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SKYW

SkyWest

$37.00

0.7 (1.93%)

, UAL

United Continental

$67.06

-0.73 (-1.08%)

16:10
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16:10

SkyWest's ExpressJet Airlines announces longterm contract strategy

SkyWest's (SKYW) wholly-owned subsidiary ExpressJet Airlines announced the initiation of a long-term strategy. ExpressJet has secured a new, five-year extension of its United Airlines (UAL) ERJ145 contract, effective Jan. 1, 2018 through Dec. 31, 2022. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. ExpressJet and Delta Air Lines (DAL) mutually agreed to initiate the wind-down of its remaining dual-class flying agreement under the Delta Connection brand, allowing ExpressJet opportunities to place aircraft with other partners. The aircraft financed by Delta, including all CRJ900s, will be returned to Delta beginning in Q4; ExpressJet expects to transition other aircraft previously operated under its Delta agreement to other major partners throughout 2018. ExpressJet has secured an agreement with American Airlines (AIG) to transition eight additional CRJ700s to its American Eagle operation. That transition is expected to take place during 2Q18.

SKYW

SkyWest

$37.00

0.7 (1.93%)

UAL

United Continental

$67.06

-0.73 (-1.08%)

DAL

Delta Air Lines

$49.64

-0.675 (-1.34%)

AIG

AIG

$63.97

-0.6 (-0.93%)

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SKYW SkyWest
$37.00

0.7 (1.93%)

04/13/17
04/13/17
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Cognizant (CTSH) upgraded to Buy from Hold at SunTrust with analyst Frank Atkins saying immigration reform/Border-Adjusted-Tax remains a risk, but said the issues are well known and reflected in valuation. 2. NuStar Energy (NS) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse with analyst John Edwards citing the Navigator Energy Services acquisition. The analyst also raised his price target on the shares to $53 from $52. 3. SkyWest (SKYW) upgraded to Strong Buy on valuation at Raymond James with analyst Savanthi Syth telling investors the substantial decline in shares with no new information creates an attractive entry point. 4. Callon Petroleum (CPE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Euro Pacific with analyst Joel Musante citing the recent pullback in commodity prices, its strong balance sheet, and high quality prospects in the Midland and Delaware Basins. 5. KB Home (KBH) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James with analyst Buck Horne saying he is encouraged and optimistic about first quarter demand for home builders and said corporate tax reform looks like a 2018 event, which may reduce concerns about a material impairment to KB's $7.67/share of deferred tax assets. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/24/17
IMPC
03/24/17
INITIATION
Target $38
IMPC
In-Line
SkyWest initiated with an In-Line at Imperial Capital
Imperial Capital analyst Michael Derchin started SkyWest with an In-Line rating and $38 price target.
03/24/17
03/24/17
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. American Express (AXP) initiated with a Neutral at Tigress Financial. 2. Zosano Pharma (ZSAN) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray. 3. SkyWest (SKYW) initiated with an In-Line at Imperial Capital. 4. Statoil (STO) initiated with an Underperform at Macquarie. 5. Cogent (CCOI) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
04/13/17
RAJA
04/13/17
UPGRADE
Target $42
RAJA
Strong Buy
SkyWest upgraded to Strong Buy on valuation at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Savanthi Syth upgraded SkyWest to Strong Buy from Outperform and maintained a $42 price target telling investors the substantial decline in shares with no new information creates an attractive entry point. The analyst said SkyWest offers multi-year margin expansion and large free-cash-flow generation.
UAL United Continental
$67.06

-0.73 (-1.08%)

07/12/17
UBSW
07/12/17
NO CHANGE
Target $109
UBSW
Buy
United Continental price target raised to $109 from $103 at UBS
UBS analyst Darryl Genovisi raised his price target on United Continental to $109 from $103 citing its Q2 metrics while also raising his estimates and updating his EBIT margin forecast to reflect a higher second half cargo revenue growth assumption. Genovisi reiterated his Buy rating on United Continental shares.
07/27/17
RAJA
07/27/17
NO CHANGE
RAJA
Strong Buy
Spirit Airlines selloff overdone on fare weakness comments, says Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Savanthi Syth attributes the selloff in Spirit Airlines (SAVE) shares, and those of other U.S. airline peers, to the company's commentary about fare weakness spreading to a larger number of markets in the last few weeks and signals that the pressure is due to United (UAL) being aggressive with pricing. However, he believes the pullback is overdone, stating that he doesn't believe this is sustainable given United's stated goal to close its margin gap with Delta (DAL). He has a Strong Buy rating on Spirit Airlines shares, which are down nearly 20% in afternoon trading.
08/01/17
JPMS
08/01/17
UPGRADE
Target $45
JPMS
Overweight
Spirit Airlines upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Jamie Baker upgraded Spirit Airlines to Overweight while lowering his price target for the shares to $45 from $56. With the recent selloff, the market is ignoring the company's potential for "medium-term course correction on growth and pricing," Baker tells investors in a research note. He believes the United Continental (UAL), Spirit pricing spat "appears less dire" than the market is pricing in.
08/07/17
BERN
08/07/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
American 'most at risk' from United Continental price actions, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst David Vernon says that American Airlines (AAL) is "most at risk" from United Continental's (UAL) price cuts. The analyst adds that Spirit (SAVE) will have to give its pilots a 60%-80% raise, possibly putting five to six percentage points of its margins at risk. Vernon keeps Market Perform ratings on American and United.
DAL Delta Air Lines
$49.64

-0.675 (-1.34%)

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.
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.
07/14/17
BERN
07/14/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
Delta Air Lines guidance positive, valuation attractive, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst David Vernon says that Delta reported in-line Q2 results and provided "positive" guidance. Calling the stock's valuation "attractive," the analyst raised his price target on the shares to $65 from $60 and keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
AIG AIG
$63.97

-0.6 (-0.93%)

08/09/17
08/09/17
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Starbucks (SBUX) downgraded on more cautious U.S. comp sales outlook at BMO Capital with analyst Andrew Strelzik saying he's "more cautious" on the outlook for the company's U.S. comparable sales, partly due to increased cannibalization of stores, increased competition, "throughput headwinds," and the possibility that "contributions from beverage innovation and food growth may have peaked." 2. Albemarle (ALB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at SunTrust with analyst James Sheehan citing recent share strength. 3. Dean Foods (DF) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo with analyst John Baumgartnerm citing the second quarter miss and "big" guidance reduction. 4. Air Lease (AL) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill with analyst Kristine Liwag citing valuation. 5. AIG (AIG) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/09/17
ATLE
08/09/17
DOWNGRADE
ATLE
Neutral
AIG downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities
07/05/17
DBAB
07/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $57
DBAB
Sell
AIG Q2 results could be negative catalyst, says Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Joshua Shanker recommends investors consider that AIG's earnings results could be a negative catalyst. The analyst advises investor caution saying the company faces difficult year-ago comparables. He also believes the new CEO "will have no reason to paint the numbers as any better than they are." Shanker has a Sell rating on AIG with a $57 price target.
05/16/17
05/16/17
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. AIG (AIG) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Kai Pan citing the "strong" new Chief Executive Officer and attractive valuation. 2. Yum! Brands (YUM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst John Staszak citing the company's decision to refranchise an additional 5% of its stores and institute additional cost cutting measures as reasons for the upgrade. 3. Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Dara Mohsenian saying the company's organic sales growth is accelerating driven by an improved competitive outlook as Coca Cola (KO) and Pepsi (PEP) focus on using cash flow from the U.S. carbonated soft drink segment in high growth areas. 4. Regal Entertainment (RGC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Loop Capital with analyst David Millerciting recent weakness in shares and has confidence the company will pay a special dividend to shareholders around the fourth quarter or in the first half of 2018. 5. Vipshop (VIPS) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan. 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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