Aaron's, Company Profile (NYSE:AAN)

About Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN)

AaronAaron's, Inc. (Aaron's) is an omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions. The Company engages in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories through its Company-operated and franchised stores in Canada, as well as its e-commerce platform, Aarons.com. Its segments include Sales and Lease Ownership, Progressive Finance Holdings, LLC (Progressive), Dent-A-Med, Inc., doing business as the HELPcard (DAMI), Franchise and Manufacturing. Its stores carry brands, such as Samsung, Frigidaire, Hewlett-Packard, LG, Whirlpool, Simmons, Philips, Ashley and Magnavox. As of December 31, 2016, it had 1,864 Aaron's stores, consisted of 1,165 Company-operated stores in 28 states, the District of Columbia and Canada, and 699 independently-owned franchised stores in 46 states and Canada. It owns trademarks and trade names used in business, including Progressive, Dent-A-Med, the HELPcard and Woodhaven Furniture Industries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Computer & Electronics Retailers
  • Sub-Industry: Homefurnishing Retail
  • Symbol: NYSE:AAN
  • CUSIP: 00253530
  • Web: www.aarons.com
  • Market Cap: $3.02283 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 70,726,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $42.16
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.30
  • 52 Week Range: $22.37 - $48.22
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.96
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.29
  • P/E Growth: 1.39
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.22 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.94
  • Book Value: $21.80 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.96
  • Annual Dividend: $0.11
  • Dividend Yield: 0.3%
  • EBITDA: $477.02 million
  • Net Margins: 4.36%
  • Return on Equity: 12.00%
  • Return on Assets: 6.94%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.26%
  • Current Ratio: 2.62%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.98%
  • Average Volume: 882,058 shs.
  • Beta: 0.21
  • Short Ratio: 4.03

Frequently Asked Questions for Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN)

What is Aaron's,'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 Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.027 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.11 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. View Aaron's,'s Dividend History.

How were Aaron's,'s earnings last quarter?

Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $815.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $786.12 million. Aaron's, had a net margin of 4.36% and a return on equity of 12.00%. Aaron's,'s revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.59 EPS. View Aaron's,'s Earnings History.

When will Aaron's, make its next earnings announcement?

Aaron's, is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Aaron's,.

What guidance has Aaron's, issued on next quarter's earnings?

Aaron's, issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.45-2.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.38. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.33-3.44 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.22 billion.

Where is Aaron's,'s stock going? Where will Aaron's,'s stock price be in 2017?

11 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Aaron's,'s shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Aaron's,'s share price to reach $44.94 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Aaron's,.

What are analysts saying about Aaron's, stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Aaron's, stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Aaron's, Inc. is engaged in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories. It is engaged in the lease ownership, lease and retail sale of a variety of products, such as widescreen and LCD televisions, computers, living room and bedroom furniture, and refrigerators The company offers products of various brands, such as JVC, Mitsubishi, Philips, Panasonic, Sony, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Simmons, Frigidaire, and Sharp. Aaron's, Inc. is based in Atlanta, Georgia. " (10/10/2017)
  • 2. Loop Capital analysts commented, "secularly challenged" (12/13/2016)

Who are some of Aaron's,'s key competitors?

Who are Aaron's,'s key executives?

Aaron's,'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ray M. Robinson, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • John W. Robinson III, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Steven A. Michaels CPA, Chief Financial Officer, President - Strategic Operations
  • Douglas A. Lindsay, President - Aaron’s Business
  • Ryan K. Woodley, Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Finance Holdings, LLC
  • Robert W. Kamerschen, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Robert P. Sinclair Jr., Vice President, Corporate Controller
  • Curtis Linn Doman, Director
  • Kathy T. Betty, Independent Director
  • Douglas C. Curling, Independent Director

Who owns Aaron's, stock?

Aaron's,'s stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (3.02%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.23%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.07%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.06%), Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC (0.04%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.04%). Company insiders that own Aaron's, stock include Curtis Linn Doman, John W 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,.

Who sold Aaron's, stock? Who is selling Aaron's, stock?

Aaron's,'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., State Treasurer State of Michigan, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Alpha Windward LLC. Company insiders that have sold Aaron's, stock in the last year include Curtis Linn Doman, John W Robinson, Robert P Sinclair Jr, Robert W Kamerschen, Ryan K Woodley and Steven A Michaels. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aaron's,.

Who bought Aaron's, stock? Who is buying Aaron's, stock?

Aaron's,'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Aaron's, stock in the last two years include Curtis Linn Doman, Robert H Yanker, Ryan K Woodley and Steven A Michaels. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aaron's,.

How do I buy Aaron's, stock?

Shares of Aaron's, can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Aaron's,'s stock price today?

One share of Aaron's, stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.74.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Aaron's, (NYSE AAN)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  174 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  366
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: $44.94 (5.14% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN)
Price Target History for Aaron`s, (NYSE:AAN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/18/2017Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$42.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$54.00N/AView Rating Details
9/28/2017KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$50.00HighView Rating Details
9/18/2017Off Wall StreetInitiated CoverageSellHighView Rating Details
9/1/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$55.00LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017Northcoast ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$45.00 -> $52.50LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyHighView Rating Details
4/23/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingHold$28.00MediumView Rating Details
1/19/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
1/12/2017StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$41.00N/AView Rating Details
12/9/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
5/23/2016Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageBuy$30.00N/AView Rating Details
12/29/2015Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN)
Earnings by Quarter for Aaron`s, (NYSE:AAN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Aaron's, (NYSE AAN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017$0.54N/AView Earnings Details
7/28/20176/30/2017$0.58$0.68$786.12 million$815.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2017Q1 2017$0.66$0.80$830.44 million$844.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2017Q416$0.45$0.50$815.40 million$794.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2016Q316$0.47$0.50$778.73 million$769.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q216$0.57$0.59$809.16 million$789.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116$0.75$0.71$866.48 million$854.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$0.38$0.41$818.00 million$821.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315$0.48$0.39$782.18 million$767.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2015Q215$0.45$0.61$767.42 million$769.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2015Q115$0.55$0.73$794.07 million$821.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2015Q414$0.35$0.39$737.98 million$759.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.37$0.39$694.60 million$707.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2014Q214$0.35$0.37$672.91 million$672.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q114$0.53$0.53$591.08 million$585.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2014Q413$0.29$0.48$557.44 million$553.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$0.49$0.40$549.69 million$539.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.50$0.50$564.93 million$552.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.71$0.67$634.31 million$595.14 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.51$0.48$573.43 million$568.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.43$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$0.47$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.61$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.43$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2011$0.38$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2011$0.41$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.51$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.34$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.38
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.04
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.64$0.77$0.69
Q2 20173$0.58$0.65$0.61
Q3 20174$0.50$0.58$0.54
Q4 20174$0.51$0.60$0.55
Q1 20182$0.89$0.95$0.92
Q2 20182$0.76$0.78$0.77
Q3 20182$0.64$0.73$0.69
Q4 20182$0.66$0.66$0.66
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN)
Most Recent Dividend:10/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.11
Dividend Yield:0.26%
Dividend Growth:25.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:5.64% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
4.28% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
3.68% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:10 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Aaron`s, (NYSE:AAN)

Dividend History by Quarter for Aaron's, (NYSE AAN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.93%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Aaron`s, (NYSE:AAN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Aaron`s, (NYSE:AAN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Aaron's, (NYSE:AAN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/28/2017Robert P Sinclair JrInsiderSell1,000$45.00$45,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2017Ryan K WoodleyCEOSell6,776$44.30$300,176.80View SEC Filing  
8/25/2017Curtis Linn DomanInsiderSell30,000$43.35$1,300,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2017Robert P Sinclair JrInsiderSell4,000$43.47$173,880.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017John W RobinsonCEOSell15,000$46.11$691,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Steven A MichaelsCFOSell5,000$46.26$231,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017Robert W KamerschenCAOSell5,000$37.39$186,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017John W RobinsonCEOSell15,000$36.80$552,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Robert W KamerschenCAOSell4,000$30.32$121,280.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2017John W RobinsonCEOSell13,750$28.65$393,937.50View SEC Filing  
3/21/2017Steven A MichaelsCFOSell10,000$28.81$288,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016Robert H. YankerDirectorBuy40,000$25.29$1,011,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Curtis Linn DomanInsiderBuy3,000$23.75$71,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Ryan K WoodleyCEOBuy4,000$23.64$94,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Steven A MichaelsCFOBuy3,000$23.47$70,410.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2015John Garfield PayneInsiderBuy12,500$0.09$1,125.00
3/26/2015James L CatesVPSell7,500$28.23$211,725.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Kathy T BettyDirectorBuy89$28.03$2,494.67View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Hubert L Jr. HarrisDirectorBuy1,000$25.00$25,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Ronald W AllenCEOSell2,250$25.66$57,735.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Ray M RobinsonDirectorSell2,250$25.83$58,117.50View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014H Eugene LockhartDirectorBuy1,950$25.67$50,056.50View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Hubert L Jr. HarrisDirectorBuy1,000$26.40$26,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2014Tristan J MontaneroVPSell6,250$35.35$220,937.50View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Robert P Sinclair JrInsiderSell7,500$34.65$259,875.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Leo BenatarDirectorSell2,250$34.00$76,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014David Chad StricklandVPSell7,500$32.59$244,425.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014John RobinsonCEOBuy50,000$28.96$1,448,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Tristan MontaneroVPSell4,000$28.75$115,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013James CatesVPSell33,238$28.96$962,572.48View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013John TrainorInsiderSell7,500$27.89$209,175.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Ronald AllenCEOSell3,375$27.94$94,297.50View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013K Todd EvansVPSell3,750$28.00$105,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Ray RobinsonDirectorSell3,375$28.31$95,546.25View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Gilbert DanielsonCFOSell38,925$28.83$1,122,207.75View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Gilbert DanielsonCFOSell76,250$28.98$2,209,725.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Leo BenatarDirectorSell3,375$28.79$97,166.25View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Mitchell S PaullSVPSell27,780$28.12$781,173.60View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013K Todd EvansVPSell24,030$27.88$669,956.40View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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