Sentiment Report: American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL)


Insiders sold a total of 63,476 shares of company stock worth $3,159,738 in the last ninety days. For the quarter, shares have been noted at -1.96%. The company has a market capitalization of $24.64 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.56 and a beta of 0.99. (AAL) has declined -1.36% and closed its last trading session at $50.6. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.60, current ratio was 0.70, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 6.06 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 6.69, while Payout ratio is 0.098. Also, the number of institutional investors holding American Airlines Group Inc in their top 10 holdings increased from 14 to 21 for an increase of 7. It has outperformed by 23.95% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $25.81B company. Lord Abbett Communication reported 176,700 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Inc has 3.63 million shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. The Public Sector Pension Investment Board holds 150,000 shares with $5.56M value, up from 48,009 last quarter.

Valuations and Returns for Merck & Co., Inc. The stock rose 0.24% or $0.1 reaching $39.78 per share. About 715,295 shares traded or 125.47% up from the average. Knight Transportation Inc (NYSE:KNX) has risen 26.59% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 selling transactions for $7.16 million activity. $175,987 worth of Knight Transportation Inc (NYSE:KNX) shares were sold by Yu Wayne. 12,500 shares valued at $412,880 were sold by KNIGHT GARY J on Tuesday, May 9. In this case performance of tends to percentage rate of return for a stock for a given time frame.

About 8,763 shares traded. It also reduced Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) stake by 57,640 shares and now owns 567,465 shares. Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) was reduced too. Three firms rating the stock a strong buy, 8 firms rating the stock a buy, three analysts rating the company a hold, one analyst rating the company a underperform, and finally zero equity analysts rating the company a sell with a one year target of $43.25. AAL was included in 60 notes of analysts from July 28, 2015. (AAL) to generate earnings per share of $4.70 in 2017.

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Among 20 analysts covering KUKA (ETR:KU2), 4 have Buy rating, 8 Sell and 8 Hold. Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $54 target. The rating was initiated by Evercore on Wednesday, August 19 with "Buy". The stock has "Neutral" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, November 16. Bank of America upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $31 target in Friday, September 11 report.

10/2/2017-Morgan Stanley Reiterated Rating of Equal.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.57, from 1.13 in 2017Q1.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding AAL? 43 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. Fin Counselors Inc stated it has 40,754 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Natixis Asset holds 18,884 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. National Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 382,370 shares. 106 were reported by Herndon Capital Ltd Liability Corp.

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9/20/2017-Raymond James Financial, Inc. Hilltop Hldg invested in 0.07% or 5,020 shares. Moreover, Highland Capital Management Lp has 5.21% invested in the company for 2.43 million shares. Buckingham Capital Management reported 163,321 shares. Invesco Limited owns 2.18 million shares or 0.03% of their United States portfolio.

Since May 4, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 3 sales for $7.87 million activity. Paradigm Cap Mngmt Incorporated holds 0.05% of its portfolio in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) for 10,000 shares. ALBAUGH JAMES F bought 3,000 shares worth $131,552. EBERWEIN ELISE R sold $1.66M worth of stock or 33,400 shares. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.77 earnings per share. The per mile figure is a closely watched indicator of pricing power in the airline business, and even raising the third-quarter range by a half-point was enough to push American's shares higher. It also upped Ishares Tr (IJS) stake by 10,869 shares and now owns 56,512 shares.

Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of American Airlines Group Inc. Therefore 36% are positive. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, September 2 by Imperial Capital.

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. As per Wednesday, July 6, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, July 27 by Oddo & Cie. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 1 by J.P. Morgan. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, October 9 by Citigroup.

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