest. AER’s total short interest was 13.09M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 8.22% from 14.26M shares, reported previously. With 1.30M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 10 days to cover their AER’s short positions. The short interest to Aercap Holdings NV’s float is 8.63%. About 2.73M shares traded hands or 53.37% up from the average. AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) has risen 11.97% since April 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.64% the S&P500.

AerCap Holdings N.V. is an independent aircraft leasing company. The company has a market cap of $8.85 billion. The Firm focuses on acquiring in-demand aircraft, funding them, hedging interest rate risk and using its platform to deploy these assets. It has a 8.95 P/E ratio. The Firm operates its business on a global basis, leasing aircraft to clients in various geographical region.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.26, from 1.21 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 45 funds sold all AerCap Holdings N.V. shares owned while 77 reduced positions. 34 funds bought stakes while 114 increased positions. They now own 159.47 million shares or 4.29% less from 166.62 million shares in 2016Q1.
The Oklahoma-based Prescott Cap Management Ltd has invested 0.28% in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). United Automobile Association holds 14,819 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Amp Cap Invsts has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). Moreover, Dalal Street Limited Liability has 7.08% invested in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) for 624,160 shares. Gsa Prns Llp holds 0.02% or 8,980 shares in its portfolio. Trexquant Invest Limited Partnership, a Connecticut-based fund reported 31,362 shares. Prudential Inc accumulated 0% or 14,196 shares. Hsbc Holdings Pcl has 18,172 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0.02% invested in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) for 39,672 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can has invested 0.11% in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). Allianz Asset Ag, a Germany-based fund reported 1.76M shares. Glg Limited Company, a New York-based fund reported 57,496 shares. Loews accumulated 320,000 shares or 0.09% of the stock. The Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Trust Na has invested 0% in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). Macquarie Grp Inc Ltd owns 30 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since September 6, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $72,651 net activity. Gradon Michael sold 1,091 shares worth $48,626.

AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) Ratings Coverage

Out of 11 analysts covering AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER), 10 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 91% are positive. AerCap Holdings has been the topic of 21 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 21 by DA Davidson. FBR Capital reinitiated the shares of AER in a report on Tuesday, October 13 with “Outperform” rating. FBR Capital upgraded AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) on Tuesday, November 15 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, March 15 with “Buy”. The stock of AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 11. FBR Capital maintained AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) rating on Wednesday, November 9. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $43 price target. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Monday, September 21. On Wednesday, August 12 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Outperform”. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 24.

More news for AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) were recently published by:, which released: “Fitch Upgrades AerCap Holdings N.V. to ‘BBB-‘; Outlook Stable” on July 26, 2016.‘s article titled: “Moody’s upgrades AerCap Holdings N.V. to Ba1, stable outlook” and published on April 29, 2016 is yet another important article.

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