LUV : Analysis & Opinions

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

    April 2, 2014
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Is The Natural Gas Rally Over?

    January 29, 2014
    Financial market prices are moved by participants anticipating changes in supply or demand, the fundamental forces of economic ...
  3. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 10, 2013
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  4. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Aug. 2013 - Industry Outlook

    August 6, 2013
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Aug. 2013 - Industry Outlook
  5. 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: ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. United Disappoints at 2012 End - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) - the largest U.S. airline - reported lackluster performance in the fourth quarter ...
  10. Delta Meets EPS, Gives Outlook - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Airline behemoth Delta Air Lines (DAL) reported fourth-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of 28 cents, in line with the Zacks ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. Airline Stock Outlook & Review - Dec 2012 - Industry Outlook

    December 13, 2012
    Going into 2013, the outlook for the global airline industry is likely to remain clouded by the uncertain economic backdrop, ...
  13. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    December 13, 2012
    Going into 2013, the outlook for the global airline industry is likely to remain clouded by the uncertain economic backdrop, ...
  14. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2012 - Industry Outlook

    December 13, 2012
    Going into 2013, the outlook for the global airline industry is likely to remain clouded by the uncertain economic backdrop, ...
  15. JBLU to Exit Pittsburgh-NYC Route - Analyst Blog

    November 29, 2012
    Jet Blue Airways Corporation (JBLU), the U.S.-based low cost passenger carrier, has decided to stop its New York-Pittsburgh ...
  16. Why Wal-Mart's Stock is Now Cheaper (and Safer) than its Bonds

    October 19, 2012
    In the corporate headquarters of retail giant Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT), April 21 was a day of utter fear. That's when The New ...
  17. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - August 2012 - Industry Outlook

    August 16, 2012
    The global airline industry continues to face challenges from the deepening of the European debt crisis that is wiping out ...
  18. Time to Buy the Airline Stocks? - Real Time Insight

    July 27, 2012
    Don't look now but everyone's favorite sector to hate, the airlines, is holding steady near the top of the Zacks Industry ...
  19. JetBlue Beats EPS, Doubles Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    One of the leading low-cost airlines JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) reported second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. United Continental Remains Affordable

    May 30, 2012
    Industry consolidation has improved the profit prospects for major airlines, including United Continental, which has stock ...
  23. 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.
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. 3 Reasons To Own Ryanair Holdings

    April 11, 2012
    One of the newest fleets in the industry, full flights and increasing operating profits make Ryanair tempting for investors.
  29. How Do You Spell Real Estate Revival?

    March 1, 2012
    There may not be a lot of prospects for residential builders yet, but this is a great time for strategic developments like ...
  30. Alaska Air Almost Too Good To Be True

    March 1, 2012
    Despite the industry's reputation, Alaska Air's stock is up 500% since March 2009 and returns are in the double-digits.
  31. 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.
  32. AMR's Attempt To Avoid Bankruptcy Stalls Out

    November 30, 2011
    AMR's attempt to avoid bankruptcy stalls out.
  33. AMR – No Bankruptcy Today … Yet

    October 7, 2011
    American Airlines may not need bankruptcy, but it needs a new cost structure soon.
  34. 3 ETFs to Watch on Debt Deadline Day

    August 4, 2011
    As markets react to the US debt deal, new corporate earnings reports, and lingering Eurozone debt issues, these three ETFs, ...
  35. Delta Looking Strong Over The Long Haul

    May 3, 2011
    Delta is offsetting higher fuel costs and should consistently generate profits going forward.
  36. Oil's Ascent Grounding Airlines

    April 11, 2011
    Fuel price shocks will ground faltering airline stocks.
  37. Atlas Air Flying Higher Now

    February 17, 2011
    Atlas is managing its transition away from military business and reaping the benefits of higher airfreight demand.
  38. Why Airline Stocks Soared In 2010

    December 27, 2010
    While 2010 was a good performance year for airlines, the industry will always be in a price war. And without competing on ...
  39. Looking Back At M&A In 2010

    December 27, 2010
    Thanks to record low interest rates, an easier corporate lending environment and corporate cash coffers swelling, M&A activity ...
  40. 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 ...
  41. 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?
  42. Potential Takeout Targets

    October 1, 2010
    While there is no secret formula for identifying the next possible takeover targets, you can often get some worthwhile ideas ...
  43. Will Airlines Continue To Soar?

    September 23, 2010
    The airline industry has experienced a better year in 2010 than during the previous two years of the recession.
  44. Three Rolling Stones For Mossy Portfolios

    June 30, 2010
    When the market slows down, small cap stocks are the answer. Here are three proven small cap picks that may just get your ...
  45. Flying The Friendly Skies

    June 16, 2010
    Key statistics for the airline industry are showing overall profit in 2010.
  46. 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.
  47. Are Airline Stocks Set To Fly?

    July 16, 2009
    Airline stocks may not be recovering just yet.
  48. Delta Still Not Flying HIgh

    January 27, 2009
    Mixed earnings results and turbulence in the industry have left Delta suspended in uncertainty.
  49. 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.
  50. Airline Stocks Remain Grounded In 2009

    December 30, 2008
    We examine the year that was and the year that will be in the airline industry.
  51. Great Service? Great Investment

    May 20, 2008
    We examine 15 customer service leaders. $75,000 split among them five years ago, would be worth nearly $160,000 today, $34, ...
  52. 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 ...
  53. Delta Back On The Big Board (DAL)

    May 8, 2007
    Delta has emerged from bankruptcy, but don't buy the hype -- or the stock.
  54. JetBlue's Best Days Are Gone (JBLU)

    April 26, 2007
    JetBlue was considered the best low-cost domestic airline in the US. But, its reputation took a beating and it may be too ...
  55. Guard Your Portfolio Against the Possibility of War in Iran

    February 23, 2007
    Nobody wants a war in Iran, but investors need to protect their portfolios in case the worst case scenario does occur.
  56. A Look at Economic Moats - Part 2

    November 23, 2005
    In this piece we'll explore different types of economic moats.
  57. Warren Buffett, Airlines and 800 Numbers

    November 8, 2005
    Let's take a closer look at the fundamentals underlying the Airline industry.
  58. Our Top Down Approach

    May 20, 2005
    Learn about how we use a top-down approach in our stock selections.
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