Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) : The consensus on Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) based on 11 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.91, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 5 which endorses a Strong Sell on the stock. However, 6 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 5 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) : Average target price received by Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) is $49.57 with an expected standard deviation of $7.76. The most aggressive target on the stock is $64, whereas the most downbeat target is $40. 7 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, JP Morgan downgrades its view on Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) according to the research report released by the firm to its investors. The shares have now been rated Neutral by the stock experts at the ratings house. Earlier, the shares had a rating of Overweight. The rating by the firm was issued on July 27, 2016.

Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV): The stock opened at $37.32 and touched an intraday high of $38.84 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $37.28, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $38.68 with a gain of 4.68% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 11,627,730. The stock had closed at $36.95 in the previous trading session.

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,, enables purchasing and managing travel online. It offers and 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

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