Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)

NYSE: LUV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
31.56
+0.18 (0.59%)
Sep 27, 2022 3:56 PM EDT - Market open
0.59%
Market Cap 18.72B
Revenue (ttm) 21.15B
Net Income (ttm) 996.00M
Shares Out 593.35M
EPS (ttm) 1.57
PE Ratio 20.10
Forward PE 8.67
Dividend n/a
Ex-Dividend Date n/a
Volume 5,080,997
Open 31.86
Previous Close 31.37
Day's Range 31.21 - 32.06
52-Week Range 31.21 - 56.33
Beta 0.99
Analysts Buy
Price Target 53.04 (+68.1%)
Earnings Date Oct 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, 2021, the company operated a total fleet of 728 Boeing 737 aircrafts; and served 121 destinations in 42 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 als... [Read more...]

Industry Airlines
Founded 1967
CEO Gary Kelly
Employees 62,333
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol LUV
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 25 analysts, the average rating for LUV stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 53.04, which is an increase of 68.11% from the latest price.

Price Target
$53.04
(68.11% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts

News

Southwest Airlines COO stepping down amid leadership changes

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines announced on Monday that Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven will be stepping down from the role at the end of the month.

18 hours ago - Fox Business

Upbeat Air-Travel Demand Aids Southwest (LUV), Cost Woes Ail

Southwest Airlines (LUV) expects economic fuel costs per gallon for the September quarter in the $3.25-$3.35 range.

23 hours ago - Zacks Investment Research

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP CHANGES

DALLAS , Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --  Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today is celebrating the contributions of President & Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven , an industry veteran and proven...

23 hours ago - PRNewsWire

Southwest Airlines hired a record 3,000 flight attendants so far this year

Southwest Airlines told staff it's hired and trained 3,000 flight attendants this year.

1 day ago - CNBC

Biden administration to propose new rules for airline fees requiring more transparency

The proposal comes less than two months after the Transportation Department sought stricter standards for when airlines have to refund travelers for delays.

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1 day ago - CNBC

U.S. proposes requiring new airline fee disclosure rules

The U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) on Monday proposed requiring airlines disclose fees for baggage, ticket changes and family seating the first time an airfare is displayed.

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1 day ago - Reuters

Why Airline Stocks Are Falling Again Today

The industry could struggle to power through the latest headwinds.

4 days ago - The Motley Fool

Why Airline Stocks Are Losing Altitude Today

Macroeconomic conditions are making it hard for this sector to take flight.

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5 days ago - The Motley Fool

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES NAMED ONE OF FORBES' 2022 BEST EMPLOYERS FOR WOMEN IN AMERICA FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Carrier earns recognition for Companywide efforts toward diversity, equity, and inclusion  DALLAS , Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been named as one of Forbes' 202...

5 days ago - PRNewsWire

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES LAUNCHES LIMITED-TIME TIER STATUS ACCELERATION PROMOTION FOR RAPID REWARDS MEMBERS

Carrier surprises Rapid Rewards Members with more ways to earn and maintain  A-List and A-List Preferred tier status through 2023 DALLAS , Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co.  (NYSE: L...

6 days ago - PRNewsWire

With Travel Demand Picking Up, Is It Time to Buy This Airline Stock Now?

A recent leisure travel boom could lift this low-cost carrier.

6 days ago - The Motley Fool

What The U.S. Airline Industry Could Look Like In 2035

The airline industry in always changing. By 2035, there will likely be fewer airlines, more airport automation, more efficient fleets, and lower fares for consumers.

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6 days ago - Forbes

Guitar Center Partners with Southwest Airlines to Surprise Passengers with Ukuleles and In-Flight Lessons

Passengers aboard Southwest Airlines flight from Long Beach to Honolulu were surprised with Mitchell Ukuleles and the first in-flight ukulele lesson taught by Guitar Center instructors LONG BEACH, Calif...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Southwest (LUV) Tweaks Q3 Revenue View on Soft Business Travel

Southwest (LUV) anticipates third-quarter 2022 total operating revenues to grow 9-11% from that reported in the September-end quarter of 2019.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Southwest stock dragged down by worse business-travel prospects

Southwest Airlines Co. shares were among the few airline stocks in the red Thursday, dragged down by dim prospects for business travel.

1 week ago - Market Watch

Southwest Airlines Sees Strong Demand. Business Travel May Be Coming Back.

Business revenues languished well below 2019 levels over the summer but Southwest has seen an improvement so far in September, sentiments echoed by Delta Air Lines.

1 week ago - Barrons

Southwest Airlines seeing 'strong' revenue trends as leisure travel tops expectations

Shares of Southwest Airlines Co. LUV, +1.44% rose 0.5% in premarket trading Thursday, after the air carrier said it was seeing "strong" revenue trends for the third quarter, boosted by better-than-antic...

1 week ago - Market Watch

Is Hawaii Paradise or a Money Pit for Southwest Airlines?

The discount airline giant is following a questionable strategy in Hawaii.

1 week ago - The Motley Fool

Southwest Airlines (LUV) Announces Tentative Deal With AMFA

The announcement of a tentative deal with the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association looks encouraging for Southwest Airlines (LUV).

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES AND AIRCRAFT MECHANICS FRATERNAL ASSOCIATION REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR AIRCRAFT APPEARANCE TEC...

DALLAS , Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co.  (NYSE: LUV) and the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), the union that represents Southwest Airlines® Aircraft Appearance Tech...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

BOOK TODAY: SPRING BREAK 2023 FLIGHT SCHEDULE IS NOW AVAILABLE

Southwest Airlines adds seasonal nonstop service on Saturdays between Denver and San Jose, Costa Rica*; and brings nonstop service between San Diego and Eugene, Ore. DALLAS , Sept.

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

U.S. must do more to block harmful airline mergers, anti-monopoly group says

The U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) must step up efforts to stop anti-competitive U.S. airline mergers and hold carriers accountable for flight cancellations and poor customer service, an influen...

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2 weeks ago - Reuters

Here's why airline stocks are taking off this week

Airline stocks outperformed the broader equity market on Wednesday, getting a boost from a rosier outlook for United Airlines Holdings Inc. and news that U.S. airports recently welcomed more travelers t...

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2 weeks ago - Market Watch

Holiday air travel tops pre-pandemic levels for the 1st time

For the first time since COVID-19 brought air travel to a standstill, the number of people streaming through U.S. airport security checkpoints over a holiday weekend exceeded pre-pandemic levels.

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2 weeks ago - Market Watch

Southwest Airlines (LUV) Flat As Market Sinks: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, Southwest Airlines (LUV) closed at $36.74, marking no change from the previous day.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research