How To Buy Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK) Stock

49.45 ↓3.46 (-6.54%)
As of November 26, 2021, 12:59pm EST.

Instructions

Alaska Air Group (ALK) is a common stock listed on the NYSE exchange, which means you can buy the stock from most brokers. Follow the steps below to learn how to purchase shares of ALK.

  1. Open a brokerage account.

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  2. Fund your new account.

    You'll have to transfer money into your new brokerage account before you can buy the stock. Transferring via a bank transfer is recommended and the most common way to fund an account. Some brokers might allow funding via a debit or credit card.

  3. Search for ALK on the brokerage platform.

    Once your funds are in your account, look for Alaska Air Group on your broker by searching for the name (Alaska Air Group) or the ticker symbol (ALK).

  4. Buy the stock.

    Now that you've found Alaska Air Group on your broker, you can submit a purchase order to buy the stock for $49.45 a share (current price). You may also be able to purchase fractional shares, depending on your broker.

    When submitting the purchase order, you may choose to buy shares of Alaska Air Group at the current market price with a market order or at a set price using a limit order.

    • Market order: Buy or sell a stock immediately, at the current market price.
    • Limit order: Buy or sell a stock only once it reaches your target price.

    Once your order is submitted and fulfilled, you've just bought your first shares of Alaska Air Group Inc. Congratulations!

Should You Buy ALK Stock Now?

In the past week, the price per share of Alaska Air Group has gone down ↓3.63 (-6.84%) while the daily volume has increased significantly. You should buy ALK now if you think the stock will recover soon or wait until you think it's done dropping.

In the end, no one nor metric can tell you whether or not ALK will go up or down in price. You should be comfortable with the risk of the investment and buy only when you think the time is right.

ALK Stock Performance

  • Current price: $49.45
  • Yesterday's price: $52.9100
  • Price Change (Last 24 Hours): ↓3.46 (-6.54%)
  • Price Change (Last 14 Days): ↓6.22 (-11.17%)

Sector Performance

  • Sector: Industrials
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Industry Performance

  • Industry: Airlines
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