AAR Corp. (AIR): Price and Financial Metrics

AAR Corp. (AIR): $41.07

1.35 (+3.40%)

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  • AIR scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 86.28% of US stocks.
  • AIR's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • AIR's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 44.16% of US stocks).

AIR Stock Summary

  • Aar Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.77% of US equities in our set.
  • AIR's current price/earnings ratio is 268.29, which is higher than 97.05% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • As for revenue growth, note that AIR's revenue has grown -26.46% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of just 14.61% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Aar Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be CATO, INGR, EVI, CVGW, and BGSF.
  • AIR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Aar Corp's official web site, go to www.aarcorp.com.

AIR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, AIR's price/earnings ratio is 772.96% higher, now standing at 272.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, AIR's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up $61.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AIR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AIR 2012-09-17 0.3 0.8 10.1 10.8
AIR 2011-09-27 0.4 0.8 9.9 8.4
AIR 2011-07-14 0.7 1.4 17.2 11.7
AIR 2007-12-11 1.1 2.5 20.2 14.1
AIR 2001-12-18 0.3 0.7 15.4 12.1
AIR 2001-10-09 0.3 0.7 12.4 9.7

AIR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AIR, see our AIR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $49.60 Average Broker Recommendation 1.3 (Strong Buy)

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AIR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.07 52-week high $45.49
Prev. close $39.72 52-week low $16.53
Day low $39.86 Volume 459,400
Day high $41.11 Avg. volume 273,750
50-day MA $40.33 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $33.03 Market Cap 1.45B

AAR Corp. (AIR) Company Bio

AAR CORP. provides products and services to commercial aviation, government, and defense markets worldwide. It operates in two segments, Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. The company was founded in 1951 and is based in Wood Dale, Illinois.

AIR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$41.07$5.54 -86%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Aar Corp. To summarize, we found that Aar Corp ranked in the 15th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for AIR, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 4.5 years, is -0.07% -- higher than just 15.39% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • As a business, Aar Corp experienced a tax rate of about 30% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than 90.81% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

Want more companies with a valuation profile/forecast similar to that of Aar Corp? See MTW, NES, THR, EFX, and LSTR.

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Latest AIR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Aar Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AIR as an investment opportunity.

AAR (AIR) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

AAR (AIR) closed the most recent trading day at $40.94, moving -1.18% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | June 7, 2021

AAR named to “Best of the Best 2021 – Top Veteran-Friendly Companies” by U.S. Veterans Magazine

Wood Dale, May 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading independent provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, has been named to the “Best of the Best 2021 – Top Veteran-Friendly Companies” list by U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM). This is the second consecutive year AAR has received this recognition. USVM polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for this year’s Best of the Best evaluations. The award recognizes the top U.S. companies actively recruiting and providing a rewarding work culture for veterans, transitioning service members, disabled veterans and military spouses. “AAR is excited to be recognized again as a Top Veteran-Friendly Company,” said John Cooper, AAR SVP of Global Government & Defense. “Our veterans, who make over 20% of AAR’s...

Yahoo | May 20, 2021

Just Get a Tax Refund? Consider These 3 Aerospace Companies

A refreshing sign you paid more than you owed to the government. While not necessarily "free money," an unexpectedly large tax refund can provide the rocket fuel needed to propel your portfolio to new heights. Whether it's growth or dividend names, investing your tax refund in the stock market could be a wise move for generating long-term wealth.

Yahoo | April 24, 2021

AAR (AIR) Down 3.7% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

AAR (AIR) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | April 22, 2021

Defense Stock Roundup: LMT, NOC Win Big Contracts, AIR Beats on Q3 Earnings

Smooth flow of contracts from Pentagon along with stimulus obtained from the broader market keeps U.S. defense stocks buoyant over the trailing five trading sessions.

Yahoo | April 1, 2021

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AIR Price Returns

1-mo 2.98%
3-mo -5.04%
6-mo 19.77%
1-year 76.42%
3-year -11.71%
5-year 84.52%
YTD 13.39%
2020 -19.25%
2019 21.74%
2018 -4.31%
2017 19.89%
2016 27.25%

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