Southwest Airlines Co., LUV is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Regional Airlines in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Southwest Airlines Co., LUV has a market cap of 29080.95. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1980, Southwest Airlines Co., LUV performance year to date is 10.47%. Today Southwest Airlines Co., LUV has gained -0.13%, with a current price of 47.18.
Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 76.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 9.80%. Return of assets are at 10.10%, with return on investment at 26.30%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Southwest Airlines Co., LUV is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.31. While Total debt/equity is 0.43. With a profit margin of 11.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 75.80%, and operating margin of 19.40%. Southwest Airlines Co. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.6, while the quick ratio is 0.6.
For the last year Southwest Airlines Co., LUV has seen a EPS growth of 99.60%. A performance for the year of 3.83%. The 52-week high is -7.33%, and the 52-week low is 39.89%. The average volume for Southwest Airlines Co., LUV is 1424136.
With a target price of 50.1, can Southwest Airlines Co., LUV reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Southwest Airlines Co., LUV. Southwest Airlines Co. has a P/E of 13.42 and a forward P/E of 12.98. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.21. Southwest Airlines Co. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.43 and 3.63 respectively. For P/cash, Southwest Airlines Co. has a value of 8.44, while it is 20.54 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 47.18, Southwest Airlines Co. has a dividend yield of 0.85%. We see a return on equity of 29.40%.
Looking more long-term Southwest Airlines Co., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.09%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -0.57% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 99.60% for this year and for the last five years a 39.70% growth has been seen.