American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL): Positive Stock Sentiment at 0.83

June 27, 2018 - By Michael Lund

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American Airlines Group Inc’s Sentiment

In 2018 Q1 American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) big money sentiment increased to 0.83, revealed SEC filings. That’s up 0.09, from 2017Q4’s 0.74. 189 hedge funds increased and started new equity positions, while 228 trimmed and sold holdings in American Airlines Group Inc so the sentiment is more positive. These funds own 367.01 million shares, that’s down from 371.06 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding American Airlines Group Inc in top 10 changed to 9 from 12 for a decrease of 3. In total 56 funds closed positions, 172 reduced and 129 increased. Also 60 funds bought new American Airlines Group Inc stakes.

Significant American Airlines Group Inc Shareholders

As of 2018 Q1 Cyrus Capital Partners L.P. has 8.76% invested in American Airlines Group Inc. As of 2018 Q1, 241,967 shares of American Airlines Group Inc are owned by U S Global Investors Inc. Further, Css Llc Il reported 2.51 million shares in American Airlines Group Inc equivalent to 6.48% of its stock exposure. Gendell Jeffrey L revealed 1.06 million shares position in American Airlines Group Inc. The Florida-based fund Goodhaven Capital Management Llc holds 130,300 shares or 4.42% of their stock exposure.

American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a network air carrier.The company has $18.06 billion market cap. It provides scheduled air transportation services for passengers and cargo.10.58 is the P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the firm operated a mainline fleet of 930 aircraft.

AAL is hitting $38.58 during the last trading session, after decreased 1.30%.American Airlines Group Inc. has volume of 2.54 million shares. Since June 27, 2017 AAL has declined 6.48% and is downtrending. AAL underperformed the S&P500 by 19.05%.

On July, 27 WallStreet anticipated American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL)’s earnings release, as reported by Faxor. earnings per share of $1.73 is 9.90 % down from 2017’s $1.92 EPS. In case of $1.73 earnings per share AAL’s profit could reach $809.89 million. Last quarter $0.75 earnings per share was reported. Analysts sees 130.67 % EPS growth this quarter.

Quantitative Invest Mgmt Llc has 0.27% invested in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL). Cwm Ltd holds 0% or 232 shs. Bokf Na holds 0.01% of its capital in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) for 8,746 shs. Putnam Investments Ltd Liability Corporation reported 11,836 shs. Harris Associate Ltd Partnership has 13.29M shs. Cap Corporation Va, a Virginia-based fund reported 73,132 shs. Par Capital Management Inc owns 1.32 million shs for 0.75% of their capital. Moneta Invest Advsr Lc invested 0.01% in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL). Swiss Bankshares invested in 383,800 shs or 0.02% of the stock. Birinyi Incorporated holds 0.45% or 21,500 shs. 17,542 were reported by Natixis Advisors L P. Portfolio Solutions Ltd Com, a Michigan-based fund reported 697 shs. Hourglass Ltd holds 3.06% or 257,676 shs. The Pennsylvania-based Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Ltd Llc has invested 0.03% in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL). Pinnacle Limited Liability stated it has 0% of its capital in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL).

American Airlines Group Inc. had 5 sales and 0 insider buys since January 29, 2018. This’s net activity of $4.76 million. Shares for $2.09 million were sold by KERR DEREK J. Isom Robert D Jr also sold $233,600 worth of American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) shs. Another trade for 35,182 shs valued at $1.83 million was sold by HART MATTHEW J.

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 9 have positions in American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) as follows: 7 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 2 with “Hold”. The positive are 78%. The firm has $105.0 highest while $53.0 is the lowest target price. The average target $63.88 is 65.58% above the last ($38.58) price. Since January 8, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc American Airlines has 18 analyst reports. On Wednesday, January 10 Stifel Nicolaus maintained American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) rating. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $105.0 target. On Friday, February 23 the rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. On Thursday, April 12 Morgan Stanley maintained American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) rating. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $55 target. On Friday, April 27 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co. In Tuesday, May 29 report Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $56 target. On Wednesday, June 13 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Buckingham Research. On Thursday, January 11 the firm has “Hold” rating by Imperial Capital given. On Thursday, March 29 the firm has “Hold” rating by Stephens given. On Tuesday, January 9 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Bank of America. On Monday, January 8 Cowen & Co maintained the shares of AAL in report with “Buy” rating.

For more American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) news posted recently go to: Seekingalpha.com, Seekingalpha.com, Bizjournals.com, Nasdaq.com or Nasdaq.com. The titles are as follows: “Airline sector follows Delta lower” posted on June 06, 2018, “Airline fares fall back again” on June 12, 2018, “Sky Harbor reports increase in May passengers” with a publish date: June 26, 2018, “American Airlines CEO Doug Parker Is Deep in a Mess of His Own Making” and the last “American Airlines Suffers the Latest Airline IT Meltdown” with publication date: June 20, 2018.

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