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.

AAN was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 45, implying a possible profit of 12.39 percent. The lowest price target was 31, implying potential capital losses of -22.58 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 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 5.01 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

AAN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 23.32 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of AAN is 0.87.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AAN hit 40.90 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 21.50. Today's price is 86.23 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.1 percent lower than its 52-week high. AAN has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.81 billion. AAN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.