Hot Two Shares to Ponder On: Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK), Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL)

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK)

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) closed at $63.78 on the last trading session with an decrease of -2.49%, whereas, it previously closed at $65.41. The company has a market capitalization of $7.86 Billion. The company traded shares of 1.18 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.09 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) produced diluted EPS of 3.53. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 6.94 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 2.01. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -39.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 6.94% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 20.93% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -0.3%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) is at 18.09 while the forward p/e is at 9.19. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) stands at 0.95 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.1. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 7.21. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) are reported at 0.6 and 0.6 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) stands at 3.8, 11.7 and 8.5 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) is reported at 8.31 Billion with income of 437 Million. The outstanding shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) are 123.29 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 91.3 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 1.06 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) is ticked at 0.4%, the figure is plummeted -3.43% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 74.47. The 52 week high of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) is placed at 74.83 and 52 week low is standing at 53.39.

Performance wise the shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) rose up 1.33% for the week, it also rise 2.02% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 4.61%. The shares decrease -0.78% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) grew 3.86% for the yearly performance.

Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL)

Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) closed at $41.31 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.02%, whereas, it previously closed at $41.3. The company has a market capitalization of $6.34 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.49 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.19 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) produced diluted EPS of -0.6. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 2.99 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.59. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -111.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 2.99% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 2.4% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -16.2%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 13.83. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) stands at 1.6 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.55. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) are reported at 0.6 and 0.9 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) stands at -1, -2.2 and 4.7 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) is reported at 3.95 Billion with income of -90600000. The outstanding shares of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) are 153.51 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 75.3 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.29 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) is ticked at 0.5%, the figure is plummeted -2.57% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 40.94. The 52 week high of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) is placed at 42.65 and 52 week low is standing at 25.71.

Performance wise the shares of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) rose up 0.15% for the week, it also rise 1.3% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 23.09%. The shares increase 30.44% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) grew 15.81% for the yearly performance.