NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- American Airlines Group (AAL) had its price target lowered to $44 from $46 at Credit Suisse with a "neutral" rating, while Barclays reduced its price target to $58 from $68 and maintained an "overweight" rating.
Primary risks for American Airlines include the health of the economy, fuel price volatility, event risks such as terrorism, weather, and labor disruptions, Credit Suisse noted.
Additionally, American Airlines has significant merger integration risk as it completed its merger with US Airways Group in December of 2013, while peers such as Delta Air Lines (DAL) and United Continental Holdings (UAL) consolidated much earlier, according to Credit Suisse's analyst note.
"Failure to complete certain steps necessary to begin realizing June 18, 2015 U.S. Airlines 14 synergies, such as the issuance of single operating certificate and integration of reservation systems, could negatively impact the stock," Credit Suisse analysts said.
However, Barclays maintained an "overweight" rating regarding that fundamentals for American Airlines look promising given the competitive cost structure and the potential for relative RASM improvements.
American Airlines Group is an airline holding company that operate an average of approximately 6,700 flights per day to some 54 countries.
Shares of American Airlines are up 0.63% to $40.13 in afternoon trading Thursday.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP INC as a Hold with a ratings score of C. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation: