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Southwest Airlines Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E15.72 EPS (ttm)3.70 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand578.00M Perf Week1.31%
Market Cap33.60B Forward P/E11.64 EPS next Y4.99 Insider Trans-1.95% Shs Float571.37M Perf Month-6.99%
Income2.18B PEG0.95 EPS next Q1.06 Inst Own79.10% Short Float2.61% Perf Quarter8.53%
Sales21.23B P/S1.58 EPS this Y-2.90% Inst Trans-0.10% Short Ratio3.47 Perf Half Y5.73%
Book/sh17.30 P/B3.36 EPS next Y20.66% ROA14.20% Target Price68.43 Perf Year-0.85%
Cash/sh6.38 P/C9.12 EPS next 5Y16.62% ROE37.70% 52W Range49.93 - 66.99 Perf YTD-11.18%
Dividend0.64 P/FCF19.55 EPS past 5Y43.80% ROI17.50% 52W High-13.22% Beta1.03
Dividend %1.10% Quick Ratio0.60 Sales past 5Y4.40% Gross Margin73.00% 52W Low16.42% ATR1.37
Employees57674 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q0.20% Oper. Margin15.00% RSI (14)39.18 Volatility2.41% 2.23%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.36 EPS Q/Q3.10% Profit Margin16.90% Rel Volume0.87 Prev Close57.96
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.32 EarningsOct 25 BMO Payout8.80% Avg Volume4.29M Price58.13
Recom1.90 SMA20-3.72% SMA50-4.50% SMA2001.81% Volume3,748,377 Change0.29%
Sep-27-18Reiterated Imperial Capital Outperform $60 → $66
Sep-07-18Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy
Aug-24-18Downgrade Wolfe Research Outperform → Peer Perform
Aug-22-18Reiterated Imperial Capital In-line $54 → $60
Jul-27-18Reiterated Cowen Outperform $63 → $66
Jun-15-18Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
Jun-04-18Reiterated Cowen Outperform $65 → $63
Jun-01-18Downgrade Imperial Capital Outperform → In-line $68 → $54
May-25-18Initiated Tigress Financial Buy
Apr-27-18Reiterated Imperial Capital Outperform $75 → $68
Apr-27-18Reiterated Cowen Outperform $67 → $65
Mar-22-18Upgrade Buckingham Research Neutral → Buy
Jan-30-18Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral
Jan-10-18Reiterated Stifel Buy $80 → $85
Jan-09-18Downgrade BofA/Merrill Buy → Neutral
Dec-14-17Upgrade Atlantic Equities Neutral → Overweight
Oct-27-17Reiterated Cowen Outperform $62 → $64
Sep-20-17Upgrade Raymond James Mkt Perform → Outperform $65
Sep-15-17Upgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Overweight
Jun-22-17Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy
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Oct-18-18 04:56PM  Southwest Airlines to Discuss Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results on October 25, 2018 PR Newswire
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10:26AM  OIA's top air carrier ranks high on U.S. airlines list American City Business Journals
Oct-15-18 02:38PM  Alaska Air Group warns of management layoffs amid cost cutting American City Business Journals
12:36PM  Dont Assume Airline Stocks Will Get Grounded by High Fuel Prices
11:34AM  Here's Why You Must Hold onto Southwest Airlines for Now Zacks
08:20AM  Airports in Texas, Houston lead nation in growth over past 10 years American City Business Journals
07:25AM  Southwest balks at American's new idea for Cuba routes American City Business Journals
Oct-12-18 03:44PM  American, Southwest lead way to big traffic increase at BHM American City Business Journals
Oct-11-18 01:30PM  More shippers complain to FERC about Colonial's 'unjust' shipping fees Reuters
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Oct-10-18 03:08PM  Dallas Love Field leads nation in airport growth over past 10 years American City Business Journals
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09:25AM  Yahoo Finance Live: Midday Movers - Oct 10th, 2018 Yahoo Finance Video
08:35AM  Lambert airport's wish list: The nonstops needed most American City Business Journals
08:30AM  Report: Developing Opportunities within Southwest Airlines, Select Income REIT, Oxford Industries, ImmunoGen, Navigant Consulting, and TrueBlue Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018 GlobeNewswire
08:11AM  Hurricane Michael snarls travel in the Southern US. What you need to know CNBC
07:58AM  American Airlines Slides 6% on Raised Q3 Fuel Costs View Zacks
07:00AM  7 things to know today and Orlando named a top foodie-friendly city American City Business Journals
Oct-09-18 07:17PM  Hurricane Michael: Delta, U-Haul And Other Firms Offer Consumers a Break
04:44PM  SkyWest (SKYW) September Block Hours Fall, Load Factor Rises Zacks
04:23PM  Where Southwest Airlines is growing the most (slideshow) American City Business Journals
03:46PM  Gol Linhas' (GOL) September Traffic Down, Unveils Q3 Outlook Zacks
02:25PM  Nasdaq Loses Early Luster; This Top Growth Stock Faces Key Test Of Support Investor's Business Daily
10:57AM  Southwest Airlines' September Traffic Up, Load Factor Down Zacks
10:54AM  Hawaiian Holdings' Arm Posts Drop in September Load Factor Zacks
10:14AM  Airlines scrap change fees as Hurricane Michael blows toward Florida Panhandle CNBC
08:16AM  Best fundamental setup for airlines since 2014, says top ... CNBC Videos
06:00AM  Delta Stock Has Become a Buy Regardless of Earnings InvestorPlace
Oct-08-18 05:29PM  UPDATE: Delta Air Lines caps fares and cancels flights as Hurricane Michael intensifies American City Business Journals
03:09PM  Southwest Airlines challenges Delta Air Lines in on-time derby American City Business Journals
08:21AM  Should You Be Tempted To Sell Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) At Its Current PE Ratio? Simply Wall St.
08:03AM  Why viewers found these women's ads inspiring American City Business Journals
Oct-05-18 01:55PM  Southwest Airlines enters a new 737 era with major assist from Spirit AeroSystems American City Business Journals
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07:45AM  Southwest Airlines Spreads Its Wings To Mexico With Discover The World's Help PR Newswire
06:40AM  Southwest Airlines load factor falls below expectations MarketWatch
06:30AM  Southwest Airlines Reports September Traffic PR Newswire
Oct-03-18 05:06PM  Alaska Air Group affiliate wins deal for Paine Field's commercial ground operations American City Business Journals
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09:38AM  4 Best Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy for Q4 Zacks
09:25AM  Delta Down on Investor Update, Hurricane Florence to Hurt Q3 Zacks
Oct-02-18 03:18PM  3 Airline Stocks to Buy Following Recent Turbulence InvestorPlace
01:47PM  Is It Time for a Safe Landing in Southwest Airlines Stock? InvestorPlace
11:00AM  Southwest Airlines Offers Winter Travel Sale PR Newswire
03:57AM  [$$] Airlines slide after Delta details earnings hit from Hurricane Florence Financial Times
Oct-01-18 03:41PM  Passenger jets at Paine Field won't cause 'significant' extra noise, FAA concludes American City Business Journals
03:08PM  Southwest Air Ends an Era With Delivery of Last 737 Next Gen Bloomberg
07:58AM  Regulators Speed Checks on 737 Engines Tied to Southwest Death Bloomberg
Sep-29-18 01:55PM  Consumers are one step closer to larger airline seats and safer pets Yahoo Finance
Sep-28-18 04:00PM  Southwest, United carry Sky Harbor to positive passenger numbers in August American City Business Journals
01:14PM  Highest minimum wage in the country for NY airport workers Yahoo Finance Video
11:22AM  Southwest Airlines to Add Flights & Resume Few Services Zacks
07:00AM  Taking a Fresh Look at the Airlines Morningstar
Sep-27-18 02:18PM  Imperial Capital Turns Bullish On Alaska Air Benzinga
11:55AM  Stock Market Rises On Strength In Internet-Related Stocks Investor's Business Daily
10:56AM  Southwest Airlines introduces new Texas-California route to start next spring American City Business Journals
09:00AM  Southwest Airlines Extends Bookable Flight Schedule Into June 2019 PR Newswire
07:39AM  Southwest Airlines is growing the fastest at these airports American City Business Journals
Sep-26-18 02:13PM  British Airways to introduce new uniforms American City Business Journals
Sep-25-18 03:54PM  U.S. Regional Airlines Out-Do Bigger Rivals in On-Time Flights Bloomberg
11:00AM  Southwest Airlines (LUV) Gains 21% in 3 Months: Here's Why Zacks
09:34AM  Airline Stocks Plummet in Monday's Trading: Take a Look Zacks
Sep-24-18 01:27PM  Congress fighting for legroom on planes Yahoo Finance Video
12:28PM  Airline stocks fall as crude oil price jump boosts costs MarketWatch
Sep-23-18 10:00AM  [$$] Companies Buy Earnings Gains by Buying Back Stock The Wall Street Journal
Sep-21-18 03:58PM  Orange (County of) CA Airport Enterprise -- Moody's affirms Orange (County of) CA Airport Enterprise's airport revenue bonds at Aa3; outlook stable Moody's
02:30PM  Why Did U.S. Airlines Stocks--AAL, DAL, LUV--Climb Today? Zacks
08:12AM  A Look At The Fair Value Of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) Simply Wall St.
Sep-20-18 05:10PM  Southwest to invest in new MRO facility at Baltimore/Washington Flightglobal
04:07PM  Southwest Airlines to build $130M regional maintenance facility at BWI American City Business Journals
03:11PM  Why Southwest Airlines mechanics said 'no' to tentative agreement American City Business Journals
12:07PM  Delta becomes latest airline to raise bag fees. Will American follow suit? American City Business Journals
11:00AM  Southwest Airlines Announces $1 Million Donation Dedicated To Supporting Communities PR Newswire
Sep-19-18 05:33PM  Delta Air Lines bumps its baggage fees American City Business Journals
03:00PM  Southwest Airlines and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Award Complimentary Airfare to 150 College Students Nationwide PR Newswire
02:46PM  Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising checked-bag fees Associated Press
01:35PM  Southwest Airlines mechanics' battle for contract is far from over American City Business Journals
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Sep-18-18 06:10PM  Why Customer Loyalty Is So Important to Investors Motley Fool
03:37PM  Southwest Airlines mechanics reject tentative contract American City Business Journals
11:00AM  Southwest Airlines settles lawsuit with pilots for $19M American City Business Journals
Sep-17-18 07:18AM  Southwest Airlines welcomes miniature horses onboard as service animals Fox Business Videos
Sep-16-18 04:31PM  The Smartest People on Wall Street Are Buying These 3 Stocks. Should You Follow? Motley Fool
09:05AM  Southwest Airlines' Outlook Continues Improving Motley Fool
Sep-14-18 01:32PM  8 Stocks To Lead The Market: Morgan Stanley Investopedia
11:59AM  Southwest communications chief on hurricane response: 'We all work together to make sure people have somewhere to go' American City Business Journals
Sep-13-18 02:18PM  MARKETS: Here's why airline stocks are soaring after getting slammed Wednesday Yahoo Finance Video
Southwest Airlines Co. operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated a total of 706 Boeing 737 aircraft; and served 100 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 10 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belize, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, such as car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers. In addition, the company offers a suite of digital platforms to support customers' needs across the travel journey, including,, an iOS app, an android app, an email subscription service, and push notifications; and, a Website for business customers that offer businesses shared stored company credit cards, company activity reporting, and centralized traveler management services. Southwest Airlines Co. was founded in 1967 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Watterson Andrew MEVP & Chief Revenue OfficerAug 17Sale59.286,130363,40512,131Aug 20 05:04 PM
DENISON JOHN GDirectorAug 07Option Exercise7.7610,00077,60050,599Aug 08 05:03 PM
MONTFORD JOHN TDirectorAug 07Sale58.2743025,05423,853Aug 08 05:12 PM
Shaw Mark RSVP,Gen Counsel,Corp.SecretaryJul 30Sale58.354,910286,50611,036Jul 31 05:20 PM
BROOKS DOUGLAS HDirectorMar 13Option Exercise12.0410,000120,40056,269Mar 14 06:08 PM
BROOKS DOUGLAS HDirectorMar 13Sale60.0510,000600,49146,269Mar 14 06:08 PM
Van de Ven Michael GChief Operating OfficerMar 02Sale57.3531,0991,783,395161,283Mar 05 05:55 PM
Wells Gregory DEVP, Daily OperationsFeb 27Sale58.888,323490,06622,439Feb 28 04:48 PM
KELLY GARY CChairman of the Board & CEOFeb 22Sale58.414,725275,987485,597Feb 23 05:59 PM
KELLY GARY CChairman of the Board & CEOFeb 22Sale58.0627,2711,583,246490,322Feb 23 05:55 PM
KELLY GARY CChairman of the Board & CEOFeb 22Sale57.9538,7792,247,253517,593Feb 23 05:51 PM
Romo TammyEVP & CFOFeb 22Sale57.9520,2721,174,73087,475Feb 23 05:31 PM
Romo TammyEVP & CFOFeb 22Sale58.032,300133,46685,175Feb 23 05:36 PM
CUNNINGHAM WILLIAM H DRDirectorFeb 12Buy56.253,500196,87570,469Feb 13 06:01 PM
Jordan Robert EEVP Corporate ServicesDec 14Sale64.3832,9312,120,03762,076Dec 18 05:19 PM
MONTFORD JOHN TDirectorDec 13Sale63.271,695107,24021,453Dec 14 04:38 PM
MONTFORD JOHN TDirectorNov 08Sale53.9493550,42925,000Nov 09 04:46 PM