Alaska Air Group (ALK) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.85 (-1.89%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.99 million shs
Average Volume
2.50 million shs
Market Capitalization
$5.56 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Alaska Air Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.73 Rating Score
30.8% Upside
$57.85 Price Target
Short Interest
4.79% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.50mentions of Alaska Air Group in the last 14 days
Based on 58 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$249,340 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $4.50 to $6.28 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.91 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

5th out of 111 stocks

Air Transportation, Scheduled Industry

4th out of 17 stocks

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About Alaska Air Group Stock (NYSE:ALK)

Alaska Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates airlines. It operates through three segments: Mainline, Regional, and Horizon. The company offers scheduled air transportation services on Boeing jet aircraft for passengers and cargo in the United States, and in parts of Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala, and the Bahamas; and for passengers across a shorter distance network within the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Alaska Air Group, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

ALK Stock Price History

ALK Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Air transportation, scheduled
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
11 Analysts


Net Income
$235 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.46 billion
Cash Flow
$7.84 per share
Book Value
$31.61 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$5.56 billion

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ALK Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Alaska Air Group stock right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alaska Air Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" ALK shares.
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What is Alaska Air Group's stock price target for 2024?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Alaska Air Group's stock. Their ALK share price targets range from $42.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $57.85 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have ALK shares performed in 2024?

Alaska Air Group's stock was trading at $39.07 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ALK shares have increased by 13.2% and is now trading at $44.23.
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Are investors shorting Alaska Air Group?

Alaska Air Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,020,000 shares, an increase of 31.7% from the March 15th total of 4,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days.
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When is Alaska Air Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 23rd 2024.
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How were Alaska Air Group's earnings last quarter?

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 18th. The transportation company reported ($0.92) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.09) by $0.17. The transportation company earned $2.23 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.18 billion. Alaska Air Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.54% and a net margin of 2.34%. The firm's revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.62) earnings per share.
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Is Alaska Air Group a good dividend stock?

Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.00%. The dividend payout ratio is 80.21%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, ALK will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.89% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Alaska Air Group's stock split?

Shares of Alaska Air Group split on the morning of Thursday, July 10th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, June 12th 2014. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Wednesday, July 9th 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Alaska Air Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

Alaska Air Group updated its FY24 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.25-5.25 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.36.

What is Bradley D. Tilden's approval rating as Alaska Air Group's CEO?

391 employees have rated Alaska Air Group Chief Executive Officer Bradley D. Tilden on Glassdoor.com. Bradley D. Tilden has an approval rating of 85% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Alaska Air Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Alaska Air Group investors own include Delta Air Lines (DAL), Southwest Airlines (LUV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), Boeing (BA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), CVS Health (CVS), Intel (INTC) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are Alaska Air Group's major shareholders?

Alaska Air Group's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.28%), Raymond James & Associates (0.20%), ARGA Investment Management LP (0.18%), Hodges Capital Management Inc. (0.16%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.15%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.12%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrea L Schneider, Andrea L Schneider, Andrew R Harrison, Benito Minicucci, Bradley D Tilden, J Kenneth Thompson, Jessie J Knight Jr and Shane R Tackett.
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How do I buy shares of Alaska Air Group?

Shares of ALK stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Alaska Air Group have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Alaska Air Group: AAG Leasing Inc., AAG Real Property LLC., ASA Assurance Inc., ASA Beverages LLC., Alaska Airlines Inc., Horizon Air Industries Inc., McGee Air Services Inc., and Virgin America.
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This page (NYSE:ALK) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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