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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.60
LCC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
88% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. LCC: 0.60 )
LCC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.6

Equity to Asset 0.13
LCC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. LCC: 0.13 )
LCC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.45   Max: 0.29
Current: 0.13

-0.45
0.29
Interest Coverage 2.50
LCC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. LCC: 2.50 )
LCC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.5

0.39
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.65
M-Score: -2.78
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.19
LCC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. LCC: 6.19 )
LCC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.21   Max: 11.67
Current: 6.19

-18.21
11.67
Net-margin (%) 4.61
LCC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. LCC: 4.61 )
LCC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18.28   Max: 21.34
Current: 4.61

-18.28
21.34
ROE (%) 80.63
LCC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. LCC: 80.63 )
LCC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -570.59   Max: 849.42
Current: 80.63

-570.59
849.42
ROA (%) 6.78
LCC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. LCC: 6.78 )
LCC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 17.08
Current: 6.78

-30.7
17.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.20
LCC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. LCC: 18.20 )
LCC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -54.78   Max: 27.7
Current: 18.2

-54.78
27.7
Revenue Growth (%) -4.80
LCC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. LCC: -4.80 )
LCC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.2   Max: 67.3
Current: -4.8

-33.2
67.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 24.20
LCC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. LCC: 24.20 )
LCC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56
Current: 24.2

0
56
» LCC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

LCC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

John Hussman 1,000,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 7,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,900 sh (+150.99%)
George Soros 7,844,955 sh (+98.66%)
PRIMECAP Management 732,000 sh (+69.84%)
Arnold Schneider 734,615 sh (+39.59%)
Pioneer Investments 682,100 sh (+12.82%)
Donald Smith 1,302,527 sh (+3.25%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 117,754 sh (-8.37%)
David Tepper 10,696,829 sh (-11.37%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,314,355 sh (-50.48%)
Caxton Associates 648,346 sh (-82.91%)
Steven Cohen 23,693 sh (-97.36%)
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Q2 2013

LCC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Stanley Druckenmiller 2,364,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,044,606 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 1,567,000 sh (+114.07%)
Donald Smith 1,304,777 sh (+0.17%)
John Hussman 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
David Tepper 9,339,374 sh (-12.69%)
Jeremy Grantham 86,410 sh (-26.62%)
Arnold Schneider 536,253 sh (-27%)
Pioneer Investments 464,100 sh (-31.96%)
Caxton Associates 433,595 sh (-33.12%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,100 sh (-41.69%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,024,530 sh (-55.73%)
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Q3 2013

LCC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Sarah Ketterer 1,753,133 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 13,710 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 2,722,200 sh (+73.72%)
Donald Smith 1,577,777 sh (+20.92%)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,800 sh (+16.74%)
David Tepper 9,385,636 sh (+0.5%)
Richard Perry 18,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 86,257 sh (-0.18%)
Pioneer Investments 385,404 sh (-16.96%)
Arnold Schneider 328,878 sh (-38.67%)
John Hussman 378,000 sh (-62.2%)
» More
Q4 2013

LCC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
David Tepper Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Donald Smith Sold Out
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LCC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.63%$19.84 - $24.4 $ 22.551%0
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.39%$19.84 - $24.4 $ 22.551%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.07%$19.84 - $24.4 $ 22.551%0
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Reduce -62.2%0.47%$15.34 - $19.47 $ 22.5528%378000
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Add 20.92%0.11%$15.34 - $19.47 $ 22.5528%1577777
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.1%$15.34 - $19.47 $ 22.5528%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 Add 73.72%0.03%$15.34 - $19.47 $ 22.5528%2722200
George Soros 2013-06-30 Sold Out 1.6%$15.52 - $19.12 $ 22.5533%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 New Buy0.1%$15.52 - $19.12 $ 22.5533%2044606
PRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 Add 114.07%0.02%$15.52 - $19.12 $ 22.5533%1567000
George Soros 2013-03-31 Add 98.66%0.79%$13.02 - $17.23 $ 22.5552%7844955
John Hussman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.62%$13.02 - $17.23 $ 22.5552%1000000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.12%$13.02 - $17.23 $ 22.5552%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-03-31 Add 69.84%0.01%$13.02 - $17.23 $ 22.5552%732000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 7.80
LCC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. LCC: 7.80 )
LCC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.65   Max: 328.79
Current: 7.8

2.65
328.79
P/B 2.95
LCC's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. LCC: 2.95 )
LCC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 59.65
Current: 2.95

0.31
59.65
P/S 0.32
LCC's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. LCC: 0.32 )
LCC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.32

0.02
0.49
EV-to-EBIT 6.01
LCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. LCC: 6.01 )
LCC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 37.4
Current: 6.01

3.4
37.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.52
LCC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. LCC: 4.52 )
LCC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.27   Max: 17.91
Current: 4.52

2.27
17.91
Price/Median PS Value 2.16
LCC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. LCC: 2.16 )
LCC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.86
Current: 2.16

0.13
2.86
Price/Graham Number 1.21
LCC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. LCC: 1.21 )
LCC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.89
Current: 1.21

0.65
2.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 16.60
LCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
97% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. LCC: 16.60 )
LCC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 29
Current: 16.6

2.7
29
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -13.65
LCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. LCC: -13.65 )
LCC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -247.3   Max: 2.3
Current: -13.65

-247.3
2.3

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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Traded in other countries:USG1.Germany
US Airways Group Inc., a Delaware corporation, is a holding company formed in 1982. The Company's main business activity is the operation of a major network air carrier through its wholly owned subsidiaries US Airways, Piedmont Airlines, Inc., PSA Airlines, Inc., Material Services Company, Inc. and Airways Assurance Limited. MSC and AAL operate in support of its airline subsidiaries in areas such as the procurement of aviation fuel and insurance. The Company operates the airline in the United States as measured by domestic revenue passenger miles and available seat miles. It has hubs in Charlotte, Philadelphia and Phoenix and a focus city in Washington, D.C. at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. It offers scheduled passenger service on more than 3,000 flights daily to 198 communities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. It also has an established East Coast route network, including the US Airways Shuttle service. As of December 31, 2012, it operated 340 mainline jets and was supported by its regional airline subsidiaries and affiliates operating as US Airways Express under capacity purchase agreements, which operated 238 regional jets and 44 turboprops. Its prorate carriers operated four regional jets at December 31, 2012. The Company's main competitors include Southwest, JetBlue, Allegiant, Frontier, Virgin America and Spirit. The airline industry is also subject to increasingly stringent federal, state and local laws aimed at protecting the environment.

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