Analysts Have Mixed Ratings On Copa Holdings S.A. (NYSE:CPA), American Assets Trust Inc. (NYSE:AAT)

The shares of Copa Holdings S.A. (NYSE:CPA) has been pegged with a rating of Strong Buy by Raymond James in its latest research note that was published on March 23, 2020. Raymond James wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Copa Holdings S.A., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Deutsche Bank advised investors in its research note published on March 17, 2020, to Hold the CPA stock while also putting a $55 price target. The stock had earned Neutral rating from JP Morgan Markets when it published its report on March 16, 2020. That day the JP Morgan set price target on the stock to $65. The stock was given Market Perform rating by Cowen in its report released on February 14, 2020, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at 120. UBS was of a view that CPA is Buy in its latest report on September 27, 2019. Evercore ISI thinks that CPA is worth Outperform rating.

Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 5 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 13 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Overweight while its average price target is $110.65. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 95.13% from its 52-Week high price while it is -59.93% than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 38.07.

The shares of the company added by 16.23% during the trading session on Wednesday, reaching a low of $39.23 while ending the day at $46.83. During the trading session, a total of 753939.0 shares were traded which represents a -51.08% decline from the average session volume which is 499030.0 shares. CPA had ended its last session trading at $40.29. Copa Holdings S.A. currently has a market cap of $1.7 billion, while its P/E ratio stands at 8.05, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 0.59, with a beta of 2.07. Copa Holdings S.A. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.70, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.10 CPA 52-week low price stands at $24.00 while its 52-week high price is $116.88.

The company in its last quarterly report recorded $2.17 earnings per share which is above the predicted by most analysts. The Copa Holdings S.A. generated 225.29 million in revenue during the last quarter. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $2.45 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was up by 2.76%. Copa Holdings S.A. has the potential to record 9.07 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.

Investment analysts at JMP Securities published a research note on May 30, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that American Assets Trust Inc. (NYSE:AAT) is now rated as Mkt Outperform. Even though the stock has been trading at $23.87/share, analysts expect it to down by -4.15% to reach $49.00/share. It started the day trading at $25.19 and traded between $21.93 and $22.88 throughout the trading session.

A look at its technical shows that AAT’s 50-day SMA is 40.87 while its 200-day SMA stands at 45.27. The stock has a high of $49.26 for the year while the low is $20.15. The stock, however, witnessed a rise in its short on 03/13/20. Compared to previous close which recorded 0.98 M shorted shares, the short percentage went higher by 11.60%, as 1.09M CPA shares were shorted. At the moment, only 1.65% of American Assets Trust Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 27.08, while the P/B ratio is 1.04. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 355.57K shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 2.75 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 5.10%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -48.93% over the past 90 days while it lost -50.58% over the last six months.

The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The The Vanguard Group, Inc. sold more AAT shares, decreasing its portfolio by -0.39% during the last quarter. This move now sees The The Vanguard Group, Inc. selling -29,548 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 7,537,851 shares of AAT, with a total valuation of $312,443,924. BlackRock Fund Advisors meanwhile bought more AAT shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $309,821,051 worth of shares.

Similarly, Fidelity Management & Research Co… increased its American Assets Trust Inc. shares by 12.23% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 3,103,913 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 338,173 shares of American Assets Trust Inc. which are valued at $128,657,194. In the same vein, SSgA Funds Management, Inc. increased its American Assets Trust Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold 133,055 shares during the quarter which increased its stakes to 2,424,547 shares and is now valued at $100,497,473. Following these latest developments, around 0.70% of American Assets Trust Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.