Airline ETFs, Stocks Set To Gain On Upbeat Spring Travel Trend

SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (XTN - Free Report)

This fund also targets the broader transport sector and follows the S&P Transportation Select Industry Index. Holding 42 stocks in its basket with AUM of $157 million, it is well spread out across various components with none holding more than 3% of the assets. About 32% of the portfolio is dominated by trucking while airlines takes 26% share. The fund charges 35 bps in fees per year from investors and trades in a light volume of nearly 27,000 shares a day. XTN has a Zacks ETF Rank #3 with a High risk outlook.

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (LTM - Free Report)

This Chile-based company offers domestic and international passenger and cargo air services primarily in Chile, the United States, the South Pacific, Europe and Latin America. It saw positive earnings estimate of 3 cents for this year over the past 30 days with expected growth of 100%. The stock has a Zacks Rank #2 and a VGM Score of A.

SkyWest Inc. (SKYW - Free Report)

This Utah-based company operates one of the larger regional airlines in the United States. It saw solid earnings estimate of 18 cents for this year over the past 60 days, with expected growth of 9.06%. The stock has a Zacks Rank #2 and VGM Score of B.

AZUL SA (AZUL - Free Report)

This Brazil-based company is a holding company for the providers of airline passenger and cargo services. It saw solid earnings estimate revision of 22 cents for this year over the past month with an expected growth of 42.77%. The stock has a Zacks Rank #2 and a VGM Score of B.

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