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Southwest Airlines Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:LUV)

$56.73
+0.14 (+0.25 %)
(As of 11/22/2019 11:22 AM ET)
Today's Range
$56.60
Now: $56.73
$57.12
50-Day Range
$51.53
MA: $55.55
$58.31
52-Week Range
$44.28
Now: $56.73
$58.77
Volume394,797 shs
Average Volume3.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.86 billion
P/E Ratio13.38
Dividend Yield1.25%
Beta1.48
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$6.37 per share
Book Value$18.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.47 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees58,800
Market Cap$29.86 billion
Next Earnings Date1/23/2020 (Estimated)
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 paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, January 8th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.27%. View Southwest Airlines' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The airline reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.15. The airline earned $5.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.65 billion. Southwest Airlines had a return on equity of 24.71% and a net margin of 10.90%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.08 EPS. 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.

What price target have analysts set for LUV?

19 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Southwest Airlines' stock. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Airlines' share price to reach $59.02 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Southwest Airlines.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southwest Airlines?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Airlines in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 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?

Media stories about LUV stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Airlines earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the airline a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Southwest Airlines.

Are investors shorting Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 14,430,000 shares, an increase of 59.8% from the September 30th total of 9,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,720,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Approximately 2.7% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Provident Trust Co. (0.77%), Maj Invest Holding A S (0.69%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.23%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.20%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.15%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%). 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, Robert E Jordan, Tammy Romo and William H Dr Cunningham. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Southwest Airlines.

Which institutional investors are selling Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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, Strs Ohio and UMB Bank N A MO. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Airlines.

Which institutional investors are buying Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banco Santander S.A., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Provident Trust Co., Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Thomas Story & Son LLC, Markel Corp and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $56.91.

How big of a company is Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines has a market capitalization of $29.95 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:  990 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  733 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,723
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 11/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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