Ativo Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Aercap Holdings Nv (AER) by 969.92% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ativo Capital Management Llc bought 290,006 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 319,906 shares of the diversified commercial services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $16.83M, up from 29,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ativo Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Aercap Holdings Nv for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.02B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $52.39. About 1.02M shares traded. AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) has risen 12.47% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.92% the S&P500.
Goldman Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Applied Optoelectronics Inc. (Aaoi) (AAOI) by 19.91% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Goldman Capital Management Inc sold 20,850 shares as the company’s stock declined 38.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 83,850 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.17 million, down from 104,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Goldman Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Applied Optoelectronics Inc. (Aaoi) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $641.57 million market cap company. The stock increased 1.36% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $32.9. About 1.54 million shares traded or 1.60% up from the average. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has declined 58.92% since April 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 70.47% the S&P500.
Ativo Capital Management Llc, which manages about $892.03M and $375.70M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mastercard Inc Cl A (NYSE:MA) by 2,048 shares to 19,736 shares, valued at $2.99 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Broadcom Ltd by 8,554 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5,530 shares, and cut its stake in Netease Inc Sp Adr (NASDAQ:NTES).
Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 22 investors sold AER shares while 96 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 129.93 million shares or 2.53% less from 133.30 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky stated it has 0.18% of its portfolio in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). Amer Int Group reported 0% in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). Amer Tru Investment Advisors owns 51,055 shares for 2.1% of their portfolio. Northern Corporation reported 1.56M shares stake. Bessemer Group Inc Inc has 14,122 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.02% in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). Moreover, Howe & Rusling Incorporated has 0% invested in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) for 405 shares. Roystone Capital Management LP holds 498,200 shares or 2.55% of its portfolio. Korea Investment Corp stated it has 0.02% in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). First Mercantile invested 0.58% of its portfolio in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). Suntrust Banks owns 0.01% invested in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) for 39,456 shares. Massmutual Tru Com Fsb Adv holds 0% or 84 shares in its portfolio. The New York-based Lyrical Asset Mgmt LP has invested 3.32% in AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Corp holds 18,751 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 93,288 shares.
Among 15 analysts covering AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. AerCap Holdings had 43 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, September 21 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 22 with “Outperform”. The stock of AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, November 9. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, November 2. The stock of AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, September 5. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, February 14. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 10 with “Buy”. As per Monday, March 14, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Cowen & Co maintained AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) on Friday, November 3 with “Outperform” rating.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.34, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold AAOI shares while 46 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 11.84 million shares or 19.13% less from 14.64 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 153,710 were reported by Hancock. First Advisors Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 38,941 shares. 59,824 were reported by Jpmorgan Chase &. Guggenheim Limited stated it has 153,515 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Citadel Ltd reported 0% stake. Federated Inc Pa stated it has 207 shares. Peak6 Invests Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Taylor Frigon Mgmt Limited Com invested in 30,711 shares or 0.94% of the stock. Tudor Corporation Et Al reported 0.01% stake. Sg Americas Securities Ltd reported 22,760 shares. Art Advisors has invested 0.08% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Westpac accumulated 0.02% or 20,930 shares. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.01% or 24,000 shares. Fmr Lc reported 198,200 shares. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag accumulated 46,220 shares or 0% of the stock.
Analysts await Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) to report earnings on May, 8 after the close. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, down 77.45% or $0.79 from last year’s $1.02 per share. AAOI’s profit will be $4.49M for 35.76 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.79 actual earnings per share reported by Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -70.89% negative EPS growth.
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