The Hardest Hit Companies of the COVID-19 Downturn: The ‘BEACH’ Stocks

As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread to over 100 countries, many governments have implemented sweeping travel restrictions.

The impact across BEACH industries is far-reaching, with some valuations declining to nearly a quarter of their previous total.

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The Hardest Hit Companies of the COVID-19 Downturn: The BEACH Stocks

The Hardest Hit Companies of the COVID-19 Downturn: The ‘BEACH’ Stocks

The market’s latest storm has plunged the global travel industry into uncharted territory.

Since the S&P 500 market high on February 19, 2020, market capitalizations across BEACH industries—booking, entertainment, airlines, cruises, and hotels—have tumbled. The global airline industry alone has seen $157B wiped off valuations across 116 publicly traded airlines.

This infographic profiles the steep losses across BEACH companies. It looks at the ripple effects across individual companies and industries from the February 19 peak to March 24 2020.


First published: March 25, 2020 (link)

Source files included: .ai, .eps, .pdf

Data source: YCharts

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