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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 0.48
AAL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. AAL: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AAL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.38 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.48
Equity to Asset 0.08
AAL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. AAL: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AAL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.36  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.08
-0.36
0.31
Interest Coverage 4.79
AAL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. AAL: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AAL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.56 Max: 5.34
Current: 4.79
0.23
5.34
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.40
M-Score: -2.68
WACC vs ROIC
3.11%
41.01%
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 (%) 12.53
AAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. AAL: 12.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AAL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.12  Med: 1.00 Max: 11.35
Current: 12.53
-19.12
11.35
Net-margin (%) 9.95
AAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. AAL: 9.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AAL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -20.15  Med: -3.10 Max: 7.5
Current: 9.95
-20.15
7.5
ROE (%) 119.44
AAL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.68 vs. AAL: 119.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AAL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -237.07  Med: 14.53 Max: 49.15
Current: 119.44
-237.07
49.15
ROA (%) 9.18
AAL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. AAL: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AAL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.13  Med: -2.62 Max: 6.7
Current: 9.18
-11.13
6.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.76
AAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. AAL: 21.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AAL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -21.6  Med: 0.57 Max: 30.56
Current: 21.76
-21.6
30.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -32.80
AAL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AAL: -32.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AAL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.8  Med: -3.30 Max: 12.8
Current: -32.8
-32.8
12.8
» AAL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

AAL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 403,523 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 7,600 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%)
Pioneer Investments 5,741,901 sh (unchged)
George Soros 1,300,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Richard Perry Sold Out
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Ken Heebner 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

Ronald Muhlenkamp 123,035 sh (New)
John Griffin 1,145,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 1,525,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 414,600 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 6,045 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 5,186 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 480,000 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)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Chanos 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%)
» More
Q1 2015

AAL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Lee Ainslie 5,450 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 1,089,000 sh (+126.88%)
PRIMECAP Management 14,396,090 sh (+25.50%)
Whitney Tilson 42,428 sh (+6.58%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 123,090 sh (+0.04%)
Joel Greenblatt 37,980 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 5,186 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
David Tepper Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 4,187,437 sh (-17.14%)
Ken Fisher 4,811 sh (-20.41%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,300 sh (-21.82%)
John Griffin 572,500 sh (-50.00%)
George Soros 1,562,261 sh (-52.25%)
Louis Moore Bacon 38,979 sh (-74.82%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,200 sh (-95.59%)
» More
Q2 2015

AAL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 5,471 sh (+13.72%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 6.87
AAL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. AAL: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AAL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.71  Med: 10.76 Max: 14.19
Current: 6.87
6.71
14.19
PE(NRI) 6.90
AAL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. AAL: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AAL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.72  Med: 10.75 Max: 14.17
Current: 6.9
6.72
14.17
P/B 7.77
AAL's P/B is ranked lower than
97% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. AAL: 7.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AAL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.44  Med: 11.35 Max: 23.9
Current: 7.77
4.44
23.9
P/S 0.69
AAL's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. AAL: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AAL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.69
0.12
0.96
POCF 5.42
AAL's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. AAL: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AAL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.88  Med: 8.25 Max: 13.29
Current: 5.42
4.88
13.29
EV-to-EBIT 7.21
AAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. AAL: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AAL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8  Med: 10.30 Max: 17.2
Current: 7.21
6.8
17.2
Current Ratio 0.94
AAL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. AAL: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AAL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.94
0.51
1.04
Quick Ratio 0.87
AAL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. AAL: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AAL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.87
0.43
0.96
Days Inventory 23.35
AAL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
78% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. AAL: 23.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AAL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 15.55  Med: 27.18 Max: 31.61
Current: 23.35
15.55
31.61
Days Sales Outstanding 16.46
AAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.11 vs. AAL: 16.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AAL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 12.15  Med: 17.06 Max: 31.03
Current: 16.46
12.15
31.03

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.99
AAL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AAL: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AAL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.42 Max: 1.02
Current: 0.99
0.21
1.02
Dividend Payout 0.07
AAL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. AAL: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AAL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.12
Current: 0.07
0.04
0.12
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.00
AAL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
68% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. AAL: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AAL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.42 Max: 1.02
Current: 1
0.21
1.02
Share Buyback Rate -80.40
AAL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
98% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. AAL: -80.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
AAL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.6  Med: -3.70 Max: -80.4
Current: -80.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
AAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. AAL: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AAL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.8
0.33
2.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.93
AAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AAL: 13.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AAL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.8  Med: 9.70 Max: 14.7
Current: 13.93
5.8
14.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -29.66
AAL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. AAL: -29.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AAL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -13.9  Med: -8.80 Max: -7.5
Current: -29.66
-13.9
-7.5

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
Compare: » details
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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