Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) : Vigilant Capital Management scooped up 9,670 additional shares in Southwest Airlines Co during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 14, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 203,670 shares of Southwest Airlines Co which is valued at $8,415,644.Southwest Airlines Co makes up approximately 1.52% of Vigilant Capital Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Highland Capital Management boosted its stake in LUV in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 44,246 additional shares and now holds a total of 58,925 shares of Southwest Airlines Co which is valued at $2,438,317. Southwest Airlines Co makes up approx 0.21% of Highland Capital Management’s portfolio.Msi Financial Services Inc reduced its stake in LUV by selling 37,539 shares or 56.86% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 28,476 shares of LUV which is valued at $1,178,337. Southwest Airlines Co makes up approx 0.04% of Msi Financial Services Inc’s portfolio.Advisory Services Network boosted its stake in LUV in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,776 additional shares and now holds a total of 18,037 shares of Southwest Airlines Co which is valued at $693,883. Southwest Airlines Co makes up approx 0.13% of Advisory Services Network’s portfolio.
Southwest Airlines Co closed down -0.06 points or -0.14% at $41.32 with 72,96,827 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $41.6, the shares hit an intraday low of $41.1145 and an intraday high of $42.41 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Southwest Airlines Co reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.02 based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 21, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.21. The company had revenue of $5384.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5398.38 million. The company’s revenue was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.03 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Southwest Airlines Co. Bernstein Initiated Southwest Airlines Co on Oct 11, 2016 to “Outperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $51.Imperial Capital Initiated Southwest Airlines Co on Sep 9, 2016 to “Outperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $46.Southwest Airlines Co was Downgraded by JP Morgan to ” Neutral” on Jul 27, 2016.
Southwest Airlines Co. operates Southwest Airlines (Southwest). Southwest is a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets. The Company serves around 93 destinations in 40 states and runs international services to Montego Bay Nassau Oranjestad Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos Cancun Mexico City and Punta Cana. It serves around 17 non-stop destinations and 581 non-stop city pairs. It operates around 665 Boeing 737 aircrafts. It provides several products such as Business Select Fly By Priority Lanes and SWABIZ. Its Website southwest.com enables purchasing and managing travel online. It offers southwest.com and swabiz.com in a translated Spanish version. Southwest provides inflight satellite-based wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) service and live television. Its service offerings include EarlyBird Check-In Pets Are Welcome on Southwest (P.A.W.S.) products Automated Outbound Messaging (AOM) service and southwest.com/rebook.