NYSE:ALK - Alaska Air Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$55.19 -0.92 (-1.64 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$56.11
Today's Range$54.88 - $56.19
52-Week Range$53.70 - $74.83
Volume1.56 million shs
Average Volume1.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.79 billion
P/E Ratio12.37
Dividend Yield2.50%
Alaska Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passengers and cargo air transportation services. It also focuses on providing ground and ramp handling services to airlines. The company operates through three segments: Mainline, Regional, and Horizon. It has a network of approximately 1,200 daily flights to 118 destinations across the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Costa Rica. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Air transportation, scheduled



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.26 billion
Cash Flow$7.6335 per share
Book Value$30.42 per share


Net Income$437 million


Market Cap$6.79 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2019 (Estimated)

Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alaska Air Group's stock symbol?

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

How often does Alaska Air Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Alaska Air Group?

Alaska Air Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 24th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 19th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Thursday, March 7th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 15th. This is an increase from Alaska Air Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. View Alaska Air Group's Dividend History.

When did Alaska Air Group's stock split? How did Alaska Air Group's stock split work?

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

How were Alaska Air Group's earnings last quarter?

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 24th. The transportation company reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.02. The transportation company had revenue of $2.06 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.06 billion. Alaska Air Group had a net margin of 5.29% and a return on equity of 15.20%. The company's revenue was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.83 earnings per share. View Alaska Air Group's Earnings History.

When is Alaska Air Group's next earnings date?

Alaska Air Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alaska Air Group.

What price target have analysts set for ALK?

16 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Alaska Air Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $63.48 to $100.00. On average, they expect Alaska Air Group's stock price to reach $77.6771 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 40.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Alaska Air Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alaska Air Group?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alaska Air Group in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Alaska Air Group.

Has Alaska Air Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about ALK stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alaska Air Group earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Alaska Air Group's key competitors?

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Starbucks (SBUX), Micron Technology (MU), CVS Health (CVS), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Visa (V).

Who are Alaska Air Group's key executives?

Alaska Air Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bradley D. Tilden, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 58)
  • Mr. Brandon S. Pedersen CPA, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Benito Minicucci, Pres & COO of Alaska Airlines Inc and CEO of Virgin America Inc (Age 52)
  • Mr. Andrew R. Harrison, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer of Alaska Airlines Inc. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Kevin Thiel, Managing Director of Accounting Operations

Who are Alaska Air Group's major shareholders?

Alaska Air Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.34%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.68%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.51%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.36%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.06%). Company insiders that own Alaska Air Group stock include Andrew R Harrison, Bradley D Tilden, Brandon Pedersen, Christopher Michael Berry, David L Campbell, Gary L Beck, J Kenneth Thompson, Joseph A Sprague, Kyle B Levine and Shane R Tackett. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alaska Air Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Alaska Air Group stock?

ALK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, First Trust Advisors LP, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Toronto Dominion Bank. Company insiders that have sold Alaska Air Group company stock in the last year include Andrew R Harrison, Brandon Pedersen, Christopher Michael Berry, J Kenneth Thompson and Shane R Tackett. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alaska Air Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Alaska Air Group stock?

ALK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, United Services Automobile Association, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alaska Air Group.

How do I buy shares of Alaska Air Group?

Shares of ALK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Alaska Air Group's stock price today?

One share of ALK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.19.

How big of a company is Alaska Air Group?

Alaska Air Group has a market capitalization of $6.79 billion and generates $8.26 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $437 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.46 on an earnings per share basis. Alaska Air Group employs 23,376 workers across the globe.

What is Alaska Air Group's official website?

The official website for Alaska Air Group is http://www.alaskaair.com.

How can I contact Alaska Air Group?

Alaska Air Group's mailing address is 19300 INTERNATIONAL BOULEVARD, SEATTLE WA, 98188. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 206-392-5040 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Alaska Air Group (NYSE ALK)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  651 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  527 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,178
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alaska Air Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ALK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ALK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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