The Aaron's Company, Inc (AAN) is a leading rental & leasing services business based in the US. Aaron's is listed on the NYSE and employs 10,100 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
|52-week range||$12.9746 - $67.2|
|50-day moving average||$18.9978|
|200-day moving average||$19.2392|
|Wall St. target price||$26.29|
|Dividend yield||$0.18 (0.31%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.916|
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Valuing Aaron's stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Aaron's's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Aaron's's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 54x. In other words, Aaron's shares trade at around 54x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Aaron's's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.35. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Aaron's's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Aaron's's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $762.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Aaron's's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$1.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||10.55%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||9.12%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||$699.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 723,842 Aaron's shares held short by investors – that's known as Aaron's's "short interest". This figure is 56.9% down from 1.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Aaron's shares can be evaluated.
Aaron's's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Aaron's shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Aaron's shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). Aaron's's SIR currently stands at 0.51. In other words for every 100,000 Aaron's shares traded daily on the market, roughly 510 shares are currently held short.
However Aaron's's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Aaron's shares, or, against the total number of tradable Aaron's shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Aaron's's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Aaron's shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0277% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Aaron's shares, roughly 28 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Aaron's.
Find out more about how you can short Aaron's stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 3.31% of net profits
Recently Aaron's has paid out, on average, around 3.31% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.31% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Aaron's shareholders could enjoy a 0.31% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Aaron's's case, that would currently equate to about $0.18 per share.
While Aaron's's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Aaron's is investing more in its future growth.
Aaron's's most recent dividend payout was on 20 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Aaron's's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 16 April 2010. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Aaron's shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Aaron's shares which in turn could have impacted Aaron's's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Aaron's's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.9746 up to $67.2. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Aaron's's is 1.9983. This would suggest that Aaron's's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
The Aarons Company Inc. provides lease-purchase solutions. It engages in direct-to-consumer sales and lease ownership of furniture, home appliances, consumer electronics, and accessories through its approximately 1,400 Company-operated and franchised stores in United States Canada, and Puerto Rico, as well as its e-commerce platform. It also manufactures and supplies bedding and upholstered furniture through company-operated and franchised stores. The company was formerly known as Aaron's SpinCo, Inc. The Aarons Company Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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