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AIRM Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
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AIRM Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 53,010 sh (New)
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Mario Gabelli 626,700 sh (New)
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AIRM Guru Trades in Q2 2017

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Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$42.9 - $43.05 $ 42.95-0%0
Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 New Buy0.17%$32.95 - $43.2 $ 42.9511%626,700
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Airports & Air Services    NAICS: 481219    SIC: 4522
Traded in other countries:AIJ.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Air Methods Corp is a provider of air medical emergency transport services and systems throughout the United States of America. It also designs, manufactures, and installs medical aircraft interiors and other aerospace and medical transport products.

Air Methods Corp is a Delaware corporation, was established in Colorado in 1982. The Company provides air medical emergency transport services and systems throughout the United States of America. It designs, manufactures, and installs medical aircraft interiors and other aerospace and medical transport products. The Company also provides tourism operations in and around the Grand Canyon and Hawaiian Islands. The Company's operating segments include Air Medical Services, Tourism Division and United Rotorcraft. Air Medical Services provides air medical transportation services to the general population as an independent service and to hospitals or other institutions under exclusive operating agreements. The division operates 380 helicopters and 26 fixed wing aircraft under both Instrument Flight Rules and Visual Flight Rules. Tourism Division provides helicopter tours and charter flights, mainly focusing on Grand Canyon and Hawaiian Island tours. The division operates 48 helicopters under two Part 135 Air Carrier Certificates. United Rotorcraft Division designs, manufactures, and installs aircraft medical interiors and other aerospace and medical transport products for domestic and international customers. The Company maintains patents covering several products, including the Litter Lift System used in the U.S. Army's HH-60M helicopter and Medical Evacuation Vehicle, and the Articulating Patient Loading System and Modular Equipment Frame developed as part of the modular interior concept. The Company competes with several national and regional air medical transportation providers for contracts with hospitals and other healthcare institutions. It also competes with larger aerial tourism operators in the Grand Canyon market and a number of smaller operators in both the Grand Canyon and Hawaiian Island markets. The Company is subject to the Federal Aviation Act of 1958. All of its flight and maintenance operations-including equipment, ground facilities, dispatch, communications, flight training personnel and other matters affecting air safety are regulated and actively supervised by the U.S. Department of Transportation through the FAA. It is also subject to laws, regulations, and standards relating to corporate governance and public disclosure, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations, NASDAQ Stock Market rules, and other federal and state securities laws.

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,170.46
EPS (TTM) $ 2.57
Short Percentage of Float23.39%
52-Week Range $23.75 - 43.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.43

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,252 1,318
EBIT (Mil $) 224 244
EBITDA (Mil $) 321 345
EPS ($) 3.16 3.52
EPS without NRI ($) 3.16 3.52
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