Aaron’s Inc. [NYSE: AAN] closed the trading session at $45.50 on 06/16/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $43.32, while the highest price level was $46.39. The stocks have a year to date performance of -20.33 percent and weekly performance of -6.13 percent. The stock has been moved at -22.61 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 45.37 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 108.14 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.15M shares, AAN reached to a volume of 1989669 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
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Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Aaron’s Inc. [AAN]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AAN shares is $57.11 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AAN stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Stephens have made an estimate for Aaron’s Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Equal-Weight, with their previous recommendation back on April 07, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on February 27, 2020, representing the official price target for Aaron’s Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $75, while BofA/Merrill analysts kept a Buy rating on AAN stock. On June 10, 2019, analysts increased their price target for AAN shares from 72 to 75.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Aaron’s Inc. is set at 3.13, with the Price to Sales ratio for AAN stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.73. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.10, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 8.46. Price to Free Cash Flow for AAN in the course of the last twelve months was 10.67.
AAN stock trade performance evaluation
Aaron’s Inc. [AAN] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -6.13. With this latest performance, AAN shares gained by 45.37% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -22.61% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -25.29% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for AAN stock in for the last two-week period is set at 64.63, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 63.29, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 62.41 for Aaron’s Inc. [AAN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 32.86, while it was recorded at 44.12 for the last single week of trading, and 49.34 for the last 200 days.
Aaron’s Inc. [AAN]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Aaron’s Inc. [AAN] shares currently have an operating margin of +7.93 and a Gross Margin at +43.90. Aaron’s Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +0.80.
Return on Total Capital for AAN is now 13.52, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.38. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 1.80, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.03. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Aaron’s Inc. [AAN] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 40.89. Additionally, AAN Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 29.02, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 21.54. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 40.78, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 28.94.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Aaron’s Inc. [AAN] managed to generate an average of $2,601 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 22.32 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.29.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Aaron’s Inc. [AAN] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Aaron’s Inc. posted 0.93/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.87/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 6.90%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for AAN. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Aaron’s Inc. go to 10.10%.
Aaron’s Inc. [AAN]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $2,958 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AAN stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 7,573,062, which is approximately -3.65% of the company’s market cap and around 1.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 7,271,769 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $319.52 million in AAN stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $258.8 million in AAN stock with ownership of nearly 3.164% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Aaron’s Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 124 institutional holders increased their position in Aaron’s Inc. [NYSE:AAN] by around 11,235,387 shares. Additionally, 187 investors decreased positions by around 11,867,830 shares, while 33 investors held positions by with 44,223,909 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 67,327,126 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AAN stock had 35 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,663,736 shares, while 85 institutional investors sold positions of 5,648,984 shares during the same period.