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Alaska Air

$60.05

-0.5 (-0.83%)

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Alaska Air reports combined April traffic up 5.8%

On a combined basis for all operations, Air Group reported a 5.8% increase in traffic on an 8.7% increase in capacity compared to April 2017. Load factor decreased 2.3 points to 84.3%.

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ALK Alaska Air
$60.05

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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. AbbVie (ABBV) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform by analyst Alex Arfaei, who said the risk/reward has "meaningfully changed" after the rise in the stock price, adding that the new focus on fundamentals beyond the benefits of tax reform suggests "significant price erosion in immunology driven by interchangeable biosimilar anti-TNFs, and lower effectiveness of the 'Rebate Trap' to block access to cheap biosimilars". 2. iRobot (IRBT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sidoti by analyst Frank Camma, who cited valuation as shares approach his $98 price target. 3. Horizon Global (HZN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital by analyst Gerrick Johnson, who said that while he still sees "strong demand in key end markets," operation execution, rising input costs, and high debt levels are concerning. The analyst added that the company may have "lost the faith of investors" after a 30% drop in the stock price following the guidance cut. 4. Yum! Brands (YUM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura Instinet by analyst Mark Kalinowshi, who cited valuation and concerns a possible 2018 slowdown in U.S. same-store-sales. 5. Alaska Air (ALK) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan by analyst Jamie Baker, who noted that the airline is the only name where he had to cut his 2019 estimates. He also believes the company "remains in the United crosshairs in San Francisco." The analyst also downgraded Southwest (LUV) to Neutral from Overweight, and said he believes better relative value exists elsewhere in the Airlines sector. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
02/15/18
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02/15/18
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Alaska Air downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
UBS analyst Darryl Genovesi downgraded Alaska Air to Neutral from Buy as he believes consensus estimates are too high and in particular reflect too rosy a RASM view given progressively more intense competition in its network. Genovesi lowered his price target to $70 from $77 on Alaska Air shares.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Alaska Air (ALK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS with analyst Darryl Genovesi saying he believes consensus estimates are too high and in particular reflect too rosy a RASM view given progressively more intense competition in its network. 2. Patterson Companies (PDCO) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Michael Minchak saying the company faces more near-term headwinds and uncertainties relative to other names he covers. He believes it will take time for Patterson's initiatives to bear fruit. 3. Cemex (CX) downgraded to Sell from Buy at UBS with analyst Mauricio Serna says he expects the share selloff to continue given the company's "struggling" international operations and "still high" debt. 4. Atara Biotherapeutics (ATRA) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi with analyst Yigal Nochomovitz saying the recent 200%-plus rally in the shares is not supported by fundamentals. 5. Tanger Factory (SKT) downgraded to Underperform from In Line at Evercore ISI. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
05/03/18
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Stifel says Alaska, JetBlue may be targets if 'Big 4' think they can consolidate
Stifel analyst Joseph DeNardi said in a note to investors prior to the open that the proposed merger of Sprint (S) and T-Mobile (TMUS), and the related approval process, is the first major test of the Trump administration's view on consolidation. Depending on how this case plays out, management teams at the "Big 4" airlines would have significant interest in acquiring Alaska Air (ALK) or JetBlue (JBLU) if they think they could be successful in doing so, he contends. He believes the current consensus in the industry is that Alaska will serve as buyer and consolidator within its segment, but should the Big 4 believe that they could be permitted to be buyers, the M&A outlook would likely change, DeNardi tells investors.

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