Published: Thu, February 15, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

(LUV) has analyst mean rating score of 1.90


The institutional investor held 59,921 shares of the air freight and delivery services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.35 million, up from 38,086 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Southwest Airlines's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. The Volatility 3m is a similar percentage determined by the daily log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over 3 months.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) tumbled -12.67% year-to-date. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)'s value Change from Open was at 1.39% with a Gap of -0.38%. Sg Americas Secs Limited Com accumulated 70,270 shares or 0.07% of the stock. The institutional investor held 10,402 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.51M, up from 8,002 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $120.06. About 128,059 shares traded. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.26% the S&P500.

Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $2.23 million activity. The insider MONTFORD JOHN T sold 1,695 shares worth $107,240. Jordan Robert E also sold $2.12 million worth of Southwest Airlines Co. BIGGINS J VERONICA sold 32 shares worth $1,886.

Analysts' mean recommendation for Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV)'s Buy count is 2 and Strong Buy is 8 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Strong Sell are 0 and 4, respectively. Therefore 74% are positive.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Southwest Airlines will report full year sales of $5.24 billion for the current year, with estimates ranging from $21.12 billion to $21.16 billion. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Neutral" on Thursday, May 26. After a recent check, Southwest Airlines Company's 14-day RSI is now at 40.90, the 7-day stands at 46.14, and the 3-day is sitting at 70.28. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $67.97. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Thursday, July 30 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research on Friday, October 27 with "Neutral". The firm has a market capitalization of $33,607.28, a PE ratio of 9.92, a PEG ratio of 1.02 and a beta of 1.17. (NYSE:LUV) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, January 30. Southwest Airlines has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $67.93. (NYSE:LUV) for 90,138 shares. Its up 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 69 investors sold LUV shares while 249 reduced holdings. Weiss Multi reported 54,000 shares. Bank Of The Ozarks invested in 5,463 shares. Bank of Hawaii raised its position in shares of Southwest Airlines by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:LUV) now stands at 3.128598. Keybank Natl Association Oh invested in 0.54% or 627,462 shares. Matarin Ltd Liability Co invested 0.05% in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Mitsubishi Ufj And Banking Corporation invested in 0.03% or 322,763 shares. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 7th will be issued a dividend of $0.125 per share. Ballentine Prtn Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.01% in Southwest Airlines Co. Ims Cap Management, Oregon-based fund reported 9,071 shares. Its most recent closing price has a distance of 8.61% from SMA20 and is 3.25% above than SMA200. (NYSE:LUV). Cim Investment Mangement Inc stated it has 0.33% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Bbt Mgmt Limited Com invested in 0.81% or 103,000 shares. Fjarde Ap owns 217,033 shares. Cibc Ww Markets holds 9,045 shares. Cornerstone Capital reported 2,100 shares stake. Powershares Etf Trust (PKB) was raised too.

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 0.98 in 2017Q2.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. 100 funds opened positions while 451 raised stakes. 297,494 are owned by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Limited Liability Company. Public Sector Pension Investment Board has 0.04% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. It also increased its holding in Ally Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) for 22,540 shares. First Eagle Investment Management Llc has 0.1% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 378,238 shares. Partnervest Advisory Service Ltd Llc invested in 1.7% or 24,049 shares. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Us Bancorp De reported 56,728 shares. Prelude Cap Management Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. Hartline Inv stated it has 19,997 shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. (NYSE:LUV) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, September 20 by Raymond James. Therefore 76% are positive. Envestnet Asset Mngmt has 0.03% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. J.P. Morgan initiated Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $53 target in Tuesday, April 12 report. Piper Jaffray maintained The Priceline Group Inc. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, May 4 by Guggenheim. On Tuesday, July 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Evercore to "Buy".

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $913,734 activity. Southwest Airlines's quarterly revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis.

Chemical Bank decreased Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stake by 13,658 shares to 12,849 valued at $993,000 in 2017Q3.

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