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

-0.60 (-1.04 %)
(As of 09/23/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $56.90
50-Day Range
MA: $61.02
52-Week Range
Now: $56.90
Volume24,262 shs
Average Volume12,208 shs
Market Capitalization$332.87 million
P/E Ratio5.53
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$20.1773 per share
Book Value$46.19 per share


Net Income$43.23 million


Market Cap$332.87 million
Next Earnings Date11/4/2019 (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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 6th. The transportation company reported $2.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The transportation company earned $95.80 million during the quarter. Willis Lease Finance had a return on equity of 22.15% and a net margin of 16.59%. 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 Monday, November 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Willis Lease Finance.

Has Willis Lease Finance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WLFC stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Willis Lease Finance earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Willis Lease Finance.

Are investors shorting Willis Lease Finance?

Willis Lease Finance saw a decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 16,800 shares, a decrease of 14.7% from the July 31st total of 19,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 0.6% of the company's shares are sold short. 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (8.29%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.46%), BlackRock Inc. (3.20%), Northern Trust Corp (0.81%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.70%) and Eaton Vance Management (0.64%). 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 institutional investors are selling Willis Lease Finance stock?

WLFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Strs Ohio, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Advisor Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Invesco Ltd.. 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 institutional investors are buying Willis Lease Finance stock?

WLFC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eaton Vance Management, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Navellier & Associates Inc, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $56.90.

How big of a company is Willis Lease Finance?

Willis Lease Finance has a market capitalization of $332.87 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:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  154 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  282
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 9/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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