Alaska Air Group Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Alaska Air Group stock? (NYSE:ALK). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company is solid.
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company pays no dividend.

Inside the ALK Numbers

ALK Price
(Alaska Air Group stock price per share)
[?] ALK Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
[?] ALK Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $51.74
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 3229% higher than other Industrial Goods stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 60% lower than other Airlines stocks
[?] Cash Yield 19.51%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 149%

This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.

Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.

As of the latest analysis, there are 2,989,275 shares shorted. With 126,339,446 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 1,243,890, it would take at least 2.403 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.

Is Alaska Air Group Stock on Sale?

We believe that Alaska Air Group may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, Alaska Air Group looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy ALK Stock?

Does Alaska Air Group have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.