Research Report on These Regional Airlines Equities -- Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Alaska Air, and Ryanair

Aug 03, 2016, 07:40 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Low fuel costs, route expansions, and increased demand continue to drive Regional Airliners, which is Stock-Callers.com featured industry in today's pre-market research. Four equities under evaluation are Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU), Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), and Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: RYAAY). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:

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Southwest Airlines  

Dallas, Texas headquartered Southwest Airlines Co.'s shares fell 4.05%, closing Tuesday's trading session at $35.54. The stock recorded a trading volume of 9.58 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 7.20 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 12.42% below their 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Southwest Airlines, which operates passenger airlines that provides scheduled air transportation services in the U.S. and near-international markets, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 31.38.

On July 27th, 2016, research firm JP Morgan downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Neutral'.

On July 28th, 2016, Southwest Airlines Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.10 per share to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 18th, 2016 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The 160th consecutive dividend will be paid on September 8th, 2016. Free research report on LUV is available at:

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JetBlue Airways  

On Tuesday, shares in Long Island City, New York-based JetBlue Airways Corp. recorded a trading volume of 9.00 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 6.18 million shares. The stock dropped 6.54%, ending the day at $17.01. The Company's shares have advanced 2.22% in the last month and are trading below their 50-day moving average by 2.50%. Furthermore, shares of JetBlue Airways, which provides air transportation services, have an RSI of 42.66.

On July 28th, 2016, JetBlue announced it will launch flights to Cuba on August 31st, 2016. The airline said that it aims to remove the high costs and complexity of travel to Cuba so that customers can instead get the most of their time visiting loved ones, arranging a unique cultural experience, taking care of business opportunities, or organizing their educational or not-for-profit organization group trip. JetBlue's fares will start at $99 one-way, and will include Cuban government-required health insurance. The complimentary research report on JBLU can be downloaded at:

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Alaska Air Group  

Seattle, Washington-based Alaska Air Group Inc.'s stock finished the day 4.08% lower at $64.89 and with a total volume of 2.14 million shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 10.47% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 2.69%. Additionally, shares of Alaska Air Group, which through its subsidiaries, provide passengers and cargo air transportation services primarily in the U.S., have an RSI of 52.11.

On July 26th, 2016, Virgin America Inc. announced that the merger agreement with Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., was approved by an affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of Virgin America voting common stock. On April 4th, 2016, Virgin America and Alaska Airlines announced they had reached an agreement to combine in a bid to create the premier airline for West Coast travelers. The two airliners anticipate they will obtain regulatory approvals and complete the transaction in the fourth quarter of 2016.  

On July 27th, 2016, research firm JP Morgan upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Overweight'. Visit us today and access our complete research report on ALK at:

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Ryanair Holdings  

Shares in Dublin, Ireland headquartered Ryanair Holdings PLC ended yesterday's session 1.47% lower at $69.24. The stock recorded a trading volume of 384,241 shares. The Company's shares are trading 9.19% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares in Ryanair Holdings, which provides scheduled airline service across a European route network, have an RSI of 38.92.

On July 25th, 2016, Ryanair, reported a 4% rise in Q1 FY 2017 profit to €256 million, as traffic grew 11% to 31 million, while average fare declined 10% to €39.92, offset by a 9% reduction in unit costs. Get free access to your research report on RYAAY at:

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