Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY) Shares Purchased by Guggenheim Capital LLC


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Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its holdings in Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY) by 36.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,340 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 3,054 shares during the period. Guggenheim Capital LLC’s holdings in Ryanair were worth $1,248,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of the business. BCJ Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Ryanair in the 4th quarter worth about $200,000. Sandbar Asset Management LLP acquired a new position in shares of Ryanair in the 4th quarter valued at about $23,153,000. Baldwin Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Ryanair by 2.9% in the 4th quarter. Baldwin Investment Management LLC now owns 9,602 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,056,000 after purchasing an additional 272 shares in the last quarter. ExodusPoint Capital Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Ryanair in the 4th quarter valued at about $763,000. Finally, Capital International Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of Ryanair by 3.6% in the 4th quarter. Capital International Ltd. now owns 78,283 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $8,610,000 after purchasing an additional 2,723 shares in the last quarter. 45.39% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

RYAAY stock opened at $112.38 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.86, a current ratio of 0.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70. Ryanair Holdings plc has a 52-week low of $48.61 and a 52-week high of $118.17. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $111.20 and its two-hundred day moving average is $101.95. The company has a market capitalization of $25.35 billion, a PE ratio of -24.54 and a beta of 1.61.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, January 31st. The transportation company reported ($1.65) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.14) by ($0.51). Ryanair had a negative net margin of 21.31% and a negative return on equity of 6.78%. The firm had revenue of $406.94 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $495.04 million. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that Ryanair Holdings plc will post -4.93 EPS for the current year.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on RYAAY. Raymond James reduced their price objective on Ryanair from $125.00 to $120.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, February 2nd. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Ryanair in a research report on Wednesday, January 20th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Ryanair in a research report on Wednesday, February 3rd. AlphaValue lowered Ryanair to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Ryanair in a research report on Thursday, February 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $94.00.

Ryanair Company Profile

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Germany, and Other European countries. It is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled services and internet-related services; in-flight sale of beverages, food, and merchandise; and marketing accommodation and hotel services, car hire, and travel insurance through its Website and mobile app.

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