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NYSE:LUV

Southwest Airlines - LUV Stock Forecast, Price & News

$39.68
+0.18 (+0.46%)
(As of 12/6/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.34
$39.85
50-Day Range
$30.84
$40.08
52-Week Range
$30.20
$50.10
Volume
4.24 million shs
Average Volume
4.55 million shs
Market Capitalization
$23.56 billion
P/E Ratio
31.00
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$50.24

Southwest Airlines MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.60 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
26.6% Upside
$50.24 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.54% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-7.11
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.71mentions of Southwest Airlines in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$87,458 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
40.61%
From $2.29 to $3.22 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.54 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

26th out of 123 stocks

Air Transportation, Scheduled Industry

1st out of 20 stocks

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About Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Stock

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, 2021, the company operated a total fleet of 728 Boeing 737 aircrafts; and served 121 destinations in 42 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 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 offers a suite of digital platforms to support customers' travel needs, including websites and apps; and SWABIZ, an online booking tool. Further, it provides ancillary services, such as Southwest's EarlyBird Check-In, upgraded boarding, and transportation of pets and unaccompanied minors. The company was incorporated in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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LUV Stock News Headlines

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LUV Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2022
Today
12/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Air transportation, scheduled
Sub-Industry
Airlines
CUSIP
84474110
Employees
55,100
Year Founded
1967

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$50.24
High Stock Price Forecast
$72.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$36.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+26.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.60
Research Coverage
15 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$977 million
Pretax Margin
4.80%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.79 billion
Cash Flow
$0.00 per share
Book Value
$17.59 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
591,852,000
Market Cap
$23.56 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.07

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Gary C. Kelly (Age 67)
    Exec. Chairman
  • Mr. Robert E. Jordan (Age 61)
    CEO & Director
  • Mr. Michael G. Van de Ven (Age 60)
    Pres
  • Ms. Tammy RomoMs. Tammy Romo (Age 60)
    Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Andrew M. WattersonMr. Andrew M. Watterson (Age 55)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $1.02M
  • Mr. Thomas M. NealonMr. Thomas M. Nealon (Age 61)
    Strategic Advisor
    Comp: $1.53M
  • Mr. Ray Schuster
    Managing Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting
  • Mr. Thomas Merritt
    VP of Technology – Infrastructure & Services and CTO
  • Ms. Kathleen A. Merril (Age 62)
    Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer of Technology
  • Ms. Linda Burke Rutherford (Age 55)
    Chief Admin. & Communications Officer













LUV Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Southwest Airlines stock right now?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Airlines in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" LUV shares.
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What is Southwest Airlines' stock price forecast for 2023?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Southwest Airlines' stock. Their LUV share price forecasts range from $36.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $50.24 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have LUV shares performed in 2022?

Southwest Airlines' stock was trading at $42.84 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LUV shares have decreased by 7.4% and is now trading at $39.68.
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When is Southwest Airlines' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 26th 2023.
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How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 27th. The airline reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.09. The airline earned $6.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.22 billion. Southwest Airlines had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.66% and a net margin of 3.64%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 32.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($0.23) earnings per share.
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What guidance has Southwest Airlines issued on next quarter's earnings?

Southwest Airlines issued an update on its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.47 billion-$6.70 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.23 billion.

What is Gary C. Kelly's approval rating as Southwest Airlines' CEO?

1,507 employees have rated Southwest Airlines Chief Executive Officer Gary C. Kelly on Glassdoor.com. Gary C. Kelly has an approval rating of 94% among the company's employees. This puts Gary C. Kelly in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.92%), Primecap Management Co. CA (8.88%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.99%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.95%), U S Global Investors Inc. (1.01%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.76%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew M Watterson, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, De Ven Michael G Van, Gregory D Wells, John T Montford, Tammy Romo, Thomas M Nealon and Thomas W Gilligan.
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How do I buy shares of Southwest Airlines?

Shares of LUV stock 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 $39.68.

How much money does Southwest Airlines make?

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) has a market capitalization of $23.56 billion and generates $15.79 billion in revenue each year. The airline earns $977 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.28 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Southwest Airlines have?

The company employs 55,100 workers across the globe.

Does Southwest Airlines have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Southwest Airlines: AirTran Airways, AirTran Airways 717 Leasing Corporation, AirTran Airways Inc., AirTran Holdings LLC, Morris Air, Southwest Jet Fuel Co., TranStar Airlines, and Triple Crown Assurance Co..
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How can I contact Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines' mailing address is 2702 LOVE FIELD DRIVE P O BOX 36611, DALLAS TX, 75235. The official website for the company is www.southwest.com. The airline can be reached via phone at (214) 792-4000 or via fax at 214-792-5015.

This page (NYSE:LUV) was last updated on 12/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff