How to buy JetBlue Airways Corporation shares

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JetBlue Airways Corporation is an airlines business with stocks listed in the US. JetBlue Airways Corporation shares (JBLU) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$19.06 – a decrease of 5.17% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in JetBlue Airways Corporation

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for JetBlue Airways Corporation. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: JBLU. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until JetBlue Airways Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$19.06, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of JetBlue Airways Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of JetBlue Airways Corporation. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

JetBlue Airways Corporation share price

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JetBlue Airways Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week rangeUS$9.72 - US$21.96
50-day moving average US$19.4077
200-day moving average US$17.8667
Target priceUS$22
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$0.887

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Is it a good time to buy JetBlue Airways Corporation stock?

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JetBlue Airways Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $19.06

1 week (2021-06-14) 3.98%
1 month (2021-05-21) -1.75%
3 months (2021-03-19) -9.24%
6 months (2020-12-21) 33.85%
1 year (2020-06-19) 67.19%
2 years (2019-06-21) 2.53%
3 years (2018-06-21) -1.09%
5 years (2016-06-21) 16.65%

Is JetBlue Airways Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing JetBlue Airways Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of JetBlue Airways Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

JetBlue Airways Corporation's PEG ratio

JetBlue Airways Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.8. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into JetBlue Airways Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

JetBlue Airways Corporation's EBITDA

JetBlue Airways Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$130 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a JetBlue Airways Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

JetBlue Airways Corporation financials

Revenue TTM US$2.1 billion
Gross profit TTM US$-590,000,000
Return on assets TTM -11.77%
Return on equity TTM -32.99%
Profit margin -63.42%
Book value 11.73
Market capitalisation US$5.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting JetBlue Airways Corporation shares

There are currently 11.3 million JetBlue Airways Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as JetBlue Airways Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 0.2% up from 11.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting JetBlue Airways Corporation shares can be evaluated.

JetBlue Airways Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

JetBlue Airways Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of JetBlue Airways Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of JetBlue Airways Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 5.8 million). JetBlue Airways Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.94. In other words for every 100,000 JetBlue Airways Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1940 shares are currently held short.

However JetBlue Airways Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of JetBlue Airways Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable JetBlue Airways Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case JetBlue Airways Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 JetBlue Airways Corporation shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0359% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable JetBlue Airways Corporation shares, roughly 36 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against JetBlue Airways Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short JetBlue Airways Corporation stock.

JetBlue Airways Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting JetBlue Airways Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have JetBlue Airways Corporation's shares ever split?

JetBlue Airways Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 26 December 2005. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your JetBlue Airways Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for JetBlue Airways Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted JetBlue Airways Corporation's share price.

JetBlue Airways Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, JetBlue Airways Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$9.72 up to US$21.96. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

JBLU.US volatility(beta: 1.68)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while JetBlue Airways Corporation's is 1.6799. This would suggest that JetBlue Airways Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

JetBlue Airways Corporation overview

JetBlue Airways Corporation provides air passenger transportation services. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated a fleet of 63 Airbus A321 aircraft, 1 Airbus A220 aircraft, 13 Airbus A321 neo aircraft, 130 Airbus A320 aircraft, and 60 Embraer E190 aircraft. It also served 98 destinations in the 30 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 23 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America. JetBlue Airways Corporation has a strategic partnership with American Airlines Group Inc. to create connectivity for travelers in the Northeast. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Long Island City, New York.

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