NEW YORK, November 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Focus this morning is on the Regional Airlines industry which provides domestic air transportation services regionally to individuals and cargo-shipping operators. Companies in this space offer below-average dividend yields when compared to the entire Services sector. Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com recalls the recent performances of these four equities: Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA), Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), Copa Holdings S.A. (NYSE: CPA), and LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (NYSE: LFL). Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:
Last Friday, shares in Burlingame, California headquartered Virgin America Inc. ended the day 0.04% higher at $56.60. The stock recorded a trading volume of 100,718 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.57% in the last one month, 1.13% over the previous three months, and 57.18% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.81% and 10.39%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Virgin America, which provides scheduled air travel services, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.46.
On November 09th, 2016, Virgin America reported its preliminary operational results for October 2016. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 13.6% on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 10.8% higher from the same month in 2015. Load factor was 84.4%, an increase of 2.1 points from October 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 9.2% from October 2015. Access our complete research report on VA for free at:
Honolulu, Hawaii headquartered Hawaiian Holdings Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 0.19% higher at $52.45. A total volume of 235,264 shares was traded. The Company's shares have gained 14.59% in the last one month, 15.53% in the previous three months, and 48.46% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 9.72% and 17.60%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Hawaiian Holdings, which through its subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., engages in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo, have an RSI of 71.80.
As per notes filed with the SEC on November 17th, 2016, Hawaiian Airlines entered into a lease agreement on November 15th, 2016, with the Department of Transportation of the State of Hawaii to lease a cargo and maintenance hangar at the Honolulu International Airport. The Lease term is 35 years, with an effective commencement date of the Term of November 1st, 2016. The anticipated cost to the Company to complete construction of the Hangar is approximately $28 million. The construction of the Hangar is expected to be completed in mid-2017.
On November 22nd, 2016, research firm Imperial Capital reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $62 a share to $66 a share. The complimentary research report on HA can be downloaded at:
Shares in Panama City, Panama-based Copa Holdings S.A. ended the session 0.07% higher at $91.59. The stock recorded a trading volume of 154,141 shares. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, provides airline passenger and cargo services in Latin America, have gained 1.64% in the last month, 15.94% over the previous three months, and 94.46% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.30% and 30.70%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Copa Holdings have an RSI of 52.96.
On November 10th, 2016, for the month of October 2016, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) increased 13.7% on a y-o-y basis, while capacity (ASMs) increased 1.4%. As a result, system load factor for October 2016 was 83.3%, a 9.0% increase compared to October 2015.
On November 16th, 2016, research firm Goldman upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and get access to the latest PDF format report on CPA at:
LATAM Airlines Group
Santiago, Chile-based LATAM Airlines Group S.A.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 152,969 shares last Friday. The stock closed 1.03% lower at $8.65. The Company's shares have gained 6.53% in the previous three months and 60.48% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 14.57% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of LATAM Airlines, which together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services in America, Europe, and Oceania, have an RSI of 43.02.
On November 10th, 2016, LATAM Airlines reported operating income of US$152.3 million for Q3 2016, up 26.3% compared to US$120.6 million in Q3 2015. The company's operating margin reached 6.0%, up 1.3% compared to 4.8% in 2015. Total revenues in Q3 2016 reached US$2,519.5 million showing an improvement of 0.2% for the first time after eleven consecutive quarters of revenue decline. Download your free research report on LFL at:
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