Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

55.40
NYSE : Transportation
Prev Close 53.48
Day Low/High 51.85 / 55.46
52 Wk Low/High 47.40 / 58.77
Avg Volume 3.30M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 526.28M
Market Cap 28.15B
EPS 4.30
P/E Ratio 12.02
Div & Yield 0.72 (1.31%)

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The Coronavirus Impact on Markets, Trump at Davos, Hot Housing, Trading Zscaler

The Coronavirus Impact on Markets, Trump at Davos, Hot Housing, Trading Zscaler

The market impact of the virus for U.S. investors has been seen in more pronounced fashion in Treasury markets.

The Week Ahead: Davos, Impeachment, PMI and 25 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

The Week Ahead: Davos, Impeachment, PMI and 25 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

Almost 200 companies are slated to report quarterly results, including 43 S&P 500 constituents.

Headlines of Note

As we wait for the December Retail Sales report, here are some headlines catching my attention this morning:  Shares of PPG Industries are down in pre-market trading following December quarterly results that missed EPS expectations despite reporting...

An Out-of-Favor Sector and Airline That Could Turn the Corner in 2020

An Out-of-Favor Sector and Airline That Could Turn the Corner in 2020

Energy companies and American Airlines haven't fared well in 2019 but could perform much better next year.

This Airline Stock Is Flying Under the Radar

This Airline Stock Is Flying Under the Radar

Here's how to get on on board JetBlue.

Target Didn't Just Hit the Mark, It Blew It Away

Target Didn't Just Hit the Mark, It Blew It Away

TGT trounced earnings this quarter, but pay close attention to this key report on Jan. 15.

Scaling the Current Peak and Testing the S&P 500 Porridge: Market Recon

Scaling the Current Peak and Testing the S&P 500 Porridge: Market Recon

Plus, a glance at news about Disney+, Boeing's 737 Max and Alphabet's "Project Nightingale."

Southwest Air Cut at Bernstein

Airline Stocks Are Gaining Altitude: Here Are 2 to Watch This Week

Airline Stocks Are Gaining Altitude: Here Are 2 to Watch This Week

It's a game of chase or don't chase with the wind at the sector's back.

Jim Cramer: Here's How to Look at Stocks in Earnings Season

Jim Cramer: Here's How to Look at Stocks in Earnings Season

On the biggest day for earnings reports in the S&P let me give you my scorecard to date so you know which pile your stocks might land in.

Trucking, Rails and Trading Volume: Market Recon

Trucking, Rails and Trading Volume: Market Recon

Large-cap equity indices over a month have churned on lackluster interest outside of the high-frequency crowd, and the trucking and rail sectors are outperforming the indices this month.

After a Turbulent Year, Boeing Stock Looks Primed to Gain Some Altitude

After a Turbulent Year, Boeing Stock Looks Primed to Gain Some Altitude

Airbus has risen twice as much in 2019 as BA has, but that should soon change.

My Trade Ideas for Boeing

My Trade Ideas for Boeing

I consider it some kind of miracle that the larger economy has hung in there, and to a far lesser degree, so has BA's stock.

Fool Me Twice, Shame on Me

* More night moves (and reversals) I ended yesterday with Some Late Afternoon Observations: Fool Me Once which reiterated the false optimism and Administration narrative with regard to trade negotiations with China: * A strong opening and weak close...

Company News for Your Consideration

As we get ready for the market day ahead, here are some items hitting the tape that have caught my attention:  U.S. Steel has acquired a 49.9% ownership interest in Big River Steel for about $700 million in cash, with a call option to acquire the re...

When 737 MAX Flies Again, So Will LUV

When 737 MAX Flies Again, So Will LUV

Southwest airlines offers long-term growth and enough volatility to provide terrific entry and exit points for traders.

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.