Barclays Positive On Shire Plc (LON:SHP) with GBX 270.00 Target; Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings New (AAWW) Sellers Increased By 11.41% Their Shorts

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings New (NASDAQ:AAWW) had an increase of 11.41% in short interest. AAWW’s SI was 2.83M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 11.41% from 2.54 million shares previously. With 214,100 avg volume, 13 days are for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings New (NASDAQ:AAWW)’s short sellers to cover AAWW’s short positions. The SI to Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings New’s float is 11.56%. The stock decreased 3.35% or $1.9 during the last trading session, reaching $54.8. About 313,420 shares traded or 14.99% up from the average. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW) has risen 10.32% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.38% the S&P500.

Analysts at Barclays has initiated coverage on shares of Shire Plc (LON:SHP) in a analysts report sent to investors and clients on Thursday morning. The company set a “Equal-weight” rating on the 29.93 billion GBP market cap company.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.39 billion. It operates through three divisions: ACMI, Charter, and Dry Leasing. It has a 32.5 P/E ratio. The firm offers outsourced cargo and passenger aircraft operating solutions comprising contractual service arrangements, which include the provision of aircraft to clients and value-added services, such as crew, maintenance, and insurance; and crew, maintenance, and insurance services for the customer providing aircraft.

Among 5 analysts covering Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had 20 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 28 report. On Monday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, May 6 by Cowen & Co. As per Friday, August 26, the company rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, November 4 with “Market Perform”. As per Wednesday, November 8, the company rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of AAWW in report on Friday, September 25 with “In-Line” rating. Stephens maintained Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW) on Monday, January 8 with “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 8 report. Cowen & Co maintained Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Hold” rating.

The stock decreased 0.20% or GBX 6.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 3313.5. About 2.33 million shares traded. Shire plc (LON:SHP) has 0.00% since February 4, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Shire plc, a biotechnology company, focused on serving people with rare diseases and other specialized conditions worldwide. The company has market cap of 29.93 billion GBP. The firm offers products in therapeutic areas, including hematology, genetic diseases, neuroscience, immunology, internal medicine, ophthalmology, and oncology. It has a 18.78 P/E ratio. The Company’s marketed products include ADVATE and ADYNOVATE/ADYNOVI for hemophilia A; RIXUBIS to treat hemophilia B; VONVENDI for the treatment of von willebrand Disease; FEIBA to treat hemophilia A and B patients with inhibitors; CINRYZE and FIRAZYR for hereditary angioedema; ELAPRASE to treat hunter syndrome; REPLAGAL for Fabry disease; and VPRIV to treat type 1 Gaucher disease.

Among 26 analysts covering Shire PLC (LON:SHP), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Shire PLC has GBX 8000 highest and GBX 214 lowest target. GBX 5274.08’s average target is 59.17% above currents GBX 3313.5 stock price. Shire PLC had 405 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained Shire plc (LON:SHP) rating on Tuesday, June 13. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and GBX 6000 target. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 6050 target in Monday, June 6 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Liberum Capital on Thursday, January 18. JP Morgan maintained Shire plc (LON:SHP) on Friday, December 4 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas on Friday, September 4 with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Friday, November 11 with “Conviction Buy”. As per Wednesday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. JP Morgan maintained the shares of SHP in report on Tuesday, January 31 with “Overweight” rating. As per Friday, February 17, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 5000 target in Thursday, January 11 report.