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Is American Airlines Group Inc.(NASDAQ: AAL), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 9/27/2005. American Airlines Group Inc. is in the Major Airlines industry and Services sector. Average volume for American Airlines Group Inc., is 11811.88, and so far today it has a volume of 5251596. Performance year to date since the 9/27/2005 is -14.49%.

To help you determine whether American Airlines Group Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 3.23 and forward P/E is 7.01. PEG perhaps more useful shows that American Airlines Group Inc. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 0.51 and the P/B ratio is 4.63. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 3 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price American Airlines Group Inc. is trading at, 36.46 (1.24% today), American Airlines Group Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.11%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 3.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 11.13, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -2.95% after growing 182.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -11.90%, and -4.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 578.01, and the number of shares float is 573.14. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.90%, and institutional ownership is at 76.50%. The float short is 7.55%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.66. Management has seen a return on assets of 15.10%, and also a return on investment of 34.90%.

The ability for American Airlines Group Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.7, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 4.06 and total debt/equity is 4.62. In terms of margins, American Airlines Group Inc. has a gross margin of 36.90%, with its operating margin at 15.60%, and American Airlines Group Inc. has a profit margin of 18.20%.

The 52 week high is -22.15%, with 46.70% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 16.21% and the 200 day simple moving average is -5.47%.

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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