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American Airlines Group (AAL)

  • Wed, Jan. 28, 7:41 AM
    • Credit Suisse downgrades American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) to Neutral from Overweight.
    • The investment firm lowers its price target on the company to $65 from $71.
    • AAL -0.6% premarket to follow up on yesterday's -4.97% drop.
  • Tue, Jan. 27, 11:21 AM
    • Execs with American Airlines Group (AAL -3%) said the company will save as much as $5B in 2015 due to a lower level of jet fuel prices.
    • That benefit works out to ~$6.97 per outstanding share.
    • CEO Douglas Parker took a victory lap on the firm's earnings conference call for his decision to forsake hedging and buy fuel at market prices.
    • American thinks it will accelerate aircraft orders with the extra cash in order to take advantage of good financing terms. Shareholders might also see some higher dividend payouts or enjoy increased buybacks.
    • Earnings call transcript, webcast
    • Previously: American Airlines beats by $0.01, misses on revenue
    • Previously: Fuel costs down 17% for American Airlines in Q4
  • Thu, Jan. 22, 9:31 AM
    • Airline stocks are set to rally as news from the sector continues to be favorable.
    • Double-digit fuel cost declines. Check.
    • Fares holding. Check.
    • Passenger revenue miles outpacing capacity gains. Check.
    • Analyst ratings and EPS upgrades. Check.
    • Related stocks: LUV, UAL, DAL, AAL, JBLU, ALK, HA, SAVE, ALGT, RJET, VA.
  • Mon, Jan. 12, 9:12 AM
    • American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) reports total revenue passenger miles fell 0.4% to 18.1B in December.
    • The carrier's load factor slid 340 bps to 80.4% during the month as capacity was 3.7% during the month.
    • AAL -1.7% premarket on the drop in efficiency.
  • Dec. 10, 2014, 9:49 AM
    • Airline stocks rip a fresh set of gains after oil prices weaken again and the IATA issues a rosy forecast on 2015 profit for the sector.
    • There has also been a wave of analyst upgrades on airliners which has boosted sentiment.
    • Leading gainers: Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) +3.1%, United Continental (NYSE:UAL) +3.1%, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) +2.7%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) +2.6%, China Eastern Air (NYSE:CEA) +2.4%, Republic Airways (NASDAQ:RJET) +2.4%, Virgin America (NASDAQ:VA) +2.0%, China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH) +1.9%.
  • Dec. 4, 2014, 10:02 AM
    • Another big day for airline stocks is setting up with oil prices losing their footing again.
    • A positive note from JPMorgan on sector capacity trends is also helping to boost sentiment.
    • Gainers: Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) +2.8%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) +3.2%, Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) +6.5%, United Continental (NYSE:UAL) +5.4%, Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) +2.9%, JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) +2.9%, Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) +2.2%, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) +1.7%, Republix Airways (NASDAQ:RJET) +0.8%, Virgin America (NASDAQ:VA) +1.6%.
  • Nov. 28, 2014, 9:17 AM
  • Nov. 6, 2014, 2:32 PM
    • Airline stocks are on the move as lower oil prices and a continued tapering of Ebola fears boost prospects for demand.
    • Capacity control has been a focus in the sector. So far, guidance from key companies this earnings season and presentations ongoing at the Raymond James Global Airline/Transportation Conference in NYC indicate U.S. carriers are keeping a nice grip on capacity.
    • Advancers: JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) +5.2%, Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) +3.5%, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) +3.3%, United Continental (NYSE:UAL) +3.1%, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) +2.9%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) +2.9%, Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) +2.9%.
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  • Oct. 23, 2014, 8:04 AM
    • American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL): Q3 EPS of $1.66 beats by $0.03.
    • Revenue of $11.14B (+63.1% Y/Y) in-line.
    • Shares +1.48% PM.
    • Press Release
  • Oct. 21, 2014, 1:12 PM
    • Airline stocks are putting in another volatile day as the Ebola headlines veer toward the positive side.
    • Gainers: Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) +5.0%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) +5.3%, Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) +4.7%, SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) +4.1%, United Continental (NYSE:UAL) +2.9%, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) +2.5%, Allegiant Travel (NASDAQ:ALGT) +1.9%, JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) +2.3%, Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) +1.9%.
  • Oct. 13, 2014, 3:36 PM
    • SAVE -9.3%, UAL -8%, AAL -6%, DAL -6.6%, JBLU -5.7%
    • A Sermo poll today found 75% of doctors believe travel from West Africa should be halted.
  • Oct. 10, 2014, 11:31 AM
    • There's been extra volatility on American Airlines Group (AAL -3.4%) with shares ranging as low as $29.78 today before recovering.
    • Despite the lack of concrete news on the company, volume on AAL is already 150% of normal daily action.
    • The airline sector as a whole is lower than broad market averages, with AAL having the toughest day of the majors.
  • Oct. 9, 2014, 9:49 AM
    • Select airline stocks stage an early rally, led by a big pop for United Continental (UAL +6.2%) following its report on Q3 PRASM gains.
    • There's some commentary from Wall Street on the sector which is also contributing to sentiment: UAL has been added to the Focus List at Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley is calling for gains for the majors.
    • Gainers: Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) +1.7%, Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) +1.5%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) +1.0%, JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) +0.7%.
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  • Oct. 8, 2014, 8:38 AM
    • American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) reports total revenue passenger miles were down 0.2% in September to 16.9B.
    • Total capacity was higher during the month which drove down the carrier's load factor by 150 bps to 80.0%.
    • The company expects Q3 PRASM to be 0.5% to 1.5% higher.
    • AAL +1.4% premarket
  • Oct. 3, 2014, 10:21 AM
    • Airline stocks are in rally mode with gains up and down the sector.
    • A strong note from Deutsche Bank on JetBlue is helping to swing sentiment. The investment firm added JBLU to its short-term buy list.
    • The group is also benefiting from renewed confidence that the Ebola case in Texas is isolated.
    • Oil prices are also cooperating nicely.
    • Gainers: Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) +2.2%, United Continental (NYSE:UAL) +5.5%, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) +4.6%, Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) +3.0%, Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) +3.1%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) +5.3%, Republic Airways (NASDAQ:RJET) +3.0%.
  • Oct. 2, 2014, 8:20 AM
    • Airline stocks move higher in early trading after suffering a painful drop yesterday.
    • The sector was grounded from fears stirred up by the Ebola case in Dallas.
    • The CDC issued a statement later yesterday on its website indicating that newer airplanes have a cabin environment that is not conducive to the spread of most infectious diseases.
    • Gainers: Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) +1.3%, United Continental (NYSE:UAL) +1.2%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) +0.8%, Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) +0.8%.
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Company Description
American Airlines Group Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry.
Sector: Services
Industry: Major Airlines
Country: United States