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ALK

Alaska Air

$79.21

0.36 (0.46%)

, VA

Virgin America

$55.45

-0.05 (-0.09%)

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14:09

Alaska Air close to settlement deal with DOJ over Virgin deal, Bloomberg says

Alaska Air (ALK) is near reaching a settlement deal with U.S. antitrust authorities that will allow the airline to complete its proposed takeover of Virgin America (VA), Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. The settlement with the DOJ's antitrust unit should be announced by the end of the month, the report says. Reference Link

ALK

Alaska Air

$79.21

0.36 (0.46%)

VA

Virgin America

$55.45

-0.05 (-0.09%)

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ALK Alaska Air
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0.36 (0.46%)

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JPMS
10/11/16
UPGRADE
JPMS
Neutral
Virgin America upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Jamie Baker upgraded Virgin America (VA) to Neutral saying regulatory approval of the pending Alaska Air (ALK) takeover "remains more likely than not." The analyst has a $52.50 price target for Virgin shares.
10/13/16
BUCK
10/13/16
UPGRADE
BUCK
Buy
Alaska Air upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Buckingham
Buckingham upgraded Alaska Air to Buy and raised its price target to $84 from $65. The firm's analyst expects the Virgin America (VA) merger to go through and revised estimates for the combined company well above consensus, and sees earnings potentially approaching $8.00-$8.50 beyond 2017 as Alaska adopts Virgin's best practices on ancillary revenue.
11/18/16
SBSH
11/18/16
INITIATION
Target $81
SBSH
Neutral
Alaska Air initiated with a Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Kevin Crissey started Alaska Air Group with a Neutral rating and $81 price target.
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VA Virgin America
$55.45

-0.05 (-0.09%)

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RAJA
06/14/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $88
RAJA
Outperform
Alaska Air downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Savanthi Syth downgraded Alaska Air Group (ALK) to Outperform saying domestic fare weakness and a lack of clarity on the earnings impact from the acquisition of Virgin America (VA) will delay upside in the shares. The analyst lowered Alaska Air's price target to $88 from $105.
09/23/16
IMPC
09/23/16
INITIATION
Target $57
IMPC
In-Line
Virgin America initiated with an In-Line at Imperial Capital
Imperial Capital analyst Michael Derchin started Virgin America with an In-Line rating and $57 price target.
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