Southwest Airlines has stayed on top of its troubled industry for years, thanks to smart management and a no-frills business model that’s built for profit. A major domestic airline, it provides point-to-point, low-fare service.


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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about Southwest Airlines.
Current Price: $36.68
Prev Close: $36.69
Open: $36.60
Bid: $36.64
Ask: $36.65
Day's Range: $36.42 - $36.84
52wk Range: $33.96 - $51.34
Volume: 3,817,784
Avg Vol 8,075,459
Market Cap: $23.86B
P/E (ttm): 9.73
EPS (ttm): $3.77
Div & Yield: $0.30 (1.1%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Southwest Airlines.
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
 
1740 Outperform
252 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
411 Outperform
39 Underperform

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You pick for Southwest Airlines is winning

Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for Southwest Airlines.

Southwest Airlines has stayed on top of its troubled industry for years, thanks to smart management and a no-frills business model that’s built for profit. A major domestic airline, it provides point-to-point, low-fare service.

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Transportation Infrastructure