Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

48.76
0.07 0.13
NYSE : Transportation
Prev Close 48.69
Open 48.85
Day Low/High 48.58 / 49.48
52 Wk Low/High 44.28 / 64.02
Volume 3.79M
Avg Volume 5.35M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 552.69M
Market Cap 27.26B
EPS 4.30
P/E Ratio 11.83
Div & Yield 0.64 (1.19%)

Latest News

Standing By Boeing Is Sinking Some Airline Stocks

Standing By Boeing Is Sinking Some Airline Stocks

Boeing's big demand driver is stinging the stocks of its biggest customers.

Boeing Stock: Is the Next $20 Higher or Lower?

Boeing Stock: Is the Next $20 Higher or Lower?

The stock has already tested both short-term support and potential resistance levels on Monday.

Here's How I'd Play Boeing, Though Delta Might Be a Better Option

Here's How I'd Play Boeing, Though Delta Might Be a Better Option

Easing into the aircraft maker on its bad news is one way to go, as are call options expiring this Friday.

Deadly Crash Downs Boeing Stock as Popular Plane Is Widely Grounded

Deadly Crash Downs Boeing Stock as Popular Plane Is Widely Grounded

A tragedy in the skies is taking its toll on Boeing shares.

These Airline Stocks Can Add Some Lift to Your Portfolio

These Airline Stocks Can Add Some Lift to Your Portfolio

Investment experts pick their top bets in the airline sector.

How Seriously Can One Take the Jobs Data?

How Seriously Can One Take the Jobs Data?

Yet again, growth is the bogey man. Yet again.

Southwest Airlines Is Spreading Its Wings in Hawaii

Southwest Airlines Is Spreading Its Wings in Hawaii

LUV looks good on the charts for long-term investors, but those with a shorter time horizon may need to exercise caution.

3 Undervalued Stocks That Insiders Are Still Buying

3 Undervalued Stocks That Insiders Are Still Buying

These are inexpensive names with nice dividends and insider buying.

What Fools We All Have Become, and Buying Lam Research: Market Recon

What Fools We All Have Become, and Buying Lam Research: Market Recon

Replacing fear with pragmatism, that is our goal.

Rising Oil Has Been the Achilles Heel for Airline Profitability

Rising Oil Has Been the Achilles Heel for Airline Profitability

From my perspective we can throw away the technicals of the airlines and even the government shutdown story to focus on oil.

The Bottom Line For Delta Air Lines Is That Margin Control Is Key

The Bottom Line For Delta Air Lines Is That Margin Control Is Key

The firm needs to realize benefit from lower fuel prices while they can.

3 Key Bear Market Rules, 5 Bargain Buys and a Monthly Dividend Portfolio

3 Key Bear Market Rules, 5 Bargain Buys and a Monthly Dividend Portfolio

Dow Theory presents tips for surviving a bear market, some top year-end stock bargains and a simple strategy for monthly income.

Take Flight With 8 Best Bets in the Airline Sector

Take Flight With 8 Best Bets in the Airline Sector

From airline operators to aircraft leasing firms to a pilot training firm, experts highlight their favorite stocks poised to lift off.

Brexit Blues and Fed Follies: Market Recon

Brexit Blues and Fed Follies: Market Recon

Investors still fear missing out on a significant year-end rally, despite earnings that appear to be at peak levels and an economy that appears to have reached peak growth.

Here Are 9 Takeaways From Last Night's Meltdown: Market Recon

Here Are 9 Takeaways From Last Night's Meltdown: Market Recon

It becomes difficult for me to tell you where to run in these markets...

Southwest Airlines Could Retest the May-July Support Zone

Southwest Airlines Could Retest the May-July Support Zone

Let's check LUV's charts and indicators and file a flight plan.

Some Overnight Homework

* What was up in a down market today? * Searching for trading rental ideas In looking for short-term trading ideas I often comb my screen for stocks that were green in a sea of red (long candidates) or red in a sea of green (short candidates). Here ...

Jim Cramer: These Are the Stocks to Buy on Canada Deal and the 4th Quarter

Jim Cramer: These Are the Stocks to Buy on Canada Deal and the 4th Quarter

Straying from these names could land you in quicksand as the 4th quarter begins.

Ready for Takeoff: 7 Top Airline Stocks to Pack in Your Portfolio

Ready for Takeoff: 7 Top Airline Stocks to Pack in Your Portfolio

Experts pick the best industry names for investors.

Jim Cramer: Don't Feed Me Your Whiny Stock Buyback Jive

Jim Cramer: Don't Feed Me Your Whiny Stock Buyback Jive

I am sick and tired of reading stories about how buybacks inflate earnings and are, therefore, phony.

Intermediate Level Trade: LUV

Intermediate Level Trade: LUV

Southwest Airlines has a pristine balance sheet which shows total cash is equal to its total debt.

Southwest Airlines is Ready to Take to the Skies Again - Go Long

Southwest Airlines is Ready to Take to the Skies Again - Go Long

Let's check the charts for an updated flight plan.

How to Play Macy's and Walmart on Earnings: Market Recon

How to Play Macy's and Walmart on Earnings: Market Recon

Macy's reports this morning. Here are some trade ideas on retailers as they enter this sweet spot.

Netflix and Twitter Are Among 29 Stocks Ready to Change Direction

Netflix and Twitter Are Among 29 Stocks Ready to Change Direction

These names are showing technical characteristics of either bullish or bearish reversal patterns over the past week.

Southwest Airlines Rallies But Lacks Flight Plan to New Highs

Southwest Airlines Rallies But Lacks Flight Plan to New Highs

The charts have improved for Southwest, but they don't suggest the stock is going to take off anytime soon.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

The major indices continued their winning streak Tuesday.