Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, airline operator JetBlue Airways
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at JetBlue's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Forest Hills, N.Y. (1998)|
|Market Cap||$1.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$4.5 billion|
|Management||Co-Founder/CEO David Barger
CFO Mark Powers
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||5.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.2 billion / $3.1 billion|
United Continental Holdings
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 18% of the 1,158 members who have rated JetBlue believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Same thinking as my underperform pick on [Southwest]. All airlines stocks are ultimately doomed to fail (failure defined as Chapter 11 reorganization) or at the very least underperform the broader market averages on a sustained basis. Airlines is a horrible sector and the sustained oil price shock that we're in store for will not be kind to the industry at all.
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