News articles about Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 44.0103592254888 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
Several brokerages recently issued reports on AAWW. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc assumed coverage on Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. They issued a “positive” rating and a $72.00 target price for the company. BidaskClub downgraded Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $70.00 target price (up from $60.00) on shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. ValuEngine upgraded Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $70.00.
Shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) traded down 0.24% during trading on Thursday, hitting $62.95. The stock had a trading volume of 56,585 shares. The firm has a market cap of $1.59 billion, a PE ratio of 26.90 and a beta of 1.40. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a 52-week low of $40.25 and a 52-week high of $68.70. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $65.72 and a 200 day moving average of $58.70.
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The transportation company reported $1.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.24. The company had revenue of $517.37 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $500.44 million. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had a net margin of 2.98% and a return on equity of 8.11%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.80 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will post $4.83 EPS for the current year.
In other Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings news, EVP Adam Richard Kokas sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.40, for a total transaction of $664,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 25,418 shares in the company, valued at $1,687,755.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Duncan J. Mcnabb sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.65, for a total transaction of $60,650.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 12,969 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $786,569.85. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 41,000 shares of company stock valued at $2,646,700 over the last 90 days. 2.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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About Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services throughout the world, serving Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America through contractual service arrangements, including those through which it provides aircraft to customers and value-added services, including crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI), as well as those through which it provides crew, maintenance and insurance, but not the aircraft (CMI); cargo and passenger charter services (Charter), and dry leasing aircraft and engines (Dry Leasing).
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