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

$57.59
-0.38 (-0.66 %)
(As of 02/18/2020 02:33 PM ET)
Today's Range
$57.38
Now: $57.59
$58.34
50-Day Range
$53.48
MA: $55.61
$58.54
52-Week Range
$47.40
Now: $57.59
$58.83
Volume85,814 shs
Average Volume4.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.79 billion
P/E Ratio13.46
Dividend Yield1.24%
Beta1.47
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$22.43 billion
Cash Flow$6.76 per share
Book Value$19.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.30 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees60,800
Market Cap$29.79 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (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, January 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, March 25th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 3rd. View Southwest Airlines' Dividend History.

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 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.11. The airline had revenue of $5.73 billion for 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 revenue was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.17 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, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Southwest Airlines.

What price target have analysts set for LUV?

19 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Southwest Airlines' shares. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Southwest Airlines' share price to reach $58.19 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Southwest Airlines.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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, 14 hold ratings and 4 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?

Press coverage about LUV stock has trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Airlines earned a coverage optimism score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the airline a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Southwest Airlines.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Boeing (BA), Visa (V) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (7.36%), Boston Partners (1.83%), FMR LLC (0.98%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.98%), Provident Trust Co. (0.83%) and Maj Invest Holding A S (0.78%). 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, John T Montford, Mark R Shaw and Tammy Romo. 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Banco Santander S.A., Alliancebernstein L.P., Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC and AJO LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Airlines.

Which institutional investors are buying Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Maj Invest Holding A S, Annex Advisory Services LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd and Boston Partners. 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 $57.59.

How big of a company is Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines has a market capitalization of $29.79 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:  1,008 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  756 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,764
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 2/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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