It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.05, or 0.36%, to $13.85. The American Airlines Group Inc. has recorded 302,935 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Flocash Joins UATP Payment Network, Expanding Payment Options to Travel Agencies in the MEA Region.
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American Airlines Group Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Industrials sector while operating in the Airlines industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $13.80 and fluctuated between $13.98 as its day high and $13.55 as its day low. The current market capitalization of American Airlines Group Inc. is $9.15B. A total of 30.4 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 24.19M shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, AAL has seen 5 BUY and 5 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 819,892 and the disposition of 114,150 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 24 BUYs and 34 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 1,489,030 shares during that period but sold 504,286.
In the most recent transaction, STEENLAND DOUGLAS M sold 1,950 shares of AAL for 14.10 per share on May 15. After the transaction, the Director now owns 29,736 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 12, STEENLAND DOUGLAS M sold 2,000 shares at 13.88 per share. AAL shares that Director owns now total 31,686.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Owens Angela disposed of 21,984 shares on May 01 at a per-share price of $13.79. This resulted in the SVP Corporate Controller holding 59,830 shares of AAL after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Raja Vasu sold 9,954 shares at $15.07 per share on Mar 13. Company shares held by the EVP Chief Commercial Officer now total 78,210.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. AAL’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/4/2020 when it declared a $0.10 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 2/19/2020. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 11/20/2019 with an ex-dividend date of 11/5/2019. The AAL stock dividend was $0.10 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for AAL in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $18.19 with high estimates of $29.00 and low estimates of $9.50. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AAL has a high of $18.22 and a low of $11.65.
As of this writing, AAL has an earnings estimate of $1.31 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 16 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.44 per share and a lower estimate of $1.19. The company reported an EPS of $1.17 in the last quarter, which was 2.60% higher than expectations of $1.14.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. AAL’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $12.43B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $46.15B in debt and $19.00B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was -$8.85, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was -$7.34B.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for AAL is Buy with a score of 3.07.