American Airlines Beta vs. Market Capitalization

AAL -- USA Stock  

USD 37.60  0.32  0.86%

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American Airlines Group Market Capitalization vs. Beta Fundamental Analysis

American Airlines Group is rated below average in beta category among related companies. It is rated below average in market capitalization category among related companies creating about  13,369,230,769  of Market Capitalization per Beta.
Beta is one of the most important measures of equity market volatility. Beta can be thought of as asset elasticity or sensitivity to market. In other words, it is a number that shows the relationship of financial instrument to the financial market in which this instrument is traded. For example if Beta of equity is 2, it will be expected to significantly outperform market when market is going up and significantly underperform when market is going down. Similarly, Beta of 1 indicates that an asset and market will generate similar returns during over time.
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In a nutshell, Beta is a measure of individual stock risk relative to the overall volatility of the stock market. and is calculated based on very sound finance theory - Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM).However, since Beta is calculated based on historical price movements it may not predict how a firm's stock is going to perform in the future.
Market Capitalization is total market value of a company's equity. It is one of many ways to value a company and is calculated by multiplying the price of the stock by the number of shares issued. If a firm has one type of stock its market capitalization will be the current market share price multiplied by the number of shares. However, if a company has multiple types of equities then the market cap will be the total of the market caps of the different types of shares.
American Airlines 
Market Cap 
Shares Outstanding 
Share Price 
17.38 B
In most publications or references market cap is broken down into the mega cap, large cap, mid cap, small cap, micro cap, and nano cap. Market Cap is a measurement of business as total market value of all of outstanding shares at a given time, and can be used to compare different companies based on their size.
American Airlines Group is rated below average in market capitalization category among related companies. Market capitalization of Airlines industry is presently estimated at about 140.4 Billion. American Airlines retains roughly 17.38 Billion in market capitalization claiming about 12% of stocks in Airlines industry.
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American Airlines is rated below average in beta category among related companies.

Beta Analysis

As market goes up, the company is expected to significantly outperform it. However, if the market returns are negative, American Airlines will likely underperform.