Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Dec 24, '18

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about ALK stock:

  • Is ALK a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold ALK stock today?
  • Is ALK a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are ALK analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are ALK stock buy reasons/signals:

1. ALK stock price ($59.34) is close to the 52-week low ($58.46). Perhaps now is a good time to buy?

2. ALK forward dividend yield is 2.09%, higher than the industry (1.03%) and sector (0.56%) forward dividend yields.

3. ALK average analyst rating is Buy.

4. ALK average analyst price target ($79.33) is above its current price ($59.34).

Here are ALK stock sell reasons/signals:

1. ALK quarterly revenue growth was 4.80%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (8.14% and 5.41%, respectively).

2. ALK profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.69pp.

3. ALK PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.82, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.

4. ALK short share of float is 7.52%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

5. ALK short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.9. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on ALK?

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