Why JetBlue Airways (JBLU) Stock Might be a Great Pick - Tale of the Tape

By
A A A

One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is JetBlue Airways Corporation ( JBLU ). This is because this security in the Regional Airlines industry is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.

This is important because, often times, a rising tide will lift all boats in an industry, as there can be broad trends taking place in a segment that are boosting securities across the board. This is arguably taking place in the regional airlines space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 29 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.

Meanwhile, JetBlue Airways is actually looking pretty good on its own too. The firm has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, suggesting analysts are becoming a bit more bullish on the firm's prospects in both the short and long term.

Although, over the past month, current quarter estimates have remained unchanged at 11 cents a share, current year estimates have risen from 48 cents per share to 49 cents a share. JBLU currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), which is also a favorable signal.

So, if you are looking for a decent pick in a strong industry, consider JetBlue Airways not only is its industry currently in the top third, but it is seeing solid estimate revisions as of late, suggesting it could be a very interesting choice for investors seeking a name in this great industry segment.

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report >>


JETBLUE AIRWAYS (JBLU): Free Stock Analysis Report

To read this article on Zacks.com click here.

Zacks Investment Research



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: JBLU

Zacks.com

Zacks.com

More from Zacks.com:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

100%

Most Active by Volume

48,099,947
  • $16.09 ▲ 0.50%
40,277,806
  • $102.50 ▲ 0.24%
40,236,499
  • $19.57 ▲ 2.35%
31,092,510
  • $49.75 ▲ 0.65%
30,795,218
  • $34.92 ▲ 0.78%
29,910,855
  • $3.63 ▲ 0.83%
24,019,154
  • $13.06 ▼ 0.38%
23,753,906
  • $74.82 ▲ 1.31%
As of 8/29/2014, 04:04 PM

Find a Credit Card

Select a credit card product by:
Select an offer:
Search
Data Provided by BankRate.com