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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Jetblue Airways in the Airlines Industry (JBLU, AAL, ALGT, CPA, DAL)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Airlines industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Jetblue Airways ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 4.0%. Following is American Airline with a projected earnings growth of 9.6%. Allegiant Travel ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 13.9%.

Copa Holdin-Cl A follows with a projected earnings growth of 17.4%, and Delta Air Li rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 24.6%.

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Ticker(s): JBLU AAL ALGT CPA DAL