Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 22981.23. It is in the Regional Airlines industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 9.4, a forward P/E of 9.04 and EPS of 3.78. At a stock price of 35.52 (-0.05%) it has a dividend yield of 1.13%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 39.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 99.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 2.26% and more long-term 13.94% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 42.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.30%.
For performance, Southwest Airlines Co. the past week has seen a gain of -7.16%. For the last month performance for Southwest Airlines Co. is -10.25%. While the last quarter is -17.42% and half year, -2.14%. Finally for the year, performance is -4.58%.
The 52-week high for Southwest Airlines Co., is at -30.42%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 8.45%. The 20-day simple moving average is -12.18% and -16.11% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 2.31%, and for the month it is 2.67%. Southwest Airlines Co., has a target price of 49.27.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.32, and for total debt/equity Southwest Airlines Co. has 0.45. The gross margin is 76.00%, while operating margin is 21.80%, the profit margin is 12.00%. The current ratio is 0.6 and the quick ratio is 0.5.
Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 80.10%. Southwest Airlines Co. has a payout ratio of 8.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 646.63. The shares float is 637.69, with the float short at 1.77%, with short ratio coming to 1.55.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Southwest Airlines Co., get 11.30%, with its returns on investment at 26.30%. Return on equity is 33.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 49.27, reached soon?
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