American Airlines Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) Director Alberto Ibarguen sold 4,229 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.60, for a total transaction of $201,300.40. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shares of American Airlines Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) traded up $0.30 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $47.69. 2,436,018 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,101,127. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.63, a current ratio of 0.65 and a quick ratio of 0.57. American Airlines Group, Inc. has a 12-month low of $39.21 and a 12-month high of $54.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,700.00, a PE ratio of 9.73 and a beta of 0.97.

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The airline reported $1.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.02. American Airlines Group had a net margin of 4.71% and a return on equity of 64.92%. The firm had revenue of $10.88 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.88 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.80 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that American Airlines Group, Inc. will post 4.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 27th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th will be issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 10th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.84%. American Airlines Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 10.18%.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This news story was originally posted by American Banking News and is owned by of American Banking News. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US & international copyright & trademark legislation. The original version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.americanbankingnews.com/2017/11/20/alberto-ibarguen-sells-4229-shares-of-american-airlines-group-inc-aal-stock.html.

AAL has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating on shares of American Airlines Group in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American Airlines Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of American Airlines Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded shares of American Airlines Group from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $65.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Buckingham Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of American Airlines Group in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $58.47.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of AAL. State of Alaska Department of Revenue purchased a new position in American Airlines Group during the 2nd quarter valued at about $207,000. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. increased its holdings in American Airlines Group by 498.7% during the 2nd quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 20,530 shares of the airline’s stock valued at $1,033,000 after acquiring an additional 17,101 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC grew its holdings in shares of American Airlines Group by 17.5% during the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 131,487 shares of the airline’s stock worth $6,616,000 after buying an additional 19,590 shares in the last quarter. Sabal Trust CO purchased a new stake in shares of American Airlines Group during the second quarter worth about $201,000. Finally, Huntington National Bank grew its holdings in shares of American Airlines Group by 71.9% during the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 2,629 shares of the airline’s stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 82.96% of the company’s stock.

American Airlines Group Company Profile

American Airlines Group Inc is a holding company. The Company’s primary business activity is the operation of a network air carrier, providing scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo. The Company operates through American segment, which provides air transportation for passengers and cargo.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL)

Receive News & Ratings for American Airlines Group Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for American Airlines Group Inc. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.