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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
NYSE:AL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. NYSE:AL: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:AL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.05 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.24
NYSE:AL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. NYSE:AL: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:AL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.24
0.24
0.57
Interest Coverage 2.61
NYSE:AL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. NYSE:AL: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:AL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 2.66 Max: 3.13
Current: 2.61
2.36
3.13
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.62
M-Score: -2.68
WACC vs ROIC
6.97%
4.32%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 53.43
NYSE:AL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.68 vs. NYSE:AL: 53.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:AL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.73  Med: 53.59 Max: 55.94
Current: 53.43
41.73
55.94
Net-margin (%) 26.09
NYSE:AL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. NYSE:AL: 26.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:AL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.81  Med: 20.72 Max: 26.09
Current: 26.09
15.81
26.09
ROE (%) 11.54
NYSE:AL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. NYSE:AL: 11.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:AL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 7.84 Max: 11.54
Current: 11.54
2.45
11.54
ROA (%) 2.80
NYSE:AL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. NYSE:AL: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:AL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.2 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.8
1.03
2.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.47
NYSE:AL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. NYSE:AL: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:AL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.98  Med: 6.67 Max: 7.47
Current: 7.47
2.98
7.47
» NYSE:AL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

AL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jerome Dodson 900,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,700 sh (+31.67%)
Chuck Royce 1,473,460 sh (+6.31%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,547,818 sh (-1.73%)
Ron Baron 5,111,478 sh (-7.75%)
Murray Stahl 18,394 sh (-14.24%)
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Q1 2016

AL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 38,990 sh (+64.51%)
Chuck Royce 1,921,521 sh (+30.41%)
Jerome Dodson 900,000 sh (unchged)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,308,390 sh (-15.47%)
Murray Stahl 15,527 sh (-15.59%)
Ron Baron 3,205,948 sh (-37.28%)
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Q2 2016

AL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 398,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 9,531 sh (New)
Jim Simons 101,400 sh (New)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,375,664 sh (+5.14%)
Murray Stahl 15,508 sh (-0.12%)
Chuck Royce 1,874,221 sh (-2.46%)
Ron Baron 3,100,567 sh (-3.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 31,500 sh (-19.21%)
Jerome Dodson 460,000 sh (-48.89%)
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Q3 2016

AL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

David Dreman 5,610 sh (New)
Jim Simons 209,500 sh (+106.61%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,930,533 sh (+40.33%)
Jerome Dodson 460,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,810,821 sh (-3.38%)
Murray Stahl 14,949 sh (-3.60%)
Ron Baron 2,804,960 sh (-9.53%)
Steven Cohen 171,900 sh (-56.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,600 sh (-69.52%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services
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Air Lease Corp is an aircraft leasing company, engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft & leasing to airlines. It also provides fleet management services to investors and owners of aircraft portfolios for a management fee.

Air Lease Corp was incorporated in Delaware and launched in February 2010. It is an aircraft leasing company. The Company is engaged in purchasing new commercial jet transport aircraft directly from the manufacturers, such as The Boeing Company ("Boeing") and Airbus S.A.S. ("Airbus"), and leasing those aircraft to airlines throughout the world to generate attractive returns on equity. The Company sells aircraft from its operating lease portfolio to third parties, including other leasing companies, financial services companies and airlines. The Company also provides fleet management services to investors and owners of aircraft portfolios for a management fee. The Company has relationships with approximately over 200 airlines across 70 countries. It operates its business on a global basis, providing aircraft to airline customers in geographical region, including markets such as Asia, the Pacific Rim, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. As of December 31, 2013, the Company owned 193 aircraft in operating lease portfolio and leased the aircraft to a globally diversified customer base comprised of 79 airlines in 47 countries. As on 2013 Company entered into commitments to purchase up to 73 additional aircraft from Airbus and Boeing. From Airbus, it agreed to purchase up to 30 A350 XWB family aircraft, five of which are subject to reconfirmation. From Boeing, it agreed to purchase an additional 10 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, 30 787-10 aircraft and three additional 787-9 aircraft. The Company's fleet is principally comprised of fuel-efficient and newer technology aircraft, consisting of narrowbody aircraft, such as the Boeing 737-700/800, the Airbus A320/321 and the Embraer E190, select widebody aircraft, such as the Boeing 777-300ER and the Airbus A330-200/300, and the ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft. The Company faces competition from aircraft manufacturers, banks, financial institutions, other leasing companies, aircraft brokers and airlines. The Company is subject to the regulatory authority of the DOS and the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Company also requires its lessees to comply with the standards of either the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") or its equivalent in foreign jurisdictions.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 10.78
AL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.83 vs. AL: 10.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.37  Med: 17.71 Max: 2637
Current: 10.78
8.37
2637
Forward P/E 6.37
AL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. AL: 6.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.78
AL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. AL: 10.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.37  Med: 17.71 Max: 2637
Current: 10.78
8.37
2637
P/B 1.11
AL's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. AL: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.11
0.83
1.65
P/S 2.85
AL's P/S is ranked lower than
78% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. AL: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 3.96 Max: 13.44
Current: 2.85
2.18
13.44
POCF 3.87
AL's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. AL: 3.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 5.2 Max: 23.52
Current: 3.87
3.04
23.52
EV-to-EBIT 14.30
AL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.44 vs. AL: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.6  Med: 19 Max: 115
Current: 14.3
13.6
115
EV-to-EBITDA 9.37
AL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. AL: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.9  Med: 11.9 Max: 42.6
Current: 9.37
8.9
42.6
Current Ratio 1.04
AL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. AL: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 2.49 Max: 17.73
Current: 1.04
0.47
17.73
Quick Ratio 1.04
AL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. AL: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 2.49 Max: 17.73
Current: 1.04
0.47
17.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.57
AL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
92% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. AL: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.57
0.08
0.72
Dividend Payout 0.06
AL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. AL: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.21
Current: 0.06
0.05
0.21
Forward Dividend Yield 0.84
AL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. AL: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.57
AL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. AL: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.57
0.08
0.72

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.11
AL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. AL: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.11
0.86
1.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
AL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AL: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.13
Current: 0.72
0.56
3.13
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.43
AL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. AL: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.43
0.34
0.43
Price/Graham Number 0.73
AL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AL: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.73
0.57
2.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.00
AL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. AL: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 5.3 Max: 7.3
Current: 7
0.9
7.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.25
AL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. AL: -2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.3  Med: -8.4 Max: -1.3
Current: -2.25
-12.3
-1.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,375
EPS (TTM) $ 3.29
Beta1.81
Short Percentage of Float10.28%
52-Week Range $22.47 - 36.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)102.84

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,407 1,545 1,796
EPS ($) 4.48 5.18 5.81
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.48 5.18 5.81
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.15 0.20 0.15
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Jerome Dodson Comments on Air Lease Jul 26 2016 
Jerome Dodson's Parnassus Fund 2nd Quarter Commentary Jul 26 2016 
Keeley Funds Comments on Air Lease Corporation May 06 2016 
KEELEY Mid Cap Dividend Value Fund First Quarter Commentary May 06 2016 
Bearish Sentiments Overdone for Air Lease Apr 04 2016 

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