Analyst Ratings for Aaron's Inc. (AAN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Aaron's Inc. (NYSE:AAN) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for AAN last month.

A buy rating was issued by 5 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for AAN. The maximum price target given was 45, which equates to a potential upside of 12.39 percent. The lowest price target was 31, which equates to a potential downside of -22.58 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 5.01 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of AAN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 23.32 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. AAN has a PEG ratio of 0.87.

AAN has traded between a high of 40.90 and a low of 21.50 over the past year. Currently the stock is 86.23 percent higher than its low, and 2.1 percent below the high. AAN has a price/earnings ratio of 20.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AAN value stock report compares AAN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AAN is $2.81 billion. AAN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.