Rothschild Asset Management Inc Increased Aircastle Ltd (NYSE:AYR) Stake by $34.85 Million

August 12, 2018 - By Michele Cranor

Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.58, from 1.54 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 27 investors sold AYR shares while 40 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 46.92 million shares or 1.03% less from 47.41 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Blackrock Inc holds 0% or 3.18 million shares in its portfolio. Stratos Wealth Prtnrs Limited holds 0% or 494 shares. Northern Corp holds 0.01% or 1.05 million shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.01% in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR). Millennium Management Llc accumulated 119,079 shares or 0% of the stock. Barclays Public Limited Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) for 15,186 shares. Gsa Capital Prtnrs Llp holds 0.04% or 38,258 shares in its portfolio. Ontario – Canada-based Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 2.34% in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR). Legal And General Grp Inc Pcl holds 0% or 49,339 shares. Wells Fargo Mn holds 0% or 114,454 shares. 54,270 were reported by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. Schwab Charles Invest Management holds 0.01% or 428,569 shares in its portfolio. United Services Automobile Association has 0.02% invested in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR). Century Cos holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) for 295,724 shares. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada reported 151,831 shares.

Since May 18, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $167.44 million activity.

Rothschild Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Aircastle Ltd (NYSE:AYR) by 2004.04% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rothschild Asset Management Inc bought 1.74 million shares as the company’s stock rose 3.07% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.83M shares of the diversified commercial services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $37.50 million, up from 86,942 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rothschild Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Aircastle Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.60B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.87% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $20.42. About 271,044 shares traded. Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) has declined 4.32% since August 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.89% the S&P500.

Rothschild Asset Management Inc, which manages about $4.79B and $9.30B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Littelfuse Inc (NASDAQ:LFUS) by 59,214 shares to 6,492 shares, valued at $1.48M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 214,169 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 349,759 shares, and cut its stake in Eog Res Inc (NYSE:EOG).

Rothschild Asset Management Inc is a New York-based institutional investor with more than $4.79 billion AUM in June, 2014. Taken from Rothschild Asset Management latest Adv, the fund reported to have 37 full and part-time employees. Among which 18 performing investment advisory and research functions. The institutional investor had more than 1600 clients.

Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Aircastle Limited had 5 analyst reports since February 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, May 4 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, February 13. JP Morgan maintained Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) on Tuesday, March 6 with “Neutral” rating. Cowen & Co maintained Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) on Tuesday, February 13 with “Hold” rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, February 14 by Stephens.

Aircastle Limited, through its subsidiaries, acquires, leases, and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines. The company has market cap of $1.60 billion. The firm also invests in other aviation assets. It has a 9.91 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, its aircraft portfolio comprised 206 aircraft leased to 71 lessees located in 36 countries.

More important recent Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “The Top 7 Aviation and Aerospace Stocks to Buy Now” on August 11, 2018, also Gurufocus.com published article titled: “6 Cheap Companies Growing Their Book Value”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Aircastle Limited 2018 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on August 07, 2018. More interesting news about Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) was released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Earnings Preview: Aircastle” with publication date: August 06, 2018.

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