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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV)

Community Rating: 3 Stars: Appealing

29.24 0.56 (1.95%)

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Today's Open $28.80
Previous Close $28.68
Daily Range $28.75 - $29.70
52-Week Range $12.65 - $29.70
Market Cap $20.2B
P/E Ratio 19.51
Dividend (Yield) $0.24 (0.8%)
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Volume 8,058,037
Average Daily Volume 6,636,262
Current FY EPS $1.61

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chimpcontest (4.06)
Submitted February 21, 2011

Jakilathehun haiku (previous floridabuilder contest winner)<br /><br />Low oil, high volume<br /><br />China crash, US rebound<br /><br />Orgasm, my LUV<br /><br />

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TrojanFan (< 20)
Submitted March 8, 2012

In the long, long run all airlines make bad investments. As Buffet has famously said in the past, no industry has been more efficient at destroying shareholder capital then the airline industry.<br / … More

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Southwest Airlines (LUV) Description

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. Website: http://www.southwest.com/

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