Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IDRA), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

Marco Green
September 27, 2017

This translates into $187.46 million profit for JBLU giving the stock a 8.21 P/E. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new position in JetBlue Airways Corporation in the 1st quarter worth approximately $138,000. Also, Director Joel Clinton Peterson unloaded 5,120 stocks of JetBlue Airways Corporation shares in a trade on early Fri, Sep 1st.

JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. It has outperformed by 2.05% the S&P500. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$3.33 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$1.3. About 17,356 shares traded. (NASDAQ:SCHN) has risen 21.74% since September 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.76% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:SCHN). Tfs Cap Lc holds 0.39% or 39,285 shares in its portfolio. Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. owns 366,724 shares or 1.16% of their United States portfolio. Amp Investors Limited reported 47,890 shares. The New Hampshire-based Pax World Management Llc has invested 0.82% in the stock.

Analysts await Meridian Bancorp, Inc. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. They expect $0.21 EPS, up 16.67% or $0.03 from last year's $0.18 per share. This is assuming the current $0.57 EPS is accurate.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.29, from 1.33 in 2017Q1. The firm has a market cap of $6.15 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.49 and a beta of 0.59. 57 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. Standpoint Research restated a "buy" rating on shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation in a research report on Sunday, September 3rd. Highland Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company, a Tennessee-based fund reported 289,095 shares. Corecommodity Mngmt Limited holds 5,094 shares. New York-based Bancorporation Of New York Mellon Corporation has invested 0.02% in JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU). Also, EVP George Martin J. St sold 2,500 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 7th. JetBlue Airways Corporation had a net margin of 9.78% and a return on equity of 16.75%. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 28,930,739 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $596,262,000 after acquiring an additional 2,085,912 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Macquarie assumed coverage on JetBlue Airways Corporation in a research note on Monday. 19,986 are owned by Driehaus Cap Limited. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. Ws Lllp holds 2.07% or 2.44M shares in its portfolio. Paloma Partners Mgmt Co holds 74,353 shares. The institutional investor held 166,492 shares of the air freight and delivery services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.80M, up from 120,156 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The transportation company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.08. (NASDAQ:SCHN). Century Companies owns 155,826 shares.

Among 13 analysts covering Jetblue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Jetblue Airways had 32 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Equal-Weight" rating in Thursday, September 17 report. The stock of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Wednesday, December 21 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with "Outperform" on Friday, October 28. Schroder Inv Mngmt has 0.01% invested in JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU).

Investors are feeling more bullish on JetBlue Airways Corporation looking at the decrease in short interest. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research on Friday, January 27 to "Hold".

CarMax Inc. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.98 for the May 2017 versus $0.88 in the same quarter past year, representing 11% growth. The stock of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, November 18 by Citigroup.

Since April 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $1.15 million activity. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Another trade for 15,000 shares valued at $325,014 was sold by HNAT JAMES G. St George Martin J had sold 2,500 shares worth $57,500. Shares for $41,320 were sold by Hayes Robin.

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