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American Airlines Group (AAL) Competitors

$13.89
+0.86 (+6.60%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)

AAL vs. ALK, CPA, UAL, AZUL, SKYW, JBLU, ALGT, LUV, HA, and SAVE

Should you be buying American Airlines Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of American Airlines Group include Alaska Air Group (ALK), Copa (CPA), United Airlines (UAL), Azul (AZUL), SkyWest (SKYW), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Allegiant Travel (ALGT), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Hawaiian (HA), and Spirit Airlines (SAVE).

American Airlines Group vs.

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) and Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, media sentiment, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

American Airlines Group has a beta of 1.57, indicating that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alaska Air Group has a beta of 1.63, indicating that its stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Alaska Air Group has a net margin of 2.25% compared to American Airlines Group's net margin of 1.56%. Alaska Air Group's return on equity of 14.72% beat American Airlines Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Airlines Group1.56% -36.28% 2.83%
Alaska Air Group 2.25%14.72%3.96%

American Airlines Group currently has a consensus price target of $17.53, suggesting a potential upside of 29.11%. Alaska Air Group has a consensus price target of $57.44, suggesting a potential upside of 40.78%. Given Alaska Air Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Alaska Air Group is more favorable than American Airlines Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Airlines Group
2 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Alaska Air Group
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.70

52.4% of American Airlines Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.9% of Alaska Air Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of American Airlines Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Alaska Air Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, American Airlines Group had 4 more articles in the media than Alaska Air Group. MarketBeat recorded 18 mentions for American Airlines Group and 14 mentions for Alaska Air Group. American Airlines Group's average media sentiment score of 0.61 beat Alaska Air Group's score of 0.14 indicating that American Airlines Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
American Airlines Group
8 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Alaska Air Group
4 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

American Airlines Group has higher revenue and earnings than Alaska Air Group. American Airlines Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alaska Air Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Airlines Group$52.79B0.17$822M$1.1012.25
Alaska Air Group$10.43B0.49$235M$1.8122.54

American Airlines Group received 76 more outperform votes than Alaska Air Group when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 69.65% of users gave Alaska Air Group an outperform vote while only 66.15% of users gave American Airlines Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
American Airlines GroupOutperform Votes
893
66.15%
Underperform Votes
457
33.85%
Alaska Air GroupOutperform Votes
817
69.65%
Underperform Votes
356
30.35%

Summary

Alaska Air Group beats American Airlines Group on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding AAL and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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AAL vs. The Competition

MetricAmerican Airlines GroupAir transportation, scheduled IndustryTransportation SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$8.82B$18.99B$10.25B$7.47B
Dividend YieldN/A3.28%3.86%3.97%
P/E Ratio12.2513.7215.4414.26
Price / Sales0.171.6120.7388.27
Price / Cash2.0633.7616.6635.32
Price / Book-1.692.152.014.26
Net Income$822M$658.46M$628.45M$211.53M
7 Day Performance0.45%-3.35%-3.25%-3.71%
1 Month Performance-3.51%-3.57%-2.55%-2.77%
1 Year Performance2.82%-1.93%6.08%5.22%

American Airlines Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ALK
Alaska Air Group
4.5233 of 5 stars
$41.96
-2.4%
$57.44
+36.9%
-2.6%$5.28B$10.43B23.1826,043Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
CPA
Copa
4.9279 of 5 stars
$101.89
-2.2%
$146.33
+43.6%
+4.7%$4.02B$3.46B7.977,265Gap Up
UAL
United Airlines
4.9238 of 5 stars
$42.37
-2.5%
$64.60
+52.5%
-0.4%$13.90B$53.72B5.3810,300Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
AZUL
Azul
1.481 of 5 stars
$7.53
-8.6%
$12.76
+69.5%
-14.4%$3.17B$3.74B-8.1014,247Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
SKYW
SkyWest
2.1702 of 5 stars
$67.66
-2.6%
$62.25
-8.0%
+182.0%$2.73B$2.94B77.7713,121
JBLU
JetBlue Airways
1.4866 of 5 stars
$6.83
-3.7%
$5.75
-15.8%
-3.8%$2.32B$9.62B-7.2723,388Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
Gap Up
ALGT
Allegiant Travel
4.9934 of 5 stars
$62.15
-6.0%
$89.75
+44.4%
-37.0%$1.14B$2.51B9.835,643
LUV
Southwest Airlines
4.532 of 5 stars
$27.96
-3.8%
$31.82
+13.8%
-11.4%$16.72B$26.09B37.2774,806Analyst Revision
HA
Hawaiian
0.3499 of 5 stars
$13.07
-1.0%
$8.00
-38.8%
+61.4%$677.67M$2.72B-2.597,362Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
SAVE
Spirit Airlines
1.1492 of 5 stars
$4.46
-9.4%
$5.07
+13.8%
-76.3%$487.73M$5.36B-1.0913,167Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision

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This page (NASDAQ:AAL) was last updated on 4/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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