Aircastle Limited (AYR) At $23.67 Forms Top; Versartis, Inc. (VSAR) Covered By 6 Bulls

Aircastle Limited (AYR) formed multiple top with $24.62 target or 4.00% above today’s $23.67 share price. Aircastle Limited (AYR) has $1.86B valuation. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $23.67. About 247,703 shares traded. Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) has risen 8.43% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.27% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering Versartis Inc (NASDAQ:VSAR), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Versartis Inc had 26 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 22, the company rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, July 28 with “Buy”. The stock of Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The company was initiated on Friday, December 2 by Suntrust Robinson. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, October 4 by Piper Jaffray. Morgan Stanley initiated Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) on Thursday, August 13 with “Equal Weight” rating. As per Tuesday, December 20, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Hold” rating by Citigroup on Monday, September 25. On Thursday, August 20 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. The stock of Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) earned “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, December 17. See Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) latest ratings:

25/09/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Hold New Target: $3.0 Downgrade
22/09/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Hold New Target: $3.0 Downgrade
22/09/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy Old Target: $28 New Target: $9 Maintain
22/09/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $17 New Target: $3 Maintain
22/09/2017 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
22/09/2017 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Overweight Old Target: $34 New Target: $14 Maintain
22/09/2017 Broker: SunTrust Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Old Target: $25 Downgrade
22/09/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
22/09/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $28 Downgrade
08/09/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $26.0 Maintain

Analysts await Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.58 EPS, down 32.56% or $0.28 from last year’s $0.86 per share. AYR’s profit will be $45.65 million for 10.20 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.79 actual EPS reported by Aircastle Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.58% negative EPS growth.

Among 14 analysts covering Aircastle (NYSE:AYR), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. Aircastle had 39 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) earned “Market Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, August 5. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, February 12. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Monday, September 11. As per Monday, March 14, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, March 15 report. Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, May 5 report. The stock of Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 15. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 4 with “Sector Perform”. As per Tuesday, February 28, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. Citigroup initiated it with “Hold” rating and $25.0 target in Friday, December 8 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 14 investors sold Aircastle Limited shares while 41 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 47.77 million shares or 0.31% less from 47.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sei Invs reported 0% of its portfolio in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR). Bridgeway Cap Mngmt Incorporated owns 0.07% invested in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) for 281,200 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 0% of its portfolio in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR). 377,260 are owned by Advisors Cap Management Limited Liability Company. California Employees Retirement owns 198,820 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Susquehanna Intl Group Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) for 130,861 shares. Envestnet Asset Management Inc owns 28,034 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 448,489 shares. Prelude Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 600 shares. 15,682 are held by Lpl Limited Company. Manufacturers Life Insur The invested in 0% or 36,374 shares. Citigroup invested 0% of its portfolio in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR). Wealthtrust stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR). River Road Asset Mgmt Limited reported 0.87% stake. Barclays Public Ltd Company invested in 16,895 shares.

Since September 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $7.02 million activity. Westberg Paul sold $3,381 worth of Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) on Thursday, October 19. 667 Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) shares with value of $1,701 were sold by Hislop Colin. $3,381 worth of stock was sold by Brumm Joshua T on Thursday, October 19. Another trade for 776 shares valued at $1,979 was sold by Ward Shane. PERCEPTIVE ADVISORS LLC sold $7.01 million worth of stock.

The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $2.25. About 999,890 shares traded. Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) has risen 103.18% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.48% the S&P500.