Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY) Shares Sold by Blue Trust Inc.

Blue Trust Inc. trimmed its holdings in Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ:RYAAYFree Report) by 42.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 700 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 525 shares during the period. Blue Trust Inc.’s holdings in Ryanair were worth $93,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Bruce G. Allen Investments LLC acquired a new stake in Ryanair during the fourth quarter worth about $31,000. Cornerstone Planning Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of Ryanair by 1,523.5% during the third quarter. Cornerstone Planning Group LLC now owns 276 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $27,000 after buying an additional 259 shares during the last quarter. Tucker Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Ryanair during the 3rd quarter valued at $39,000. Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC raised its stake in shares of Ryanair by 86.0% during the third quarter. Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 571 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $56,000 after purchasing an additional 264 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Barclays PLC acquired a new position in Ryanair during the 2nd quarter valued at about $77,000. Institutional investors own 43.66% of the company’s stock.

Ryanair Stock Up 2.5 %

Shares of RYAAY stock opened at $146.22 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $33.34 billion, a PE ratio of 15.06, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.75 and a beta of 1.59. Ryanair Holdings plc has a 12 month low of $87.18 and a 12 month high of $147.78. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $139.73 and a 200-day moving average of $121.69. The company has a quick ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAYGet Free Report) last issued its earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The transportation company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.28). The firm had revenue of $2.91 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.96 billion. Ryanair had a return on equity of 29.39% and a net margin of 15.64%. On average, equities analysts predict that Ryanair Holdings plc will post 9.28 EPS for the current year.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of brokerages have weighed in on RYAAY. StockNews.com downgraded shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Raymond James raised their price objective on shares of Ryanair from $140.00 to $162.00 and gave the stock a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Finally, Evercore ISI lowered shares of Ryanair from an “outperform” rating to an “in-line” rating and set a $140.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, Ryanair has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $151.00.

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About Ryanair

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Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and internationally. It is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled and Internet-related services, as well as in-flight sale of beverages, food, duty-free, and merchandise; and markets car hire, travel insurance, and accommodation services through its website and mobile app.

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