New Analysis: American Airlines Group, Inc. ($AAL) vs Ryanair Holdings plc ($RYAAY)

2019-08-20 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Air Freight/Delivery Services industry are trading: American Airlines Group, Inc. and Ryanair Holdings plc. While these two companies may have very different market capitalizations and balance sheets, they are worth comparing given how they are in the same sector. Below you’ll see how the different technical indicators differ between these two stocks, and we’ll also show what Trading View thinks of them based on the technical analysis. But before we get ahead of ourselves, please note that this is technical analysis only (ie. analyzing how these companies are trading, not digging into the company fundamentals), and therefore you should not rely only on this to guide you on whether you should buy or sell anything – take it with a grain of salt only, and pay attention to the disclaimer below. With that said, many traders find value in technical analysis and others even swear by it, so if that is you, I hope my analysis will be of use to you. Let’s get to it…

First things first: during its last day of trading, American Airlines Group, Inc. opened at 25.62, got to a maximum price of 26.05 and dropped to as low as 25.39 before finishing the session at 25.79. In total there were 8826800 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Ryanair Holdings plc, which opened at 55.93, had a high of 58.22, a low of 55.75, closed at 57.97 and had a total volume of 881300.

VOLUME ANALYSIS: Generally, the higher the volume indicators are, the better – you need liquidity to trade, after all. All of the volume indicators are as follows… (click here for an explanation on volume)

Volume Indicator American Airlines Group, Inc. Ryanair Holdings plc
Accumulation-distribution index 568.5093 144.92319
on-balance volume -25.41 58.38
chaikin money flow

2.06977 1.15721
force index

0.217 2.23279
ease of movement rating

-0.00182 -0.01249
volume-price trend

-4.92193 -10.08033
negative volume index

1000.0 1000.0

VOLATILITY ANALYSIS: Now to compare the volatility between these two companies… (click here for an explanation on volatility)

Volatility Indicator American Airlines Group, Inc. Ryanair Holdings plc
Average true range 0.64548 1.03343
Bolinger bands 25.61855 59.55928
Upper bollinger band 24.91145 53.93072
Lower bollinger band

25.39 55.75
Bollinger high band indicator

nan 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 nan
Central keltner channel

25.68667 56.63333
High band keltner channel

25.25667 54.34333
Low band keltner channel

26.11667 58.92333
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

25.39 55.75
Donchain channel low band

25.39 55.75
Donchain channel high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel low band indicator

1.0 1.0

TREND ANALYSIS: Now for the most interesting and detailed part, the trend. Where is the stock actually going? Let’s compare the indicators… (click here for an explanation on trend)

Trend Indicator American Airlines Group, Inc. Ryanair Holdings plc
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd 0.04465
MACD signal -0.00312 0.0248
MACD difference -0.00249 0.01984
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

25.39 55.75
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

25.39 55.75
Average Directional Movement Index (ADX)

unknown unknown
ADX positive

20.0 20.0
ADX negative

20.0 20.0
positive Vortex Indicator (VI)

1.0 1.0
negative VI

1.0 1.0
trend vortex difference

0.33124 0.03134

-15.67193 -13.11526
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

66.66667 66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

6.00171 11.8529
KST Oscillator (KST)

-191.18763 -175.33117
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

-191.18763 -175.33117
KST difference

-1.99097 7.35915
Ichimoku rating

25.835 57.075
Ichimoku B rating

25.835 57.075
Ichimoku visual trend A

31.47954 67.50196
Ichimoku visual trend B

30.276 65.43983
Aroon Indicator (AI)

4.0 4.0
AI indicator down

4.0 4.0
AI difference

-4.0 4.0

MOMENTUM ANALYSIS: What about momentum? Let’s dive into it… (click here for an explanation on momentum)

Momentum Indicator American Airlines Group, Inc. Ryanair Holdings plc
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 34.58044 50.78662
True Strength Index (TSI) -100.0 -100.0
ultimate oscillator

-12.3556 -26.3245
stochastic oscillator

153.48837 107.86026
stochastic oscillator signal

153.48837 107.86026
Williams %R rating

53.48837 7.86026
awesome oscillator

0.31992 0.4005

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for American Airlines Group, Inc. and Ryanair Holdings plc.

Daily return -19.11876 -17.53312
Daily log return -0.98952 3.50728
Cumulative return -0.98464 3.56951

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing American Airlines Group, Inc. and Ryanair Holdings plc together. But what does all of the above mean? Various technical indicators above are positive, while others are negative, and if we want to decide overall if the technical analysis indicates a bullish or bearish chart, we have to consider all of them together. That’s what the Trading View widget below can do, so let’s see what it says considering all these indicators. First, here’s American Airlines Group, Inc.:

The verdict above will consider all these technical indicators and consider which are strong and weak, and then put them all together to come up with a conclusion stating whether AAL is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether American Airlines Group, Inc. is a good investment! None of these indicators consider the company fundamentals. All of this data is based on how it trades only. Now with that out of the way, let’s compare it with Ryanair Holdings plc

So there you have it. We hope you have found this analysis useful, and if you see any errors or have any feedback, please comment below.

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DISCLAIMER: We are not registered investment advisers and the above analysis should be taken at face value only. We strongly advise against buying or selling anything based solely on our analysis above, and are not responsible for any losses that you may incur if you choose make any investment decisions based on the above.

Gary Ivenchuck

Gary is a stock trading expert and is responsible for covering technical analysis news on Logistics Business Review. Recently he has been working tirelessly to analyse stocks for our readers, and is always available to hear from people asking for stock analysis.
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