Air Canada

AC-T

TSE:AC

15.69
0.41 (2.68%)
Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada. The airline, founded in 1937, provides scheduled and charter air transport for passengers and cargo to 182 destinations worldwide.
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DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 22, 2020
Will AC fly again? He hopes so. The airline and hotel business is in a tough spot. He's skeptical that the airline industry will ever fully recover. He wouldn't invest in airlines. The government must look hard at the industry. Until there's a vaccine airlines will have a tough time to recover.
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September 22, 2020
Will AC fly again? He hopes so. The airline and hotel business is in a tough spot. He's skeptical that the airline industry will ever fully recover. He wouldn't invest in airlines. The government must look hard at the industry. Until there's a vaccine airlines will have a tough time to recover.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 15, 2020
Doesn't own airlines, given huge fixed costs and obviously the air travel recovery has been prolonged, though will eventually come back. There are fewer players in Canada, so AC will certainly participate in a wider recovery. Canada's strong restrictions in air travel have hampered airline recovery. Doesn't see long-term secular growth in the airline sector.
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September 15, 2020
Doesn't own airlines, given huge fixed costs and obviously the air travel recovery has been prolonged, though will eventually come back. There are fewer players in Canada, so AC will certainly participate in a wider recovery. Canada's strong restrictions in air travel have hampered airline recovery. Doesn't see long-term secular growth in the airline sector.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 1, 2020
Over time, people will travel again, though certainly not right now. AC is burning through cash because of few passengers. Buying this depends on your time frame. If you're long term, now is an attractive entry point. As improvements in vaccines and treatments accelerate, then we will see airline stocks bounce back even before airline travel numbers rise, as investors anticipate that bounce back. Don't expect quick returns here. You need to give the entire airline industry time to recover.
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Air Canada (AC-T)
September 1, 2020
Over time, people will travel again, though certainly not right now. AC is burning through cash because of few passengers. Buying this depends on your time frame. If you're long term, now is an attractive entry point. As improvements in vaccines and treatments accelerate, then we will see airline stocks bounce back even before airline travel numbers rise, as investors anticipate that bounce back. Don't expect quick returns here. You need to give the entire airline industry time to recover.
BUY
BUY
August 26, 2020
Still likes it. Slowly moving higher. You have to be very patient in the travel and leisure space. Lots of liquidity. In 18 months, more people will be flying. Watch your weighting, don't put 30-40% into the space. Downgrade to single B credit rating by S&P does not overly concern him.
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Air Canada (AC-T)
August 26, 2020
Still likes it. Slowly moving higher. You have to be very patient in the travel and leisure space. Lots of liquidity. In 18 months, more people will be flying. Watch your weighting, don't put 30-40% into the space. Downgrade to single B credit rating by S&P does not overly concern him.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
July 28, 2020
They've been raising a lot of money, even under distress. He hears they were burning $20 million per day until they did layoffs. Problem with airlines is that they don't know when operations will return to normal, while customers are staying away. Airlines must keep paying staff and storing planes. Buying any airline now is an act of courage and tremendous optimism. He hopes things get better, but he won't bet on them now.
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July 28, 2020
They've been raising a lot of money, even under distress. He hears they were burning $20 million per day until they did layoffs. Problem with airlines is that they don't know when operations will return to normal, while customers are staying away. Airlines must keep paying staff and storing planes. Buying any airline now is an act of courage and tremendous optimism. He hopes things get better, but he won't bet on them now.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
June 29, 2020
He has never liked capital intensive, highly unionized industries with very complex financial arrangements that have such a massive swing with consumer take up of either travelling or a function of fuel prices.
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June 29, 2020
He has never liked capital intensive, highly unionized industries with very complex financial arrangements that have such a massive swing with consumer take up of either travelling or a function of fuel prices.
HOLD
HOLD
June 22, 2020
Look at it over a three year time horizon. Management believes they will be back to normal business by 2023. It could double in three years. It would be a fantastic return for a new money investment. It will probably appreciate in two phases. First investors have to be comfortable with their balance sheet. Second phase is people are more convinced that air travel is on its way to a full recovery. Their balance sheet is great.
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June 22, 2020
Look at it over a three year time horizon. Management believes they will be back to normal business by 2023. It could double in three years. It would be a fantastic return for a new money investment. It will probably appreciate in two phases. First investors have to be comfortable with their balance sheet. Second phase is people are more convinced that air travel is on its way to a full recovery. Their balance sheet is great.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
June 15, 2020
All of the expert's clients want to take a trip, but won't do so until either the virus goes away or there is a vaccine. Flying is going to be tough for a while. AC-T will come out of this leaner. It is too soon to make an investment on the airlines here.
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Air Canada (AC-T)
June 15, 2020
All of the expert's clients want to take a trip, but won't do so until either the virus goes away or there is a vaccine. Flying is going to be tough for a while. AC-T will come out of this leaner. It is too soon to make an investment on the airlines here.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
June 11, 2020
The airline industry is where barriers to entry were low to zero and capital always seemed to be high and barriers to exit were always high. It was a good area of the market for about 10 years. This is no longer the case. It will not come back quickly. It is not a great investment, even if there have been trades recently.
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June 11, 2020
The airline industry is where barriers to entry were low to zero and capital always seemed to be high and barriers to exit were always high. It was a good area of the market for about 10 years. This is no longer the case. It will not come back quickly. It is not a great investment, even if there have been trades recently.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
June 9, 2020
He likes travel and leisure during this recovery. AC is bouncing back, and he just picked up shares. Covid cases are declining and he sees good progress in producing a vaccine. AC reports more air travel now, and expects a pick-up in domestic travel, because Canadians can't or won't travel abroad, and business travel will rise in the fall. AC has a strong balance sheet and have $10 billion in liquidity to cushion them against a second wave. This is a recovery story. (Analysts’ price target is $25.57)
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June 9, 2020
He likes travel and leisure during this recovery. AC is bouncing back, and he just picked up shares. Covid cases are declining and he sees good progress in producing a vaccine. AC reports more air travel now, and expects a pick-up in domestic travel, because Canadians can't or won't travel abroad, and business travel will rise in the fall. AC has a strong balance sheet and have $10 billion in liquidity to cushion them against a second wave. This is a recovery story. (Analysts’ price target is $25.57)
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
June 8, 2020
Airlines are trades and never long term investments because mostly airlines tend to be their own worst enemy as they buy more planes and add more capacity as we get to the top of a cycle. He thinks it will take a long time for people to want to fly the way they did before. They are burning huge amounts of cash now. He would not buy one.
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June 8, 2020
Airlines are trades and never long term investments because mostly airlines tend to be their own worst enemy as they buy more planes and add more capacity as we get to the top of a cycle. He thinks it will take a long time for people to want to fly the way they did before. They are burning huge amounts of cash now. He would not buy one.
SPECULATIVE BUY
SPECULATIVE BUY
May 22, 2020
He bought AC in late-March. He thinks that was a mistake as he got his head handed to him. If you are in the camp that things will get better for travel in general (including hotels, ride-sharing, airlines, etc.) this will be a great investment. He would not go in guns a blazing -- take a small position and average in. All bets are off if the cases of COVID continue unabated.
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Air Canada (AC-T)
May 22, 2020
He bought AC in late-March. He thinks that was a mistake as he got his head handed to him. If you are in the camp that things will get better for travel in general (including hotels, ride-sharing, airlines, etc.) this will be a great investment. He would not go in guns a blazing -- take a small position and average in. All bets are off if the cases of COVID continue unabated.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
May 14, 2020
(A Top Pick Jun 27/19, Down 66%) He sold Jan. 23 at a profit. It had rolled over. It is a wonderful airline among the airlines. If he were going to participate, he would buy their bonds, but it will take some time for the airlines to come back so it is not the place to put new money.
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Air Canada (AC-T)
May 14, 2020
(A Top Pick Jun 27/19, Down 66%) He sold Jan. 23 at a profit. It had rolled over. It is a wonderful airline among the airlines. If he were going to participate, he would buy their bonds, but it will take some time for the airlines to come back so it is not the place to put new money.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
May 4, 2020
Market. Over the prior few years it was one of the best performing stocks on the TSX. He has dumped the airlines due to the pandemic and will never buy an airline stock again. Their management has done a terrific job and airlines have been strong in terms of load factors. The world has changed dramatically. He is concerned how it will do over the next years and their balance sheet is destroyed. It is hard to rationalize how airlines come out of this.
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Air Canada (AC-T)
May 4, 2020
Market. Over the prior few years it was one of the best performing stocks on the TSX. He has dumped the airlines due to the pandemic and will never buy an airline stock again. Their management has done a terrific job and airlines have been strong in terms of load factors. The world has changed dramatically. He is concerned how it will do over the next years and their balance sheet is destroyed. It is hard to rationalize how airlines come out of this.
WAIT
WAIT
April 29, 2020
He would wait on this one. A v-shaped recovery would be good for AC. However, if the recovery drags out, travel will be slow to recover. AC needs a high utilization rate to be profitable. High fixed costs are a key to their headwinds.
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April 29, 2020
He would wait on this one. A v-shaped recovery would be good for AC. However, if the recovery drags out, travel will be slow to recover. AC needs a high utilization rate to be profitable. High fixed costs are a key to their headwinds.
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Air Canada(AC-T) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 13

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 1

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 17

Total Signals / Votes : 31

Stockchase rating for Air Canada is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

Air Canada(AC-T) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Air Canada stock symbol?

Air Canada is a Canadian stock, trading under the symbol AC-T on the Toronto Stock Exchange (AC-CT). It is usually referred to as TSX:AC or AC-T

Is Air Canada a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 31 stock analysts published opinions about AC-T. 13 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 17 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is DON'T BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Air Canada.

Is Air Canada a good investment or a top pick?

Air Canada was recommended as a Top Pick by Stephen Takacsy, B. Eng, MBA on 2020-09-22. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Air Canada.

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Is Air Canada worth watching?

31 stock analysts on Stockchase covered Air Canada In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is Air Canada stock price?

On 2020-09-30, Air Canada (AC-T) stock closed at a price of $15.69.