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.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AAL. The highest price target was 95, which equates to a potential upside of 90 percent. The lowest price target was 42, implying potential capital losses of -16 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 9.09 percent. That number becomes 18.1 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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. Over the past month, 9 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 9 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
AAL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 23.96 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. AAL has a PEG ratio of 0.51.
In the trailing 52-weeks, AAL hit 54.48 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 33.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 51.52 percent, and 8.22 percent lower than its 52-week high. AAL has a P/E 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 market cap of AAL is $24.88 billion. AAL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.