Reaffirmed: American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) Outperform Rating Reiterated by Analysts at Imperial Capital; $52 Target in Place

July 27, 2018 - By Carolyn Hewitt

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Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.09, from 0.74 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 56 investors sold American Airlines Group Inc. shares while 172 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 367.01 million shares or 1.09% less from 371.06 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.

Sun Life Fincl Incorporated reported 0% stake. Pnc Service Gp Inc owns 38,310 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 17,425 are held by Cubic Asset Ltd Com. Rampart Invest Mngmt Ltd Co holds 0.05% or 9,358 shares in its portfolio. 1St Source Retail Bank stated it has 0.02% in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL). Sandy Spring Savings Bank, a Maryland-based fund reported 1,900 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life The has invested 0.04% in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL). 197,070 were reported by Foundry Limited. Korea Investment Corp has 47,400 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement has 0.06% invested in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) for 25,700 shares. Cwm Ltd Com accumulated 0% or 232 shares. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada holds 853,874 shares. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability invested in 58,657 shares. Moreover, Brave Asset has 0.83% invested in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL). Art Ltd Liability Corporation reported 83,500 shares stake.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $4.76 million activity. 35,182 shares were sold by HART MATTHEW J, worth $1.83 million on Monday, February 5. On Monday, January 29 the insider KERR DEREK J sold $2.09M. KRAEMER RICHARD C sold $158,139 worth of American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) on Monday, January 29.

American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) Rating Reaffirmed

New York: In a note sent to investors and clients on 27 July, Imperial Capital maintained their Outperform rating on American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) shares. They now have a $52 target price per share on the company. Imperial Capital’s target indicates a potential upside of 29.94 % from the company’s close price.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. American Airlines Group has $63 highest and $43 lowest target. $53.86’s average target is 34.58% above currents $40.02 stock price. American Airlines Group had 13 analyst reports since January 31, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) on Monday, July 16 with “Overweight” rating. On Tuesday, July 17 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy”. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, February 23 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 27 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 12. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, July 12. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, January 31 by Bernstein. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, April 17 with “Hold”. Imperial Capital upgraded American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) on Friday, June 1 to “Outperform” rating.

The stock increased 4.79% or $1.83 during the last trading session, reaching $40.02. About 11.88M shares traded or 91.80% up from the average. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) has declined 6.48% since July 27, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.05% the S&P500.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a network air carrier. The company has market cap of $18.74 billion. It provides scheduled air transportation services for passengers and cargo. It has a 10.98 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the firm operated a mainline fleet of 930 aircraft.

More notable recent American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) news were published by: which released: “American Airlines: A Pleasant Surprise” on July 27, 2018, also with their article: “American Airlines Group (AAL) Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on July 26, 2018, published: “Airline stocks ride on United’s back” on July 18, 2018. More interesting news about American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) were released by: and their article: “JetBlue Stock Has a Great Risk-Reward Setup After Earnings Tumble” published on July 24, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Deutsche Bank on hold with US airlines” with publication date: July 03, 2018.

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