Southwest Airlines Company (LUV): Price and Financial Metrics

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)

Today's Latest Price: $36.38 USD

4.85 (-11.76%)

Updated Mar 27 12:00am

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 21 in Airlines

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LUV Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $19,481,350,036, Southwest Airlines Co has a greater market value than 93.01% of US stocks.
  • LUV's went public 34.26 years ago, making it older than 92.67% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for LUV comes in at 15.13% -- higher than that of 79.58% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Southwest Airlines Co are WLTW, TU, DAL, HIG, and STT.
  • Visit LUV's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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LUV Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.38 52-week high $58.83
Prev. close $41.23 52-week low $29.15
Day low $36.10 Volume 8,297,300
Day high $40.13 Avg. volume 7,108,157
50-day MA $49.18 Dividend yield 1.98%
200-day MA $52.58 Market Cap 18.82B

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Company Bio

Southwest Airlines operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States, Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, and the Dominican Republic. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

LUV Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

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We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Southwest Airlines Co with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Southwest Airlines Co ranked in the 66th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Southwest Airlines Co, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 26.06; that's higher than 88.6% of US stocks in the Industrials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • LUV's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 34.5% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LUV, try JBHT, AYI, RLGT, MIDD, and KSU.

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LUV Price Returns

1-mo -21.68%
3-mo -32.77%
6-mo -32.16%
1-year -28.90%
3-year -29.58%
5-year -14.14%
YTD -32.35%
2019 17.72%
2018 -28.21%
2017 32.40%
2016 16.80%
2015 2.44%

LUV Dividends

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Continue Researching LUV

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Southwest Airlines Co's stock as an investment opportunity:

Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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