After grabbing 2.75 million shares, the institutional investor is now in possession of 2.75 million shares of the Industrials Company. The new investment brought the stake of investor firm to 5.31% having worth around $44.62 million. Moreover, Fidelity Management & Research Co increased its share by 0.57 million to have a control over 0.99 million shares. And BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its holdings to 7187.0 shares by acquiring 0.92 million shares or 1.77% of the stake.
AerSale Corporation (ASLE) concluded trading on 01/19/23 at a closing price of $17.32, with 0.15 million shares of worth about $2.6 million changed hands on the day. Half year performance of the stock remained positive as price took a surge of 4.59% during that period and on Thursday the price saw a gain of about 0.29%. Currently the company’s common shares owned by public are about 51.77M shares, out of which, 39.40M shares are available for trading.
A deeper look into what the analysts at Wall Street are thinking about the price target of this stock provides us with the following: 4 analysts are covering the ASLE stock and their offered price forecasts bring an average price target of $21.75. Over the next 12 months, analysts forecasted that the stock’s price could jump as high as $23.00 and could fall to a lowest price of $20.00. The stock’s current price level is 20.37% above of average price target set by the analysts, while a rise to estimated low would result in gain of 13.4% for the stock. However, touching the estimated high of $23.00 would mean a gain of 24.7% for the stock.
According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), insiders took part in trade of the company’s stock for 37 times over the past 12 months. They bought 3,030,017 shares in 11 of the transactions. In 26 selling transactions, insiders dumped 31,389,583 shares.
Fidelity VIP – Mid Cap Portfolio, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index, and Sprott Focus Trust are the top 3 mutual funds which are holding stakes in AerSale Corporation Fidelity VIP – Mid Cap Portfolio is currently holding 0.77 million shares of worth totaling $12.44 million. The company recently came buying 0.3 million shares which brought its stake up to 1.48% of the company’s outstanding shares. Vanguard Total Stock Market Index bought 0.2 million shares, after which its hold over company’s outstanding shares expand to 1.17%, leaving 0.61 million shares with the mutual fund that have a worth of about $9.82 million. Sprott Focus Trust, after selling 0.56 million shares, have now control over 1.07% of the stake in the company. It holds -0.14 million shares of worth $9.0 million.
AerSale Corporation (NASDAQ: ASLE) started trading at $17.14, below -$0.13 from concluding price of the previous day. However, the stock later moved at a day high price of 17.48, or with a gain of 0.29%. Stock saw a price change of 2.73% in past 5 days and over the past one month there was a price change of 16.71%. Year-to-date (YTD), ASLE shares are showing a performance of 6.78% which increased to 12.47% when we look at its performance for past 12 months. Over the period of past 52 weeks, stock dropped to lowest price of $12.78 but also hit the highest price of $21.76 during that period. The average intraday trading volume for AerSale Corporation shares is 265.11K. The stock is currently trading 7.16% above its 20-day simple moving average (SMA20), while that difference is up 6.88% for SMA50 and it goes to 3.01% higher than SMA200.
AltraVue Capital LLC acquired 2.75 million shares of AerSale Corporation having value of about $44.62 million. AerSale Corporation (NASDAQ: ASLE) currently have 51.77M outstanding shares and institutions hold larger chunk of about 69.00% of that. Holding of mutual funds in the company is about 72.19% while other institutional holders and individual stake holders have control over 9.86% and 14.42% of the stake respectively.
The stock has a current market capitalization of $894.58M and its 3Y-monthly beta is at 0.41. PE ratio of stock for trailing 12 months is 21.04, while it has posted earnings per share of $0.82 in the same period. It has Quick Ratio of 5.30 while making debt-to-equity ratio of 0.00. Volatility of a stock is a metric used to know how much the price of that stock is under influence and for ASLE, volatility over the week remained 2.97% while standing at 3.10% over the month.
Analysts are in expectations that AerSale Corporation (ASLE) stock would likely to be making an EPS of $0.04 in the current quarter, while forecast for next quarter EPS is $0.19 and it is $1.21 for next year. For the current quarter EPS, analysts have given the company a lowest target $0.04 which is $0.05 at the higher side of the target for the same. When we compare those targets with actual EPS, we find that company posted an EPS of $0.22 in the same quarter a year ago. Stock’s fiscal year EPS is expected to drop by -90.00% while it is estimated to increase by 8.47% in next year.
Analysts at 4 brokerage firms have issued recommendations for the AerSale Corporation (ASLE)’s stock and average of those rates the stock at a “Moderate Buy” and assign it a score of 2.00. Out of those 4 Wall Street analysts, 3 recommended a “Buy” rating, while 1 were in favor recommending the stock as a “Hold” and 0 analyst recommended the stock as “Sell”.
Digging deeper we find that several firms have released their research notes about the support levels of the stock. Most recent of them is a note released by Truist on December 02, 2022 offering a Buy rating for the stock and assigned a target price of $19 to it. Coverage by RBC Capital Mkts stated AerSale Corporation (ASLE) stock as an Outperform in their note to investors on November 30, 2022, suggesting a price target of $21 for the stock. On September 01, 2022, Stifel Initiated their recommendations, while on January 07, 2021, Cowen Initiated their ratings for the stock with a price target of $16.