Published: Thu, September 21, 2017
Business | By Max Garcia

Varied Analyst Comments On American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), Versartis, Inc. (VSAR)

Varied Analyst Comments On American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), Versartis, Inc. (VSAR)

Gendell Jeffrey L now owns 1,033,753 shares of the airline's stock worth $43,728,000 after purchasing an additional 334,053 shares in the last quarter. $131,552 worth of American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) shares were bought by ALBAUGH JAMES F. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 81.53% of the company's stock. LLC grew its stake in shares of American Airlines Group by 26.7% in the 1st quarter. AAL began its day with a share price of 46.

The outstanding shares for American Airlines Group Inc.is 489.02 with a shares float of 482.54. For the quarter, shares have been noted at 6.47%. Primecap Management Co. CA grew its holdings in shares of American Airlines Group by 3.4% during the 1st quarter. Surprise? The volume performance for the stock on the day in question is unusually low, especially when matched against average 5.88M. Hap Trading Limited Co holds 112,744 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio.

American Airlines Group Inc. shares increased 5.5 percent over the past week and fell -4.98 percent over the previous month. Finally, Aperio Group LLC raised its stake in shares of American Airlines Group by 39.4% in the third quarter. Currently, the stock has a 3 months average volume of 28.43 million. American Airlines Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $29 a share. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. Morgan Stanley reduced their price objective on American Airlines Group from $52.00 to $51.00 and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation.

Among 6 analysts covering Interface (NASDAQ:TILE), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. American Airlines Group now has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $56.78. $1.13M worth of American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) was sold by Leibman Maya. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.97, for a total value of $479,700.00. Short shares fell from 35,502,146 to 35,414,272 over that period. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

The technical setup for the stock is informed by some strong movement data that has occurred over the past several months. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 161,476 shares in the company, valued at $7,746,003.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

The company reported its EPS on 6/29/2017. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter past year. (AAL) traded up 2.34% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $45.42. The return on equity (ROE), also known as return on investment (ROI), is the best measure of the return, since it is the product of the operating performance, asset turnover, and debt-equity management of the firm.

American Airlines Group, Inc. has a 50 day moving average of 46.60 and a 200 day moving average of 46.73. American Airlines Group, Inc. The firm has a market cap of $22.12 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.28 and a beta of 0.98. American Airlines Group, Inc. Investors purchased 1,841 put options on the company. (NASDAQ:AAL) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days.

Among 21 analysts covering American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL), 6 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 11 Hold.

Several analysts have weighed in on the company. Missouri-based Stifel Fin Corporation has invested 0.01% in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL). The business had revenue of $11.11 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $11.08 billion. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 1.13%.

In other American Airlines Group news, EVP Elise R. Eberwein sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $46.77 and a 200 day moving average price of $46.75. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 14th were given a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday the 10th of August 2017. Ahl Prtn Llp reported 0.15% of its portfolio in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL).

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American Airlines Group Inc (AAG) is a holding company whose primary business activity is the operation of a network air carrier through its subsidiaries, American Airlines, Inc (American) and its regional subsidiaries, Envoy Aviation Group Inc (Envoy), Piedmont Airlines, Inc (Piedmont) and PSA Airlines, Inc (PSA).

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