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Top 5 Companies in the Airlines Industry With the Lowest Free Cash Flow Per Share (JBLU, LUV, UAL, CPA, ALK)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Airlines industry with the lowest (positive) free cash flow per share. FCF/share is a valuable metric signaling a company's ability to facilitate growth in the business.

JetBlue Airways ranks lowest with a FCF per share of $0.19. Southwest Airlines is next with a FCF per share of $1.68. United Continental Holdings ranks third lowest with a FCF per share of $1.70.

Copa Holdings follows with a FCF per share of $2.33, and Alaska Air Group rounds out the bottom five with a FCF per share of $2.48.

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