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


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

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


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

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

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

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

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