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Which Insider sold 212,784 Shares Of American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)?

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) has seen its stock price gain 4.39, or +8.44%, so far in 2017. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of AAL have appreciated +3.59 – or +6.80%. The stock’s 52-week range is $39.21 to $54.48, and its 3-month range is $45.27 to $57.00.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for American Airlines Group Inc. is Strong Buy, according to the average of 15 analyst scores. Of those analysts, 8 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 5 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell.

Insider Trading Activity for American Airlines Group Inc.

Taking a look at insider trading at American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) can give useful insight into how the stock is performing. American Airlines Group Inc. has had 7 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 0 open market buys and 7 sells. Of those insider trades, 0 shares of American Airlines Group Inc. were purchased and 466,742 shares were sold. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 466,742.

Insider trading over the last 12 months, however, paints a different picture. In the last year there have been a total of 65 insider trades, including 19 open market buys and 46 sells. Of those transactions, there were 617,391 shares of AAL bought and 1.34 million shares sold. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 1.95 million.



The most recent open market insider trade was Automatic Sell of 224,572 shares on a day where the closing price was 52.32. The insider, PARKER W DOUGLAS, now holds 1.68 million shares of AAL.

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by PARKER W DOUGLAS on 01/02/2018, and was a disposition of 212,784 shares with a final price of $52.33. The insider now holds 1.91 million shares of American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL).

Examining Institutional Ownership at American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL)

According to American Airlines Group Inc.’s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 81.30%. The total amount of shares outstanding is 478.68 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 27.01 billion.

There are 613 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 389.04 million shares in total. Of those holders, 199 had increased positions amounting to 24.53 million shares, 300 had decreased positions amounting to 32.28 million shares, and 114 holders have a held position accounting for 332.23 million shares.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with 71.16 million shares, PRIMECAP MANAGEMENT CO/CA/ with 51.04 million shares, BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC with 47 million shares, VANGUARD GROUP INC with 28.78 million shares, and BLACKROCK INC. with 24.52 million shares.

According to American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) most recent 13F filing, the company has 50 new institutional holders – accounting for 5.06 million shares of its common stock. There were 59 sold out positions, amounting to 6.8 million shares.




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