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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 -0.99% today. In the last week its performance is 0.46%, and 0.57% for the past quarter. Currently, Southwest Airlines Co., LUV has a target price of 48.25, so today’s gain of -0.99% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.73%.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), has a market cap of 22867.88, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 79.20%.

At the current price of 36.87, it has a dividend yield of 1.08%, and its target price is 48.25. This is with a profit margin of 12.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.45. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has a P/E of 9.76, as well as a forward P/E of 9.58.

With a current EPS of 3.78, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1.85%,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 -2.38%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1980, the total performance to date is -13.78%.

Volume today for Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), is 5693400, while its average volume is 7039.67. Whilst the total gain today was -0.99%, it did have a day high of -15.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.77%, and 2.16% for the month. The 52-week low for Southwest Airlines Co., LUV has been 9.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -27.58%.

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 0.32, 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 0.7, and the P/S is 1.12, along with a P/B of 2.98. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.7.

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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