Airbus SE (OTCMKTS:EADSY) Short Interest Down 31.4% in April

Airbus SE (OTCMKTS:EADSYGet Rating) saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 49,800 shares, a drop of 31.4% from the April 15th total of 72,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 640,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.1 days.

EADSY has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Airbus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 30th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on shares of Airbus from €120.00 ($126.32) to €135.00 ($142.11) in a report on Wednesday, January 19th. Societe Generale raised shares of Airbus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 10th. Citigroup lifted their price objective on shares of Airbus from €138.00 ($145.26) to €150.00 ($157.89) in a report on Wednesday, January 26th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on shares of Airbus from €170.00 ($178.95) to €180.00 ($189.47) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, May 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $106.86.

Shares of OTCMKTS:EADSY traded up $0.68 on Friday, hitting $27.70. 392,019 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 524,635. Airbus has a 1-year low of $24.64 and a 1-year high of $35.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $28.54 and its 200 day moving average price is $30.43. The company has a current ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.07. The firm has a market capitalization of $87.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.81, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.52 and a beta of 1.64.

Airbus (OTCMKTS:EADSYGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 17th. The aerospace company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.23. Airbus had a net margin of 9.46% and a return on equity of 54.00%. The business had revenue of $19.44 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.01 billion. On average, equities analysts predict that Airbus will post 1.44 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 15th were paid a dividend of $0.3094 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.1%. Airbus’s payout ratio is currently 16.04%.

Airbus Company Profile (Get Rating)

Airbus SE engages in the designing, manufacturing, and delivering aerospace products, services, and solutions worldwide. It operates through three segments: Airbus, Airbus Helicopters, and Airbus Defence and Space. The Airbus segment develops, manufactures, markets, and sells commercial jet aircraft of approximately 100 seats; and regional turboprop aircraft and aircraft components, as well as provides aircraft conversion and related services.

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