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ALK

Alaska Air

$85.23

-1.09 (-1.26%)

, VA

Virgin America

18:48
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Alaska Airlines taking precautions following Virgin America hack, Bloomberg says

An Alaska Airlines (ALK) spokeswoman said that the company is taking precautions, such as requiring employees to change their passwords, after Virgin America's (VA) computer systems were hit with a cyberattack, Bloomberg reports. Alaska Airlines noticed unusual activity in Virgin's systems in March and notified law enforcement and hired cybersecurity experts, the report says. The spokeswoman said that customer data wasn't affected but employees and contractors will need to change passwords every 90 days, the report says. Reference Link

ALK

Alaska Air

$85.23

-1.09 (-1.26%)

VA

Virgin America

ALK Alaska Air
$85.23

-1.09 (-1.26%)

07/10/17
OPCO
07/10/17
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Oppenheimer recommends buying American Airlines, United Continental
Oppenheimer analyst Ari Wald continues to make the case that interest rates are bottoming, reflationary sectors are positioned for a stronger second half, and market internals should strengthen as well. The analyst sees additional upside for both Banks and Transports, and within the last, its high-conviction idea is to keep buying airlines, such as Alaska Air (ALK), American Airlines (AAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), JetBlue (JBLU), Southwest (LUV), and United Continental (UAL). Elsewhere in Transports, Wald is bullish on the breakout in shares of FedEx (FDX) and Old Dominion (ODFL), and views Norfolk Southern (NSC) and Landstar System (LSTR) as attractive pre-breakout candidates.
06/29/17
BOFA
06/29/17
NO CHANGE
BOFA
BofA/Merrill raises Airline estimates, Delta and Southwest best positioned
BofA/Merrill analyst Andrew Didora raised Airline estimates and price target to reflect lower fuel pricing and remains positive on the industry said to remain selective into second-half 2017. The analyst believes Buy rated Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Southwest (LUV) are best positioned for sequential unit revenue improvement in the second half due to decelerating and easing comps and raised their price targets to $71 and $75 from $64 and $62, respectively. The analyst expects capacity to increase modestly in 2018 to +3.4% from +2.8% in 2017 and expects Delta to accelerate capacity growth to +1.9% and Southwest to +5%. As part of the sector note, Didora raised Buy rated United Continental's (UAL) price target to $105 from $85, Alaska Air's (ALK) to $120 from $115, Spirit Airlines' (SAVE) down to $68 from $75, and raised Underperform rated American Airlines' (AAL) to $42 from $40 and lowered Hawaiian Holdings' (AAL) to $43 from $47.
04/24/17
COWN
04/24/17
UPGRADE
Target $103
COWN
Outperform
Alaska Air upgraded to Outperform at Cowen
As reported previously, Cowen analyst Helane Becker upgraded Alaska Air to Outperform from Neutral as she believes the risk/reward is favorable, citing management's plans to integrate Virgin America, improvement from the domestic market, regional strength, and an improved balance sheet. Becker raised her price target to $103 from $102 on Alaska Air shares.
04/24/17
COWN
04/24/17
UPGRADE
Target $103
COWN
Outperform
Alaska Air upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen
VA Virgin America

12/07/16
JPMS
12/07/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $57
JPMS
Underweight
Virgin America downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Jamie Baker downgraded Virgin America (VA) to Underweight after the company's takeover by Alaska Air (ALK) received regulatory approval. The analyst has a $57 price target for the shares and increased target of $93.50 for Overweight-rated Alaska Air.
10/11/16
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Twitter (TWTR) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Evercore ISI with analyst Ken Sena citing the recent pullback in the shares. 2. Tyson Foods (TSN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Kenneth Zaslow saying he thinks that the company's "strong underlying fundamentals" should enable its fiscal 2017 profits to beat expectations, and he says that the shares are undervalued. 3. Virgin America (VA) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan with analyst Jamie Baker saying regulatory approval of the pending Alaska Air (ALK) takeover "remains more likely than not." 4. Cummins (CMI) was upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral and Caterpillar (CAT) was upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman. 5. Carbonite (CARB) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer with analyst Brian Schwartz saying he sees "substantial upside" from current levels due to valuation and fundamentals. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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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.
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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TIF

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TIF

Tiffany

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TIF

Tiffany

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Hoegh LNG

$18.60

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WDC

Western Digital

$88.31

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, TOSYY

Toshiba, also use TOSBF

$17.28

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Toshiba, also use TOSBF

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EXC

Exelon

$38.32

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DXLG

Destination XL

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BDC

Belden

$73.25

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HRL

Hormel Foods

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HRL

Hormel Foods

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HRL

Hormel Foods

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AVD

American Vanguard

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WBC

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AIN

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BRCD

Brocade

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Broadcom

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