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Northcoast Research Reiterated Aaron’s (AAN) As Buy; Has Price Objective Of $52.5; Doubleline Opportunistic Credit Fund (DBL) Has 1.14 Sentiment

Among 11 analysts covering Aaron’s Inc (NYSE:AAN), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Aaron’s Inc has $55 highest and $30 lowest target. $45.43’s average target is 16.16% above currents $39.11 stock price. Aaron’s Inc had 30 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 28 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, December 13 by Loop Capital. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, September 28. The stock of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 13 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Thursday, October 19. On Friday, January 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson to “Buy”. On Monday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti given on Friday, December 9. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Friday, August 14. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) rating on Thursday, August 31. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $55.0 target.

The stock increased 0.51% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $22.35. About 7,968 shares traded. DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund (DBL) has declined 4.58% since December 1, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.28% the S&P500.

Apriem Advisors holds 1.97% of its portfolio in DoubleLine Opportunistic Credit Fund for 294,378 shares. Van Hulzen Asset Management Llc owns 133,034 shares or 1.33% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Alethea Capital Management Llc has 0.79% invested in the company for 55,502 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Addison Capital Co has invested 0.62% in the stock. Horizon Kinetics Llc, a New York-based fund reported 423,428 shares.

Analysts await Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) to report earnings on February, 16. They expect $0.53 earnings per share, up 6.00% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.5 per share. AAN’s profit will be $37.51 million for 18.45 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual earnings per share reported by Aaron's, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.26% EPS growth.

The stock increased 3.69% or $1.39 during the last trading session, reaching $39.11. About 169,192 shares traded. Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) has risen 45.42% since December 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.72% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 21 investors sold Aaron's, Inc. shares while 83 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 71.08 million shares or 1.46% less from 72.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 399,000 shares. Amer Century has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Riverhead Capital Ltd Com accumulated 3,930 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Pnc Service Gru has 0% invested in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) for 1,157 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 12,443 shares. Tudor Investment Corporation Et Al stated it has 27,829 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Sterling Cap Management Limited Company owns 33,242 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. British Columbia – Canada-based Pacad Investment has invested 0.07% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Parametric Port Associates Ltd Liability Co owns 261,970 shares. Commonwealth Equity Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) for 7,311 shares. Dreman Value L L C holds 17,443 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. Cwm Limited Liability has invested 0% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Nuveen Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp owns 35,729 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability stated it has 0% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). California State Teachers Retirement System owns 0.01% invested in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) for 112,320 shares.

AaronÂ’s, Inc. operates an omnichannel well-known provider of lease-purchase solutions. The company has market cap of $2.77 billion. It operates through five divisions: Sales and Lease Ownership, Progressive, DAMI, Franchise, and Manufacturing. It has a 20.1 P/E ratio. The firm engages in the sale, lease ownership, and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances, and accessories.

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