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Willis Lease Finance (WLFC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.72 (-1.07%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
7,186 shs
Average Volume
15,907 shs
Market Capitalization
$438.42 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Willis Lease Finance MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Short Interest
1.20% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
0.51mentions of Willis Lease Finance in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.09 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.21 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

69th out of 113 stocks

Machinery, Equipment, & Supplies Industry

5th out of 6 stocks

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About Willis Lease Finance Stock (NASDAQ:WLFC)

Willis Lease Finance Corporation operates as a lessor and servicer of commercial aircraft and aircraft engines worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Leasing and Related Operations, and Spare Parts Sales. The Leasing and Related Operations segment engages in acquiring and leasing commercial aircraft, aircraft engines, and other aircraft equipment, as well as the purchase and resale of commercial aircraft engines and other aircraft equipment, and other related businesses. The Spare Parts Sales segment purchases and resells after-market engine parts, whole engines, engine modules, and portable aircraft components. The company also focuses on engine management and consulting business. It serves commercial aircraft operators, as well as maintenance, repair, and overhaul organizations. As of December 31, 2023, it had a total lease portfolio of 337 engines, 12 aircraft, one marine vessel, and other leased parts and equipment, and with 74 lessees in 42 countries; and managed a total lease portfolio of 198 engines, aircraft, and related equipment for other parties. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Coconut Creek, Florida.

WLFC Stock Price History

WLFC Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/7 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Machinery, equipment, & supplies
Trading Companies & Distributors
Current Symbol
Year Founded


Net Income
$43.78 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$418.55 million
Cash Flow
$22.32 per share
Book Value
$70.29 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$438.42 million
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Charles F. Willis IV (Age 75)
    Founder & Executive Chairman
    Comp: $2.3M
  • Mr. Austin Chandler Willis (Age 43)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $674.12k
  • Mr. Brian Richard HoleMr. Brian Richard Hole (Age 46)
    Comp: $522.81k
  • Mr. Scott B. Flaherty (Age 58)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $496.93k
  • Mr. Marc Pierpoint
    Senior VP and Head of Trading & Investments
  • Mr. Garry A. Failler
    Senior VP of Materials & Services and Chief Technical Officer
  • Mr. Dean Michael Poulakidas (Age 55)
    Executive VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $868.45k
  • Ms. Lynn A. McMillan
    VP & Head of Global Human Resources
  • Mr. Dan J. Coulcher
    Senior VP and Chief Commercial Officer of Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Mr. Craig W. Welsh
    Senior VP and Chief Commercial Officer of Americas & Asia

WLFC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have WLFC shares performed in 2024?

Willis Lease Finance's stock was trading at $48.88 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, WLFC stock has increased by 36.5% and is now trading at $66.73.
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When is Willis Lease Finance's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were Willis Lease Finance's earnings last quarter?

Willis Lease Finance Co. (NASDAQ:WLFC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The transportation company reported $3.00 EPS for the quarter. The transportation company had revenue of $119.08 million for the quarter. Willis Lease Finance had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.77% and a net margin of 13.45%.

How often does Willis Lease Finance pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Willis Lease Finance?

Willis Lease Finance declared a dividend on Wednesday, May 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 30th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share on Friday, June 7th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 30th.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Willis Lease Finance own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Willis Lease Finance investors own include AerCap (AER), Verizon Communications (VZ), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Netflix (NFLX), Southern (SO), Adobe (ADBE), Boeing (BA), Salesforce (CRM), Walt Disney (DIS) and Five Below (FIVE).

Who are Willis Lease Finance's major shareholders?

Willis Lease Finance's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (1.60%), Empowered Funds LLC (0.31%), BNP Paribas Financial Markets (0.07%) and Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Austin Chandler Willis, Brian Richard Hole, Charles F Iv Willis, Hans Jorg Hunziker, Rae Ann Mckeating, Robert J Keady and Scott B Flaherty.
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How do I buy shares of Willis Lease Finance?

Shares of WLFC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:WLFC) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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