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Southwest Airlines Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

+0.31 (+0.78 %)
(As of 10/20/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $40.16
50-Day Range
MA: $38.92
52-Week Range
Now: $40.16
Volume7.19 million shs
Average Volume14.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.69 billion
P/E Ratio100.40
Dividend YieldN/A

Analyst Ratings

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Price Target and Consensus Rating

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.
21 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Southwest Airlines in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $47.05, predicting that the stock has a possible upside of 17.16%. The high price target for LUV is $62.00 and the low price target for LUV is $36.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 14 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
LUV Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyHold
LUV Consensus Rating Score: 2.712.762.702.48
LUV Analyst Ratings: 1 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
14 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
14 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
14 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
LUV Consensus Price Target: $47.05$46.75$49.40$52.21
LUV Price Target Upside: 17.16% upside21.28% upside19.98% upside14.63% upside

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Consensus Price Target History

Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

The chart below shows how a company's share price and consensus price target have changed over time. The dark blue line represents the company's actual price. The lighter blue line represents the stock's consensus price target. The even lighter blue range in the background of the two lines represents the low price target and the high price target for each stock.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$41.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$54.00 ➝ $56.00Low
10/1/2020Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/30/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$42.00 ➝ $45.00Low
9/18/2020BarclaysBoost Price Target$35.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
9/2/2020Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
7/27/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$38.00 ➝ $36.00Low
7/13/2020Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
7/13/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$44.00 ➝ $48.00High
6/28/2020Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Buy$35.00 ➝ $47.00High
6/17/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$44.00Low
6/12/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$35.00 ➝ $45.00Low
6/4/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/29/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$40.00Medium
4/29/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$40.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
4/21/2020140166UpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$41.00Medium
3/23/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$48.00 ➝ $43.00High
3/2/2020Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$55.00High
2/27/2020Buckingham ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$67.00 ➝ $43.00High
1/9/2020Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$58.00Low
10/31/2019Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$58.00 ➝ $61.00Low
9/13/2019MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$67.00Low
8/13/2019ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/26/2019Imperial CapitalReiterated RatingIn-line ➝ In-Line$52.00 ➝ $55.00Low
7/27/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$69.00Low
6/12/2018Edward JonesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
12/14/2017Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$48.71 ➝ $71.00Low
(Data available from 10/21/2017 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)
This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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