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Turnaround Letter's Take on American Airlines Merger

AMR-US Air Merger: More Benefit for Competitors?

One of the top stories in the bankruptcy and turnaround investing world over the past few weeks has been the merger of US Airways with AMR Corp. (the parent of American Airlines). Most of the press coverage has discussed the effect on the two airlines that are merging. We believe that, in the short run at least, the principal beneficiaries of the merger may be their competitors, particularly Delta and United.


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AMR-USAir Merger: More Benefit for Competitors?

One of the top stories in the bankruptcy and turnaround investing world over the past few weeks has been the merger of US Airways with AMR Corp. (the parent of American Airlines). Most of the press coverage has discussed the effect on the two airlines that are merging. We believe that, in the short run at least, the principal beneficiaries of the merger may be their competitors, particularly Delta and United.
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AMR-US Air Joining Forces

AMR Definitive Merger Announced

AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, and US Airways Group announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement...


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LCC Reports Increased Mainline Revenue Passenger Miles

US Airways June Traffic Reported

On July 5, 2012, US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) announced June, quarter and year-to-date traffic results.


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Turnaround Letter Recommends Selling US Air's Stock

Sale Recommendation for June 2012: US Airways

Because of industry volatility, we recommend selling this transportation stock now to benefit from its current rebound and lock in your profits.


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LCC - AMR Consolidation Explored

US Air Statement Issued

On May 11, 2012, US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) issued the following statement...


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LCC Mainline Capacity Increases

US Air April Traffic Reported

On May 3, 2012, US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) announced April and year-to-date 2012 traffic results.


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George Putnam's Favorite Stocks for 2016

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Watch Headlines for Turnaround Stock Opportunities

Negative media headlines can be a great source of turnaround ideas. Stories about struggling companies, management turmoil, failed strategies, large financial losses, industrial accidents, lawsuits and the like can drive a stock to well-below reasonable levels and may provide a buying opportunity. Like all Wall Street axioms, however, “buy on bad news” must be accompanied by careful analysis to evaluate the potential for turnaround success. Read More.

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Banking on a Financial Sector Turnaround

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MoneyShow.com recently tapped George's favorable opinion for a banking industry rebound. In "Turnaround Expert's Banking Bets," Steve Halpern highlights a trio of Putnam's top stock picks from the battered financial sector.

 

George reminds value investors: "Fortunately, many of the factors...just aren't present in the market, and the other reason that investors seem to be down on the banks is they sort of expected the Fed to raise interest rates a little faster than they have. And the banks do better when interest rates are rising because they have wider margins on their loans, but I think the Fed will gradually raise rates to we will see profits improve, and so I think this downturn is really temporary."

 

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