Buy in May and fly away?

Airlines industry those days is challenging one.

We have more than 13 big companies competing each-others, plus hundred smaller ones who spread their wings under blue sky.

For someone who is willing to invest in some of those companies, or to trade with their stocks, picking the perfect one or at least right one, can be challenging task. Truly, picking the right one can be tuff, but also and rewording. Pickers are looking for different things like, all-time lows, undervalued, oversold, technical patterns formation, dividend yield etc.

Some are just waiting right price and good news.

Speaking about those, we can notice one from the top, one of those who is in group of largest airline fleets in the world.

With its all subsidiaries included, she is the largest airline of all Europe. She have reputation as being one of the best airline in the world.

She is largest German airline company, and she just becomes the world`s first airline with IATA ONE Order certification.

Lufthansa’s ONE Order certification from IATA follows the successful completion of a one-year pilot project at the airline in collaboration with Lufthansa Systems. The project’s objective was to conduct the entire product offer and booking process solely on the basis of the NDC and ONE Order standards. As part of the long-standing involvement of the Lufthansa Group in helping to develop new industry standards, the project’s feedback and findings were shared with both IATA and industry partners.

“We are very pleased to have become the first airline in the world to obtain this ONE Order certification,” says Christian Popp, the Lufthansa Group’s Head of Distribution and Revenue Management Strategy & Business Intelligence.

“With their NDC and ONE Order involvement, the Lufthansa Group is helping to take our industry further along the road to a modern digital retail experience.”  adds Yanik Hoyles, IATA’s Director of Industry Distribution Programs.

Besides its own services, and owning subsidiary passenger airlines Austrian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings and Germanwings, Deutsche Lufthansa AG owns several aviation-related companies, such as Lufthansa Technik and  LSG Sky Chefs as part of the Lufthansa Group.

In total, Lufthansa Group has over 700 aircraft.

LHA have Dividend yield 4.41%, P/E ratio is 3.97, Market Capitalization is EUR 8.63bn. Current price is 18.050 EUR and YTD Low is 18.065

Source, Infront Analytics

LHA yearly chart

Source, chart by TeleTrader

So as we said,

pickers are looking for different things like, all-time lows, undervalued, oversold, technical patterns formation, dividend yield etc.

Buy in May and go away? What do you think?