Qantas Full Year Result: QAN earnings boosted by strengthening of its domestic business


 Qantas Airways’ (QAN) 8.5% slide in its annual underlying profit to $1.4bn was the flagship airline’s second biggest in its near 100-year history, was largely in-line with analyst expectations and slightly above guidance provided in early May. The result was boosted most by the strengthening of its domestic business... Show More

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Airlines, injuries and oil

John Kimber

The passenger injured when dragged from a United Airlines flight last week is now preparing to sue for millions of dollars. His misfortune and subsequent outraged publicity has cost the US airline industry a lot more in terms of market capitalization. Show More

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QAN international routes face more headwinds but Jetstar cruising


Qantas has reported a statutory profit after tax of $515 million which included $137 million of costs. The costs comprised of redundancies, restructuring and other costs related to its transformation program. Group underlying profit before tax (PBT) was $852 million in the period, a fall of $69 million or 7%... Show More

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Flying Low: Overcapacity in the Asian airline sector

Chad Slater

Want to make a small fortune? Start with a large one and invest in an airline. There are no shortages of jokes about the remarkable ability of the sector to destroy shareholder value. Even the great man himself (Warren Buffet), managed to lose money in airlines with his investment into... Show More

Earnings reports: Qantas, Wesfarmers & Blackmores


Qantas Airways Limited (QAN) reported a record underlying profit before tax of $1.53 billion, up 57% from $975 million, the best result in its 95 year history. Qantas also saw revenue increase by 2% to $16.2 billion: Wesfarmers Limited (WES) posted a full year Net Profit after Tax of $407... Show More

The prospects for Qantas

Michael Gable

The share price of Qantas has had a dream run in the last 18 months. Back then it was trading near a dollar and was suffering the ignominy of asking the government for extra cash. Since that low point, the share price went on a charge to be sitting above... Show More

Week in Preview - Qantas flight results & Harvey Norman sales update


Steven Daghlian speaks with CommSec Advisory’s Nicky Kritikos about upcoming flight results from Qantas and 3Q sales numbers from Harvey Norman Show More

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How did we get Qantas so wrong?

Intelligent Investor

Under every impressive airline is a bad business itching to get out and Qantas, despite its recent profit, is no exception. Show More

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Qantas Half Year Result - QAN 2015 calendar year performance the best in its 95-year history


Qantas Airways Limited (QAN) reported Underlying profit before tax of $921 million, up from $554 million, helped by higher international demand, tight cost management and the continued fall in fuel costs For more Reporting Season coverage, please visit Show More

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Buy Hold Sell - 5 high flying stocks

Buy Hold Sell

In this episode of Buy Hold Sell we ask our panel to discuss 5 stocks that exceeded investor expectations in reporting season. The shares in Medibank had been on a slippery slide until the recent result, which shocked investors resulting in a sharp turnaround. Investors responded positively to what management... Show More

Qantas Airways (QAN) - $505m capital return announced & FY15 transformation benefits ahead of guidance

Bell Potter

Qantas announced a capital return of $505 million, equivalent to 23 cps will be paid to shareholders in early November 2015. Transformation benefits ahead of guidance ( to date, $1.1 billion of transformation benefits have been realised): $182m- revenue benefits, $136m- lower fuel prices, $576m- non-fuel expenditure benefits. Show More

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Qantas Full Year Result - QAN returns to profit thanks to its transformation program


Qantas Airways (QAN) has posted a largely in-line with consensus underlying profit of $975m. The result was a $1.6bn improvement on FY14 and was driven by savings on fuel and its transformation program. This marks its first profit in two years Show More

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QANTAS sacks 5,000 and Capex numbers tank

Jordan Eliseo

QANTAS sacks 5,000 and Capex numbers tank. Like 2006/2007 when they hiked into the oncoming GFC, and again in 2010, the RBA has badly misread the underlying weakness in the Australian economy. In no particular order - Commercial vacancies are rising - Employment is weak - Wages growth non-existent - Tradable inflation rising - China and... Show More

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Newspaper headlines saying doom and gloom tomorrow

Invast Investment Committee

Newspaper headlines saying doom and gloom tomorrow? Qantas is a reflection of where the Australian economy is right now - probably near the bottom of the cycle. When newspaper headlines tomorrow highlight the dire economic situation facing the economy, many contrarian investors will see this as a signal that we... Show More


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It's been a disappointing tape in Asia, with Australian traders keeping one eye on the cricket, while there has been plenty on the stock side to focus on as...

Chris Weston

It's been a disappointing tape in Asia, with Australian traders keeping one eye on the cricket, while there has been plenty on the stock side to focus on as well. The failure of gold miners to stage any sort of bounce despite a decent short covering move in the gold price... Show More

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