EPS Growth overview of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV)

Postado Dezembro 15, 2017

The company has market cap of $955.05 million. The current P/E ratio for LUV is 18.12 and the forward looking P/E is 14.25. The firm qualifies as a REIT for federal income tax purposes.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has grabbed attention from the analysts when it experienced a change of -0.46% in the last trading session to close at $63.14. Therefore 83% are positive. Moreover, M&T Retail Bank has 0.05% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows "Buy" Signal.

Analysts expect Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, July 22 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, March 31. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. (NYSE:LUV). Raymond James Na holds 0.03% or 5,679 shares. Imperial Capital has "Outperform" rating and $46 target. Bernstein initiated Southwest Airlines Co. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with "Outperform" on Friday, April 28. Andra Ap has 0.07% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, July 22 by Buckingham Research. The stock of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) rating on Thursday, February 4. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and $52 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.07, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. (NYSE:LUV). Ifc Holdings Fl invested in 0.04% or 7,484 shares. 94 funds opened positions while 186 raised stakes. Us Savings Bank De accumulated 263,685 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Central Asset Investments Mgmt Hldgs (Hk) Ltd owns 12,200 shares for 0.57% of their portfolio. Ibm Retirement Fund reported 13,746 shares stake. (NYSE:LUV). Wealthfront reported 15,201 shares. The company's market cap is $37.69 Billion, and the average volume is $5.07 Million. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Southwest Airlines Co. now has a Weekly performance of 2.77%, monthly performance percentage is 18.58 percent, Quarterly performance is 16.04 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 6.55% and Yearly Performance is 28.48 percent. Wfg Advsr Limited Partnership holds 4,931 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. It also increased its holding in Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) by 17,539 shares in the quarter, for a total of 417,765 shares, and has risen its stake in Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC). Colony Group Inc stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has risen 12.13% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. (NYSE:LUV). Fayez Sarofim & Co has 152,389 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Palladium Prtnrs Limited Liability Company holds 82,222 shares. The stock closed maximum at $64.39 over the 52 weeks but is now -1.49% away from that point. Blackrock stated it has 30.48M shares.

In other Southwest Airlines news, Director John T. Montford sold 935 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. Based on a recent bid, its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 8.22%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 10.22% while it has a distance of 10.97% from the 200 days simple moving average.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa who had been investing in Ani Pharmaceuticals Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $785.90M market cap company. The price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio helps investors analyze how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, such as auto rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers. Currently Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.80 on the shares. (NYSE:LUV) to report earnings on January, 25. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.93 EPS. LUV's profit will be $492.51M for 19.39 P/E if the $0.83 EPS becomes a reality. Voya Mngmt Lc reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co.

Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $1,886 activity. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Southwest Airlines from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. After $0.88 actual earnings per share reported by Southwest Airlines Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.68% negative EPS growth. Insiders have sold a total of 118,740 shares of company stock worth $6,923,568 over the last quarter. Their projections for the Next Quarter growth is 36.1 percent. About 365,847 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Equity Residential's analysts are positive. (NYSE:LUV) reached all time high today, Dec, 14 and still has $68.78 target or 7.00 % above today's $64.28 share price. The Weekly Volatility is 1.23% and the Monthly Volatility is 1.30%. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with "Hold" on Thursday, November 2. As per Monday, May 29, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. (NASDAQ:ANIP) on Monday, September 28 to "Buy" rating.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter.