What’s The Story Behind American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL)


American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) closed its last session at $56.42. The stock traded within a range of $54.18 and $57.00. The company operates in the Industrials sector with a market capitalization of 27.01 Million. Trading volume for American Airlines Group Inc. was 11.34 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) has an average volume of 4.19 Million.

Company Profile

American Airlines Group Inc. operates in the airline industry. The company provides scheduled passenger, freight and mail service primarily in North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Pacific. American Airlines Group Inc. is the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways. American Airlines Group Inc. is based in FORT WORTH TX.

Analyst Views

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 4 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) touched its 1-Year High price of $57.00 on 01/11/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $39.21 on 03/22/17.

EPS & Financials

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $1.42/Share beating the analyst estimate of $1.4/Share by a difference of $0.02. This showed a surprise of 1.4% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 18 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.83/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.95/share and a low EPS of $0.6/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $10.49 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 10.6 Billion and 10.29 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) has a 20-Day average volume of 4.42 Million. According to today’s trading volume American Airlines Group Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.7 Percent and Institutional ownership of 82.7 Percent. The return on assets stands at 3.7%, Return on Equity currently is 52.3% and the Return on Investment value is 13%.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) gross margin percentage stands at 60% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 10 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 4.7 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 8.45% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 13.52 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 16.89 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 8.44 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 10%. The return on invested capital is at 13%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 16.89%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 8.44% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.