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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.57
AAL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. AAL: 0.57 )
AAL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.57

Equity to Asset 0.09
AAL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. AAL: 0.09 )
AAL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.36   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.09

-0.36
0.31
Interest Coverage 1.63
AAL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. AAL: 1.63 )
AAL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 5.34
Current: 1.63

0.23
5.34
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.56
M-Score: -1.70
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.41
AAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. AAL: 8.41 )
AAL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.12   Max: 11.35
Current: 8.41

-19.12
11.35
Net-margin (%) -1.04
AAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. AAL: -1.04 )
AAL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -20.15   Max: 7.5
Current: -1.04

-20.15
7.5
ROE (%) -9.01
AAL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. AAL: -9.01 )
AAL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2669.57   Max: 19.62
Current: -9.01

-2669.57
19.62
ROA (%) -0.82
AAL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. AAL: -0.82 )
AAL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.6   Max: 6.12
Current: -0.82

-11.6
6.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.07
AAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. AAL: 14.07 )
AAL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.91   Max: 14.47
Current: 14.07

-16.91
14.47
Revenue Growth (%) 6.20
AAL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. AAL: 6.20 )
AAL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.9   Max: 9.5
Current: 6.2

-12.9
9.5
EPS Growth (%) -100.00
AAL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -3.80 vs. AAL: -100.00 )
AAL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 92.5
Current: -100

-100
92.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

AAL Guru Trades in

Q4 2013

AAL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ken Heebner 100,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 233,534 sh (New)
George Soros 1,861,800 sh (New)
John Paulson 8,500,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 86,000 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 98,486 sh (New)
Whitney Tilson 27,000 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 2,351,316 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 2,922,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 443,032 sh (New)
David Tepper 7,022,765 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 528,131 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,675,000 sh (New)
Richard Perry 18,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

AAL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Kyle Bass 754,000 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 2,700,001 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 290,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 2,825,000 sh (+2725%)
Steven Cohen 1,610,394 sh (+204.92%)
Julian Robertson 231,409 sh (+134.97%)
Jim Simons 990,932 sh (+123.67%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,536,140 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%)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Whitney Tilson 27,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 146,200 sh (-37.4%)
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

Richard Perry 57,090 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 509,600 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 186,200 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 240,700 sh (New)
David Dreman 29,076 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 2,684,674 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 5,186 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 247,400 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)
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Ken Heebner 2,595,000 sh (-8.14%)
Jeremy Grantham 125,400 sh (-14.23%)
Daniel Loeb 2,125,000 sh (-21.3%)
Julian Robertson 180,969 sh (-21.8%)
Paul Tudor Jones 169,446 sh (-41.57%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,211,799 sh (-55.55%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AAL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Paulson 2014-06-30 Sold Out 2.2%$33.37 - $44.55 $ 37.38-4%0
Julian Robertson 2014-06-30 Reduce -21.8%0.61%$33.37 - $44.55 $ 37.38-4%180969
George Soros 2014-06-30 Add 274.92%0.6%$33.37 - $44.55 $ 37.38-4%2534188
Steve Mandel 2014-06-30 New Buy0.47%$33.37 - $44.55 $ 37.38-4%2684674
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Reduce -21.3%0.32%$33.37 - $44.55 $ 37.38-4%2125000
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.09%$33.37 - $44.55 $ 37.38-4%29076
Richard Perry 2014-06-30 New Buy0.07%$33.37 - $44.55 $ 37.38-4%57090
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 New Buy$33.37 - $44.55 $ 37.38-4%5186
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 Add 134.97%1.61%$24.78 - $39.02 $ 37.3811%231409
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy1.5%$24.78 - $39.02 $ 37.3811%2700001
John Paulson 2014-03-31 Add 43.09%0.66%$24.78 - $39.02 $ 37.3811%12162668
George Soros 2014-03-31 Reduce -63.69%0.25%$24.78 - $39.02 $ 37.3811%675930
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 123.67%0.15%$24.78 - $39.02 $ 37.3811%6536140
John Paulson 2013-12-31 New Buy1.1%$24.6 - $26.61 $ 37.3845%8500000
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy0.76%$24.6 - $26.61 $ 37.3845%98486
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.4%$24.6 - $26.61 $ 37.3845%1861800
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 New Buy0.09%$24.6 - $26.61 $ 37.3845%2922200
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.30
AAL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. AAL: 10.30 )
AAL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 124.24
Current: 10.3

2.93
124.24
P/S 0.10
AAL's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. AAL: 0.10 )
AAL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.1

0.01
0.41
EV-to-EBIT 2.91
AAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 21.49 vs. AAL: 2.91 )
AAL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 5099.6
Current: 2.91

3.8
5099.6
Current Ratio 0.99
AAL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. AAL: 0.99 )
AAL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.04
Current: 0.99

0.51
1.04
Quick Ratio 0.92
AAL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. AAL: 0.92 )
AAL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.92

0.43
0.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.30
AAL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
92% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. AAL: 0.30 )
AAL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.3

Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.30
AAL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
93% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. AAL: 0.30 )
AAL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.3

Share Buyback Rate 100.00
AAL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. AAL: 100.00 )
AAL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 100   Max: -23
Current: 100

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 3.70
AAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. AAL: 3.70 )
AAL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 3.58
Current: 3.7

0.05
3.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 34.20
AAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
98% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. AAL: 34.20 )
AAL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 34.2
Current: 34.2

0.5
34.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -22.46
AAL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. AAL: -22.46 )
AAL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -369.9   Max: -0.7
Current: -22.46

-369.9
-0.7

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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Traded in other countries:AAMRQ.USA, A1G.Germany
AMR Corp was incorporated in October 1982 and operates in the airline industry. The Company through its main subsidiary, American Airlines, Inc., offers scheduled jet service to approximately 160 destinations throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and Asia. AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AMR, owns two regional airlines which do business as 'American Eagle' - American Eagle Airlines, Inc. and Executive Airlines, Inc. (collectively, the American Eagle carriers). American Airlines, Inc., together with the American Eagle carriers and the third party carriers that provide regional feed to American, serves more than 250 cities in approximately 50 countries with, on average, 3,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers approximately 900 aircraft. American Airlines is also a founding member of oneworld alliance, which enables member airlines to offer their customers more services and benefits than any member airline can provide individually. These services include a broader route network, opportunities to earn and redeem frequent flyer miles across the combined oneworld network and more airport lounges. Together, oneworld members serve more than 800 destinations in approximately 150 countries, with about 9,000 daily departures. American Airlines, Inc., is also one of the scheduled air freight carriers in the world, providing a range of freight and mail services to shippers throughout its system onboard American's passenger fleet. American Airlines, Inc., operates in five main domestic markets: Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Chicago O'Hare, Miami, New York City and Los Angeles. The American Eagle carriers and the third party carriers that provide regional feed to American increase the number of markets the Company serves by providing connections at American's main markets. The Company is subject to extensive domestic and international regulatory requirements.
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