Alaska Air (ALK) Downgraded By UBS with $70.0 Target; Dreyfus Strategic Municipals (LEO) Has 1.5 Sentiment

The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $7.85. About 101,780 shares traded. Dreyfus Strategic Municipals, Inc. (LEO) has declined 0.79% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.49% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Alaska Air Group has $145 highest and $9 lowest target. $85.44’s average target is 27.98% above currents $66.76 stock price. Alaska Air Group had 81 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, December 4. Morgan Stanley maintained Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) rating on Thursday, August 17. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $96 target. The company was maintained on Friday, January 26 by Buckingham Research. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 26 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, May 25 by Stifel Nicolaus. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ALK in report on Tuesday, August 18 with “Outperform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $100 target in Thursday, February 9 report. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Underweight”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Monday, September 11.

Alaska Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passengers and cargo air transportation services primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $8.22 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Mainline, Regional, and Horizon. It has a 8.04 P/E ratio. It has a network of approximately 1,200 daily flights to 118 destinations across the United States, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, and Cuba.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 53 investors sold Alaska Air Group, Inc. shares while 131 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 105.25 million shares or 1.07% less from 106.39 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mercer Advisers reported 0.09% in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK). Goldman Sachs Group accumulated 739,922 shares. Pictet Asset Ltd stated it has 20,800 shares. Palladium Ptnrs Ltd invested in 0.04% or 7,145 shares. California Public Employees Retirement has 0.04% invested in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK). First Quadrant L P Ca holds 343,499 shares or 0.51% of its portfolio. Allsquare Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.02% in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK). The Minnesota-based Advantus Inc has invested 0.02% in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK). Lateef Investment Mgmt L P, a California-based fund reported 318,031 shares. Birinyi Associates invested 0.44% in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK). Perkins Coie invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK). Deutsche Savings Bank Ag reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK). Winfield Inc reported 130 shares. Eagle Glob Advisors Lc reported 82,905 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 0.02% invested in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) for 16,836 shares.