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NYSE:ALK

Alaska Air Group - ALK Stock Forecast, Price & News

$46.80
+0.25 (+0.54%)
(As of 08/8/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$46.46
$47.53
50-Day Range
$38.68
$49.33
52-Week Range
$38.19
$63.76
Volume
1.41 million shs
Average Volume
1.60 million shs
Market Capitalization
$5.90 billion
P/E Ratio
28.89
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$66.44

Alaska Air Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.89 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
42.0% Upside
$66.44 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.69% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-5.64
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.20mentions of Alaska Air Group in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$193,983 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
31.05%
From $4.38 to $5.74 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.89 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

9th out of 156 stocks

Air Transportation, Scheduled Industry

1st out of 22 stocks

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About Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) Stock

Alaska Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services. The company operates through three segments: Mainline, Regional, and Horizon. It flies to approximately 120 destinations throughout North America. Alaska Air Group, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

ALK has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Susquehanna Bancshares reduced their price target on shares of Alaska Air Group from $68.00 to $50.00 and set a "positive" rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on shares of Alaska Air Group from $73.00 to $70.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Evercore ISI dropped their price objective on shares of Alaska Air Group from $80.00 to $70.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a report on Monday, June 27th. Susquehanna dropped their price objective on shares of Alaska Air Group from $68.00 to $50.00 and set a "positive" rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on shares of Alaska Air Group from $97.00 to $103.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Friday, April 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $66.44.

Alaska Air Group Price Performance

Alaska Air Group stock traded up $0.25 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $46.80. 1,413,870 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,976,084. The firm has a market cap of $5.90 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.73 and a beta of 1.46. The company has a quick ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 0.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52. The firm's 50-day simple moving average is $43.14 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $49.75. Alaska Air Group has a 1-year low of $38.19 and a 1-year high of $63.76.

Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK - Get Rating) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The transportation company reported $2.19 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.95 by $0.24. The firm had revenue of $2.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.58 billion. Alaska Air Group had a net margin of 2.54% and a return on equity of 8.97%. Alaska Air Group's quarterly revenue was up 74.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.30) EPS. As a group, analysts forecast that Alaska Air Group will post 4.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling at Alaska Air Group

In other Alaska Air Group news, CFO Shane R. Tackett sold 2,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.97, for a total transaction of $93,940.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 9,966 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $468,103.02. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. In other news, EVP Andrew R. Harrison sold 2,267 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.13, for a total transaction of $100,042.71. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 14,152 shares in the company, valued at approximately $624,527.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Shane R. Tackett sold 2,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.97, for a total transaction of $93,940.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 9,966 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $468,103.02. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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ALK Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/21/2022
Today
8/08/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/20/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Air transportation, scheduled
Sub-Industry
Airlines
CUSIP
01165910
Employees
22,833
Year Founded
1932

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$66.44
High Stock Price Forecast
$103.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$45.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+42.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.89
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$478 million
Pretax Margin
3.09%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.18 billion
Cash Flow
$1.11 per share
Book Value
$30.33 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
125,588,000
Market Cap
$5.90 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.46

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ALK Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alaska Air Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" ALK shares.
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What is Alaska Air Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Alaska Air Group's shares. Their ALK share price forecasts range from $45.00 to $103.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $66.44 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 42.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Alaska Air Group's stock price performed in 2022?

Alaska Air Group's stock was trading at $52.10 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, ALK stock has decreased by 10.2% and is now trading at $46.80.
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Are investors shorting Alaska Air Group?

Alaska Air Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,300,000 shares, a drop of 22.5% from the June 30th total of 4,260,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,890,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Alaska Air Group's next earnings date?

Alaska Air Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 20th 2022.
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How were Alaska Air Group's earnings last quarter?

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The transportation company reported $2.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.95 by $0.24. The transportation company had revenue of $2.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.58 billion. Alaska Air Group had a net margin of 2.54% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.97%. The company's revenue was up 74.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.30) EPS.
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When did Alaska Air Group's stock split?

Shares of Alaska Air Group split on 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 market closes 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 third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.77 billion-$2.84 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.66 billion.

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).

What is Alaska Air Group's stock symbol?

Alaska Air Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ALK."

Who are Alaska Air Group's major shareholders?

Alaska Air Group's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.93%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.44%), Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. (0.38%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.32%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.26%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.20%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrea L Schneider, Andrea L Schneider, Andrew R Harrison, Benito Minicucci, Bradley D Tilden, Brandon Pedersen, Chalmers David, Christopher Michael Berry, Helvi Kay Sandvik, J Kenneth Thompson, Jessie J Knight Jr, Joseph A Sprague, Kyle B Levine 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Alaska Air Group's stock price today?

One share of ALK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.80.

How much money does Alaska Air Group make?

Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) has a market capitalization of $5.90 billion and generates $6.18 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $478 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.62 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Alaska Air Group have?

Alaska Air Group employs 22,833 workers across the globe.

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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When was Alaska Air Group founded?

Alaska Air Group was founded in 1932.

How can I contact Alaska Air Group?

Alaska Air Group's mailing address is 19300 INTERNATIONAL BOULEVARD, SEATTLE WA, 98188. The official website for the company is www.alaskaair.com. The transportation company can be reached via phone at (206) 392-5040, via email at lavanya.sareen@alaskaair.com, or via fax at 302-636-5454.

This page (NYSE:ALK) was last updated on 8/9/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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