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JetBlue Airways is Among the Companies in the Airlines Industry with the Best Relative Performance (JBLU, HA, UAL, LUV, ALK)

By David Diaz

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.

JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) ranks first with a gain of 1.76%; Hawaiian Holdings (AMEX:HA) ranks second with a gain of 1.14%; and United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) ranks third with a gain of 0.65%.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) follows with a gain of 0.51% and Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.32%.

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Keywords: relative performance JetBlue Airways amex:ha hawaiian holdings united continental holdings Southwest Airlines alaska air group