For the past month, Alaska Air Group, Inc.'s stock has been 2.72%, -5.18% for the last quarter, -11.47% for the past six months and -31.91% for the past 52 weeks. The stock increased 3.41% or $2.25 during the last trading session, reaching $68.03. The firm owned 1,560,244 shares of the transportation company's stock after buying an additional 1,547,811 shares during the quarter. (NYSE:ALK) has risen 29.33% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.72% the S&P500. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, American Airlines Group Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $59.08.
Weber Alan W decreased its stake in Casella Waste Systems Inc Cl A (CWST) by 46.15% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers Llc sold 92,250 shares as the company's stock declined 12.45% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 32,059 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.45M, up from 26,460 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Altimeter Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Alaska Air Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.95B market cap company. (NYSE:ALK) by 12,449.2% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". Therefore 47% are positive. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in shares of Alaska Air Group by 40.8% in the third quarter. Alaska Air Group had a return on equity of 24.39% and a net margin of 12.96%. Imperial Capital restated an "in-line" rating and issued a $66.00 target price (down from $70.00) on shares of Alaska Air Group in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 4 by Cowen & Co. (NYSE:ALK) on Monday, March 20 to "Buy" rating. J.P. Morgan downgraded Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) rating on Monday, March 20.
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Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. (NYSE:ALK) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 23.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.18, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 53 investors sold ALK shares while 131 reduced holdings.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. 105.25 million shares or 1.07% less from 106.39 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Marshall Wace Llp reported 23,465 shares. This is a boost from Alaska Air Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. (NYSE:ALK). Strs Ohio holds 11,153 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (NYSE:ALK). Verition Fund Management Lc holds 0.14% or 23,028 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:ALK) or 12,592 shares. American International Group Inc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA). Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 7,182 shares of the company's stock, valued at $466,830. (NYSE:ALK) for 430,000 shares. Alaska Air Group's dividend payout ratio is now 21.05%. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of USB in report on Sunday, September 17 with "Hold" rating.
Analysts await Alaska Air Group, Inc. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. (NYSE:ALK). Parametrica Management Limited reported 5,567 shares.
Hartline Investment Corp, which manages about $366.93 million and $330.62M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Berkshire Hathaway B New Class (BRKB) by 1,777 shares to 55,490 shares, valued at $10.17 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. 2,700 shares valued at $175,879 were sold by PEDERSEN BRANDON on Friday, February 16. (NYSE:ALK) or 96,785 shares. Therefore 17% are positive. Hansteen Holdings PLC had 63 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 26 by Mizuho. Jefferies maintained the shares of HSTN in report on Friday, August 19 with "Hold" rating. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Friday, January 22 report. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Heron Therapeutics, Inc. The company has market cap of $195.27 million. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 16th. Cowen reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a $84.00 target price (down from $93.00) on shares of Alaska Air Group in a report on Friday, January 26th. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, August 28 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, January 10. (NYSE:BCE) by 15,118 shares in the quarter, for a total of 709,409 shares, and has risen its stake in Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. (NYSE:AEM). Hennessy Advisors invested in 0.05% or 20,800 shares. Its down 0.35, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. Raymond James And Assoc invested in 193,773 shares. Telemus Cap Ltd invested in 10,557 shares or 0.13% of the stock. 27,000 were accumulated by Midas Mngmt Corporation. Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia Tru Communication owns 2,000 shares or 0.02% of their U.S. portfolio. Hightower Advsr holds 0.02% or 26,323 shares. Schroder Inv Group holds 315,069 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Atlantic Trust Group Limited Company owns 2.78M shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys accumulated 6,116 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $7,970.21, a P/E ratio of 7.83, a P/E/G ratio of 3.33 and a beta of 0.84. Foyston Gordon Payne Inc accumulated 119,239 shares. Swiss Bank has 0% invested in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Verity Asset Mgmt invested in 3,085 shares.
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