Controladora Vuela Cia De Av (VLRS) Holder Teewinot Capital Advisers LLC Has Lifted Its Stake

May 18, 2018 - By Cecil Scoggins

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Michael Moriarty increased its stake in Controladora Vuela Cia De Av (VLRS) by 86.21% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Teewinot Capital Advisers Llc bought 1.05M shares as the company’s stock 0.00% . The hedge fund run by Michael Moriarty held 2.27M shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $18.19 million, up from 1.22M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Teewinot Capital Advisers Llc who had been investing in Controladora Vuela Cia De Av for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $572.91M market cap company. The stock decreased 1.94% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $5.55. About 350,017 shares traded. Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) has declined 39.60% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 51.15% the S&P500.

More recent Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Volaris (VLRS) Reports Q1 Miss on Revenues” on April 20, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Geopolitical Uncertainty, Competition For Volaris Airline Parent Controladora Vuela Trigger Downgrade” on April 23, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Volaris Aviation 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” with publication date: April 20, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Volaris Aviation (NYSE:VLRS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Volaris Aviation had 11 analyst reports since January 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $12.5 target in Friday, February 16 report. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $12.0 target in Friday, February 23 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 24 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, January 8. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, February 20. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 23 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, April 20 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) earned “Hold” rating by Imperial Capital on Monday, April 23. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 7 by UBS.

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