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Top 5 Companies in the Airlines Industry with the Best Relative Performance (ALK , UAL , LUV , HA , DAL )

By Amy Schwartz

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.

Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK ) ranks first with a gain of 6.11%; United Continent (NYSE:UAL ) ranks second with a gain of 0.67%; and Southwest Air (NYSE:LUV ) ranks third with a gain of 0.24%.

Hawaiian Holding (NASDAQ:HA ) follows trading unchanged and Delta Air Li (NYSE:DAL ) rounds out the top five with a loss of 0.11%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Alaska Air Group on January 19th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $69.33. Since that call, shares of Alaska Air Group have fallen 7.8%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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