American Airlines Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AAL -- USA Stock  

USD 42.59  0.18  0.42%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding American Airlines Group is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides American Airlines Group buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding American Airlines positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of American Airlines Group available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from American Airlines buy-and-hold prospective. Check also American Airlines Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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American Airlines Current Recommendation

Strong Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon American Airlines Group has a risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.0
American Airlines buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by analysts analyzing the organization potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure American Airlines is not overpriced, please confirm all American Airlines Group fundamentals including its Current Valuation, Price to Book, Cash and Equivalents, as well as the relationship between Shares Owned by Institutions and Gross Profit . Given that American Airlines Group has Number of Shares Shorted of 26.36 M, we suggest you validate American Airlines Group market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

American Airlines Thematic Classifications

Shipping Containers IdeaShipping Containers
USA Equities from Shipping Containers industry as classified by Fama & French

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.12Value At Risk2.94
Potential Upside2.44Standard Deviation1.67
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares60.9 M3.2 B
Primecap Management CoCommon Shares52.9 M2.7 B
Berkshire Hathaway IncCommon Shares46 M2.4 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares28.6 M1.5 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares24.6 M1.3 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares20.3 M1.1 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares15.2 M789 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpCall Options2.6 M135 M

American Airlines Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.00
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.07

American Airlines Volatility Alert

American Airlines Group exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.17 and kurtosis of -0.46. However, we advise investors to further study American Airlines Group technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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American Airlines Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAmerican AirlinesPeer Average
Return On Equity144.73 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.36 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin4.13 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin15.41 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation39.76 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding468.15 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders41.84 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions6.82 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted26.36 M3.24 M
Price to Earning11.01 times40.69 times
Price to Book5.20 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.47 times17.81 times
Revenue42.79 B9.85 B
Gross Profit31.12 B21.75 B
EBITDA6.59 B1.41 B
Net Income1.76 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents5.29 B3.89 B
Cash per Share11.30 times5.17 times
Total Debt24.74 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity638.40 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.57 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share8.26 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations(504.88 M)1.25 B
Short Ratio6.07 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.90 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.73 times1.22 times
Number of Employees128.6 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization20.09 B29.78 B
Total Asset48.41 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings1.64 B38.24 B
Working Capital(3.62 B)3.58 B
Current Asset9.98 B36.8 B
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American Airlines Market Momentum

American Airlines Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
American Airlines generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
American Airlines has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
American Airlines has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 24.74 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 638.4 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. American Airlines Group has Current Ratio of 0.56 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
AAL has about 5.29 B in cash with (504.88 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 11.3.
Roughly 42.0% of American Airlines Group shares are held by company insiders
On May 7, 2018 American Airlines paid $ 0.1 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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