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Alaska Air Group has the Best Relative Performance in the Airlines Industry (ALK, RYAAY, LCC, SKYW, HA)

Published on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 08:08
By Robert Cotter

We looked at the Airlines industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) ranks first with a gain of 0.99%; Ryanair Holdings (NASDAQ:RYAAY) ranks second with a gain of 0.76%; and US Airways Group (NYSE:LCC) ranks third with a gain of 0.40%.

Skywest (NASDAQ:SKYW) follows with a gain of 0.23% and Hawaiian Holdings (AMEX:HA) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.15%.

Alaska Air Group, Inc. is an airline holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides air service to passengers in multiple destinations. Alaska Air also provide freight and mail services, primarily to and within the state of Alaska and on the West Coast.

By Robert Cotter
rcotter@fnno.com