JBLU stock: buy or sell?

JBLU stock price: $18.25 -5.83% At close on February 25th, 2020

Updated on:
February 25th, 2020


JetBlue Airways closed today at $18.25 and collapsed a scary -5.83%. Tuesday was the 3rd red session in a row, sliding in full a -12.40%.

JetBlue Airways Corporation, a passenger carrier company, provides air transportation services. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated a fleet of 53 Airbus A321 aircraft, 130 Airbus A320 aircraft, and 60 Embraer E190 aircraft.

Should I buy JBLU stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, JetBlue Airways stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is JetBlue Airways stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for JBLU stock for the last month.

JBLU stock analysis

Daily outlook

JetBlue Airways shares collapsed -5.83% to $18.25 today.

Shares of JetBlue Airways collapsed a scary -5.83% and closed at $18.25. In this session, JetBlue Airways stock crossed down the SMA200d line. If you are using SMA200d line as stop loss trigger, double check your position in this stock. Since January/27 when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, JBLU price slipped $-2.40 per share (-11.62%).

JBLU stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

JetBlue Airways closed this week at $18.25 and collapsed a scary -11.45%. By mid February JBLU rocketed an amazing 6.25% in just one week.

JetBlue Airways shares slid through the support line what triggered further losses. Possible next supports for JBLU stock are 18.1. This week, JetBlue Airways stock undercut the significant level of the 40-weeks moving average. Stocks under the 200d moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up late January, JBLU price slid a -5.00%.

JBLU stock chart (weekly)

JBLU stock price history

JBLU stock went public on April 12th, 2002 with a price of $11.121. Since then, JBLU stock grew a 64.10%, with an average of 3.80% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in JBLU stock in 2002, it would worth $641.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

JBLU stock historical price chart

JBLU stock reached 52-week highs on February 14th at $21.65, and all-time highs 2003-10-09 with a price of 31.43.

JBLU stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we have not detected any price forecast for JetBlue Airways stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After presenting its last earnings report on April, JetBlue Airways . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
JBLU earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw an impressive increase of 9.21% to $7,658.00 M dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plummed a -13.59% to 2.45%.

To have an updated picture of the financial situation of JetBlue Airways, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual JetBlue Airways TTM sales up to March 2019 were $7,775.00 and earnings were $141.00 million USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review JetBlue Airways business evolution since December 2018: Annual sales up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, stepped up a slightly fine 1.53%. Regarding profit margin, JetBlue Airways stayed steady -0.64% to 2.45%

JBLU annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$5,440 M-$168 M3.1%-
2014$5,817 M6.93%$401 M6.9%138.69%
2015$6,416 M10.30%$677 M10.6%68.83%
2016$6,632 M3.37%$759 M11.4%12.11%
2017$7,012 M5.73%$1,125 M16.0%48.22%
2018$7,658 M9.21%$188 M2.5%-83.29%
TTM $7,775 M1.53%$141 M1.8%-25.00%

Quarterly financial results

JetBlue Airways posted $1,871.00 million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -4.93% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $42.00 million with a profit margin of 2.24%. Profit margin eased a -6.34% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 8.59%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, JetBlue Airways sales marked a great growth and jumped a 6.67%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, JetBlue Airways posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
JBLU quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$1,840 M-$211 M11.5%-
2017-Q3$1,810 M-1.63%$179 M9.9%-15.17%
2017-Q4$1,761 M-2.71%$677 M38.4%278.21%
2018-Q1$1,754 M-0.40%$88 M5.0%-87.00%
2018-Q2$1,928 M9.92%$-120 M-6.2%-236.36%
2018-Q3$2,008 M4.15%$50 M2.5%-141.67%
2018-Q4$1,968 M-1.99%$169 M8.6%238.00%
2019-Q1$1,871 M-4.93%$42 M2.2%-75.15%

JetBlue Airways ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For JetBlue Airways, 0.89% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for JBLU stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to JetBlue Airways:

Market cap$5.1 B
Total shares281.8 M
Float shares281.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)106.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.9%
Shares in short selling0.0%

JBLU summary

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Day range$18.21 - $19.58
Previous close$19.38
Session gain-5.83%
Average true range$0.65
50d mov avg$19.56
100d mov avg$19.05
200d mov avg$18.59
Daily patternlt06c
Weekly pattern lt06c

JetBlue Airways performance

To better understand JetBlue Airways performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for JetBlue Airways stock.
JBLUJetBlue Airways-5.29%5.37%7.80%

JetBlue Airways competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as JetBlue Airways competitor. This doesn't mean JetBlue Airways does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.