AerCap Holdings N.V. Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Falling Now

AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 0.29%.

AerCap Holdings N.V. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 37.21% to $0.59 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.43 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Decreased 2.33% to $247 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: AerCap Holdings N.V. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.59 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.54. It beat the average revenue estimate of $241.72 million.

Quoting Management: Aengus Kelly, CEO of AerCap, commented: “Our record EPS number for the first half of 2013 is the result of the rigorous application of our core principles. It is this combination of highly disciplined aircraft acquisitions and disposals as well as a long term stable liability structure that has enabled us to return $420 million to our shareholders, obtain an investment grade rating and generate record earnings.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 5.17% from $234.86 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 1.67% from $0.60 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.59 to a profit $0.64. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $2.26 to a profit of $2.38 over the last ninety days.

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