Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

55.73
0.08 0.14
NYSE : Transportation
Prev Close 55.81
Open 55.25
Day Low/High 55.21 / 56.28
52 Wk Low/High 44.28 / 64.02
Volume 4.28M
Avg Volume 3.48M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 537.52M
Market Cap 29.55B
EPS 4.30
P/E Ratio 12.32
Div & Yield 0.72 (1.24%)

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3 Trends Driving This Earnings Season

3 Trends Driving This Earnings Season

With a third of S&P 500 stocks having reported, these 3 trends are coming to the fore.

High Flyers and Low Flyers

Equities are a bit higher across the board since our last update. Homebuilders continue to be in the green as 30-year mortgage rates hover near three-year lows. This is starting to have an effect as purchase application demand has posted its biggest...

SOX It to Me, Military Mischief in Asia, and Awaiting Amazon: Market Recon

SOX It to Me, Military Mischief in Asia, and Awaiting Amazon: Market Recon

And as the semiconductor sector continues to shine, Brooks Automation is a name to keep in mind.

News for the 737 MAX Continues to Go South(west)

We can now add Southwest Airlines to the growing list of airlines that are extending their schedule changes to account for Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft. Southwest's extension to early November from the prior October for grounding the jets means it will...

Boeing Stock Is Losing Altitude Here, But Don't Hop on for the Ride

Boeing Stock Is Losing Altitude Here, But Don't Hop on for the Ride

The risk/reward ratio doesn't look good for retail investors.

Boeing Loses Altitude as FAA Finds More Risks Related to 737 MAX

Boeing Loses Altitude as FAA Finds More Risks Related to 737 MAX

The Federal Aviation Administration has declined to set a timeline on when it will lift its order prohibiting the troubled aircraft from flying.

The Oracle of Omaha Is Off His Game

The Oracle of Omaha Is Off His Game

Be careful backing Buffett right now, his biggest holdings show increasing profit pressure.

Trade War Heats Up, Fundamental Analysis, Boeing on the Hot Seat: Market Recon

Trade War Heats Up, Fundamental Analysis, Boeing on the Hot Seat: Market Recon

China's President Xi has obviously found surrender distasteful.

Southwest Airlines Can Fly High Again

Southwest Airlines Can Fly High Again

What other proven growth company can you name with a similarly cheap valuation?

Jim Cramer: Do These 5 Powerful Analyst Downgrades Make the Grade?

Jim Cramer: Do These 5 Powerful Analyst Downgrades Make the Grade?

Monday was a demonstration of pretty much everything analysts can throw at stocks to get you out while the getting is still good.

Boeing's MAX 8 Disaster Doesn't Bear Much on General Electric Outlook

Boeing's MAX 8 Disaster Doesn't Bear Much on General Electric Outlook

Overall, analysts are optimistic that turnaround timelines will be able to remain on track.

Boeing Pullback Tilts Risk-Reward Equation in Reward's Favor

Boeing Pullback Tilts Risk-Reward Equation in Reward's Favor

A low-risk strategy would be to buy Boeing here with the understanding that the trade will be closed if the stock breaks below the 200-day moving average.

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.