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.

Several price targets were given for AAN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 45, implying potential capital gains of 12.39 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 5.01 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AAN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 23.32 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. AAN has a PEG ratio of 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 2.1 percent below the 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.