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American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 18991.97. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for American Airlines Group Inc. is 35.84 (with a change from open of -0.72%), this in conjunction with a target price of 40.83. Volume today has so far reached 6285500, with an average volume of about 9441.98. The GAP for this stock, is 0.28%.

The P/E ratio is 3.44, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 7.52. The current EPS for American Airlines Group Inc., is 10.4, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 182.00%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -14.64%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for American Airlines Group Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow -12.21% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be *TBA. Quarter over quarter is -30.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -4.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 57.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 13.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 1.00% and institutional ownership is 77.10%. Shares outstanding is 529.91, while shares float is at a value of 524.95. Float short for American Airlines Group Inc. is 8.42% and the short ratio is 4.68.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 4.9, while the total debt/equity comes to 5.3. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.7, and the quick ratio is 0.7. The most recent gross margin is 36.20% and their operating margin is 15.30%. The profit margin is 16.50%.

American Airlines Group Inc. has seen returns on assets of 13.40%, and on investment, 34.90%. Return on equity is 143.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.47, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.68 and Price/cash is 2.67, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -0.29% and -2.28% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -23.23% and the 52 week low is 44.66%.

American Airlines Group Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.12%, with a current price of 35.84. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 3.80%. This is in an industry, Major Airlines, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. American Airlines Group Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Major Airlines industry means that American Airlines Group Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 3.37%, with performance for the month coming to -0.91%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 29.77%, and for the half year the performance is -7.54%. Volatility for this week is 2.79% and for the month this is 3.02%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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