72-hour sale: Southwest Airlines slashes rates to under $100 round-trip

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Aperio Gp Lc has 245,849 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. 67,989 are owned by Nordea Inv Mngmt. Fukoku Mutual Life Insur invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV). Moreover, Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc has 0.28% invested in the company for 95,030 shares.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE LUV) opened at 60.235 on Tuesday. Jennison Assocs reported 10,034 shares. Brown Advisory, Maryland-based fund reported 63,545 shares. Cambridge Inv Rech, Iowa-based fund reported 64,231 shares.

Among 24 analysts covering BP (NYSE:BP), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. First Dallas Securities holds 92,337 shares or 3.16% of its portfolio. Boston Common Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested 0.6% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV).

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $266,475 activity. 5,249 shares were sold by Wells Gregory D, worth $302,626 on Friday, May 19. This is a positive change from Southwest Airlines's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10.

Prudential Financial Inc decreased Southwest Airls Co (LUV) stake by 5.37% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Southwest Airlines's dividend payout ratio is now 11.33%. The 6 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $36.98B company. The stock, after opening at $5.55, closed at $5.51 by scoring -1.08%.

The company is now down by -1.46% since yesterday's close of $60.99.


Despite the past success, investors want to know where the stock is headed from here.

Greenbrier Partners Capital Management Llc holds 15.82% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co for 1.26 million shares. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.02. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.47% which for the week stands at 1.67%. During the same quarter previous year, the company posted $0.88 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Southwest Airlines Co will post $3.82 EPS for the current fiscal year. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Southwest Airlines Co. had 39 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. P/E provides a number that details how many years of earnings it will take a stock to recoup the value of one share at current price levels. Citigroup initiated coverage on LUV by announcing an initial rating of "Buy". The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 12 by Credit Suisse. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Thursday, July 14 report. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of Southwest Airlines in a report on Friday, May 26th.

On July 27 the stock rating was downgraded from "Overweight" to "Neutral" in an announcement from JP Morgan. Southwest Airlines Co.'s EPS is 3.32.

On Tuesday, Southwest launched its bi-annual nationwide sale that includes one-way fares starting at $49. Market Cap is also the figure use to determine company's size, as opposed to using sales or total asset figures. Southwest provides point-to-point service. Southwest Airlines Co.'s P/E ratio is 18.08. The Company offers ancillary service offerings, such as Southwest's EarlyBird Check-In and transportation of pets and unaccompanied minors, in accordance with Southwest's respective policies.

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