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Southwest Airlines
LUV

$27.18
1.77%

Market Cap: 16.3B

 

About: Southwest Airlines is the largest domestic air carrier in the United States by passengers boarded. Southwest operates over 800 aircraft in an all-Boeing 737 fleet. Despite offering some longer routes and a few perks for business travelers, the airline predominantly specializes in short-haul, leisure flights operated in a single, open-seating cabin configuration in a point-to-point network.

Employees: 74,695

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Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
0
Analysts bullish %
of 23 analysts
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News positive %
of 64 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

1% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $13.7B [Q4 2023] → $13.9B (+$203M) [Q1 2024]

0.33% more ownership

Funds ownership: 74.49% [Q4 2023] → 74.83% (+0.33%) [Q1 2024]

0% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 8 [Q4 2023] → 8 (+0) [Q1 2024]

2% less funds holding

Funds holding: 768 [Q4 2023] → 755 (-13) [Q1 2024]

11% less first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 101 | Existing positions closed: 114

24% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 226 | Existing positions reduced: 298

30% less call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $356M | Put options by funds: $505M

Research analyst outlook

23 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$19
30%
downside
Avg. target
$30
9%
upside
High target
$42
55%
upside

23 analyst ratings

positive
30%
15 neutral
65%
negative
4%
TD Cowen
Helane Becker
30%downside
$19
Hold
Maintained
17 Jul 2024
Barclays
Brandon Oglenski
1%downside
$27
Equal-Weight
Maintained
10 Jul 2024
Deutsche Bank
Michael Linenberg
18%upside
$32
Buy
Maintained
8 Jul 2024
Citigroup
Stephen Trent
7%upside
$29
Neutral
Maintained
17 Jun 2024
HSBC
Achal Kumar
2%upside
$27.8
Hold
Initiated
13 May 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 64 articles about LUV published over the past 30 days