Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [NASDAQ:AAWW]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock traders often pay close attention what Wall Street analysts have to say about a potential investment. For Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW], the latest consensus recommendation available followed its financial results for the fiscal quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give AAWW an Outperform rating. This is compared to its latest closing price of $54.28.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW] is sitting at 2.00. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.00.

For the quarter ending in Sep-18 Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW] generated $0.66 billion in sales. That’s 0.96% lower than the average estimate of $0.66 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that on the whole, this stock is not presenting an attractive investment option, as there are too many red flags that don’t point to a high-value ROI.

Keep an eye out for the next scheduled publication date for this company’s financial results, which are expected to be released on Tomorrow    Before Market Open (Confirmed).

Fundamental Analysis of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW] sitting at +11.43 and its Gross Margin at +19.25, this company’s Net Margin is now 10.60%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 6.68, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 4.50%. Its Return on Equity is 13.57, and its Return on Assets is 4.88. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates AAWW financial performance.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 124.42. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 55.44, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 44.94. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 112.24, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 50.01. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 8.01 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 5.39. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.30, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.65. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.83, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 4.57 and P/E Ratio of 5.62. These metrics all suggest that Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW] earns $751,380 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 11.95 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.47. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.80 and its Current Ratio is 0.80. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Performance Indicators

Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW] has 25.61M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $1.39B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 35.59 to 75.29. At its current price, it has moved by -27.97% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 52.37% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.86, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 64.85. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW] a Reliable Buy?

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. [AAWW] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.