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American Airlines Group (AAL)

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  • Thu, Mar. 26, 8:20 AM
    • Airline stocks are reacting to the jump in crude oil prices as would be expected.
    • Crude oil is markedly higher off of unrest in Yemen.
    • Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) is down 4.1% in premarket action, while United Continental (NYSE:UAL) is off 2.9%.
    • Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) and JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) are both down about 3%.
    • No-hedging American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) continues to be a curiosity to some traders with its tendency to move in-line with peers on oil swings - despite having a different fuel pricing strategy. AAL -3.4% premarket.
    • A deeper dive into jet fuel prices is available at Platts.
    | 14 Comments
  • Tue, Mar. 17, 8:22 AM
    • The airline sector is lined up for a big day with oil prices pointing lower again in early trading.
    • American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) is out in front of peers with an early 5% pop.
    • The company continues to get the most bang out of the oil buck in the sector from lower jet fuel prices due to its no-hedge strategy, although capex concerns have kept some investors from jumping in.
    • AAL +5.34% to $52.88.
    | 6 Comments
  • Mon, Mar. 16, 5:21 PM
    • American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) is replacing Allergan (set to be acquired) in the S&P 500 following Friday's close.
    • American has jumped to $52.37 in AH trading. The 52-week high is $56.20.
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  • Wed, Mar. 11, 2:12 PM
    • Airline stocks are taking back some ground with oil prices peeling off 1.3%.
    • The sector also got a lift when Southwest Airlines topped analyst estimates for revenue passenger miles for February.
    • Gainers: United Continental (NYSE:UAL+2.4%, Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV+1.9%, Virgin America (NASDAQ:VA+1.6%, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE+1.5%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL+1.5%, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL+1.2%.
    • Related: Spring preview on U.S. airlines
    • Previously: Load factor on the rise at Southwest Airlines
    | 6 Comments
  • Thu, Feb. 19, 9:48 AM
    • Strong gains across the airline sector after oil prices move in the right direction after inventories increase.
    • What to watch: The West Coast port slowdown is now a factor in the jet fuel market (Platts breakdown).
    • Gainers: Republic Airways (NASDAQ:RJET) +4.7%, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) +4.1%, JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) +3.9%, Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) +2.6%, United Continental (NYSE:UAL) +2.8%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) +2.1%, United Continental (UAL) +2.5%, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) +2.6%, Virgin America (NASDAQ:VA) +2.1%, Allegiant Travel (NASDAQ:ALGT) +1.8%, Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) +1.2%.
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  • Mon, Feb. 9, 10:37 AM
    • It's an anxious time for airline stocks with a number of factors swaying sentiment to start the week.
    • Oil prices continue to trek higher after OPEC issued an updated outlook on demand.
    • Southwest Airlines (LUV -1.9%) showed a drop in load factor during January as its capacity outran passenger revenue miles.
    • Another winter storm on the East Coast is also an operational complexity for the sector.
    • Decliners: United Continental (NYSE:UAL) -4.7%, Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) -4.2%, Republic Airways (NASDAQ:RJET) -4.1%, JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) -3.6%, American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) -3.4%, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) -3.2%, Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) -2.1%.
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  • Mon, Feb. 9, 8:13 AM
    • American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) reports total revenue passenger miles for January fell 2.8% to 16.8B.
    • The carrier's load factor slipped 210 bps to 78.2% as weak demand in the Pacific region contributed.
    • Q1 PRASM is forecast to be down 2% to 4%.
    • American sees Q1 fuel costs of $1.81 per gallon and pretax margin of 12%-14% vs. 13%-15% prior guidance.
    • AAL -1.76% premarket.
    | 20 Comments
  • Tue, Feb. 3, 2:46 PM
    • Another strong jump in oil prices has tripped up airline stocks again.
    • The outlier in the group is Virgin America (NASDAQ:VA) which has managed a 0.2% gain.
    • The sector is coming off a Q4 where most companies realized a double-digit decline in fuel expenses with no give back on airfares.
    • Decliners: Republic Airways (NASDAQ:RJET) -1.1%, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) -1.1%, Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) -1.0%, Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) -3.1%, Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) -3.0%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) -2.4%, Allegiant Travel (NASDAQ:ALGT) -3.2%, JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) -2.1%, United Continential (NYSE:UAL) -2.3%.
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  • Mon, Feb. 2, 3:02 PM
    • Airline stocks retreat after oil prices make a strong move higher.
    • Despite the ups and downs in the sector as developments with the oil market dominates headlines, more analysts are jumping aboard the long-term story on airlines on earnings growth potential and cash flow allocation plans.
    • Today it was Raymond James coming in with upgrades on Delta Air Lines , Spirit Airlines (SAVE +1%), and United Continental to a Strong Buy.
    • Decliners: Republic Airways (NASDAQ:RJET) -3.8%, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) -3.0%, Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA) -2.7%, Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) -2.5%, Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) -1.9%, American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) -1.7%, Allegiant Travel (NASDAQ:ALGT) -1.5%, JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) -1.4%, United Continential (NYSE:UAL) -1.2%.
    | 9 Comments
  • 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.
    | 10 Comments
  • 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
    | 11 Comments
  • 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.
    | 36 Comments
  • 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.
    | 3 Comments
  • 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%.
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  • 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%.
    | 5 Comments
  • Nov. 28, 2014, 9:17 AM
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Company Description
American Airlines Group Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. The Company has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
Sector: Services
Industry: Major Airlines
Country: United States