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

$31.64
-0.40 (-1.25 %)
(As of 04/2/2020 02:51 PM ET)
Today's Range
$31.11
Now: $31.64
$32.84
50-Day Range
$30.86
MA: $45.79
$58.54
52-Week Range
$29.15
Now: $31.64
$58.83
Volume4.19 million shs
Average Volume11.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.37 billion
P/E Ratio7.39
Dividend Yield2.02%
Beta1.63
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. It also offers inflight entertainment and connectivity service on Wi-Fi enabled aircraft; and sells points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards loyalty program, such as car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers. In addition, the company provides a suite of digital platforms to support customers' needs across the travel journey, including Southwest.com, mobile.southwest.com, an iOS app, and an android app; and Swabiz.com, a Website for business customers that offer businesses shared stored company credit cards, company activity reporting, and centralized traveler management services. Southwest Airlines Co. was founded in 1967 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.43 billion
Cash Flow$6.05 per share
Book Value$19.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.30 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees60,800
Market Cap$16.37 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Southwest Airlines' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Southwest Airlines' stock was trading at $42.49 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LUV shares have decreased by 25.1% and is now trading at $31.83. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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, 9 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Southwest Airlines.

When is Southwest Airlines' next earnings date?

Southwest Airlines is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Southwest Airlines.

How can I listen to Southwest Airlines' earnings call?

Southwest Airlines will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 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.

How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 23rd. The airline reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.11. The airline earned $5.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.74 billion. Southwest Airlines had a return on equity of 23.31% and a net margin of 10.26%. Southwest Airlines's quarterly revenue was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.17 EPS. View Southwest Airlines' earnings history.

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

Southwest Airlines announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 4th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, March 25th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 3rd. View Southwest Airlines' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for LUV?

19 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Southwest Airlines' shares. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Airlines' share price to reach $54.18 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 70.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Southwest Airlines.

Has Southwest Airlines been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LUV stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Airlines earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media 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 company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutSouthwest Airlines.

Are investors shorting Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 11,860,000 shares, an increase of 11.8% from the February 13th total of 10,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,960,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the company 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 Delta Air Lines (DAL), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD) and Visa (V).

Who are Southwest Airlines' key executives?

Southwest Airlines' management team includes the following 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)

What is Southwest Airlines' stock symbol?

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

Who are Southwest Airlines' major shareholders?

Southwest Airlines' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Southwest Airlines stock include Andrew M Watterson, John T Montford and Mark R Shaw. View institutional ownership trends 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 Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $31.83.

How big of a company is Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines has a market capitalization of $16.47 billion and generates $22.43 billion in revenue each year. The airline earns $2.30 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.27 on an earnings per share basis. Southwest Airlines employs 60,800 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:  1,021 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  767 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,788
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 4/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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