Southwest Airlines offers limited-time $100 round-trip fares

Southwest offering discounted flights

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) is launching three-day sale offering extra-low fares

67,989 are owned by Nordea Inv Mngmt. Fred Alger Mgmt accumulated 0.44% or 1.61 million shares. Moreover, Markston Int Ltd Com has 0.03% invested in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV). Tfs Capital Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 11,403 shares. Kopp Investment Advisors Limited Liability Corp holds 21,620 shares. Dreman Value Management L L C reported 0.39% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV).

Since December 15, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 17 selling transactions for $10.03 million activity. $226,035 worth of stock was sold by Shaw Mark R on Tuesday, May 23. This is a positive change from Southwest Airlines's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Southwest Airlines by 4,163.3% in the first quarter. 15,273 shares were sold by Van de Ven Michael G, worth $872,769. Southwest Airlines's dividend payout ratio is now 11.33%.

If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved went down -2.75% to end the day at $4.96.

If you've already booked a flight that is now available at a lower fare, a spokesperson for Southwest Airlines says customers can rebook at the lower fare and the difference in price will be credited for a future flight. With their stock price now trading around $60.10, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the past few years. The Company's products are sold by its in-house customer service group, its regional sales managers and independent sales representatives to a network of over 1,200 North American safety and mill supply distributors. Buy rating has been given by 3 analysts to the company stock whereas 5 analysts given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 22 analysts given HOLD rating. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 76.70% of the company's stock. The Thornburg Investment Management Inc holds 2.60 million shares with $188.10M value, down from 3.87M last quarter. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) to release earnings on July, 20. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.47% which for the week stands at 1.67%. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 8.50%. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 77% are positive. Southwest Airlines Co. had 39 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Imperial Capital maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, January 27 report. The stock of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 27.

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04/28/2017 - Southwest Airlines Company had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Morgan Stanley upgraded it to "Equal-Weight" rating and $51 target in Thursday, January 7 report. Cowen and Company increased their target price on shares of Southwest Airlines from $58.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Imperial Capital has "Outperform" rating and $63 target. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight" on Thursday, February 4.

Southwest Airlines on Tuesday launched its annual fare sale for nonstop flights from August 22 to December 13.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates Southwest Airlines, a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets. The firm has a market cap of $36.68 billion, a PE ratio of 18.20 and a beta of 0.88. The Firm provides community banking services primarily in the Eastern Panhandle and South Central regions of West Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley, and Northern region of Virginia.

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