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Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV)

Southwest Airlines Co Worth Watching Stock: Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV)
Rufina Vignone | 02 Dicembre, 2016, 13:07

A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$0.69 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$0.77. The fund owned 58,925 shares of the airline's stock after buying an additional 44,246 shares during the period. 1832 Asset Management L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of Southwest Airlines during the second quarter worth $115,000. The stock is presently trading up its SMA-50 of $69.10.

Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) now has mean rating of 2.60 while 3 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 1 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 8 commented as "HOLD".

07/25/2016 - Southwest Airlines Company had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. The shares ended last trade at $46.61, implying that Wall Street analysts see shares climbing about 7.49 per cent in 12 months' time. Southwest Airlines's revenue for the quarter was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter past year. Strs Ohio raised its stake in shares of Southwest Airlines by 393.0% in the second quarter. The share price is now 4.98 percent versus its SMA20, 12.27 percent versus its SMA50, and 13.58 percent versus its SMA200. The company's stock has a market capitalization of $29.21 Billion.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) traded up 0.17% in the last Trading session and closed at $47.45.

The mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Dec 16 is $1.37B by 2 analysts. LUV has recorded a 50-day average of $42.43 and a two hundred day average of $40.02.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Southwest Airlines Co. and for the current quarter 16 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.66/share. The airline reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.88 by $0.05. The 15 stock analysts who cover the stock have an average PT at $50.1, with individual targets in the range of $43 to $59. The investment community uses this figure to determine a company's size, as opposed to sales or total asset figures. Recently shares have been suggested as BUY from 12 and 0 issued SELL signal for the company's stock.5 told as a HOLD the stock. This is the 119th consecutive quarter the company has paid a cash dividend. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 6th.

07/22/2016 - Southwest Airlines Company had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on LUV. This appreciation has taken its current market value to28.69B and a price-to-earnings ratio to 13.25. Vetr upgraded shares of Southwest Airlines from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $46.22 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 24th. Imperial Capital began coverage on Southwest Airlines in a research report on Friday, September 9th. They issued a "buy" rating and a $57.00 price objective on the stock.

According to Zacks brokerage recommendations, Southwest Airlines Co.

03/02/2016 - Southwest Airlines Company had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Sterne Agee. Average recommendation stands as Hold with consensus analysis of 17 Analysts. Southwest is a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets.

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