DAL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    April 2, 2014
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Will These 3 Laggard Stocks Outperform In 2014?

    January 14, 2014
    The best performing stocks in the S&P 500 in the past year have been Netflix, Micron Technology, Best Buy, Delta Airlines ...
  3. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 10, 2013
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  4. Market Wrap: New Highs for Airlines, Boeing Boost Stocks

    November 4, 2013
    Stocks moved modestly higher on Monday for a second day in a row. The gains came despite a steep losses suffered by shares ...
  5. Weak Jobs = No Taper - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 22, 2013
    Today's disappointing jobs report further strengthens the view that the Fed will have stay away Taper for some time.
  6. Spirit Airlines Bucks the Short Interest Trend in the Industry ...

    July 28, 2013
    With the summer travel season well underway, the short interest in most U.S.-based airlines dwindled. Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ...
  7. Short Sellers Continue to Shy Away from Southwest Airlines (LUV, ...

    July 14, 2013
    As the summer travel season got underway, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: UAL) saw sizable swings in short interest. Other players ...
  8. Delta Adds Weekend Service - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    Delta Air Lines announced the launch of new nonstop seasonal flights between Fargo, N.D. and Atlanta from Dec 21 and will ...
  9. JetBlue Adds 2 Services from FLL - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    JetBlue Airways has introduced two daily nonstop flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to San ...
  10. Delta Sees Healthy June Traffic - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    Delta Air Lines displayed healthier traffic in Jun 2013, due to better international activities in Latin America and Atlantic.
  11. United Promotes Premium Service - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    United Airlines - a subsidiary of United Continental Holdings - announced the launch of a new advertising campaign.
  12. Delta Closes Virgin Buyout - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    Delta Air Lines completed the acquisition of a 49% stake in British carrier Virgin Atlantic from Singapore Airlines.
  13. United to Buy A350-1000s Jets - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    United Airlines - an arm of United Continental Holdings - placed the purchase order for 35 jets with Airbus for an undisclosed ...
  14. United Expands Flat-Bed Facility - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2013
    United Airlines is on track to increase the number of 180-degree flat-bed seats and a personal on-demand entertainment system ...
  15. JetBlue Posts Impressive May Traffic - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    JetBlue Airways experienced traffic growth across its network for the month of May 2013.
  16. United May Traffic Dips - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    United Continental's airline traffic in May fell 0.8% year over year to 17.94 billion.
  17. Delta Posts Higher Traffic in May - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Delta Air Lines witnessed better traffic in May 2013, due to healthier international activities in Latin America, Atlantic ...
  18. Short Interest in Southwest Airlines Nearly Doubles

    May 29, 2013
    Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LCC) increased more modestly. Take a closer look at these three below.Short interest in Alaska ...
  19. Citi Sheds Stake in Aeromexico - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    In order to enhance profitability, Citigroup, Inc. C) has shed roughly half of its stake in Grupo Aeromexico, according to ...
  20. United Jan Traffic Grows Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) showed a modest year-over-year improvement in consolidated traffic for Jan 2013. Perked ...
  21. GOL's New Partnership with Delta - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL), a Brazil based air transportation company, entered into an agreement with Delta ...
  22. Southwest Posts Low Traffic for Jan - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Top notch passenger airline Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) witnessed a drop in traffic and capacity for Jan 2013, reflecting ...
  23. Delta Jan Traffic Remains Same Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Leading U.S. passenger carrier Delta Air Lines (DAL) displayed flat traffic growth for Jan 2013, based on higher corporate ...
  24. The Best Way To Invest In Energy Right Now

    February 7, 2013
    The world was shocked when the Brazilian energy corporation Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) announced in 2007 the discovery of a massive ...
  25. United Announces New Flights - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) announced plans to operate twice-daily nonstop flights between Denver to Dickinson, ...
  26. Reshoring Bringing Back Jobs to USA - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    The 'offshoring' movement had a profound deleterious effect on the U.S. job market. Entire industries such as electronics, ...
  27. JetBlue Teams Up with Asiana - Analyst Blog

    February 1, 2013
    U.S. low fare airline JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) entered into a collaboration with South Korea's prime carrier Asiana ...
  28. Three Surging ETFs with Strong Momentum - ETF News And Commentary

    February 1, 2013
    2013 is off to a pretty good start for investors. This strength across the market continues the upward trend that investors ...
  29. Airline Stocks are Favored Right Now, But Should You Buy?

    January 31, 2013
    Airline stocks have caught the eye of investors thanks to merger and acquisition activity.
  30. JetBlue Misses on Both Lines - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    The discounted U.S. airline JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) delivered a break even fourth quarter 2012 adjusted earnings, ...
  31. Stock Market News for January 23, 2013 - Market News

    January 23, 2013
    Better-than-expected earnings from major companies lifted benchmarks into positive territory on Tuesday ahead of earnings ...
  32. LUV Ends 2012 with Less Traffic - Analyst Blog

    January 9, 2013
    Top notch passenger airline Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) experienced a mild decline in traffic and capacity for December ...
  33. Holiday ETF Portfolio: XRT, KOL, FAA, CUT, COW

    December 25, 2012
    Tumultuous trading and clouds ofuncertaintyon all fronts were dominant themes this year. However, despite all of the pessimism ...
  34. JetBlue Flies in Neutral Route - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on JetBlue Airways (JBLU) - a low-cost passenger airline. The company is ...
  35. Delta Among Transportation's Biggest Movers on December 13, 2 ...

    December 13, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.4%, the S&P 500 is down 0.3% and the Dow has declined 0.2%. The transportation ...
  36. Southwest's November Traffic Dips - Analyst Blog

    December 10, 2012
    Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) witnessed a 1.5% year-over-year drop in traffic - that is measured revenue passenger miles (RPMs) ...
  37. Southwest Consolidates Operations - Analyst Blog

    November 29, 2012
    Leading global passenger air service provider Southwest Airlines (LUV) announced plans of combining its existing call center ...
  38. Citi May Shed Aeromexico Stake - Analyst Blog

    November 23, 2012
    In an effort to arrange more funds for its core operations, Citigroup, Inc. C) is likely to shed its stake in Grupo Aeromexico, ...
  39. JetBlue Beats EPS - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    One of the leading low-cost airlines - JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) reported third-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per ...
  40. United Slips to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    October 23, 2012
    Last week, we downgraded our long-term recommendation on United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) from Outperform to Underperform ...
  41. Mixed Air Traffic for September - Analyst Blog

    October 11, 2012
    Airlines' struggle with rising fuel costs and weak business travel demand are leading to lower traffic and profits. Though ...
  42. IATA Ups 2012 Profit Outlook - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    The outlook for global airline industry is improving on the back of strong performances of the air carriers even amidst the ...
  43. United Sees Weak 3Q Traffic - Analyst Blog

    September 28, 2012
    The largest U.S. airline United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) estimates weak traffic in the third quarter on concerns over ...
  44. Delta Again Tops Bag Fee Collection - Analyst Blog

    September 26, 2012
    The second largest U.S. airline Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) has once again emerged as the highest collector of baggage fees ...
  45. August Air Traffic Adds Paltry Gains - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    Airlines' struggle with rising fuel costs and weak business travel demand are leading to lower traffic and profits. Though ...
  46. JetBlue Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    September 11, 2012
    We are maintaining our long-term Neutral recommendation on the low-cost airline JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) following ...
  47. Delta Foresees Healthy 3Q - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    The second largest U.S. airline Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) expects third quarter profits to be solid despite the rising fuel ...
  48. United Chops Flying Capacity Again - Analyst Blog

    September 6, 2012
    United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) plans to further reduce the flying capacity through rest of the year owing to the ...
  49. US Airlines Incur Loss in 1H - Analyst Blog

    September 4, 2012
    The strong start to the year for the airline stocks was not enough to avoid them from suffering a loss in the first half ...
  50. Southwest Slips to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    We have downgraded our long-term recommendation on Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) to Neutral from Outperform as the positive ...
  51. Mixed July Sky Traffic, Ests Fall - Analyst Blog

    August 14, 2012
    After seeing busy traffic over the last two months, most of the North American airlines witnessed weak traffic in July. Weakening ...
  52. New System Dampens United 2Q - Analyst Blog

    July 30, 2012
    The largest U.S. airline United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) reported lackluster performance in the second quarter of ...
  53. Delta Beats by a Penny - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    The second largest U.S. airline Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) reported second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of 69 cents per ...
  54. Company News for July 26, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    July 26, 2012
    "    ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) reported second quarter earnings per share of $1.22, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  55. Southwest Beats on Record Revenue - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    Before the opening bell, the largest U.S. low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) reported its second quarter 2012 ...
  56. Transportation Stocks Making Big Moves on July 18, 2012

    July 18, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq is trading up 1.2%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.6%; and the Dow has climbed ...
  57. June Sky Traffic Rises, Ests Climb - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    North American airlines are performing better than their peers from other regions. Over the past three months, the carriers ...
  58. 4 New Suitors for American Airlines - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2012
    The airline industry is awaiting another major consolidation. American Airlines, a subsidiary of AMR Corp. (AAMRQ) is evaluating ...
  59. Is It Time to Buy The Airline ETF (FAA)? - ETF News And Commentary

    July 6, 2012
    The airline industry continues to face challenges from concerns related to business travel and oil prices and the seemingly ...
  60. Southwest Offers Live TV - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2012
    The U.S. air carriers are expanding in-flight entertainment options and adding novel features to their services in order ...
  61. Delta Foresees Robust 2Q - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2012
    The second largest U.S. airline Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) expects second quarter unit revenue (or revenue per available ...
  62. Delta Acquires Conoco Oil Refinery - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    The second largest U.S. airline Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) has become the first carrier to enter into the fuel business with ...
  63. Low Oil Fails to Lift Sky Traffic - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2012
    North American airlines are outperforming in contrast to other regional airlines. These carriers are providing excellent ...
  64. Airlines Plunge as Oil Prices Fall - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    Generally, jet fuel prices account for the majority of total expenses of the air carriers. The lower the oil price, the better ...
  65. United Upgraded on Solid Outlook - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    We recently upgraded our long-term recommendation on United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) from Underperform to Neutral ...
  66. Delta Expands in Mexico - Analyst Blog

    June 6, 2012
    The second largest U.S. airline, Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) acquired a 4.17% stake in the largest Mexican airline, Grupo ...
  67. United Continental Remains Affordable

    May 30, 2012
    Industry consolidation has improved the profit prospects for major airlines, including United Continental, which has stock ...
  68. Delta Airlines Could Fly Higher

    May 29, 2012
    A recent share price run has pushed Delta's stock to its highs over the past year, but the valuation is still quite reasonable.
  69. Copa Holdings Keeps Flying Along

    May 25, 2012
    Panama airline Copa Holdings went public on the NYSE in December 2005. Since then, its stock is up 300%. Learn why its stock ...
  70. Oil's Woes Mean Good News For Airlines

    May 10, 2012
    You may have heard that oil has plunged for five consecutive days. On Tuesday, NYMEX-traded crude for June delivery dropped ...
  71. Airline Stocks: Virgin America Plans IPO For 2013

    May 8, 2012
    As market conditions continue to improve, airline company Virgin American is seeking to launch an IPO for 2013.
  72. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    May 7, 2012
    The global airline industry continues to face challenges in 2012, from rising costs -- fuel, in particular -- and economic ...
  73. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Industry Outlook

    May 7, 2012
    The global airline industry continues to face challenges in 2012, from rising costs -- fuel, in particular -- and economic ...
  74. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Delta Air Lines, Phillips ...

    May 3, 2012
    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Delta Air Lines, Phillips 66, ConocoPhillips, BP plc and Sunoco - Press Releases
  75. Delta Adds Oil Refinery to Cut Cost - Analyst Blog

    May 2, 2012
    Delta Adds Oil Refinery to Cut Cost - Analyst Blog
  76. 3 Reasons To Luv Southwest

    January 19, 2012
    Southwest had a rough go of it in 2011, but its at a great price.
  77. Carnival's Profit Rut

    January 2, 2012
    A fuel hedging program could help Carnival get out if its multi-year profit rut.
  78. The Year In Airline Stocks

    December 30, 2011
    It has not been an easy run for airline stocks in 2011 and 2012 is unlikely to be much easier.
  79. Airline Earnings Look For A Soft Landing

    October 20, 2011
    The airline industry is set to report earnings for Q3. Here's a look at the expected results.
  80. AMR – No Bankruptcy Today … Yet

    October 7, 2011
    American Airlines may not need bankruptcy, but it needs a new cost structure soon.
  81. Airline Earnings Set For Landing

    July 14, 2011
    Airline investors will have to take the good with the bad when these companies announce their earnings next week.
  82. Small Airlines Poised To Take-Off

    June 8, 2011
    The addition of new ancillary revenue sources is helping buoy airline profits.
  83. Oil's Ascent Grounding Airlines

    April 11, 2011
    Fuel price shocks will ground faltering airline stocks.
  84. Product Demand Elasticity

    March 25, 2011
    Demand elasticity is the ultimate measure of how consumer shopping patterns will change with economic conditions.
  85. A Golden Age For Airline Investing?

    March 16, 2011
    Airline stocks could rally on any tangible signs the airlines have entered a golden age of profitability and financial viability.
  86. HEICO Flying

    December 17, 2010
    A below-the-radar aerospace supplier is profiting from the recovery in travel.
  87. Airline Stocks Flying High

    November 29, 2010
    In the past, the airline industry has been guilty of trying to do too much with too little. But recent efforts to streamline ...
  88. All Airlines At Full Throttle

    October 25, 2010
    Just how well are airlines doing again? The numbers tell the tale. Can you say record-breaking?
  89. Key Developments In Air Delivery And Freight

    September 20, 2010
    Keep an eye on these industries with the Dow Jones Transportation Average.
  90. Rebounding Airline Industry?

    July 30, 2010
    Risk-averse investors who don't mind volatility and expect airlines to prosper could find the industry attractive as passengers ...
  91. Flying The Friendly Skies

    June 16, 2010
    Key statistics for the airline industry are showing overall profit in 2010.
  92. The Airline Industry's Best Kept Secrets

    May 28, 2010
    If you're looking to take advantage of air travel's revival, bigger isn't better - it's just less proven.
  93. The Rest of the Story, After Earnings

    April 22, 2010
    The devil is in the details for some companies reporting earnings this week.
  94. 5 Reasons To Love Allegiant

    November 20, 2009
    We look at why this company is winning at a time when most travel-related companies are losing.
  95. Boeing Dreamliner Will Pay Off For Investors

    September 3, 2009
    Given the prospects for the Dreamliner, shares of Boeing should line shareholder pockets for years to come.
  96. BE Aerospace Readying For Another Liftoff?

    August 3, 2009
    In the airline industry, it might be best for investors to get involved with manufacturers and not the airlines themselves.
  97. Airlines Finally Find A Happy Medium

    July 30, 2009
    Airlines are finally comfortable being caught between a rock (the recession) and a hard place (high fuel costs).
  98. Cruise Lines On The Rebound?

    July 22, 2009
    Though they haven't gotten a lot of attention lately, cruise lines may be on their way back up.
  99. Insiders Are Buying, Should You?

    June 12, 2009
    Insider buying should grab your attention, but you shouldn't always follow the money.
  100. Continental Flies Through Clouds Of Red Ink

    April 28, 2009
    Diminishing losses give market observers little hope of a quick turnaround for this carrier and its industry.
  101. Airline Mergers Could Fly By

    March 30, 2009
    The acclerating slump in air travel could force more mergers among U.S. carriers.
  102. A Little Trouble in Big China Airlines

    February 26, 2009
    As the global airline industry sinks amid reduced consumer travel, China Southern and the other big Chinese airlines face ...
  103. Smaller Airline Stocks Are Taking Off

    January 14, 2009
    Only the majors are still struggling. Smaller carriers are watching their bottom lines and stocks continue to rise.
  104. Credit Crunch Coming To An Airline Near You

    October 8, 2008
    After surviving sky-high fuel prices, airlines are now facing even greater challenges in the form of tight credit conditions ...
  105. Five Book Value Bargains For August 20

    August 20, 2008
    Stocks trading at low P/B ratios can be undervalued bargains. We explore five stocks that fit the bill with a focus on Blockbuster.
  106. American Airlines: Pack Light, Or Pay Up

    May 23, 2008
    AMR will now charge passengers $15 for their first checked bag. It's also cutting flights by 12% - bad news for AMR and the ...
  107. Ryanair Launches Air War In Europe

    May 12, 2008
    Europe's top discount airline is cutting fares by 50% to knock the competition out of the sky. The potential payoff is enormous.
  108. The Not-So Friendly Skies

    April 10, 2008
    American Airlines continues to cancel flights as troubles take off for the industry. Bad PR is a problem, but oil prices ...
  109. Airlines Flying Underweight

    March 14, 2008
    A flock of airlines were downgraded by JPMorgan to 'underweight'. Record oil prices are pinching profits as the industry ...
  110. Profit From Commodity Risk With FCStone (FCSX)

    November 26, 2007
    Want to benefit from volatile and rising commodity prices? Invest in a company that helps others manage their exposure.
  111. Take A Flier On Regional Air

    August 16, 2007
    There's plenty of risk (and perhaps some reward) in these small-cap airlines who feed the major hubs.
  112. ExpressJet Loses Some Doubters (XJT)

    June 26, 2007
    The combination of a low share price and a possible arbitration victory has short sellers moving out of the stock.
  113. Higher Energy Costs and Consumer Spending

    October 4, 2005
    Have recent energy prices finally made their way into the wallets of Joe and Jane America? The most recent consumer confidence ...
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