|Bid||15.21 x 3200|
|Ask||15.28 x 3000|
|Day's Range||15.02 - 15.30|
|52 Week Range||6.61 - 21.65|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.57|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Shares of JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) rose by 27.78% in the past three months. Before having a look at the importance of debt, let us look at how much debt JetBlue Airways has.JetBlue Airways's Debt Based on JetBlue Airways's financial statement as of November 9, 2020, long-term debt is at $4.44 billion and current debt is at $400.00 million, amounting to $4.84 billion in total debt. Adjusted for $2.45 billion in cash-equivalents, the company's net debt is at $2.39 billion.Let's define some of the terms we used in the paragraph above. Current debt is the portion of a company's debt which is due within 1 year, while long-term debt is the portion due in more than 1 year. Cash equivalents include cash and any liquid securities with maturity periods of 90 days or less. Total debt equals current debt plus long-term debt minus cash equivalents.Shareholders look at the debt-ratio to understand how much financial leverage a company has. JetBlue Airways has $13.43 billion in total assets, therefore making the debt-ratio 0.36. Generally speaking, a debt-ratio more than one means that a large portion of debt is funded by assets. As the debt-ratio increases, so the does the risk of defaulting on loans, if interest rates were to increase. Different industries have different thresholds of tolerance for debt-ratios. A debt ratio of 35% might be higher for one industry and normal for another.Why Shareholders Look At Debt? Besides equity, debt is an important factor in the capital structure of a company, and contributes to its growth. Due to its lower financing cost compared to equity, it becomes an attractive option for executives trying to raise capital.However, due to interest-payment obligations, cash-flow of a company can be impacted. Having financial leverage also allows companies to use additional capital for business operations, allowing equity owners to retain excess profit, generated by the debt capital.Looking for stocks with low debt-to-equity ratios? Check out Benzinga Pro, a market research platform which provides investors with near-instantaneous access to dozens of stock metrics - including debt-to-equity ratio. Click here to learn more. See more from Benzinga * Click here for options trades from Benzinga * JetBlue Airways: Debt Overview(C) 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
JetBlue Airways Corp. disclosed Friday that it received $252 million from the U.S. Treasury as part of a Payroll Support Program Extension Agreement, including a grant of $206 million and a lot of $46 million. Under terms of of the PSP, JetBlue said it issued to the U.S. Treasury warrants to buy 316,583 shares of JetBlue common stock, at an exercise price of $14.43. The air carrier's stock, which fell 1.4% in premarket trading, has rallied 17.5% over the past three months through Thursday, while the U.S. Global Jets ETF has climbed 20.8% and the S&P 500 has gained 11.6%.
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has assigned Aa2 to the Massachusetts Port Authority's (Massport's) $37.8 million Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2021-A (Non-AMT), $23.2 million Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2021-B (AMT) and $227.0 million Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2021-C (Taxable). The Aa2 rating is based on the strong fundamentals of the authority, with Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) among the strongest of Moody's rated airports.