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Alliance Data Systems' (ADS) CEO Edward Heffernan on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call April 19, 2018 8:30 AM ET
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5 Airline Stocks Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates in Q1

2018-04-09 zacks
The current projection for Q1 earnings season is very encouraging. Per the latest earnings preview, the bottom line for S&P 500 companies is expected to expand at a highly impressive rate of 16% on a year-over-year basis. Total revenues for the same set of companies are projected to grow 7.4%. The report further predicts that 14 of the 16 Zacks sectors will end the Q1 earnings season with the bottom line improving year over year.
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Alaska Air Group Falls to 52-Week Low on Multiple Challenges

2018-04-03 zacks
Shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK - Free Report) hit a 52-week low of $57.60 during the trading session on Apr 2 before retracing a bit to close at $57.74. The stock has underperformed its industry in a year, having declined 36% versus the industry’s 13.4% rally.
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Richard Branson buys Hard Rock casino-hotel in Las Vegas

2018-03-31 livemint
Las Vegas: The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will be overhauled over the next several months following its purchase Friday by billionaire Richard Branson.
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Virgin America departing; Musk unfriends Facebook; name a famous female techie

2018-03-24 sfgate
Virgin America’s final flights will depart at 9:30 p.m. April 24 from San Francisco International Airport — heading to Newark and Los Angeles. As of late Friday morning, the cheapest tickets for the LAX flight cost $63; for the Newark flight, a red-eye, they’re $269, according to Google Flights. The Burlingame airline merged with Alaska Airlines in 2016 and is taking on Alaska’s identity. Alaska is stopping service from SFO to Minneapolis, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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Boeing loyalist Ryanair to fly first Airbus with Austria deal

2018-03-22 reuters
DUBLIN/BERLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair’s (RYA.I) plan to buy Laudamotion will add Airbus (AIR.PA) planes to the Irish low-cost carrier’s fleet for the first time and could herald an improvement in relations with the European planemaker.
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Boeing loyalist Ryanair to fly first Airbus with Austria deal

2018-03-22 channelnewsasia
Ryanair's plan to buy Laudamotion will add Airbus planes to the Irish low-cost carrier's fleet for the first time and could herald an improvement in relations with the European planemaker.
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United suspends pet cargo service after in-flight animal deaths double in just one year - MarketWatch

2018-03-20 marketwatch
There was a backlash against the airline after the death of a dog in an overhead bin
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Alaska Air Group Grapples With Cost Woes: Time to Dump?

2018-03-20 zacks
We have issued an updated research report on Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK - Free Report) . The stock has been downgraded to a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) from a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Going by the Zacks proven model, the Sell-rated stocks (#4 or 5) are likely to underperform the broader market over the next one to three months. Reasons Behind the Downgrade High costs have been putting pressure on the company’s bottom line for quite some time, and the fourth quarter of 2017 was no exception.
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United Airlines had most animal deaths in 2017 — and they doubled in just one year - MarketWatch

2018-03-14 marketwatch
The airline is currently investigating the death of a dog that died in an overhead bin
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Trapeze Asset Management Q4 2017 Commentary - 'It's Never One Thing'

2018-03-06 seekingalpha
Includes detailed analysis of Trapeze Asset Management's positions in ORXGF, ATXMF, EDYYF, MKRYF, ALK, SBBTF, MDT, TJX, TAP, SIEGY, SNY, JNJ, HHC, HUSKF, CCT, RA, MGRUF, TPRFF.
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These airlines have the most complaints and lost luggage - MarketWatch

2018-02-26 marketwatch
Consumers can consider many factors when evaluating an airline, but getting you where you’re going on time, not losing your checked bag, and giving you no reason to lodge a formal complaint seem like decent baselines.
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Why Alaska Air Group's Stock Is Primed To Take Off

2018-02-22 seekingalpha
Analyzing the airline's EV / Free Cash Flow relative to peers highlights how attractive the stock is.
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Alaska Air Group And Virgin America: What Is It Worth?

2018-02-20 seekingalpha
Using two methods of valuation and 1000 Monte Carlo iterations, my one year target price is $65.93.
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Southwest Airlines, Strategically Positioned For Long-Term Success

2018-02-16 seekingalpha
Southwest Airlines operates with a low-cost structure and achieves high returns on capital due to a unique business model and an efficient operational strategy.
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