Deutsche Lufthansa (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Kepler Capital Markets

Deutsche Lufthansa (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) was downgraded by analysts at Kepler Capital Markets from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Friday, The Fly reports.

A number of other research firms also recently commented on DLAKY. UBS Group reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Deutsche Lufthansa in a report on Monday, March 22nd. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Deutsche Lufthansa in a research note on Thursday, February 18th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Deutsche Lufthansa in a research note on Friday, March 5th. Barclays reissued an “underweight” rating on shares of Deutsche Lufthansa in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Commerzbank downgraded shares of Deutsche Lufthansa from a “hold” rating to a “reduce” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 24th. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Sell” and an average price target of $16.00.

Deutsche Lufthansa stock traded up $0.24 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $12.72. The company had a trading volume of 37,607 shares, compared to its average volume of 43,945. The stock has a market cap of $7.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.03 and a beta of 1.44. Deutsche Lufthansa has a 1 year low of $7.65 and a 1 year high of $15.56. The company has a quick ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 0.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.02. The business has a fifty day moving average of $13.62 and a 200 day moving average of $12.21.

Deutsche Lufthansa (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, March 4th. The transportation company reported ($2.53) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Deutsche Lufthansa had a negative return on equity of 60.12% and a negative net margin of 27.74%. The business had revenue of $3.09 billion for the quarter. Equities analysts anticipate that Deutsche Lufthansa will post -13.05 earnings per share for the current year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Deutsche Lufthansa stock. Captrust Financial Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Deutsche Lufthansa AG (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) by 665.5% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 2,220 shares of the transportation company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,930 shares during the period. Captrust Financial Advisors’ holdings in Deutsche Lufthansa were worth $29,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Institutional investors own 0.08% of the company’s stock.

Deutsche Lufthansa Company Profile

Deutsche Lufthansa AG operates as an aviation company in Germany and internationally. The company's Network Airlines segment offers passenger services through a route network of 273 destinations in 86 countries. Its Eurowings segment provides passenger services through a route network of more than 210 destinations in 60 countries.

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