LUV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Airline Stock Roundup: Delta Offers Long-Term Outlook, Southwest ...

    December 17, 2014
    We are not too perturbed by the decline in stock prices of almost all the major carriers over the past week.
  2. United Airlines to Add More Flights to China for Summer 2015 ...

    December 16, 2014
    United Airlines,the wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL), intends to launch additional flights ...
  3. Is It the Right Time to Buy Airline Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    November 30, 2014
    Is It the Right Time to Buy Airline Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  4. Caterpillar (CAT) Earnings Boost Morning Market - Ahead of Wall ...

    October 23, 2014
    Earnings remain front and center in today's session, with positive results from a number of industry leaders helping boost ...
  5. Ebola Panic Creates a 66% Profit Opportunity for Rational Traders

    October 8, 2014
    Rumors of the Ebola virus in the United States are spreading like an epidemic across the news and social media. As scary ...
  6. Ebola Panic Creates A 66% Profit Opportunity For Rational Investors

    October 8, 2014
    Rumors of the Ebola virus in the United States are spreading like an epidemic across the news and social media. As scary ...
  7. Bull of the Day: Southwest Airlines (LUV) - Bull of the Day

    September 29, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Southwest Airlines (LUV) - Bull of the Day
  8. Bear of the Day: Copa (CPA) - Bear of the Day

    September 19, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Copa (CPA) - Bear of the Day
  9. 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' ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. Airline Profits Flying High on Rising Travel Demand - Industry ...

    July 31, 2014
    Airline Profits Flying High on Rising Travel Demand - Industry Outlook
  12. 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, ...
  13. Bull of the Day: Southwest Airlines (LUV) - Bull of the Day

    July 11, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Southwest Airlines (LUV) - Bull of the Day
  14. 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 ...
  15. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    April 2, 2014
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook
  16. It's one of the most enduring folk wisdom dicta in all of commerce. The airline industry, in its history, has never made money. The truth of that statement is not so easy to confirm.

    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 ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 10, 2013
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  20. 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.
  21. Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Aug. 2013 - Industry Outlook

    August 6, 2013
    Airline Industry Stock Outlook - Aug. 2013 - Industry Outlook
  22. 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.
  23. 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 ...
  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. Gol's New Partnership with Localiza - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    Recently, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL), the largest airline in Latin America, announced its tie-up with Localiza ...
  26. 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.
  27. 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, ...
  28. 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 ...
  29. Bull of the Day: Southwest Airlines - Bull of the Day

    January 17, 2013
    We upgrade our recommendation on Southwest Airlines (LUV) to Outperform from Neutral based on a number of constructive actions ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. Southwest Airlines (LUV) - Bull of the Day

    July 18, 2012
    We are upgrading our recommendation on Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) to Outperform based on falling fuel prices and strong ...
  33. Cash Flush Stocks

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

    May 30, 2012
    Industry consolidation has improved the profit prospects for major airlines, including United Continental, which has stock ...
  35. 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 ...
  36. 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. ...
  37. 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.
  38. 3 Reasons To Luv Southwest

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

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

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

    April 11, 2011
    Fuel price shocks will ground faltering airline stocks.
  42. 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.
  43. Southwest Flying High

    January 24, 2011
    The airline industry's "here today, gone tomorrow" cycle has deterred many investors from truly comitting, but Southwest ...
  44. 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 ...
  45. 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 ...
  46. 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 ...
  47. Flying The Friendly Skies

    June 16, 2010
    Key statistics for the airline industry are showing overall profit in 2010.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. A Look at Economic Moats - Part 2

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

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