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NYSE:LUV

Southwest Airlines Stock Forecast, Price & News

$57.82
-1.47 (-2.48 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 01:52 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$57.12
Now: $57.82
$59.91
50-Day Range
$43.94
MA: $48.65
$56.72
52-Week Range
$22.47
Now: $57.82
$59.64
Volume558,157 shs
Average Volume7.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.15 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.23
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, 2020, the company operated a total fleet of 718 Boeing 737 aircrafts; and served 107 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as ten near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belize, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos. Its services also cover destinations in Hilo on Hawaii; Cozumel, Mexico; Steamboat Springs, Colorado; Miami, Florida; Palm Springs, California; and Montrose (Telluride and Crested Butte), Colorado. In addition, the company 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 provides a suite of digital platforms to support customers' travel needs, including Southwest.com, mobile website, and apps; and SWABIZ, an online booking tool. Further, it offers ancillary services, such as Southwest's EarlyBird Check-In, upgraded boarding, and transportation of pets and unaccompanied minors. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Air transportation, scheduled
Sub-IndustryAirlines
CUSIP84474110
Phone214-792-4000
Employees56,500
Year Founded1967

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.43 billion
Cash Flow$8.20 per share
Book Value$19.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.30 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$34.15 billion
Next Earnings Date4/27/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.52 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

66th out of 238 stocks

Air Transportation, Scheduled Industry

1st out of 31 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$57.82
-1.47 (-2.48 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 01:52 PM ET)
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Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Southwest Airlines a buy right now?

22 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Airlines in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Southwest Airlines stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Southwest Airlines?

Wall Street analysts have given Southwest Airlines a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Southwest Airlines wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Southwest Airlines' next earnings date?

Southwest Airlines is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 27th 2021.
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How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 27th. The airline reported ($1.29) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.68) by $0.39. The airline had revenue of $2.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.11 billion. Southwest Airlines had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.65% and a negative net margin of 12.94%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 64.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.16 EPS.
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How has Southwest Airlines' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Southwest Airlines' stock was trading at $42.49 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LUV stock has increased by 36.1% and is now trading at $57.83.
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What price target have analysts set for LUV?

22 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Southwest Airlines' stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect Southwest Airlines' share price to reach $51.27 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.3%.
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Who are Southwest Airlines' key executives?

Southwest Airlines' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gary C. Kelly, Chairman & CEO (Age 66) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Nealon, Pres (Age 60, Pay $1.35M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Tammy Romo, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael G. Van de Ven, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Robert E. Jordan, Exec. VP of Corp. Services (Age 60) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Ray Schuster, Managing Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting
  • Mr. Thomas Merritt, VP of Technology – Infrastructure & Services and CTO
  • Ms. Kathleen A. Wayton, Sr. VP of Technology & Chief Information Officer (Age 61) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Ryan Martinez, Managing Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Mark R. Shaw, Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer (Age 58) (LinkedIn Profile)

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), The 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."

Who are Southwest Airlines' major shareholders?

Southwest Airlines' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Primecap Management Co. CA (11.05%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.62%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.59%), U S Global Investors Inc. (1.08%), Northern Trust Corp (0.92%) and Parnassus Investments CA (0.91%). Company insiders that own Southwest Airlines stock include Andrew M Watterson, Berkshire Hathaway Inc and Gregory D Wells.
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Which major investors are selling Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Primecap Management Co. CA, Boston Partners, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Aviva PLC, KBC Group NV, First Trust Advisors LP, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Airlines company stock in the last year include Andrew M Watterson, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, and Gregory D Wells.
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Which major investors are buying Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., U S Global Investors Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, CIBC Asset Management Inc, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, and Assenagon Asset Management S.A..
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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 $57.83.

How much money does Southwest Airlines make?

Southwest Airlines has a market capitalization of $34.16 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.

How many employees does Southwest Airlines have?

Southwest Airlines employs 56,500 workers across the globe.

When was Southwest Airlines founded?

Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967.

What is Southwest Airlines' official website?

The official website for Southwest Airlines is www.southwest.com.

Where are Southwest Airlines' headquarters?

Southwest Airlines is headquartered at 2702 LOVE FIELD DRIVE P O BOX 36611, DALLAS TX, 75235.

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.


This page was last updated on 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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