WINTON GROUP Ltd raised its holdings in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW – Get Rating) by 26.1% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 38,706 shares of the transportation company’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,018 shares during the quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd owned approximately 0.13% of Atlas Air Worldwide worth $3,643,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Sixth Street Partners Management Company L.P. boosted its stake in Atlas Air Worldwide by 48.7% in the 3rd quarter. Sixth Street Partners Management Company L.P. now owns 2,007,000 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $163,932,000 after buying an additional 657,000 shares during the last quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. purchased a new position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide in the fourth quarter valued at $12,807,000. Balyasny Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Atlas Air Worldwide during the 3rd quarter valued at $11,065,000. American Century Companies Inc. grew its stake in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide by 48.3% during the third quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 247,326 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $20,202,000 after acquiring an additional 80,519 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Natixis increased its position in shares of Atlas Air Worldwide by 1,252.0% during the third quarter. Natixis now owns 79,904 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $6,527,000 after acquiring an additional 73,994 shares during the last quarter.
In other news, EVP Adam Richard Kokas sold 9,975 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $88.45, for a total value of $882,288.75. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.70% of the company’s stock.
Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ:AAWW – Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 5th. The transportation company reported $2.99 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.63 by $0.36. Atlas Air Worldwide had a return on equity of 21.23% and a net margin of 11.53%. The company had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.02 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.45 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Research analysts expect that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. will post 15.01 earnings per share for the current year.
Atlas Air Worldwide declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, February 17th that permits the company to buyback $200.00 million in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization permits the transportation company to repurchase up to 8.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on AAWW shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Atlas Air Worldwide from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 26th. Wolfe Research cut shares of Atlas Air Worldwide from a “peer perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $73.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, April 5th. Finally, StockNews.com raised shares of Atlas Air Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 29th.
About Atlas Air Worldwide (Get Rating)
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. It operates through two segments, Airline Operations and Dry Leasing. The company offers outsourced cargo and passenger aircraft operating solutions, including contractual service arrangements, such as the provision of aircraft; and value-added services, including crew, maintenance, and insurance to aircraft and other customers.
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