NYSE:AAN - Aaron's Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $53.02 -0.78 (-1.45 %) (As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$53.02Today's Range$50.7403 - $53.8852-Week Range$38.77 - $56.00Volume1.43 million shsAverage Volume572,470 shsMarket Capitalization$3.64 billionP/E Ratio20.71Dividend Yield0.26%Beta0.51 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 Phone678-402-3000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.17 Current Ratio2.43 Quick Ratio0.55Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.71 Forward P/E Ratio15.73 P/E Growth0.82 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.38 billion Price / Sales1.07 Cash Flow$25.7379 per share Price / Cash Flow2.06 Book Value$24.68 per share Price / Book2.15Profitability 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 Shares68,588,000Market Cap$3.64 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. Investors 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 0.26%. The ex-dividend date 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Aaron's' earnings last quarter? Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The company reported $1.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates 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 return on equity of 12.22% and a net margin of 8.39%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.65 EPS. 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 issued an update on 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 EPS 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? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Aaron's' stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Aaron's' stock price to reach $63.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aaron's. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aaron's? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aaron's in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 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? Headlines about AAN stock have been trending negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Aaron's earned a news impact score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near 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). 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 (8.29%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (3.05%), LSV Asset Management (2.42%), Northern Trust Corp (2.40%) and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.89%). 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 institutional 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, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Bessemer Group Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Stifel Financial Corp, Barclays PLC and LSV Asset Management. 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 institutional investors are buying Aaron's stock? AAN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Raymond James & Associates and Geode Capital Management 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 $53.02. How big of a company is Aaron's? Aaron's has a market capitalization of $3.64 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: 393 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 311 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 704MarketBeat'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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do You Make Money With Penny Stocks?