Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) EPS Estimated At $0.94

January 23, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) EPS Estimated At $0.94
Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 53 investors sold Alaska Air Group, Inc. shares while 131 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 105.25 million shares or 1.07% less from 106.39 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Nine Chapters Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc accumulated 0.65% or 3,900 shares. Moreover, Alps Advsrs has 0% invested in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK). Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors stated it has 980 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Trexquant Invest Limited Partnership invested in 0.28% or 14,422 shares. State Of Wisconsin Board holds 0.01% or 26,699 shares in its portfolio. Glg Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 67,501 shares or 0.33% of the stock. Fmr Limited Co stated it has 1.04M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Renaissance Technologies Ltd accumulated 334,000 shares. Victory Cap Mgmt owns 783,102 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. First Quadrant Lp Ca stated it has 343,499 shares or 0.51% of all its holdings. Diamond Hill Mngmt has 0.11% invested in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) for 275,798 shares. Davidson Inv Advsr reported 0.91% stake. Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Holdings Sa accumulated 83,284 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Communications holds 1,372 shares. The New York-based Engineers Gate Manager L P has invested 0.26% in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK).

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $408,160 activity. 2,350 shares were sold by HARRISON ANDREW R, worth $202,167.

Analysts expect Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) to report $0.94 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.62 EPS change or 39.74 % from last quarter’s $1.56 EPS. ALK’s profit would be $115.67 million giving it 18.23 P/E if the $0.94 EPS is correct. After having $2.24 EPS previously, Alaska Air Group, Inc.’s analysts see -58.04 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $68.55. About 3.01M shares traded or 48.49% up from the average. Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) has risen 29.33% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500.

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Alaska Air Group had 74 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, May 16 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, December 4 by Cowen & Co. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 15 by Raymond James. Buckingham Research maintained the shares of ALK in report on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. Raymond James maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 1 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 24 by Deutsche Bank. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ALK in report on Monday, October 16 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 26 with “Overweight”. The stock of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) earned “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Friday, March 31. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, February 9 by Cowen & Co.

Alaska Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passengers and cargo air transportation services primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $8.44 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Mainline, Regional, and Horizon. It has a 11.02 P/E ratio. It has a network of approximately 1,200 daily flights to 118 destinations across the United States, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, and Cuba.

More notable recent Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Alaska Air names new CEO and chief operating officer at Horizon Air” on January 10, 2018, also Zacks.com with their article: “Alaska Air Group (ALK) Q4 Earnings: What’s in the Offing?” published on January 22, 2018, Gurufocus.com published: “CFO4Life Group, LLC Buys Amazon.com Inc, AT&T Inc, AmerisourceBergen Corp …” on January 22, 2018. More interesting news about Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Form 8-K ALASKA AIR GROUP, INC. For: Jan 22” published on January 22, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Alaska Air Group reports December 2017 and full-year operational results” with publication date: January 12, 2018.

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