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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.26
AAL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. AAL: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AAL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.35 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26
Equity-to-Asset 0.07
AAL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. AAL: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AAL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.34  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.07
-0.34
0.31
Interest Coverage 5.33
AAL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. AAL: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AAL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.63 Max: 7.05
Current: 5.33
0.23
7.05
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.38
Beneish M-Score: -2.84
WACC vs ROIC
9.06%
16.04%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 13.15
AAL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.68 vs. AAL: 13.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AAL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.95  Med: 2.8 Max: 15.14
Current: 13.15
-7.95
15.14
Net Margin % 6.66
AAL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
51% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.89 vs. AAL: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AAL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.91  Med: -4.49 Max: 18.57
Current: 6.66
-8.91
18.57
ROE % 58.60
AAL's ROE % is ranked higher than
93% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.75 vs. AAL: 58.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AAL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.15  Med: 56.82 Max: 198.8
Current: 58.6
49.15
198.8
ROA % 5.31
AAL's ROA % is ranked lower than
54% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. AAL: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AAL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.09  Med: -3.72 Max: 16.61
Current: 5.31
-8.09
16.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 17.97
AAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
58% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. AAL: 17.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AAL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.09  Med: -2.3 Max: 21.73
Current: 17.97
-13.09
21.73
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -8.90
AAL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. AAL: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AAL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.8  Med: -7.9 Max: 9.6
Current: -8.9
-32.8
9.6
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AAL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 298,532 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,830 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 235,750 sh (+29368.75%)
Lee Ainslie 11,980 sh (+92.91%)
PRIMECAP Management 27,548,576 sh (+38.74%)
George Soros 166,700 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 2,971,937 sh (-23.18%)
George Soros 913,374 sh (-49.63%)
David Dreman 21,877 sh (-57.09%)
Joel Greenblatt 99,682 sh (-78.53%)
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Q2 2016

AAL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 8,500 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 5,974 sh (+111.10%)
Lee Ainslie 19,150 sh (+59.85%)
PRIMECAP Management 35,432,161 sh (+28.62%)
George Soros 166,700 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
George Soros 296,018 sh (-67.59%)
Pioneer Investments 508,976 sh (-82.87%)
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Q3 2016

AAL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Warren Buffett 21,770,555 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 182,802 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 44,295,226 sh (+25.01%)
Pioneer Investments 554,830 sh (+9.01%)
Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Lee Ainslie 17,010 sh (-11.17%)
George Soros 27,200 sh (-90.81%)
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Q4 2016

AAL Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Heebner 60,000 sh (New)
David Tepper 1,293,367 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 465,159 sh (+154.46%)
Warren Buffett 45,544,854 sh (+109.20%)
PRIMECAP Management 45,221,791 sh (+2.09%)
Lee Ainslie 14,160 sh (-16.75%)
Pioneer Investments 450,218 sh (-18.85%)
George Soros 20,800 sh (-23.53%)
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Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines    NAICS: 481111    SIC: 4512
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Traded in other countries:A1G.Germany, AAL.Mexico,
American Airlines Group Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. The Company has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.

American Airlines Group Inc, formerly known as AMR Corp was incorporated in October 1982 and operates in the airline industry. It is a holding company engaged in operation of a network air carrier through its subsidiaries American Airlines, Inc. (American), US Airways Group, Inc. It operates the airline as measured by revenue passenger miles (RPMs) and available seat miles (ASMs). It has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Together with American Eagle and US Airways Express, it operates an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to 350 destinations in 50 countries. In 2015, the Company had approximately 201 million passengers boarding its mainline and regional flights, respectively. As of 31 December 2015, it operated 946 mainline aircraft and was supported by regional airline subsidiaries and third-party regional carriers, which operated an additional 587 regional aircraft. It operates in five main domestic markets, which includes Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City. The Company is subject to domestic and international regulatory requirements.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 9.49
AAL's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.58 vs. AAL: 9.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AAL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 7.52 Max: 373.17
Current: 9.49
0.88
373.17
Forward PE Ratio 9.52
AAL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. AAL: 9.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 9.49
AAL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
50% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.58 vs. AAL: 9.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AAL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 7.54 Max: 437.14
Current: 9.49
0.88
437.14
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 57.19
AAL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
88% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.91 vs. AAL: 57.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AAL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 8.27 Max: 61.9
Current: 57.19
2.37
61.9
PB Ratio 6.14
AAL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. AAL: 6.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AAL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 6.29 Max: 35.4
Current: 6.14
0.63
35.4
PS Ratio 0.64
AAL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. AAL: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AAL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.64
0.01
0.96
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 37.68
AAL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
92% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. AAL: 37.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AAL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 5.37 Max: 956.81
Current: 37.68
0.27
956.81
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.04
AAL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
54% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. AAL: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AAL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 3 Max: 80.58
Current: 4.04
0.06
80.58
EV-to-EBIT 7.77
AAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. AAL: 7.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AAL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.8  Med: 7.2 Max: 192.4
Current: 7.77
-76.8
192.4
EV-to-EBITDA 6.03
AAL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. AAL: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AAL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2372.2  Med: 6.6 Max: 94.3
Current: 6.03
-2372.2
94.3
Current Ratio 0.74
AAL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. AAL: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AAL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.74
0.63
1.04
Quick Ratio 0.67
AAL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. AAL: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AAL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.7 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.67
0.58
0.96
Days Inventory 22.65
AAL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. AAL: 22.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AAL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.15  Med: 20.93 Max: 36.15
Current: 22.65
16.15
36.15
Days Sales Outstanding 14.48
AAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. AAL: 14.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AAL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.15  Med: 14.28 Max: 21.29
Current: 14.48
12.15
21.29
Days Payable 36.49
AAL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 51.56 vs. AAL: 36.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AAL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.71  Med: 35.65 Max: 71.1
Current: 36.49
22.71
71.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.87
AAL's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
100% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. AAL: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AAL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.87
0.21
1.48
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.08
AAL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. AAL: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
AAL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.08
Current: 0.08
0.04
0.08
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.86
AAL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
100% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. AAL: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.86
AAL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. AAL: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AAL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.86
0.21
1.48
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -25.00
AAL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. AAL: -25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AAL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.3  Med: -10.2 Max: 6
Current: -25
-77.3
6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 4.59
AAL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. AAL: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AAL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.31 Max: 6.61
Current: 4.59
0.03
6.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 12.86
AAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. AAL: 12.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AAL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 8.6 Max: 17.7
Current: 12.86
0.5
17.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $40,181
EPS (TTM) $ 4.83
Beta1.41
Short Percentage of Float5.29%
52-Week Range $24.85 - 50.64
Shares Outstanding (Mil)504.15

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 41,788 43,372 44,482
EPS ($) 4.80 5.58 6.01
EPS without NRI ($) 4.80 5.58 6.01
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-3.29%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.47 0.52 0.58

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