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

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Current Price: $47.91
Prev Close: $47.07
Open: $47.37
Bid: $47.88
Ask: $47.95
Day's Range: $47.30 - $48.24
52wk Range: $33.96 - $51.34
Volume: 4,843,352
Avg Vol 8,918,234
Market Cap: $31B
P/E (ttm): 13.37
EPS (ttm): $3.52
Div & Yield: $0.30 (0.8%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Southwest Airlines.
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
 
1736 Outperform
253 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
446 Outperform
37 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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Gary C. Kelly, CEO

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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