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NYSE:LUV - Southwest Airlines Stock Price, Forecast & News

$54.15
-0.34 (-0.62 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 10:37 AM ET)
Today's Range
$54.13
Now: $54.15
$54.85
50-Day Range
$53.93
MA: $56.84
$58.31
52-Week Range
$44.28
Now: $54.15
$58.77
Volume2.68 million shs
Average Volume2.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$28.50 billion
P/E Ratio12.77
Dividend Yield1.32%
Beta1.43
Southwest Airlines Co operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated a total of 750 Boeing 737 aircraft; and served 99 destinations in 40 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Air transportation, scheduled
Sub-IndustryAirlines
SectorTransportation
CUSIP84474110
Phone214-792-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.97 billion
Cash Flow$6.42 per share
Book Value$17.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.47 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees58,800
Market Cap$28.50 billion
Next Earnings Date1/23/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwest Airlines' stock symbol?

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

How often does Southwest Airlines pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 11th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, January 8th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 10th. View Southwest Airlines' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The airline reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.15. The airline earned $5.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.65 billion. Southwest Airlines had a return on equity of 24.71% and a net margin of 10.90%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.08 earnings per share. View Southwest Airlines' Earnings History.

When is Southwest Airlines' next earnings date?

Southwest Airlines is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Southwest Airlines.

How can I listen to Southwest Airlines' earnings call?

Southwest Airlines will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for LUV?

18 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Southwest Airlines' stock. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Airlines' stock price to reach $58.55 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Southwest Airlines.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southwest Airlines?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Airlines in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Southwest Airlines.

Has Southwest Airlines been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LUV stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Airlines earned a news impact score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the airline a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Southwest Airlines.

Are investors shorting Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,430,000 shares, an increase of 59.8% from the October 31st total of 9,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,720,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Currently, 2.7% of the company's shares are sold short. View Southwest Airlines' Current Options Chain.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Boeing (BA), Starbucks (SBUX) and Visa (V).

Who are Southwest Airlines' key executives?

Southwest Airlines' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary C. Kelly, Chairman & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Nealon, Pres (Age 58)
  • Ms. Tammy Romo, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Michael G. Van de Ven, Chief Operating Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Robert E. Jordan, Exec. VP of Corp. Services (Age 58)

Who are Southwest Airlines' major shareholders?

Southwest Airlines' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (7.54%), Boston Partners (1.78%), Provident Trust Co. (0.77%), Maj Invest Holding A S (0.69%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.32%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.23%). Company insiders that own Southwest Airlines stock include Andrew M Watterson, De Ven Michael G Van, Douglas H Brooks, Gary C Kelly, Gregory D Wells, John T Montford, Mark R Shaw, Tammy Romo and William H Dr Cunningham. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Southwest Airlines.

Which major investors are selling Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, California Public Employees Retirement System, Mackay Shields LLC, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC and Strs Ohio. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Airlines.

Which major investors are buying Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Banco Santander S.A., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Provident Trust Co., Maverick Capital Ltd., Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc., Man Group plc and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Airlines.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Southwest Airlines' stock price today?

One share of LUV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.15.

How big of a company is Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines has a market capitalization of $28.50 billion and generates $21.97 billion in revenue each year. The airline earns $2.47 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.24 on an earnings per share basis. Southwest Airlines employs 58,800 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Southwest Airlines.

What is Southwest Airlines' official website?

The official website for Southwest Airlines is http://www.southwest.com/.

How can I contact Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines' mailing address is 2702 LOVE FIELD DRIVE P O BOX 36611, DALLAS TX, 75235. The airline can be reached via phone at 214-792-4000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Southwest Airlines (NYSE LUV)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  997 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  738 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,735
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Southwest Airlines and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LUV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LUV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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