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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AAN. The maximum price target given was 45, implying potential capital gains of 12.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 31, which equates to a potential downside of -22.58 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 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 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 5.01 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AAN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 23.32 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of AAN is 0.87.

In the last 52-weeks, AAN has achieved a high of 40.90 and a low of 21.50. Today's price is 86.23 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.1 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.