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Southwest Airlines Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.47 (-1.28%)
(As of 06/29/2022 05:49 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
4.32 million shs
Average Volume
7.02 million shs
Market Capitalization
$21.45 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
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LUV Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.51 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

46th out of 173 stocks

Air Transportation, Scheduled Industry

5th out of 23 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 4.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV)

Southwest Airlines Co. operates as a passenger airline company that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated a total fleet of 728 Boeing 737 aircrafts; and served 121 destinations in 42 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 10 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belize, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos. It also provides inflight entertainment and connectivity services on Wi-Fi enabled aircrafts; and Rapid Rewards loyalty program that enables program members to earn points for dollars spent on Southwest base fares. In addition, the company offers a suite of digital platforms to support customers' travel needs, including websites and apps; and SWABIZ, an online booking tool. Further, it provides ancillary services, such as Southwest's EarlyBird Check-In, upgraded boarding, and transportation of pets and unaccompanied minors. The company was incorporated in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Air transportation, scheduled
Year Founded

Company Calendar

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Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
17 Analysts


Net Income
$977 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.79 billion
Book Value
$17.59 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$21.45 billion

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Southwest Airlines Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Southwest Airlines stock right now?

17 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Airlines in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Southwest Airlines stock.
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What is Southwest Airlines' stock price forecast for 2022?

17 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Southwest Airlines' shares. Their LUV stock forecasts range from $36.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Airlines' share price to reach $53.56 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 48.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Southwest Airlines' stock performed in 2022?

Southwest Airlines' stock was trading at $42.84 at the start of the year. Since then, LUV shares have decreased by 15.5% and is now trading at $36.18.
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When is Southwest Airlines' next earnings date?

Southwest Airlines is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 28th 2022.
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How can I listen to Southwest Airlines' earnings call?

Southwest Airlines will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 28th at 12:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 28th. The airline reported ($0.32) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.34) by $0.02. The airline earned $4.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.67 billion. Southwest Airlines had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.39% and a net margin of 3.17%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 128.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($1.72) EPS.
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What guidance has Southwest Airlines issued on next quarter's earnings?

Southwest Airlines issued an update on its second quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.62 billion-$6.79 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.63 billion.

Who are Southwest Airlines' key executives?

Southwest Airlines' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gary C. Kelly, Exec. Chairman (Age 67)
  • Mr. Robert E. Jordan, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Michael G. Van de Ven, COO & Pres (Age 60)
  • Ms. Tammy Romo, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Nealon, Strategic Advisor (Age 61, Pay $1.53M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Andrew M. Watterson, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.02M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Ray Schuster, Managing Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting
  • Mr. Thomas Merritt, VP of Technology – Infrastructure & Services and CTO
  • Ms. Kathleen A. Merrill, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer of Technology (Age 62)
  • Mr. Ryan Martinez, VP of Investor Relations

What is Gary C. Kelly's approval rating as Southwest Airlines' CEO?

1,507 employees have rated Southwest Airlines CEO Gary C. Kelly on Glassdoor.com. Gary C. Kelly has an approval rating of 94% among Southwest Airlines' employees. This puts Gary C. Kelly in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Southwest Airlines' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Southwest Airlines own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Southwest Airlines investors own include Delta Air Lines (DAL), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Boeing (BA), Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU) and Netflix (NFLX).

What is Southwest Airlines' stock symbol?

Southwest Airlines trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LUV."

How do I buy shares of Southwest Airlines?

Shares of LUV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Southwest Airlines' stock price today?

One share of LUV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.18.

How much money does Southwest Airlines make?

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) has a market capitalization of $21.45 billion and generates $15.79 billion in revenue each year. The airline earns $977 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.939990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Southwest Airlines have?

Southwest Airlines employs 55,100 workers across the globe.

Does Southwest Airlines have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Southwest Airlines: AirTran Airways, AirTran Airways 717 Leasing Corporation, AirTran Airways Inc., AirTran Holdings LLC, Morris Air, Southwest Jet Fuel Co., TranStar Airlines, and Triple Crown Assurance Co..
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When was Southwest Airlines founded?

Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967.

How can I contact Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines' mailing address is 2702 LOVE FIELD DRIVE P O BOX 36611, DALLAS TX, 75235. The official website for Southwest Airlines is www.southwest.com. The airline can be reached via phone at (214) 792-4000 or via fax at 214-792-5015.

This page (NYSE:LUV) was last updated on 6/30/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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