NYSE:AAN - Aaron's Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $43.49 -0.16 (-0.37 %) (As of 12/13/2018 04:23 AM ET)Previous Close$43.65Today's Range$42.98 - $44.1152-Week Range$35.62 - $56.00Volume421,700 shsAverage Volume685,629 shsMarket Capitalization$3.01 billionP/E Ratio16.99Dividend Yield0.27%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 Ratio16.99 Forward P/E Ratio12.91 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.38 billion Price / Sales0.88 Cash Flow$24.2961 per share Price / Cash Flow1.79 Book Value$24.68 per share Price / Book1.76 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$3.01 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.035 per share on Monday, January 7th. This represents a $0.14 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.32%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 19th. This is a positive change 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 of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Aaron's' earnings last quarter? Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.06. The company earned $953.07 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 (EPS) 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? 9 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Aaron's' shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Aaron's' stock price to reach $57.5714 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aaron's. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aaron's? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aaron's in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 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 articles about AAN stock have been trending neutral on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive 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 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several 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), Black Diamond Group (BDIMF), MITCHAM INDUSTR/SH (MIND), Quest Resource (QRHC) and FlexShopper (FPAY). 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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.45%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.80%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.27%), FMR LLC (4.65%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (3.37%) and LSV Asset Management (2.56%). 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, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., First Pacific Advisors LP, Teachers Advisors LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 Clearbridge Investments LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Man Group plc, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Hillcrest Asset Management LLC and Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P.. 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 $43.49. How big of a company is Aaron's? Aaron's has a market capitalization of $3.01 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: 371 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 293 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 664MarketBeat'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 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)?