Analysts rate Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. (AAWW:NSD) with a Sell, $57.50 Target

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Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. stock

Analysts rate Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. with a Sell rating and a 12-month average target price of $57.63.

Wolfe Research downgraded Atlas Air Worldwide from  Peer Perform to an Underperform rating, and set the target price at $73 on the company’s stock.

Based on the Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. stock forecasts from 11 analyst, the average analyst target price for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. is USD 57.63 over the next 12 months. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s average analyst rating is. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. is Bullish, which is based on 10 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s stock price was USD 73.41. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s stock price has changed by -15.44% over the past week, -8.95% over the past month and +14.33% over the last year.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. It operates through two segments, Airline Operations and Dry Leasing. The company has operations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and South America. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York. Address: 2000 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, NY, United States, 10577-2543

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk-adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk-adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price-to-book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered a better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered a better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What we don’t like:

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above the median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced on a cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering buying.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

 

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