Aaron's, Inc. (AAN)

13.32 -0.52%
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Pros
Stock price low relative to the 52-week range
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. AAN stock price ($13.02) is close to the 52-week low ($12.30). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See AAN price chart.
  2. AAN profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.73 percentage points. See AAN profitability chart.
  3. AAN forward dividend yield is 2.25%, higher than the industry (1.02%) and sector (0.72%) forward dividend yields. See AAN forward dividend chart.
  4. AAN Price/Sales ratio is 0.23, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See AAN forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  5. AAN average analyst price target ($16.20) is above its current price ($13.02). See AAN price target chart.

Cons

  1. AAN quarterly revenue growth was -5.20%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (18.47% and 11.16%, respectively). See AAN revenue growth chart.
  2. AAN short share of float is 9.15%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AAN short share of float chart.
  3. AAN short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 7.61. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AAN short interest ratio chart.