NYSE:LUV - Southwest Airlines Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $52.58 -0.65 (-1.22 %) (As of 11/19/2018 09:13 AM ET)Previous Close$53.23Today's Range$51.68 - $52.9952-Week Range$47.10 - $66.99Volume4.77 million shsAverage Volume7.10 million shsMarket Capitalization$29.57 billionP/E Ratio15.02Dividend Yield1.22%Beta1.22 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.20 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Southwest Airlines in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $65.6111, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 24.78%. The high price target for LUV is $85.00 and the low price target for LUV is $52.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuyConsensus Rating Score: 2.652.822.782.83Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)5 Hold Rating(s)14 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)3 Hold Rating(s)14 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)4 Hold Rating(s)14 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)3 Hold Rating(s)15 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $65.6111$69.7333$67.61$68.8889Price Target Upside: 24.78% upside15.03% upside13.33% upside31.32% upsideSouthwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Consensus Price Target History Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails11/19/2018Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$54.00Low11/14/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$68.00 ➝ $64.00Low11/12/2018Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$61.00Low10/30/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$63.00 ➝ $52.00Medium10/26/2018Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$73.00 ➝ $65.00N/A10/26/2018Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$68.00 ➝ $60.00N/A10/26/2018Imperial CapitalLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ In-Line$66.00 ➝ $56.00Low10/8/2018MacquarieSet Price TargetBuy$67.00Medium9/7/2018ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$73.00Low8/24/2018Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformLow7/27/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$69.00Low7/27/2018CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$63.00 ➝ $66.00High7/16/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$74.00 ➝ $65.00Low6/12/2018Edward JonesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow6/11/2018Deutsche BankLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$71.00 ➝ $66.00Low5/29/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$67.00 ➝ $64.00Low5/25/2018Tigress FinancialInitiated CoverageBuyLow3/22/2018UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$75.00 ➝ $70.00Low1/10/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $85.00Low1/9/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$73.00N/A12/14/2017Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$48.71 ➝ $71.00Low7/13/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$70.00Low5/4/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformLow(Data available from 11/19/2016 forward) This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do stock splits help investors?