Imperial Capital Reiterates a Buy Rating on American Airlines

By Carrie Williams

In a report released today, Michael Derchin from Imperial Capital reiterated a Buy rating on American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL), with a price target of $46. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $42.13.

According to, Derchin is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 21.9% and a 73.3% success rate. Derchin covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Allegiant Travel Company, Air Transport Services, and Southwest Airlines.

American Airlines has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $53.25.

American Airlines’ market cap is currently $21.37B and has a P/E ratio of 8.82. The company has a book value ratio of 5.6466.

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American Airlines Group, Inc. is a holding company whose business activity is the operation of a network carrier through its principal wholly-owned mainline operating subsidiary, American. The company provides air transportation for passengers and cargo. It cargo division provides a range of freight and mail services, with facilities and interline connections available across the globe. The company was founded on December 9, 2013 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.