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NASDAQ:WLFC - Willis Lease Finance Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.46 (+0.76 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $61.38
50-Day Range
MA: $58.55
52-Week Range
Now: $61.38
Volume4,364 shs
Average Volume9,566 shs
Market Capitalization$359.07 million
P/E Ratio4.71
Dividend YieldN/A
Willis Lease Finance Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, leases and services commercial aircraft and aircraft engines worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Leasing and Related Operations, and Spare Parts Sales. It also purchases and resells commercial aircraft engines; and sells aircraft engine parts and materials. The company offers noise-compliant Stage IV commercial jet engines. It serves airlines and aircraft engine manufacturers, as well as maintenance, repair, and overhaul providers. As of December 31, 2018, the company had a total lease portfolio of 244 engines and related equipment, 17 aircraft, and 10 other leased parts and equipment with 81 lessees in 47 countries; and managed a total lease portfolio of 440 engines and related equipment on behalf of other parties. Willis Lease Finance Corporation was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Coconut Creek, Florida.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Machinery, equipment, & supplies
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WLFC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$348.35 million
Cash Flow$20.81 per share
Book Value$46.19 per share


Net Income$43.23 million


Market Cap$359.07 million
Next Earnings Date3/11/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Willis Lease Finance (NASDAQ:WLFC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Willis Lease Finance's stock symbol?

Willis Lease Finance trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WLFC."

How were Willis Lease Finance's earnings last quarter?

Willis Lease Finance Co. (NASDAQ:WLFC) issued its earnings results on Monday, March, 11th. The transportation company reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter. The transportation company earned $39.69 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $37.67 million. Willis Lease Finance had a net margin of 18.27% and a return on equity of 25.41%. View Willis Lease Finance's Earnings History.

When is Willis Lease Finance's next earnings date?

Willis Lease Finance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 11th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Willis Lease Finance.

Has Willis Lease Finance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WLFC stock have been trending extremely negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Willis Lease Finance earned a media sentiment score of -4.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Willis Lease Finance.

Are investors shorting Willis Lease Finance?

Willis Lease Finance saw a drop in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 22,000 shares, a drop of 12.7% from the October 31st total of 25,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Willis Lease Finance's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Willis Lease Finance's key competitors?

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), Jones Energy (JONE), Hudson Technologies (HDSN), Hertz Global (HTZ), Tesla (TSLA), Xilinx (XLNX), Delek US (DK), Regions Financial (RF), Realogy (RLGY) and Southern (SO).

Who are Willis Lease Finance's key executives?

Willis Lease Finance's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Charles F. Willis IV, Chairman & CEO (Age 70)
  • Mr. Brian Richard Hole, Pres (Age 41)
  • Mr. Scott B. Flaherty, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Dean Michael Poulakidas, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 50)

Who are Willis Lease Finance's major shareholders?

Willis Lease Finance's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (0.97%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.47%), Strs Ohio (0.17%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.13%), Mackay Shields LLC (0.12%) and Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio (0.11%). Company insiders that own Willis Lease Finance stock include Austin Chandler Willis, Brian Richard Hole, Charles F Iv Willis, Hans Jorg Hunziker, Robert J Keady, Robert T Morris and Scott B Flaherty. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Willis Lease Finance.

Which major investors are selling Willis Lease Finance stock?

WLFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Mackay Shields LLC and Barclays PLC. Company insiders that have sold Willis Lease Finance company stock in the last year include Austin Chandler Willis, Brian Richard Hole, Robert J Keady and Robert T Morris. View Insider Buying and Selling for Willis Lease Finance.

Which major investors are buying Willis Lease Finance stock?

WLFC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, California Public Employees Retirement System, Rhumbline Advisers and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have bought Willis Lease Finance stock in the last two years include Brian Richard Hole and Scott B Flaherty. View Insider Buying and Selling for Willis Lease Finance.

How do I buy shares of Willis Lease Finance?

Shares of WLFC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Willis Lease Finance's stock price today?

One share of WLFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.38.

How big of a company is Willis Lease Finance?

Willis Lease Finance has a market capitalization of $359.07 million and generates $348.35 million in revenue each year. Willis Lease Finance employs 175 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Willis Lease Finance.

What is Willis Lease Finance's official website?

The official website for Willis Lease Finance is http://www.willislease.com/.

How can I contact Willis Lease Finance?

Willis Lease Finance's mailing address is 4700 LYONS TECHNOLOGY PARKWAY, COCONUT CREEK FL, 33073. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 561-349-9989 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Willis Lease Finance (NASDAQ WLFC)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  133 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  162 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  295
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Willis Lease Finance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WLFC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WLFC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/7/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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