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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.41
AAL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. AAL: 0.41 )
AAL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.41

Equity to Asset 0.05
AAL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. AAL: 0.05 )
AAL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.34   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.05

-0.34
0.31
Interest Coverage 4.79
AAL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. AAL: 4.79 )
AAL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 5.34
Current: 4.79

0.23
5.34
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.49
M-Score: -2.29
WACC vs ROIC
2.74%
37.90%
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 (%) 9.96
AAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. AAL: 9.96 )
AAL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.12   Max: 11.35
Current: 9.96

-19.12
11.35
Net-margin (%) 6.76
AAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. AAL: 6.76 )
AAL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -20.15   Max: 7.5
Current: 6.76

-20.15
7.5
ROE (%) 152.67
AAL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. AAL: 152.67 )
AAL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -237.07   Max: 49.15
Current: 152.67

-237.07
49.15
ROA (%) 6.59
AAL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. AAL: 6.59 )
AAL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.13   Max: 6.7
Current: 6.59

-11.13
6.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.10
AAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. AAL: 20.10 )
AAL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.93   Max: 20.07
Current: 20.1

-16.93
20.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -32.80
AAL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. AAL: -32.80 )
AAL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.8   Max: 9.6
Current: -32.8

-32.8
9.6
» AAL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

AAL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Kyle Bass 754,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 290,000 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 2,700,001 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 2,825,000 sh (+2725.00%)
Steven Cohen 1,610,394 sh (+204.92%)
Julian Robertson 231,409 sh (+134.97%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,536,140 sh (+123.67%)
Jim Simons 990,932 sh (+123.67%)
Caxton Associates 135,000 sh (+56.98%)
John Paulson 12,162,668 sh (+43.09%)
David Tepper 8,602,148 sh (+22.49%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,726,099 sh (+15.94%)
Whitney Tilson 27,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 146,200 sh (-37.40%)
George Soros 675,930 sh (-63.69%)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,910 sh (-99.35%)
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Q2 2014

AAL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 5,186 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 509,600 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 2,684,674 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 247,400 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 186,200 sh (New)
Richard Perry 57,090 sh (New)
David Dreman 29,076 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 240,700 sh (New)
George Soros 2,534,188 sh (+274.92%)
Louis Moore Bacon 27,774 sh (+154.57%)
David Tepper 11,654,522 sh (+35.48%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,825,840 sh (+4.43%)
Whitney Tilson 28,030 sh (+3.81%)
Jim Simons 992,632 sh (+0.17%)
Steven Cohen 2,900 sh (unchged)
John Paulson Sold Out
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ken Heebner 2,595,000 sh (-8.14%)
Jeremy Grantham 125,400 sh (-14.23%)
Daniel Loeb 2,125,000 sh (-21.30%)
Julian Robertson 180,969 sh (-21.80%)
Paul Tudor Jones 169,446 sh (-41.57%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,211,799 sh (-55.55%)
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Q3 2014

AAL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 7,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 403,523 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 587,200 sh (+20148.30%)
Louis Moore Bacon 245,372 sh (+783.46%)
George Soros 5,600,744 sh (+121.01%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,817,310 sh (+43.83%)
Daniel Loeb 2,750,000 sh (+29.41%)
Paul Tudor Jones 203,323 sh (+19.99%)
Jeremy Grantham 144,900 sh (+15.55%)
RS Investment Management 211,300 sh (+13.48%)
David Dreman 29,872 sh (+2.74%)
George Soros 1,300,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 5,741,901 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Richard Perry Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Whitney Tilson 27,074 sh (-3.41%)
Jim Chanos 194,533 sh (-21.37%)
Jim Simons 746,890 sh (-24.76%)
David Tepper 7,286,892 sh (-37.48%)
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Q4 2014

AAL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Griffin 1,145,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 1,525,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 6,045 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 480,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 414,600 sh (New)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 123,035 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 5,186 sh (New)
Whitney Tilson 39,809 sh (+47.04%)
Daniel Loeb 3,750,000 sh (+36.36%)
Steven Cohen 782,000 sh (+33.17%)
PRIMECAP Management 11,470,550 sh (+16.84%)
Ray Dalio 7,600 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
David Dreman 29,390 sh (-1.61%)
Pioneer Investments 5,053,840 sh (-11.98%)
Jim Simons 522,232 sh (-30.08%)
Louis Moore Bacon 154,791 sh (-36.92%)
David Tepper 4,355,050 sh (-40.23%)
George Soros 3,272,062 sh (-41.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 117,998 sh (-41.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 37,980 sh (-90.59%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,500 sh (-96.20%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.30
AAL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 51.90 vs. AAL: 13.30 )
AAL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.16   Max: 14.21
Current: 13.3

12.16
14.21
PE(NRI) 13.10
AAL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
93% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 51.60 vs. AAL: 13.10 )
AAL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.15   Max: 14.19
Current: 13.1

12.15
14.19
P/B 18.60
AAL's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. AAL: 18.60 )
AAL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.44   Max: 23.9
Current: 18.6

4.44
23.9
P/S 0.91
AAL's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. AAL: 0.91 )
AAL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.91

0.28
0.96
POCF 12.28
AAL's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. AAL: 12.28 )
AAL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 120.41
Current: 12.28

6.8
120.41
EV-to-EBIT 10.53
AAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.83 vs. AAL: 10.53 )
AAL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.7   Max: 17.2
Current: 10.53

8.7
17.2
Current Ratio 0.90
AAL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. AAL: 0.90 )
AAL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.04
Current: 0.9

0.63
1.04
Quick Ratio 0.83
AAL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. AAL: 0.83 )
AAL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.83

0.54
0.96
Days Inventory 30.85
AAL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 14.11 vs. AAL: 30.85 )
AAL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 15.55   Max: 31.93
Current: 30.85

15.55
31.93
Days Sales Outstanding 15.16
AAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.64 vs. AAL: 15.16 )
AAL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 12.15   Max: 31.03
Current: 15.16

12.15
31.03

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.57
AAL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. AAL: 0.57 )
AAL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.42
Current: 0.57

0.21
0.42
Dividend Payout 0.05
AAL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AAL: 0.05 )
AAL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.05
Current: 0.05

Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.60
AAL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. AAL: 0.60 )
AAL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.42
Current: 0.6

0.21
0.42
Share Buyback Rate -80.40
AAL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. AAL: -80.40 )
AAL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.1   Max: -80.4
Current: -80.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
AAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. AAL: 1.60 )
AAL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.61
Current: 1.6

0.49
1.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.30
AAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. AAL: 9.30 )
AAL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 11.5
Current: 9.3

5.8
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -28.36
AAL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. AAL: -28.36 )
AAL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.9   Max: -7.5
Current: -28.36

-13.9
-7.5

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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Traded in other countries:AAMRQ.USA, A1G.Germany, AAL.Mexico,
American Airlines Group Inc, formerly known as AMR Corp was incorporated in October 1982 and operates in the airline industry. The Company is a holding company engaged in operation of a network air carrier through its subsidiaries American Airlines, Inc. (American), US Airways Group, Inc. The Company operates the airline as measured by revenue passenger miles (RPMs) and available seat miles (ASMs). The Company 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 339 destinations in 54 countries. In 2014, the Company had approximately 146 million and 52 million passengers boarding its mainline and regional flights, respectively. As of December 31, 2014, the Company operated 938 mainline jets and is supported by its regional airline subsidiaries and third-party regional carriers operating as American Eagle and US Airways Express under capacity purchase agreements, which operated 566 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 extensive domestic and international regulatory requirements.
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