NEW YORK, December 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com revisits the Regional Airlines segment which provides domestic air transportation services regionally both to individuals and cargo-shipping companies. The average yield for this group is comparable with the major airlines industry, but is below average when compared to the entire Services sector. Under assessment are the following equities: Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU), Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), and Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: RYAAY). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Dallas, Texas headquartered Southwest Airlines Co.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.50% lower at $49.60 with a total trading volume of 6.64 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 18.54% in the past month, 33.12% over the previous three months, and 16.23% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 16.22% and 20.42%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Southwest Airlines, which operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the US and near-international markets, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 73.42.
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 $46 a share to $57 a share.
On December 07th, 2016, Southwest Airlines announced that the Company flew 10.4 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in November 2016, an increase of 7.2% from the 9.7 billion RPMs flown in November 2015. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 4.9% to 12.3 billion in November 2016 compared to November 2015 ASMs of 11.7 billion. The company stated that November 2016 load factor was a record for the month of November at 85.1% compared to 83.3% in November 2015. See our free and comprehensive research report on LUV at:
Shares in Long Island City, New York-based JetBlue Airways Corp. ended at $21.83, down 0.27% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 5.26 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 19.62% in the last one month and 34.59% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 16.06% above its 50-day moving average and 18.12% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of JetBlue Airways, which provides air transportation services, have an RSI of 71.68.
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 $23 a share to $26 a share.
On December 05th, 2016, JetBlue and Amazon announced a generous new shop and earn program for JetBlue's TrueBlue loyalty members. The new benefit offers TrueBlue members who shop on Amazon - in the air or on the ground using a unique JetBlue link - the ability to earn three TrueBlue points for every eligible dollar spent on Amazon.com. TrueBlue members can use the points to book one-way and roundtrip award flights on JetBlue-operated flights with all seats available for redemption with no blackout dates. JBLU free research report PDF is just a click away at:
Seattle, Washington-based Alaska Air Group Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 1.00% higher at $88.55. A total volume of 1.56 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.21 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 22.24% in the past month, 29.08% over the previous three months, and 11.76% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 18.86% and 26.11% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Alaska Air, which through its subsidiaries, provides passengers and cargo air transportation services primarily in the US, have an RSI of 78.42.
On November 18th, 2016, research firm Citigroup initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock.
On December 07th, 2016, Alaska Airlines announced that it has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by private plaintiffs opposing the planned merger of Alaska and Virgin America. Alaska Airlines stated that the terms of settlement are confidential and it looks forward to complete the transaction with Virgin America in the very near future. Sign up for your complimentary report on ALK at:
At the close on Thursday, shares in Dublin, Ireland headquartered Ryanair Holdings PLC recorded a trading volume of 477,483 shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 408,010 shares. The stock finished 2.06% higher at $84.72. The Company's shares have advanced 5.40% in the last one month and 7.69% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.17% and 9.05%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Ryanair, which provides scheduled airline service across a European route network, have an RSI of 70.71.
On November 11th, 2016, research firm Berenberg initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on RYAAY at:
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