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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 0.29
AAL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. AAL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AAL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.36 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.29
Equity to Asset 0.09
AAL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. AAL: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AAL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.36  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.09
-0.36
0.31
Interest Coverage 5.78
AAL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. AAL: 5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AAL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.08 Max: 7.05
Current: 5.78
0.23
7.05
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.38
M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
8.00%
89.33%
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 (%) 13.95
AAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.68 vs. AAL: 13.95 )
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: 13.95
-7.95
15.14
Net-margin (%) 14.16
AAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. AAL: 14.16 )
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: 14.16
-8.91
18.57
ROE (%) 124.24
AAL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 21.55 vs. AAL: 124.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AAL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.15  Med: 123.98 Max: 198.8
Current: 124.24
49.15
198.8
ROA (%) 11.37
AAL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. AAL: 11.37 )
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: 11.37
-8.09
16.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.60
AAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. AAL: 17.60 )
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: 17.6
-13.09
21.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -15.70
AAL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AAL: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AAL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.8  Med: -7.5 Max: 9.6
Current: -15.7
-32.8
9.6
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

AAL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 6,087 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,195 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 48,563 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 464,386 sh (+193.63%)
PRIMECAP Management 19,855,777 sh (+19.39%)
Lee Ainslie 6,210 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 3,868,730 sh (-5.32%)
George Soros 1,813,374 sh (-5.48%)
David Dreman 50,979 sh (-9.19%)
Steven Cohen 800 sh (-99.00%)
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Q1 2016

AAL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 2,830 sh (New)
Jim Simons 298,532 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)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 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)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Dreman 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

Joel Greenblatt 182,802 sh (New)
Warren Buffett 21,770,555 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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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
P/E(ttm) 5.26
AAL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. AAL: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AAL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 6.86 Max: 373.17
Current: 5.26
0.88
373.17
Forward P/E 10.10
AAL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.98 vs. AAL: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 5.26
AAL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
81% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. AAL: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AAL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 6.86 Max: 437.14
Current: 5.26
0.88
437.14
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 7.03
AAL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.37 vs. AAL: 7.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
AAL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 7 Max: 21.22
Current: 7.03
2.37
21.22
P/B 5.68
AAL's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. AAL: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AAL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 6.14 Max: 35.4
Current: 5.68
0.63
35.4
P/S 0.71
AAL's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. AAL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AAL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.71
0.01
0.96
PFCF 58.47
AAL's PFCF is ranked lower than
97% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. AAL: 58.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AAL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 5.24 Max: 956.81
Current: 58.47
0.27
956.81
POCF 4.55
AAL's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. AAL: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AAL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 2.96 Max: 80.58
Current: 4.55
0.06
80.58
EV-to-EBIT 8.17
AAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.27 vs. AAL: 8.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AAL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.8  Med: 7.1 Max: 192.4
Current: 8.17
-76.8
192.4
EV-to-EBITDA 6.31
AAL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. AAL: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AAL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2372.2  Med: 6.7 Max: 94.3
Current: 6.31
-2372.2
94.3
Current Ratio 0.76
AAL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. AAL: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AAL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.76
0.51
1.04
Quick Ratio 0.68
AAL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. AAL: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AAL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.68
0.43
0.96
Days Inventory 22.48
AAL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
85% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. AAL: 22.48 )
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: 22.48
16.15
36.15
Days Sales Outstanding 15.53
AAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 16.96 vs. AAL: 15.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AAL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.15  Med: 14.62 Max: 21.29
Current: 15.53
12.15
21.29
Days Payable 38.71
AAL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 47.84 vs. AAL: 38.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AAL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.71  Med: 36.76 Max: 71.1
Current: 38.71
22.71
71.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.83
AAL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. AAL: 0.83 )
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: 0.83
0.21
1.48
Dividend Payout 0.04
AAL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. AAL: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AAL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.04
0.04
0.05
Forward Dividend Yield 0.83
AAL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
97% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. AAL: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.84
AAL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. AAL: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AAL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.44
Current: 0.84
0.2
1.44
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -70.90
AAL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. AAL: -70.90 )
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: -6.3 Max: 6.9
Current: -70.9
-77.3
6.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 5.06
AAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AAL: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AAL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.07 Max: 6.61
Current: 5.06
0.03
6.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.20
AAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. AAL: 12.20 )
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: 12.2
0.5
17.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $40,022
EPS (TTM) $ 9.12
Beta0.97
Short Percentage of Float5.99%
52-Week Range $24.85 - 50.64
Shares Outstanding (Mil)507.30

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 39,984 41,355 42,335
EPS ($) 5.54 4.72 5.00
EPS w/o NRI ($) 5.54 4.72 5.00
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-0.53%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.42 0.47 0.63
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