NYSE:AAN - Aaron's Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$51.04 +0.20 (+0.39 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 11:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$50.84
Today's Range$50.18 - $51.28
52-Week Range$38.77 - $56.04
Volume100,081 shs
Average Volume569,533 shs
Market Capitalization$3.43 billion
P/E Ratio15.19
Dividend Yield0.27%
Beta0.47
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryHomefurnishing Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP00253530
Phone678-402-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.83 billion
Cash Flow$30.7470 per share
Book Value$26.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$196.21 million

Miscellaneous

Employees11,800
Market Cap$3.43 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 22nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.035 per share on Friday, April 5th. This represents a $0.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.28%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 18th. View Aaron's' Dividend History.

How will Aaron's' stock buyback program work?

Aaron's declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Aaron's' earnings last quarter?

Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The company reported $1.02 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.01. The company earned $993.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $966.29 million. Aaron's had a net margin of 5.12% and a return on equity of 13.51%. The business's revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.65 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, April 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, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.65-3.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.91. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.91-4.07 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.99 billion.Aaron's also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.65-3.85 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AAN?

7 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Aaron's' shares. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect Aaron's' share price to reach $63.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.5% 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?

News coverage about AAN stock has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Aaron's earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Aaron's' key competitors?

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), Starbucks (SBUX), Bank of America (BAC), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Delta Air Lines (DAL).

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. Douglas A. Lindsay, Pres of Sales & Lease Ownership (Age 48)
  • Mr. Curtis Linn Doman, CTO of Progressive Leasing & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Ryan K. Woodley, Chief Exec. Officer of Progressive Leasing (Age 42)

Who are Aaron's' major shareholders?

Aaron's' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.34%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.46%), FMR LLC (4.48%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (3.05%), LSV Asset Management (2.42%) and Northern Trust Corp (2.40%). 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, FMR LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Bessemer Group Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Stifel Financial Corp and Barclays PLC. Company insiders that have sold Aaron's company stock in the last year include Curtis Linn Doman, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, BlackRock Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc. and Raymond James & Associates. 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 $50.62.

How big of a company is Aaron's?

Aaron's has a market capitalization of $3.40 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 SOUTH EAST 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  406 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  316 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  722
MarketBeat'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 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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