Analysts Initiated Coverage of These Shares in the Services Sector

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts initiated coverage in the Services sector for the week ending November 18th, 2011.

  • Jetblue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Hold on Nov 14th. The shares recently traded at $3.59, down $0.43, or 10.7% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: JetBlue Airways Corporation provides nonstop passenger flight service through its Airbus A320 aircraft. The Company’s airline is based in New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and currently flies to various destinations in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Southwest Air (NYSE:LUV): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Hold on Nov 14th. The shares recently traded at $7.73, down $0.46, or 5.62% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Southwest Airlines Co. is a domestic airline that provides primarily short-haul, high-frequency, point-to-point service. The Company offers flights throughout the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • United Continental (NYSE:UAL): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $28 on Nov 14th. The shares recently traded at $16.19, down $2.03, or 11.14% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: United Continental Holdings Inc. is an airline holding company. The Company owns and operates airlines that transports persons, property and mail throughout the United Statesand abroad. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Hawaiian Holdings (NASDAQ:HA): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $9 on Nov 14th. The shares recently traded at $5.46, down $0.34, or 5.86% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. provides scheduled and charter air transportation of passengers, cargo, and mail. The Company provides its services among the islands of Hawaii and between Hawaii and several West Coast gateway cities and destinations in the South Pacific. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • US Airways (NYSE:LCC): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $9 on Nov 14th. The shares recently traded at $4.25, down $0.73, or 14.66% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: US Airways Group, Inc. is an air carrier that transports passengers, property, and mail. The Company provides regularly scheduled service at airports in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $13 on Nov 14th. The shares recently traded at $7.21, down $0.85, or 10.55% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers, freight, and mail over a network of routes throughout the United States and internationally. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • AMR (NYSE:AMR): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Hold on Nov 14th. The shares recently traded at $1.74, down $0.4, or 18.69% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: AMR Corporation operates an airline that provides scheduled passenger, freight, and mail service throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and the Pacific. The Company also provides connecting service throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. In addition, AMR provides aviation services, call center management services, and investment advisory services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Alaska Air (NYSE:ALK): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $86 on Nov 14th. The shares recently traded at $63.78, down $3.23, or 4.82% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Alaska Air Group, Inc. is an airline holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides air service to passengers in multiple destinations. Alaska Air also provide freight and mail services, primarily to and within the state of Alaska and on the West Coast. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Allegiant Travel (NASDAQ:ALGT): Maxim Group initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $60 on Nov 14th. The shares recently traded at $49.98, down $1.88, or 3.63% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Allegiant Travel Company is a leisure travel company. The Company operates a passenger airline marketed to leisure travelers in small cities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Kirby Corp (NYSE:KEX): Dahlman Rose initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $76 on Nov 15th. The shares recently traded at $61.75, down $3.34, or 5.13% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Kirby Corporation operates a fleet of inland tank barges. The Company transports industrial chemicals, refined petroleum products, black oil products, and agricultural chemicals. Kirby also overhauls and services diesel engines employed in marine, power generation, and rail applications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Briefing.com via the Wall St. Journal. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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