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Best Relative Performance in the Airlines Industry Detected in Shares of Delta Air Lines (DAL, UAL, LUV, RJET, JBLU)

By James Quinn

We looked at the Airlines industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) ranks first with a gain of 3.17%; United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) ranks second with a gain of 2.82%; and Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) ranks third with a gain of 1.33%.

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ:RJET) follows with a gain of 0.76% and JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.68%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of JetBlue Airways on January 22nd, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $16.01. Since that recommendation, shares of JetBlue Airways have risen 21.0%. We continue to monitor JetBlue Airways for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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