George Kaiser Family Foundation Has $1.59 Million Stake in Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY)

George Kaiser Family Foundation raised its holdings in Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY) by 30.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 21,216 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 4,961 shares during the period. Ryanair comprises about 0.6% of George Kaiser Family Foundation’s holdings, making the stock its 11th largest position. George Kaiser Family Foundation’s holdings in Ryanair were worth $1,590,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Pinnacle Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Ryanair during the 4th quarter worth approximately $31,000. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp bought a new position in shares of Ryanair during the fourth quarter worth about $84,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC lifted its position in shares of Ryanair by 69.7% during the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 1,583 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $116,000 after purchasing an additional 650 shares during the last quarter. We Are One Seven LLC bought a new position in shares of Ryanair during the fourth quarter worth about $116,000. Finally, US Bancorp DE raised its stake in Ryanair by 9.5% during the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 1,700 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $127,000 after acquiring an additional 147 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 43.06% of the company’s stock.

NASDAQ RYAAY traded down $0.91 during trading on Friday, reaching $65.28. 1,034,131 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,195,985. The stock has a market cap of $15.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.70 and a beta of 0.85. Ryanair Holdings plc has a fifty-two week low of $64.78 and a fifty-two week high of $119.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 0.93.

Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 20th. The transportation company reported ($0.74) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.64) by ($0.10). The company had revenue of $1.45 billion during the quarter. Ryanair had a net margin of 11.69% and a return on equity of 20.34%. Analysts predict that Ryanair Holdings plc will post 4.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

RYAAY has been the topic of several research reports. Societe Generale upgraded shares of Ryanair from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 19th. Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of Ryanair from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 7th. Canaccord Genuity lowered shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 5th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Ryanair from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. Finally, HSBC lowered shares of Ryanair from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $73.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, April 2nd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $76.33.

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About Ryanair

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Other European countries. The company is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled services and Internet-related services; in-flight sale of beverages, food, and merchandise; and marketing accommodation services, holidays, car hire, and travel insurance through its Website.

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