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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) which is in the industry Regional Airlines, gaining -1.59% today. In the last week its performance is -12.35%, and -19.74% for the past quarter. Currently, Southwest Airlines Co., LUV has a target price of 49.54, so today’s gain of -1.59% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.03%.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), has a market cap of 23835.93, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 80.50%.

At the current price of 37.23, it has a dividend yield of 1.06%, and its target price is 49.54. This is with a profit margin of 12.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.43. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has a P/E of 10.01, as well as a forward P/E of 9.33.

With a current EPS of 3.78, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.76%,Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 39.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.94%.

Performance for the year is 4.49%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1980, the total performance to date is -11.78%.

Volume today for Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), is 6305960, while its average volume is 7125.58. Whilst the total gain today was -1.59%, it did have a day high of -17.27%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.67%, and 3.06% for the month. The 52-week low for Southwest Airlines Co., LUV has been 13.67%, while the 52-week-high has reached -27.07%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 26.30%, and its return on assets is 11.30%. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has an operating margin of 21.80%. With a sales growth of 5.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Southwest Airlines Co., LUV is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.31, and has a current ratio of 0.6 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Southwest Airlines Co.? Well its PEG is 0.72, and the P/S is 1.16, along with a P/B of 3.06. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.98.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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