LUV - Southwest Airlines Co.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
50.84
-0.30 (-0.59%)
As of 1:50PM EST. Market open.
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Previous Close51.14
Open51.58
Bid51.00 x 800
Ask51.01 x 1000
Day's Range50.68 - 51.60
52 Week Range47.10 - 66.99
Volume1,396,642
Avg. Volume5,123,265
Market Cap28.588B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.66
PE Ratio (TTM)8.03
EPS (TTM)6.34
Earnings DateJan 24, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.64 (1.25%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-12-04
1y Target Est62.53
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    Market Realist5 minutes ago

    United Continental’s Load Factor Continued to Improve

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  • Zacksyesterday

    Southwest's (LUV) Load Factor Declines Again in November

    Southwest's (LUV) load factor falls yet again in November due to capacity expansion exceeding traffic growth. Notably, load factor declines consecutively ever since the April flight mishap.

  • American Airlines Fell More than 9% Due to Rating Downgrade
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    American Airlines Fell More than 9% Due to Rating Downgrade

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  • Is Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) A Good Stock To Buy?
    Insider Monkey2 days ago

    Is Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) A Good Stock To Buy?

    As we already know from media reports and hedge fund investor letters, many hedge funds lost money in October, blaming macroeconomic conditions and unpredictable events that hit several sectors, with healthcare among them. Nevertheless, most investors decided to stick to their bullish theses and their long-term focus allows us to profit from the recent declines. […]

  • CNBC2 days ago

    A wintry storm hammering the Southeast grounds more than 1,400 flights, as airlines waive change fees

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  • PR Newswire4 days ago

    Playoff-Bound College Football Fans Get An Extra Lift To The Games

    DALLAS, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) this week announced extra flights for college football fans traveling to see their favorite teams compete for the top spot. Based on the demand from fans in Oklahoma, South Carolina, Indiana, and Alabama, the carrier added new nonstop options for fans to get to the football games in Miami, Florida and Arlington, Texas.

  • Investing.com4 days ago

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    Where Does Delta Air Lines Stand among Its Peers?

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  • Delta Adds Capacity to Most Profitable Transatlantic Route
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    Delta Adds Capacity to Most Profitable Transatlantic Route

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  • MarketWatch4 days ago

    Southwest's November load factor fell as capacity growth outpaced traffic's rise

    Southwest Airlines Co. reported Friday November load factor that declined to 84.5% from 85.8% a year ago, as seat supply growth outpaced the rise in traffic. Capacity increased 6.5% to 13.40 billion available seat miles while traffic rose 4.9% to 11.33 billion revenue passenger miles. Year-to-date load factor was 83.6%, down from 84.0% the same period last year, as capacity growth of 3.8% topped the 3.3% rise in traffic. The stock edged up 0.1% in premarket trade. It has lost 18.1% this year, while the NYSE Arca Airline Index has shed 10.3% and the S&P 500 has gained 0.8%.

  • PR Newswire4 days ago

    Southwest Airlines Reports November Traffic

    DALLAS , Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its November and year-to-date 2018 preliminary traffic statistics. The Company flew 11.3 ...

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    Motley Fool5 days ago

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    American City Business Journals5 days ago

    United Airlines gets bad news on on-time arrivals front

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  • Southwest Airlines plane skids off runway at Burbank Airport
    American City Business Journals5 days ago

    Southwest Airlines plane skids off runway at Burbank Airport

    The plane, a Boeing 737-700, came to a rest after rolling into the airport’s Engineered Material Arresting System.