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Southwest Airlines Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:LUV)

$54.58
+0.56 (+1.04 %)
(As of 10/15/2019 12:22 PM ET)
Today's Range
$53.65
Now: $54.58
$54.60
50-Day Range
$50.48
MA: $53.46
$55.99
52-Week Range
$44.28
Now: $54.58
$60.86
Volume1.14 million shs
Average Volume3.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.34 billion
P/E Ratio12.87
Dividend Yield1.34%
Beta1.48
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$21.97 billion
Cash Flow$6.54 per share
Book Value$17.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.47 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees58,800
Market Cap$29.34 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Confirmed)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 21st will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, September 11th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 20th. View Southwest Airlines' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Airlines' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 25th. The airline reported $1.37 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.35 by $0.02. The airline had revenue of $5.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.94 billion. Southwest Airlines had a return on equity of 24.12% and a net margin of 10.73%. Southwest Airlines's quarterly revenue was up 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.26 earnings per share. 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, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Southwest Airlines.

How can I listen to Southwest Airlines' earnings call?

Southwest Airlines will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for LUV?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Southwest Airlines' shares. Their predictions range from $49.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Southwest Airlines' stock price to reach $57.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Southwest Airlines.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southwest Airlines?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Airlines in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 8 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?

Media stories about LUV stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Airlines earned a daily sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the airline a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Southwest Airlines.

Are investors shorting Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,550,000 shares, an increase of 46.0% from the August 30th total of 5,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,690,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's shares are short sold. View Southwest Airlines' Current Options Chain.

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management LLC (0.02%), Gibraltar Capital Management Inc. (0.01%), Northwest Bancshares Inc. (0.01%) and Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.01%). 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, J Veronica Biggins, John T Montford, Mark R Shaw, Robert E Jordan, Tammy Romo and William H Dr Cunningham. 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 Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management LLC, Gibraltar Capital Management Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, Pacer Advisors Inc., Bremer Bank National Association, Hennessy Advisors Inc. and Ackerman Capital Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Airlines.

Which major investors are buying Southwest Airlines stock?

LUV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, TIAA FSB, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Townsend & Associates Inc, Northwest Bancshares Inc., Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC and Cerebellum GP LLC. 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 $54.25.

How big of a company is Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines has a market capitalization of $29.16 billion and generates $21.97 billion in revenue each year. The airline earns $2.47 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.24 on an earnings per share basis. Southwest Airlines employs 58,800 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:  983 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  723 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,706
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 10/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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