NYSE:LUV

Southwest Airlines Stock Forecast, Price & News

$50.65
+0.91 (+1.83 %)
(As of 08/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$49.11
$50.66
50-Day Range
$48.50
$61.73
52-Week Range
$31.38
$64.75
Volume6.19 million shs
Average Volume7.24 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.95 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.24
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About Southwest Airlines

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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1.94 out of 5 stars

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91st out of 169 stocks

Air Transportation, Scheduled Industry

9th out of 22 stocks

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Southwest Airlines a buy right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Airlines in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 15 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Southwest Airlines stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Southwest Airlines?

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When is Southwest Airlines' next earnings date?

Southwest Airlines is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 28th 2021.
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How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 21st. The airline reported ($0.35) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.23) by $0.12. The airline earned $4.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.94 billion. Southwest Airlines had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 33.72% and a negative net margin of 16.23%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 297.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($2.67) EPS.
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How has Southwest Airlines' stock 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. Since then, LUV stock has increased by 19.2% and is now trading at $50.65.
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What price target have analysts set for LUV?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Southwest Airlines' stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Airlines' share price to reach $58.98 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.4% from the stock's current price.
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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)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Nealon, Pres (Age 60, Pay $1.31M)
  • 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)
  • Mr. Ray Schuster, Managing Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting
  • Mr. Thomas Merritt, VP of Technology – Infrastructure & Services and CTO
  • Ms. Kathleen A. Merrill, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer of Technology (Age 61)
  • Mr. Ryan Martinez, Managing Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Mark R. Shaw, Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer (Age 58)

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 shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.60%), Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.21%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.21%), Tran Capital Management L.P. (0.17%), RE Advisers Corp (0.16%) and Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp (0.15%). Company insiders that own Southwest Airlines stock include Andrew M Watterson, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, De Ven Michael G Van, Gregory D Wells, John T Montford, Tammy Romo and Thomas M Nealon.
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Which institutional investors are selling Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Vantage Investment Partners LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., TIAA FSB, Avalon Investment & Advisory, Schwab Charitable Fund, Cutler Group LP, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Airlines company stock in the last year include Andrew M Watterson, De Ven Michael G Van, Gregory D Wells, John T Montford, Tammy Romo, and Thomas M Nealon.
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Which institutional investors are buying Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Symmetry Investments LP, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Cambiar Investors LLC, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, WealthTrust Asset Management LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Sitrin Capital Management LLC, and Gradient Investments LLC.
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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 $50.65.

How much money does Southwest Airlines make?

Southwest Airlines has a market capitalization of $29.95 billion and generates $9.05 billion in revenue each year. The airline earns $-3,074,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($6.22) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Southwest Airlines have?

Southwest Airlines employs 56,500 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..

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 8/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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