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Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)

NYSE: LUV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
47.53
+0.05 (0.11%)
After-hours:Oct 25, 2021 7:59 PM EDT
47.48
-0.15 (-0.31%)
At close: Oct 25, 4:00 PM
Market Cap28.02B
Revenue (ttm)9.87B
Net Income (ttm)-1.60B
Shares Out591.00M
EPS (ttm)0.00
PE Ration/a
Forward PE15.92
Dividendn/a
Ex-Dividend Daten/a
Volume5,916,260
Open47.49
Previous Close47.63
Day's Range47.21 - 47.88
52-Week Range37.48 - 64.75
Beta1.20
AnalystsBuy
Price Target64.87 (+36.6%)
Est. Earnings DateJan 27, 2022

About LUV

Southwest Airlines Co. operates as a passenger airline company that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated a total fleet of 718 Boeing 737 aircrafts; and served 107 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as ten near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belize, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos. Its s...

IndustryAirlines
Founded1967
CEOGary Kelly
Employees53,984
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolLUV
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 22 analysts, the average rating for LUV stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 64.87, which is an increase of 36.63% from the latest price.

Price Target
$64.87
(36.63% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

Southwest CEO: Why we've never had a layoff or furlough

In a new interview with Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro, Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly says that taking good care of its employees is a major priority — which is why it's never had a layoff or furlough...

5 hours ago - Yahoo Finance

Southwest CEO: Leisure travel has increased while business travel is still lagging

Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro spoke with Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly about the increase in leisure travel while business travel continues to lag. Don't Miss: Valley of Hype: The Culture That Built ...

5 hours ago - Yahoo Finance

Southwest CEO on its recent wave of flight cancellations: 'I don't remember an event like that'

Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro spoke with Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly about the airline's recent wave of cancellations that sparked intense criticism. Don't Miss: Valley of Hype: The Culture That Bu...

5 hours ago - Yahoo Finance

Southwest CEO on inclusivity: as times change we need to make sure that we change along with it

Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro spoke with Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly about how the airline has changed since the times when all of the flight attendants were women. Don't Miss: Valley of Hype: The ...

5 hours ago - Yahoo Finance

Southwest CEO: The airline's relationship with its employees is 'the most important thing'

Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro spoke with Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly about how the airline's strong relationships with its employees has provided a major competitive advantage for Southwest. Don't ...

6 hours ago - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo Finance interviews Southwest CEO Gary Kelly

In a wide-ranging interview with Yahoo Finance, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly discusses the challenges of COVID-19, a recent wave of cancellations, and why the airline has never had a single layoff. Don't Mi...

6 hours ago - Yahoo Finance

Is American Airlines or Delta Air Lines the better buy amid improving airline bookings?

On Monday, Bank of America reported airline bookings improved for the third consecutive week against pre-pandemic sales. The firm said investors will be watching airline stocks closely as the industry c...

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7 hours ago - Invezz

Earnings Preview: Capital Southwest (CSWC) Q2 Earnings Expected to Decline

Capital Southwest (CSWC) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Other symbols:CSWC
7 hours ago - Zacks Investment Research

Southwest Airlines Makes Business Travel More Rewarding with New Rapid Rewards Business Program

DALLAS, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co.  (NYSE: LUV) is making business travel more rewarding by launching Rapid Rewards® Business, giving businesses the ability to earn Rapid Rewar...

14 hours ago - PRNewsWire

Southwest Airlines Earnings: Another Stinker

The once-mighty airline has fallen into mediocrity this year.

2 days ago - The Motley Fool

Morgan Stanley, Evercore Cut Price Target On This Domestic Carrier

Evercore ISI analyst Duane Pfenningwerth downgraded Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) to In-Line from Outperform and lowered the price target of $48 (an upside of 0.51%) from $55.  Given his view of long...

3 days ago - Benzinga

Southwest (LUV) Incurs Narrower Than Expected Loss in Q3

Southwest's (LUV) Q3 results reflect a significant year-over-year improvement owing to uptick in air-travel demand. However, its performance is partly hurt by Delta-variant-led softness in bookings.

4 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

American, Southwest CEOs say they don't plan to fire employees over federal vaccine mandate

American and Southwest have urged employees to apply for medical and religious exemptions.

4 days ago - CNBC

Southwest Airlines Launches Carbon Offset Offer With Rapid Rewards Bonus Points And Company Contribution Match

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co.  (NYSE: LUV) has partnered with CHOOOSETM to launch a carbon offset offer that allows Customers to earn 10 Rapid Rewards® bonus points per do...

4 days ago - PRNewsWire

‘It may be till 2022 before we see sustained profitability:' Southwest CEO

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly joins Yahoo Finance to discuss COVID's effect on Southwest's Q3 earnings, how the company plans to attract workers, and the company's adjustment to combat inflation. Do...

4 days ago - Yahoo Finance

Southwest Airlines: Q3 Earnings Insights

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) reported its Q3 earnings results on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 06:30 AM. Here's what investors need to know about the announcement.

4 days ago - Benzinga

Southwest Airlines CEO on Covid: Companies shouldn't require vaccines

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly joins 'Squawk on the Street' to discuss the company's third-quarter earnings. He also explains the company's decision not to put unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave.

4 days ago - CNBC Television

Will Airlines Send the Stock Market to New Highs?

Earnings from major carriers have a lot to say about the health of the economy.

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4 days ago - The Motley Fool

Southwest Airlines (LUV) Reports Q3 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

Southwest (LUV) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 14.81% and 2.13%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

4 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Southwest mass cancellations debacle cost $75M, company says

The cancellations as well as customer refunds and "gestures of goodwill" all contributed to the estimated cost.

4 days ago - New York Post

Southwest Airlines Beats Q3 Estimates, Expects Not To Be Profitable In Q4

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV) reported a third-quarter FY21 operating revenue of $4.7 billion, a decline of 17% from Q3 2019, beating the consensus of $4.58 billion. Operating revenue grew by 161% y...

4 days ago - Benzinga

Southwest's service meltdown cost it $75 million

Southwest Airlines says that its recent service problems, which prompted it to cancel more than 2,000 flights over a four-day period, cost the airline $75 million.

4 days ago - CNN Business

Jefferies' Sheila Kahyaoglu on what to watch in this season's airline earnings

Sheila Kahyaoglu, Aerospace and Defense Analyst at Jefferies, joins Worldwide Exchange to discuss airline earnings and the road to recovery for the industry.

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4 days ago - CNBC Television

Southwest Reports Third Quarter 2021 Results

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its third quarter 2021 financial results: Third quarter net income of $446 million, or $.73 per di...

4 days ago - PRNewsWire