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

$55.79
+0.81 (+1.47 %)
(As of 09/15/2019 08:25 AM ET)
Today's Range
$55.65
Now: $55.79
$56.3524
50-Day Range
$48.39
MA: $51.42
$55.91
52-Week Range
$44.28
Now: $55.79
$64.02
Volume4.31 million shs
Average Volume3.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.99 billion
P/E Ratio12.73
Dividend Yield1.31%
Beta1.45
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$6.5635 per share
Book Value$17.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.47 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees58,800
Market Cap$29.99 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 21st will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, September 11th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 20th. View Southwest Airlines' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 25th. The airline reported $1.37 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.35 by $0.02. The airline earned $5.91 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.94 billion. Southwest Airlines had a return on equity of 24.12% and a net margin of 10.73%. Southwest Airlines's quarterly revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.26 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, October 24th 2019. 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, October 24th at 12:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for LUV?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Southwest Airlines' shares. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Southwest Airlines' share price to reach $56.0179 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Southwest Airlines.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southwest Airlines?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Airlines in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 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 articles about LUV stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Airlines earned a news sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the airline a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Southwest Airlines.

Are investors shorting Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,962,300 shares, an increase of 16.1% from the July 31st total of 6,860,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,570,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), Boeing (BA), Starbucks (SBUX) and Intel (INTC).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Primecap Management Co. CA (13.61%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.73%), BlackRock Inc. (4.91%), BlackRock Inc. (4.91%), Boston Partners (1.59%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.41%). 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, J Veronica Biggins, 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 Prudential Financial Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Boston Partners, RE Advisers Corp, Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Vanguard Group Inc.. 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Cibc World Markets Corp, Provident Trust Co. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $55.79.

How big of a company is Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines has a market capitalization of $29.99 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:  975 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  716 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,691
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 9/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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