American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ: AAL) has seen a rise in its stock price by 0.82 in relation to its previous close of 12.19. However, the company has experienced a 4.15% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. InvestorPlace reported 2023-11-18 that The stock market’s rebound is offering plenty of bargains for investors hunting for value. When the market declined for three consecutive months from August to October, investors saw stock prices and valuations pushed down.
Is It Worth Investing in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ: AAL) Right Now?
American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ: AAL) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 5.64x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 1.58. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 2 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 15 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price point forecasted by analysts for American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) is $14.17, which is $1.88 above the current market price. The public float for AAL is 643.61M, and currently, short sellers hold a 15.64% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of AAL on November 20, 2023 was 32.80M shares.
AAL’s Market Performance
The stock of American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) has seen a 4.15% increase in the past week, with a 7.34% rise in the past month, and a -18.93% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.49%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.94% for AAL. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 6.34% for AAL’s stock, with a -15.98% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of AAL
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AAL stocks, with Exane BNP Paribas repeating the rating for AAL by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for AAL in the upcoming period, according to Exane BNP Paribas is $12 based on the research report published on November 10, 2023 of the current year 2023.
AAL Trading at 0.19% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AAL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -35.59% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.94%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.49%, as shares surge +10.92% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -12.09% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, AAL rose by +4.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -27.96% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $11.62. In addition, American Airlines Group Inc saw -3.38% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AAL starting from STEENLAND DOUGLAS M, who sale 1,950 shares at the price of $14.10 back on May 15. After this action, STEENLAND DOUGLAS M now owns 29,736 shares of American Airlines Group Inc, valued at $27,495 using the latest closing price.
STEENLAND DOUGLAS M, the Director of American Airlines Group Inc, sale 2,000 shares at $13.88 during a trade that took place back on May 12, which means that STEENLAND DOUGLAS M is holding 31,686 shares at $27,768 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for AAL
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +3.68 for the present operating margin
- +18.45 for the gross margin
The net margin for American Airlines Group Inc stands at +0.26. The total capital return value is set at 4.69, while invested capital returns managed to touch 0.37.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.79, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 1.04. The receivables turnover for the company is 26.88 and the total asset turnover is 0.75. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.71.
To put it simply, American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) has had a mixed performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.