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Alaska and the DOJ reached an agreement in principle on the Alaska-Virgin America merger in October, sources say. Then DOJ focused on code-share restrictions.
Alaska Airlines will be the fifth-largest U.S. airline with 6% of capacity after merging with Virgin Atlantic. To become truly national, it may have to merge with JetBlue.
3 Value Stocks for 2017: Alaska Airlines, TEGNA and Lennar Corporation.
By reducing the scope of American's codeshare with Alaska, the DOJ is attempting to preserve Virgin America's competitive approach after Alaska and Virgin merge.
Alaska will be required to reduce the scope of its codeshare agreement with American Airlines,
Virgin will reportedly have to give up some gates at San Francisco and Los Angeles airports, among other considerations, before Alaska Air can buy it.
Alaska Air CEO Brad Tilden said the DOJ review of the Virgin America merger is taking longer than expected, but the deal will get done.
Alaska Airlines and Virgin America say they will keep talking merger with DOJ after a Monday deadline; source says deal will not be blocked.
Two of the most-watched mergers undergoing antitrust scrutiny are close to clearance.
Regulators may question whether Alaska needs 257 codeshares with American after a Virgin America merger, but JPMorgan still estimates the chance for approval to be 75%.
Regulatory approval for the merger between Alaska and Virgin America is widely expected, but experts anticipate that divestitures will be required.
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Despite markets at record highs, companies are satisfying their appetites to grow and find value by buying others.
Experts say mutual funds' stakes across an industry can thwart competition and that anti-trust regulators should require them to pare their holdings in that case.
One of the most compelling investment opportunities now is Alaska Air (ALK), as it gets ready to buy Richard Branson's Virgin America (VA). The merger would create an industry powerhouse.
The airlines said Monday they have agreed not to close their $4 billion deal until Oct. 17, delaying the Sept. 30 deadline for regulators to complete their review.
Investors are getting cold feet over whether Alaska's planned $4 billion purchase of Virgin America will pass regulatory muster. Expect a compromise.
Alaska Airlines, looking to become the fifth national airline if a merger with Virgin America is approved, has no plans to operate long-haul international flights.
Virgin America and the Transport Workers Union reach a tentative contract agreement, marking the fourth time in a week that a flight attendant union has made gains.
These stocks have both short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential.
The most recent short interest data has been released for the 07/29/2016 settlement date, which shows a 472,286 share increase in total short interest for Virgin America Inc , to 4,425,926, an increase of 11.95% since 07/15/2016. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.
The airline didn't report great earnings but the merger with Alaska Air will send the stock higher.
Virgin America (VA) posted earnings and revenue that were below analysts' expectations for the 2016 second quarter after Friday's closing bell.
Stock futures were rising on Friday as investors digest a strong jobs report and positive earnings from Kraft Heinz and LinkedIn.
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