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NYSE:LUVSouthwest Airlines Stock Price, Forecast & News

$33.22
+1.65 (+5.23 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$31.16
Now: $33.22
$33.35
50-Day Range
$28.87
MA: $34.08
$40.59
52-Week Range
$22.47
Now: $33.22
$58.83
Volume14.93 million shs
Average Volume17.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.91 billion
P/E Ratio9.77
Dividend Yield2.17%
Beta1.25
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. It also offers inflight entertainment and connectivity service on Wi-Fi enabled aircraft; and sells points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards loyalty program, such as car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers. In addition, the company provides a suite of digital platforms to support customers' needs across the travel journey, including Southwest.com, mobile.southwest.com, an iOS app, and an android app; and Swabiz.com, a Website for business customers that offer businesses shared stored company credit cards, company activity reporting, and centralized traveler management services. Southwest Airlines Co. was founded in 1967 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.69 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Air transportation, scheduled
Sub-IndustryAirlines
CUSIP84474110
Phone214-792-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.43 billion
Cash Flow$6.81 per share
Book Value$19.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.30 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees60,800
Market Cap$16.91 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Southwest Airlines' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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 decreased by 21.8% and is now trading at $33.22. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Southwest Airlines?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Airlines in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings, 14 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Southwest Airlines.

When is Southwest Airlines' next earnings date?

Southwest Airlines is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Southwest Airlines.

How can I listen to Southwest Airlines' earnings call?

Southwest Airlines will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) released its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The airline reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.48) by $0.33. The airline had revenue of $4.23 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.55 billion. Southwest Airlines had a net margin of 8.46% and a return on equity of 18.92%. The company's revenue was down 17.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.70 earnings per share. View Southwest Airlines' earnings history.

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. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 4th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, March 25th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 3rd. View Southwest Airlines' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for LUV?

23 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Southwest Airlines' stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Southwest Airlines' stock price to reach $49.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 48.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Southwest Airlines.

Has Southwest Airlines been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LUV stock have trended very negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing 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 impact score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the airline a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about 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 Delta Air Lines (DAL), Walt Disney (DIS), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Micron Technology (MU) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Southwest Airlines' key executives?

Southwest Airlines' management team includes the following 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)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Consolidated Capital Management LLC (0.02%), Stolper Co (0.01%), Unison Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Fulton Bank N. A. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Southwest Airlines stock include Andrew M Watterson, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, John T Montford and Mark R Shaw. View institutional ownership trends for Southwest Airlines.

Which major investors are selling Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, DNB Asset Management AS, Curbstone Financial Management Corp, and Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Airlines company stock in the last year include Andrew M Watterson, and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. View insider buying and selling activity for Southwest Airlines.

Which major investors are buying Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stolper Co, Unison Advisors LLC, Windsor Group LTD, Consolidated Capital Management LLC, Fulton Bank N. A., Symphony Financial Ltd. Co., Trinity Legacy Partners LLC, and Cypress Capital Group. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $33.22.

How big of a company is Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines has a market capitalization of $16.91 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.

What is Southwest Airlines' official website?

The official website for Southwest Airlines is 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.

This page was last updated on 7/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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