AAWW stock: buy or sell?

AAWW stock price: $25.67 15.68% At close on March 31st, 2020

Updated on:
March 31st, 2020


Atlas Air Worldwide shares skyrocketed 15.68% to $25.67 today. On Friday AAWW plummed a chilling -9.20%.

Should I buy AAWW stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Atlas Air Worldwide stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean AAWW will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Atlas Air Worldwide stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for AAWW stock for the last month.

AAWW stock analysis

Daily outlook

Atlas Air Worldwide shares skyrocketed 15.68% to $25.67 today.

Atlas Air Worldwide shares skyrocketed 15.68% to $25.67 today. AAWW is soaring again after a 20.28% correction from its last top on Mar/24 at $26.87.

AAWW stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Atlas Air Worldwide ended this week at $25.67 and rocketed a dazzling 15.79%. Early March AAWW plunged a dreadful -27.71% in just one week.

Atlas Air Worldwide is in a glaring downtrend, marking consecutive falling tops and bottoms. Now is trading in between the - range. If the support holds the price, this might mark a double bottom shape and create a flat-base to reverse this downtrend.

AAWW stock chart (weekly)

AAWW stock price history

AAWW stock went public on November 9th, 2005 with a price of $30.001. Since then, AAWW stock lost a -14.40%, with a yearly average of -1.00%.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

AAWW stock historical price chart

AAWW stock reached 52-week highs on April at $51.99, and all-time highs 2018-06-12 with a price of 75.29.

AAWW stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' AAWW stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price forecast for Atlas Air Worldwide stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Atlas Air Worldwide presented decent results for 2018-Q4 . Atlas Air Worldwide inched Earnings per Share (EPS) by 7.60%, beating analysts estimates of $2.90. Atlas Air Worldwide posted $3.12.
AAWW earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw an outstanding gain of 24.17% to $2,677.72 million dollars. On the other hand, its income margin (compared to sales) remained steady to 10.10%, that is $270.57 million.

AAWW annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$1,660 M-$94 M5.7%-
2014$1,799 M8.39%$107 M5.9%13.76%
2015$1,823 M1.30%$7.29 M0.4%-93.18%
2016$1,840 M0.93%$42 M2.3%469.81%
2017$2,156 M17.22%$223 M10.4%438.28%
2018$2,678 M24.17%$271 M10.1%21.07%

Quarterly financial results

Atlas Air Worldwide reported $764.96 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 16.50% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $210.97 million with a profit margin of 27.58%. Profit margin climbed a 16.75% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 10.83%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Atlas Air Worldwide sales marked a dazzling gain and rocketed a 21.82%.
AAWW quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$475 M-$0 M0.0%-
2017-Q2$517 M8.83%$39 M7.5%111,442.86%
2017-Q3$536 M3.55%$-24 M-4.5%-161.89%
2017-Q4$628 M17.21%$209 M33.4%-966.85%
2018-Q1$590 M-6.04%$10 M1.6%-95.41%
2018-Q2$666 M12.90%$-21 M-3.2%-320.04%
2018-Q3$657 M-1.43%$71 M10.8%-436.32%
2018-Q4$765 M16.50%$211 M27.6%196.60%

Atlas Air Worldwide ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a stock, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.

Atlas Air Worldwide shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 2.40% of all shares.

Bearish positions for AAWW stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Atlas Air Worldwide:

Market cap$664.1 M
Total shares25.9 M
Float shares25.4 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)103.2%
  - Insider holdings (%)2.4%
Shares in short selling0.0%

AAWW summary

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Day range$22.39 - $26.21
Previous close$22.19
Session gain15.68%
Average true range$3.66
50d mov avg$24.44
100d mov avg$25.50
200d mov avg$28.27
Daily patternlb01a
Weekly pattern lt02a

Atlas Air Worldwide performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared Atlas Air Worldwide against in the following table:
AAWWAtlas Air Worldwi...-6.48%11.85%-49.16%

Atlas Air Worldwide competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Atlas Air Worldwide competitor. This doesn't mean Atlas Air Worldwide does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.