NYSE:AAN - Aaron's Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $49.62 +0.04 (+0.08 %) (As of 11/12/2018 03:37 PM ET)Previous Close$49.58Today's Range$49.21 - $50.1952-Week Range$35.16 - $56.00Volume23,693 shsAverage Volume714,695 shsMarket Capitalization$3.40 billionP/E Ratio19.32Dividend Yield0.24%Beta0.25 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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. It operates through three segments: Progressive Leasing, Aaron's Business, and DAMI. The company engages in the sale, lease ownership, and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances, and accessories. As of February 15, 2018, it operated approximately 1,726 company-operated and franchised stores in 47 states and Canada, as well as its e-commerce platform, Aarons.com. Aaron's, Inc. 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 Webwww.aarons.com Phone678-402-3000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.17 Current Ratio2.43 Quick Ratio0.55 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.32 Forward P/E Ratio14.68 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.38 billion Price / Sales1.01 Cash Flow$24.5644 per share Price / Cash2.02 Book Value$25.71 per share Price / Book1.93 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.56 Net Income$292.53 million Net Margins8.39% Return on Equity12.22% Return on Assets7.96% Miscellaneous Employees11,900 Outstanding Shares68,590,000Market Cap$3.40 billion 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, November 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $0.035 per share on Monday, January 7th. This represents a $0.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 19th. This is an increase from Aaron's's previous quarterly dividend of $0.03. View Aaron's' Dividend History. How will Aaron's' stock buyback program work? Aaron's declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Aaron's' earnings last quarter? Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $953.07 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $948.48 million. Aaron's had a return on equity of 12.22% and a net margin of 8.39%. 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, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Aaron's. What guidance has Aaron's issued on next quarter's earnings? Aaron's issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.30-3.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.41. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.795-3.855 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.83 billion. What price target have analysts set for AAN? 10 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Aaron's' shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Aaron's' stock price to reach $55.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aaron's. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aaron's? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aaron's in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 8 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 headlines about AAN stock have been trending positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. 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), Exterran (EXTN), Rent-A-Center (RCII), Textainer Group (TGH), CAI International (CAI), General Finance (GFN), MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (MIND), Quest Resource (QRHC), FlexShopper (FPAY) and Aly Energy Services (ALYE). Who are Aaron's' key executives? Aaron's' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John W. Robinson III, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 46)Mr. Steven A. Michaels, CFO & Pres of Strategic Operations (Age 46)Mr. Douglas A. Lindsay, Pres of Sales & Lease Ownership (Age 47)Mr. Curtis Linn Doman, CTO of Progressive Leasing & Director (Age 45)Mr. Ryan K. Woodley, Chief Exec. Officer of Progressive Leasing (Age 41) Who are Aaron's' major shareholders? Aaron's' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.45%), FMR LLC (4.65%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (3.37%), LSV Asset Management (2.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.29%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.24%). Company insiders that own Aaron's stock include Curtis Linn Doman, 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, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Bank of Montreal Can, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Aaron's company stock in the last year include Curtis Linn Doman, John W Robinson, Ray M Robinson, Robert H Yanker, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC and EAM Investors LLC. 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 $49.66. How big of a company is Aaron's? Aaron's has a market capitalization of $3.40 billion and generates $3.38 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $292.53 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.56 on an earnings per share basis. Aaron's employs 11,900 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: 367 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 290 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 657MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Aaron's and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AAN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AAN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Rule of 72?