Don't Miss These Facts About Southwest Airlines Company

Southwest Airlines Company logged a 1.9% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $34.35 per share. LUV's trading volume is 4,025,728 compared to the stock's average volume of 7,633,475.

Southwest Airlines Company trades -13.57% away from its average analyst target price of $39.75 per share. The 15 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $30.0 to $60.0, and on average have given Southwest Airlines Company a rating of hold.

If you are considering an investment in LUV, you'll want to know the following:

  • Southwest Airlines Company's current price is 177.0% above its Graham number of $12.4, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 1.09, Southwest Airlines Company has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 31.5 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • LUV has a forward P/E ratio of 10.2 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $3.37 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.27 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Southwest Airlines Company is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.91 compared to its sector average of 3.12

  • Southwest Airlines Co. operates as a passenger airline company that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets.

  • Based in Dallas, the company has 66,656 full time employees and a market cap of $20.44 Billion.

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