JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU] is following downward trend in the market concluded with the last trading session. The shares of the Services sector company has a current value of $18.68 after JBLU shares went down by -1.37% during the last trading session. One of the reasons why Services stocks may go bearish is decreased momentum in the press.

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

Equities traders oftentimes stay updated on what leading stock market analysts say about a potential stock purchase. When it comes to JetBlue Airways Corporation [JBLU], the most recently available average analyst rating is from the quarter that ends 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 $18.94.

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 2.70. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.85.

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 overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Tue 23 Jul (In 12 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 5.76 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.73. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.90, 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 40.11. 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 305.30M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $5.78B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 15.19 to 20.14. At its current price, it has moved down by -7.25% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 22.98% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 50.60. 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.