Allegiant beats consensus-Stock up


Honey Ryder
Feb 26, 2004
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Allegiant Travel beats by $0.05, beats on revs (ALGT) 39.63 : Reports Q3 (Sep) earnings of $0.68 per share, $0.05 better than the First Call consensus of $0.63; revenues rose 13.9% year/year to $133.1 mln vs the $130.5 mln consensus. "Cost per passenger excluding fuel declined to $50.31 in the third quarter from $53.33 in the prior year, which understates the improvement since system load factor was 3.8% lower than last year. Please note these figures include bonus accrual, which has increased significantly in 2009 since it is tied to profitability and therefore further disguises underlying cost improvement. Excluding bonus accrual, cost per passenger excluding fuel declined to $4." Co reports load factor in 3Q of 89.9% 93.8% in 3Q08.