Analyst Ratings for American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for AAL last month.

Of the 19 analysts covering the stock, 6 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 2 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.

Several price targets were given for AAL by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 95, implying potential capital gains of 90 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 42, implying a possible loss of -16 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 9.09 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 18.1 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 6.49 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 10.94 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 9 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 9 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of AAL to grow at a rate of 23.96 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. AAL has a PEG ratio of 0.51.

AAL has a 52-week high of 54.48 and a 52-week low of 33.00. Today's price is 51.52 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.22 percent below the high. AAL has a price/earnings ratio of 12.21. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AAL value stock report compares AAL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $24.88 billion. AAL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.