AAR is a global aerospace and defense contractor. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR is one of the leading providers of aircraft maintenance and repair, supply chain and logistics management, technology infrastructure and remote airlift services in the world. We serve customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR has an entrepreneurial dynamic culture focused on providing innovative solutions that help customers, operate more efficiently. Using our “close-to-the-customer” business model, we offer a diverse and balanced mixed products and services that include:

  • Aviation Services
  • MRO Services
  • Parts & Supply Chain
  • Expeditionary Services
  • Airlift
  • Mobility

AAR has 60 years of experience helping customers do more with less. 

Company Growth (employees)
Wood Dale, US
Size (employees)
4,700 (est)-3%
AAR was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Wood Dale, US

AAR Office Locations

AAR has an office in Wood Dale
Wood Dale, US (HQ)
1100 N Wood Dale Rd

AAR Metrics

AAR Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.7 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$994.1 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$47.7 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$1.1 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-May-2016)

$31.2 m
AAR's current market capitalization is $1.1 b.
AAR's revenue was reported to be $1.7 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4.3% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$2 b$1.6 b$1.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$598.5 m$668.5 m

Gross profit

$340.2 m$995.8 m$994.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$1.3 b$1 b$928 m


($3.1 m)($400 k)$59.3 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$26.5 m$6.4 m

Interest income

$300 k$300 k

Income tax expense

$74.7 m$12.3 m

Net Income

$73.2 m$10.4 m$47.7 m
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$89.2 m$54.7 m$31.2 m

Accounts Receivable

$283.1 m$229 m$242.7 m


$495.3 m$456 m$445.4 m

Current Assets

$1.1 b$954.1 m$873.1 m


$261.7 m$123.5 m$117.3 m

Total Assets

$2.2 b$1.5 b$1.4 b

Accounts Payable

Current Liabilities

$402.1 m$412 m$329 m

Non-Current Liabilities

$796.7 m$257.9 m$247.3 m

Total Liabilities

$1.2 b$669.9 m$576.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$436.4 m$442.6 m$451.3 m

Retained Earnings

$646 m$644.3 m$681.6 m

Total Equity

$1 b$845.1 m$865.8 m

Financial Leverage

2.2 x1.8 x1.7 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Depreciation and Amortization

$80.4 m

Accounts Receivable

$16.7 m($28 m)($16 m)


($48 m)($43 m)($26 m)

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$13.9 m($34.5 m)($23.5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($40.9 m)$689.2 m

Cash From Financing Activities

($678.1 m)($38.4 m)

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