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Today’s Large Cap Details for Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) of Regional Airlines

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 11.57 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Alaska Air Group, Inc. is 93.83 (with a change from open of -0.18%), this in conjunction with a target price of 110.54. Volume today has so far reached 15290, with an average volume of about 1274.46. The GAP for this stock, is 0.28%.

The P/E ratio is 15.95, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 10.7. The current EPS for Alaska Air Group, Inc., is 5.88, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -0.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 5.65%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Alaska Air Group, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 8.16% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 9.64%. Quarter over quarter is -45.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 29.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 31.50%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 6.60%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.40% and institutional ownership is 92.50%. Shares outstanding is 123.44, while shares float is at a value of 123.25. Float short for Alaska Air Group, Inc. is 5.68% and the short ratio is 5.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.84, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.95. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.8. The most recent gross margin is 34.30% and their operating margin is 19.30%. The profit margin is 11.50%.

Alaska Air Group, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 8.10%, and on investment, 13.90%. Return on equity is 25.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.66. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.83, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.84 and Price/cash is 6.77, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 27.75.

The simple moving averages are 3.26% and 8.14% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -7.49% and the 52 week low is 52.30%.

Alaska Air Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.28%, with a current price of 93.83. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 19.00%. This is in an industry, Regional Airlines, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. Alaska Air Group, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Regional Airlines industry means that Alaska Air Group, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 2.56%, with performance for the month coming to 5.43%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 5.73%, and for the half year the performance is 48.39%. Volatility for this week is 2.09% and for the month this is 1.87%.

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