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  • Previous Rank112
  • Revenues ($M)42,650
  • Revenue Percent Change59.5%
  • Profits ($M)2,882
  • Profits Percent Change-
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)36,769

After its acquisition of US Airways in 2013, American Airlines became the world’s largest airline. By the end of the year, the former brand will be absorbed completely. Taking on a new fleet is no simple task. The airline will have to merge its computer systems—such as those used for bookings and reservations—which could cause upsets. The Fort Worth, Texas-based company has been benefiting, as has its peers, from the low cost of oil as well as increased travel abroad for U.S. residents thanks to a strong dollar. According to the company on a recent earnings call, however, demand in the Latin American markets has “softness.”

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Company Info

W. Douglas Parker
HQ Location
Fort Worth, TX
Years on List21

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)42,65059.5%
Profits ($M)2,882-
Total Stockholder Equity2,021-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)36,769-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6.8%
Profits as % of Assets6.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity142.6%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.93
EPS % Change (from 2013)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)113.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-