Aircastle Limited (AYR) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Apr 12, '19

Are you looking for the analysis of Aircastle Limited (AYR) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 6 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell AYR stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about AYR stock:

  • Is AYR a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold AYR stock today?
  • Is AYR a good buy / investment?
  • What are AYR analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy AYR stock:

1. AYR quarterly revenue growth was 59.20%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (9.64% and 4.74%, respectively). See AYR revenue growth chart.

2. AYR profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 10.48pp. See AYR profitability chart.

3. AYR forward dividend yield is 5.93%, higher than the industry (0.58%) and sector (0.45%) forward dividend yields. See AYR forward dividend chart.

4. AYR forward P/E ratio is 7.77, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See AYR forward P/E ratio chart.

5. AYR Price/Book ratio is 0.77, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See AYR forward Price/Book ratio chart.

6. AYR average analyst price target ($22.50) is above its current price ($20.17). See AYR price target chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell AYR stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. AYR Price/Sales ratio is 1.82, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See AYR forward Price/Sales ratio chart.

2. AYR PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.50, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See AYR PEG chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for AYR:

Metrics AYR
Price $19.79
Average Price Target / Upside $22.50 / 13.69%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Industry Rental & Leasing Services
Sector Industrials
Number of Employees 109
Market Cap $1.50B
Forward P/E Ratio 7.54
Price/Book Ratio 1.76
PEG 1.49
Revenue (TTM) $851.48M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 59.2%
Profit Margin 29.12%

What are your thoughts on AYR?

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