NYSE:AAN - Aaron's Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $54.42 -0.66 (-1.20 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$54.42Today's Range$54.13 - $55.7452-Week Range$39.28 - $59.71Volume703,785 shsAverage Volume577,920 shsMarket Capitalization$3.68 billionP/E Ratio16.20Dividend Yield0.26%Beta0.47 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Aaron's, Inc. operates as an omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions to underserved and credit-challenged customers. It operates in three segments: Progressive Leasing, Aaron's Business, and DAMI. The company also engages in the sale, lease ownership, and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances, and accessories. As of December 31, 2018, it operated through 1,689 Aaron's stores, including 1,312 company-operated stores in 42 states and Canada; and 377 independently-owned franchised stores in 37 states, Canada, and Puerto Rico, as well as its e-commerce platform, aarons.com. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Receive AAN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AAN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryHomefurnishing Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:AAN Previous SymbolNYSE:RNT CUSIP00253530 CIK706688 Webwww.aarons.com Phone678-402-3000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.23 Current Ratio2.77 Quick Ratio0.63Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.20 Forward P/E Ratio14.32 P/E Growth0.95 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.83 billion Price / Sales0.96 Cash Flow$30.5730 per share Price / Cash Flow1.78 Book Value$26.80 per share Price / Book2.03Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.36 Net Income$196.21 million Net Margins5.15% Return on Equity14.31% Return on Assets8.90%Miscellaneous Employees11,800 Outstanding Shares67,680,000Market Cap$3.68 billion Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Aaron's (NYSE:AAN) Frequently Asked Questions What is Aaron's' stock symbol? Aaron's trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AAN." How often does Aaron's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aaron's? Aaron's declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 9th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 18th will be given a dividend of $0.035 per share on Monday, July 8th. This represents a $0.14 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.26%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 17th. View Aaron's' Dividend History. How will Aaron's' stock buyback program work? Aaron's declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Aaron's' earnings last quarter? Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The company reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.15. The company earned $1.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $991.09 million. Aaron's had a return on equity of 14.31% and a net margin of 5.15%. The firm's revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.81 earnings per share. View Aaron's' Earnings History. When is Aaron's' next earnings date? Aaron's is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Aaron's. What guidance has Aaron's issued on next quarter's earnings? Aaron's updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.65-3.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.75. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.91-4.07 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.98 billion. What price target have analysts set for AAN? 7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Aaron's' shares. Their predictions range from $57.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Aaron's' stock price to reach $63.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aaron's. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aaron's? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aaron's in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Aaron's. Has Aaron's been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about AAN stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Aaron's earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Aaron's' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Aaron's include United Rentals (URI), AerCap (AER), Air Lease (AL), Triton International (TRTN), Aircastle (AYR), McGrath RentCorp (MGRC), Rent-A-Center (RCII), Textainer Group (TGH), Exterran (EXTN), CAI International (CAI), General Finance (GFN), Black Diamond Group (BDIMF), MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (MIND), Quest Resource (QRHC) and FlexShopper (FPAY). What other stocks do shareholders of Aaron's own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Aaron's investors own include Rent-A-Center (RCII), Micron Technology (MU), Home Depot (HD), Bank of America (BAC), Starbucks (SBUX), Synopsys (SNPS), Western Digital (WDC), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Visa (V) and Weyerhaeuser (WY). Who are Aaron's' key executives? Aaron's' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John W. Robinson III, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)Mr. Steven A. Michaels, CFO & Pres of Strategic Operations (Age 47)Mr. Ryan K. Woodley, Chief Exec. Officer of Progressive Fin. Holdings LLC (Age 42)Mr. Curtis Linn Doman, Chief Product Officer of Progressive & Director (Age 46)Mr. Douglas A. Lindsay, Pres of Aaron's Bus. (Age 48) Who are Aaron's' major shareholders? Aaron's' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.94%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.67%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (3.15%), FMR LLC (3.02%), Northern Trust Corp (2.45%) and LSV Asset Management (2.35%). Company insiders that own Aaron's stock include Curtis Linn Doman, Douglas A Lindsay, John W Robinson, Moonrider Ou, Ray M Robinson, Robert H Yanker, Robert P Sinclair Jr, Robert W Kamerschen, Ryan K Woodley and Steven A Michaels. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Aaron's. Which major investors are selling Aaron's stock? AAN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Skyline Asset Management LP, Morgan Stanley, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Aaron's company stock in the last year include Curtis Linn Doman, Douglas A Lindsay, John W Robinson, Ray M Robinson, Robert P Sinclair Jr, Robert W Kamerschen, Ryan K Woodley and Steven A Michaels. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aaron's. Which major investors are buying Aaron's stock? AAN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Hillcrest Asset Management LLC, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board and Dupont Capital Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aaron's. How do I buy shares of Aaron's? Shares of AAN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Aaron's' stock price today? One share of AAN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.42. How big of a company is Aaron's? Aaron's has a market capitalization of $3.68 billion and generates $3.83 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $196.21 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.36 on an earnings per share basis. Aaron's employs 11,800 workers across the globe. What is Aaron's' official website? The official website for Aaron's is http://www.aarons.com. How can I contact Aaron's? Aaron's' mailing address is 400 GALLERIA PARKWAY SE SUITE 300, ATLANTA GA, 30339. The company can be reached via phone at 678-402-3000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Aaron's (NYSE AAN)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 418 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 330 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 748MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Aaron's and other stocks. 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