American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) Director Matthew J. Hart sold 35,182 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, February 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.90, for a total value of $1,825,945.80. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 33,258 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,726,090.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) opened at $48.60 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 0.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.73. The stock has a market capitalization of $23,260.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.43, a P/E/G ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 0.96. American Airlines Group Inc has a 1-year low of $39.21 and a 1-year high of $59.08.

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The airline reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $10.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.59 billion. American Airlines Group had a return on equity of 63.78% and a net margin of 4.55%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.92 EPS. analysts anticipate that American Airlines Group Inc will post 5.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 6th will be issued a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 5th. American Airlines Group’s payout ratio is 10.23%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Koch Industries Inc. purchased a new position in shares of American Airlines Group during the second quarter valued at $265,000. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of American Airlines Group by 215.9% during the third quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 31,428 shares of the airline’s stock valued at $1,493,000 after buying an additional 21,478 shares in the last quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new position in shares of American Airlines Group during the second quarter valued at $322,000. Alyeska Investment Group L.P. purchased a new position in shares of American Airlines Group during the third quarter valued at $2,409,000. Finally, U S Global Investors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of American Airlines Group by 1.7% during the third quarter. U S Global Investors Inc. now owns 302,245 shares of the airline’s stock valued at $14,354,000 after buying an additional 5,014 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 81.20% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms have recently commented on AAL. Buckingham Research reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $71.00 price objective (up previously from $66.00) on shares of American Airlines Group in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Imperial Capital reissued an “in-line” rating and issued a $53.00 price objective (up previously from $47.00) on shares of American Airlines Group in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Citigroup boosted their price objective on American Airlines Group to $65.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on American Airlines Group from $58.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Stephens reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $61.00 price objective on shares of American Airlines Group in a research note on Friday, January 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $61.56.

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About American Airlines Group

American Airlines Group Inc is a holding company. The Company’s primary business activity is the operation of a network air carrier, providing scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo. The Company operates through American segment, which provides air transportation for passengers and cargo.

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