Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Southwest Airlines Company

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) : The total money flow in Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) was negative ($5.53 million), which signals selling by the traders on Fridays session. They trimmed their holdings by selling the stock on downticks to the tune of $28.13 million. In comparison, the inflow of money into the stock on upticks was $22.6 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.8. Similarly, the block trades show selling by large traders on strength. The value of stocks sold down on downtick was $2.52 million. The negative money flow of ($2.52 million) confirms the selling in Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) on strength. Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) gained $0.3 at $36.89, a gain of 0.82% over the previous days close. However, the stock registered 1.71% in the week.


The company Insiders own 0.18% of Southwest Airlines Company shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 3.33% . Institutional Investors own 78.82% of Southwest Airlines Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -2.94%.

In a related news, Van De Ven Michael G, COO of Southwest Airlines Co, executed a transaction worth $150,234 on August 3, 2016. A total of 4,200 shares were purchased at an average price of $35.77. The Insider information was divulged by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.

Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV): The stock opened at $36.57 and touched an intraday high of $37.01 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $36.52, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $36.89 with a gain of 0.82% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 4,456,041. The stock had closed at $36.59 in the previous trading session.

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -2.41% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.2% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 1.71% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -2.54% in the past 4 weeks.

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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