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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.

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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.

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Guru Trades

LCC Guru Trades in

Q2 2013

LCC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,044,606 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 2,364,000 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)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
George Soros 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

Steven Cohen 13,710 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 1,753,133 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)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 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%)
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Q4 2013

LCC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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

Latest Guru Trades with LCC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Tepper 2013-12-31 Sold Out 2.8%$19.84 - $24.4 $ 22.551%0
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.63%$19.84 - $24.4 $ 22.551%0
Arnold Schneider 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.57%$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
Arnold Schneider 2013-09-30 Reduce -38.67%0.32%$15.34 - $19.47 $ 22.5528%328878
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
David Tepper 2013-06-30 Reduce -12.69%0.48%$15.52 - $19.12 $ 22.5533%9339374
Arnold Schneider 2013-06-30 Reduce -27%0.3%$15.52 - $19.12 $ 22.5533%536253
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
Ken Heebner 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.44%$13.02 - $17.23 $ 22.5552%0
Arnold Schneider 2013-03-31 Add 39.59%0.31%$13.02 - $17.23 $ 22.5552%734615
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
Arnold Schneider 2012-12-31 New Buy0.67%$10.88 - $13.54 $ 22.5582%526260
Ken Heebner 2012-12-31 New Buy0.44%$10.88 - $13.54 $ 22.5582%1250000
George Soros 2012-12-31 Reduce -37.02%0.41%$10.88 - $13.54 $ 22.5582%3949000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 39.56%0.03%$10.88 - $13.54 $ 22.5582%149876
George Soros 2012-09-30 Add 386.8%0.87%$9.91 - $14.45 $ 22.5596%6270009
Ken Heebner 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.73%$9.91 - $14.45 $ 22.5596%0
David Tepper 2012-09-30 Add 5.24%0.17%$9.91 - $14.45 $ 22.5596%13603495
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.08%$9.91 - $14.45 $ 22.5596%107394
David Tepper 2012-06-30 Add 21.29%0.93%$7.62 - $13.72 $ 22.55111%12926695
George Soros 2012-06-30 New Buy0.25%$7.62 - $13.72 $ 22.55111%1288000
Ken Heebner 2012-06-30 Reduce -26.6%0.14%$7.62 - $13.72 $ 22.55111%2290000
David Tepper 2012-03-31 Add 229.11%1.39%$5.03 - $9.64 $ 22.55223%10657243
Ken Heebner 2012-03-31 Reduce -37.6%0.23%$5.03 - $9.64 $ 22.55223%3120000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$5.03 - $9.64 $ 22.55223%0
David Tepper 2011-12-31 Reduce -65.15%2.16%$4 - $6.3 $ 22.55325%3238217
John Hussman 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.13%$4 - $6.3 $ 22.55325%0
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Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
Compare:CPA, RYAAY, LFL, ALNPY, LUV » details
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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