JetBlue Airways Corporation [NASDAQ:JBLU]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders frequently stay up to date regarding what leading market analysts think about a possible stock buy. As it relates to JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU], the latest mean analyst recommendation that’s publicly available is from the fiscal three-month period ending in December. On average, stock market experts give JBLU an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 15.19 to 20.14. This is compared to its latest closing price of $17.84.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU] is sitting at 2.95. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.95.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU] generated $1.87 billion in sales. That’s 0.30% higher than the average estimate of $1.87 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that the company is performing better than market experts expected, boosting its appeal as a solid investment.

Stay on the lookout for the next quarterly financial report – the company is expected to release the following results on Tue 23 Jul (In 67 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU] sitting at +9.41 and its Gross Margin at +13.25, this company’s Net Margin is now 1.80%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 10.94, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 3.60%. Its Return on Equity is 3.98, and its Return on Assets is 1.86. These metrics suggest that this JetBlue Airways Corporation does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 45.41. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 31.23, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 20.08. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 38.71, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 26.62. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 5.54 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.73. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.86, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.33. JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.07, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 4.15 and P/E Ratio of 38.73. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 33.59 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.76. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.58 and its Current Ratio is 0.61. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU] has 301.44M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $5.38B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 15.19 to 20.14. At its current price, it has moved by -10.45% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 18.73% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.89, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 54.99. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.