LUV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Southwest Airlines Is Becoming Disruptive Again

    April 16, 2015
    For much of its 40-plus-year history, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has been a disruptive force in the airline industry. ...
  2. Southwest Airlines Has a Lot to Prove This Quarter

    April 10, 2015
    Throughout its history, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has distinguished itself by largely avoiding the major financial ...
  3. Channel Dow Jones To Tackle Transport Stocks

    April 7, 2015
    Trade the Dow Jones Transportation Average directly through a traditional fund or break components into baskets of sub-sectors.
  4. Top Investments for a Strong U.S. Dollar

    April 2, 2015
    Looking to benefit from a strong U.S. dollar? Consider these stocks.
  5. Read This Before You Sell Southwest Airlines Stock

    March 30, 2015
    Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to defy expectations. Driven by operational excellence and better-than-expected ...
  6. Why You Should Buy These Uptrending Stocks

    March 16, 2015
    These four uptrending stocks currently exhibiting a buy signal after a pullback. Is this the time to buy?
  7. Will American Airlines Fall Back To Earth In 2015?

    March 11, 2015
    The airline industry enjoys blockbuster profits, and American Airlines Group has been a key beneficiary of the favorable ...
  8. What’s The Best Airline Stock In the Industry?

    February 27, 2015
    With many airlines forced to seek bankruptcy protection, Southwest Airlines stands out as having consistently remained profitable ...
  9. More Gains Ahead From The High-Yielder Up 40%

    February 26, 2015
    Most people know the name Wayne Gretzky. For years he was nearly universally regarded as the best hockey player in the world. ...
  10. Why These Are 2015's Most-Promising Stocks

    February 23, 2015
    A short list of stocks with strong potential for 2015 and beyond.
  11. Crush The Market By Completely Ignoring It

    February 19, 2015
    These days, investors are bombarded with a lot of chatter from the market. The internet, TV and radio are flooded with so-called ...
  12. Where To Get The Cheapest Airline Tickets

    January 26, 2015
    We test out a range of ways to get cheap tickets for your next flight.
  13. How I Found The Best-Performing Stock In 2014

    January 23, 2015
    Two-in-five. That's the number of mutual fund managers that have actually beaten the market over the past five years, according ...
  14. We Beat The Market In 2014... Here's How We'll Do It Again

    January 19, 2015
    I'd like to start off today's issue by sharing an amusing anecdote from one of the books we've been passing around the StreetAuthority ...
  15. Oil Picks For Bulls And Bears

    January 15, 2015
    Everyone thought the biggest economic news of 2014 was going to fall somewhere between the end of quantitative easing, some ...
  16. 72% Profits by Summer? This Trade Looks Like a Shoo-In

    January 14, 2015
    Crude oil's 58% drop from its June high is estimated to have shifted about $2.2 trillion from oil producers' pockets into ...
  17. Strange Bedfellows Or Archrivals? Southwest vs Jet Blue

    December 17, 2014
    Shareholders will continue to be drawn by Southwest’s and JetBlue’s proven business models.
  18. Top Credit Cards For Airline Miles

    December 3, 2014
    Which companies offer the best credit cards for airline miles travel? Two resources to examine closely.
  19. 5 IPOs That Broke The Markets In 2014

    November 26, 2014
    In 2014, stock markets traded at record levels and the US IPO market enjoyed activity not seen since the 2000 tech bubble. ...
  20. Why Is Ryanair So Cheap?

    November 12, 2014
    Ryanair is Europe's (in)famous low-cost airline. So how do they make money when they sometimes charge as little as $15 for ...
  21. Ebola Panic Creates a 66% Profit Opportunity for Rational Traders

    October 8, 2014
  22. Ebola Panic Creates A 66% Profit Opportunity For Rational Investors

    October 8, 2014
  23. Powerful Momentum Play Could Net Traders 38% Before Year End

    August 27, 2014
    It's rare that I'll go long any stock right after it's made a series of new highs, but Southwest Airlines' ...
  24. How To Profit From The 'Frugal Nation' Phenomenon

    August 20, 2014
    Last month, I looked in disbelief at how quickly the media was to trumpet the "great" news of the job report for ...
  25. How I Found One Of The Best-Performing Stocks Of 2014

    July 15, 2014
    Two-in-five. That's the number of mutual fund managers that have actually beaten the market over the past five years, ...
  26. Barron's Recap: 2014 Midyear Roundtable

    June 14, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: the 2014 Midyear Roundtable, why most investing professionals are below average, as ...
  27. Why Airlines Aren't Profitable

    March 17, 2014
    Bankruptcies have become a way of life for the older carriers in the U.S. aviation industry, every major one having to reorganize ...
  28. This Industry's Dividend Leader Is Set To Jump 25%

    January 30, 2014
    Although flying is one of the most attractive ways to travel, the airline industry has been one of the worst investments ...
  29. 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 ...
  30. Technical Outlook For Four Exceptionally Hot Stocks

    January 15, 2014
    These four large cap stocks are all up more than 30% in the last three months. Here's the technical outlook going forward.
  31. A Great Model And Growing Markets Powering Copa Holdings

    September 3, 2013
    Copa's Panama-based hub-and-spoke system continues to drive uncommon profitability.
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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.
  35. 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 ...
  36. Cash Flush Stocks

    June 8, 2012
    These companies offer upside potential as well as a load of cash for emergencies.
  37. United Continental Remains Affordable

    May 30, 2012
    Industry consolidation has improved the profit prospects for major airlines, including United Continental, which has stock ...
  38. 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 ...
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 3 Reasons To Luv Southwest

    January 19, 2012
    Southwest had a rough go of it in 2011, but its at a great price.
  42. AMR's Attempt To Avoid Bankruptcy Stalls Out

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

    October 7, 2011
    American Airlines may not need bankruptcy, but it needs a new cost structure soon.
  44. Oil's Ascent Grounding Airlines

    April 11, 2011
    Fuel price shocks will ground faltering airline stocks.
  45. 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.
  46. Southwest Flying High

    January 24, 2011
    The airline industry's "here today, gone tomorrow" cycle has deterred many investors from truly comitting, but Southwest ...
  47. 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 ...
  48. 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 ...
  49. 8 Transport Stocks Gaining Momentum

    September 3, 2010
    8 Transport Stocks Gaining Momentum
  50. 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 ...
  51. Flying The Friendly Skies

    June 16, 2010
    Key statistics for the airline industry are showing overall profit in 2010.
  52. Airline Stocks Trying To Lift Off

    December 2, 2009
    Airline Stocks Trying To Lift Off
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. Mergers Could Unite The Air (DAL, UAUA, NWA)

    January 18, 2008
    Elevated fuel costs could spur a wave of mergers within airlines, but something else may be brewing too.
  56. A Look at Economic Moats - Part 2

    November 23, 2005
    In this piece we'll explore different types of economic moats.
  57. Our Top Down Approach

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