|Bid||53.9700 x 500|
|Ask||53.9800 x 200|
|Day's Range||53.4400 - 55.5300|
|52 Week Range||49.7600 - 66.9900|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||9.33|
|Earnings Date||Apr 26, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.50 (0.91%)|
|1y Target Est||71.53|
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action after the industrial giant reported first quarter 2018 earnings, beat Wall Street expectations on profits and revenue and raising full year EPS guidance.
The Chicago-based carrier wound up near the bottom of the pack in a new ranking based on customer satisfaction surveys.
Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. As the investigation into last week's deadly engine failure continues, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly could face questions about whether the company's low-cost business model — which puts its planes through frequent takeoffs and landings — is putting passengers at risk. Some aviation safety experts said they see no reason for alarm.
How top management, using updates from the cockpit and passengers’ phones, put the emergency-response plan into action in Philadelphia and Dallas.
In the aftermath of Southwest flight 1380, the Dallas-based airline responded by reportedly handing out $5,000 checks to the passengers on the plane. The move took some by surprise.
Southwest Airlines’s string of near crashes constitutes a series of warning shots across our bow. We need to pay attention to the signals.
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: United Continental, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air and Ryanair
U.S. airlines have a poor record of managing the ups-and-downs of the economic cycle, and an important test of whether they have changed for the better comes with quarterly results this week. Co.’s earnings on Thursday, will be dominated by its response to last week’s fatal accident following an engine blowout on a flight from New York to Dallas.
Southwest, Tampa International’s largest carrier in terms of passenger numbers, is voluntarily accelerating inspections of the engine fan blades throughout its entire Boeing 737-700/-800 fleet.
The timing of the rare-but-horrific events aboard Flight 1380 last week could not have been much worse for Southwest, or for any other U.S. or foreign carrier operating Boeing 737s equipped with the same model of engines as were mounted on Flight 1380’s wings.
Southwest Airlines canceled a small number of fights Sunday to perform engine checks in the wake of an accident that killed one of its passengers.
Despite facing stiff headwinds, Alaska Air posted a modest profit last quarter. Furthermore, it is on track to stabilize its profitability by the second half of 2018.
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) canceled more flights on Monday as it worked to complete inspections of engines like the one that failed last week in a deadly accident over Pennsylvania. Flightaware.com, a website that tracks aviation cancellations, said Southwest canceled 129 flights on Monday, or 3 percent of its total flights, and delayed 468 other flights, or 11 percent. Southwest said the cancellations were the result of the company’s announcement last Tuesday that it would begin voluntarily stepping up inspections of some CFM56-7B engines over the next 30 days.
Co. flight died Tuesday after an engine broke apart at more than 30,000 feet, spraying metal pieces through the fuselage and forcing the crippled jet to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia. It was the first fatality from a U.S. airline accident since 2009. The passenger killed was Jennifer Riordan, who worked as a community-relations leader for Wells Fargo & Co. in New Mexico and was a married mother of two children, her sister-in-law, Marianne Riordan, said in an interview.