Southwest Airlines (LUV) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.12

Marco Green
November 14, 2017

Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 8,836,067 shares of the airline's stock worth $549,016,000 after purchasing an additional 1,026,892 shares in the last quarter. Southwest Airlines Company's P/E ratio is 15.13 and the market cap of the company is 31.37B. The stock increased 0.06% or $0.03 on November 10, reaching $53.49. About 428,875 shares traded.

Southwest Airlines Co (Southwest) operates Southwest Airlines. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500.

Olstein Capital Management Lp increased Federal Signal Corp (FSS) stake by 17.54% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. now owns 2,632 shares of the airline's stock worth $164,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. Disney Walt Co now has $161.73 billion valuation.

About 1.33 million shares traded. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Stephens given on Tuesday, March 29. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.80, from 1.2 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold Southwest Airlines Co shares while 291 reduced holdings. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Ltd holds 15,548 shares. 7,258 were accumulated by Foster Dykema Cabot Ma. Old Second Natl Bank Of Aurora reported 300 shares. Central Asset Investments And Management (Hk) Limited, Hong Kong-based fund reported 12,200 shares. Stifel Financial accumulated 0.04% or 154,859 shares. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada, Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 5.28M shares. Motco has 2,817 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Ca stated it has 2.18% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Burt Wealth Advisors invested in 0.01% or 225 shares. 35,898 are owned by Moors And Cabot. 188,796 were accumulated by Qs Investors Lc. Moreover, Omers Administration has 0.02% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS).

Among 2 analysts covering Airgain Inc. Therefore 54% are positive. Vetr upgraded Southwest Airlines from a "sell" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $55.93 price target for the company in a report on Monday. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Imperial Capital on Friday, April 28. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $13000 target. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Friday, November 18. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Thursday, July 30 to "Overweight".

Southwest Airlines earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. Its down 0.01, from 1.41 in 2017Q1. Capital Fund Management S.A. boosted its position in shares of Southwest Airlines by 472.4% in the second quarter. 463.31 million shares or 1.17% less from 468.79 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 900 are held by Alphamark Advsrs Ltd Liability. Vanguard Gp holds 0.12% or 38.00 million shares. Umb Bank N A Mo reported 296,961 shares or 0.65% of all its holdings.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) opened at 39.18 on Wednesday. Lee Danner & Bass invested in 0.57% or 81,788 shares.

Investors wait Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) to report on January, 25. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.83 earnings per share, up $0.09 or 12.16 % from last year's $0.74 same quarter earnings. Aperio Grp Lc stated it has 281,360 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. 22,092 are owned by Profund Advsr. Parkside Financial Bank Trust holds 21 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Calamos Advisors Llc has 0.06% invested in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) for 127,787 shares. Cahill Finance Advsrs has 7,300 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Commonwealth Equity Svcs holds 0.04% or 92,688 shares.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $4.01 million activity. Peapack Gladstone owns 0% invested in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) for 4,277 shares.

Analysts await Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) to report earnings on January, 25. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.93 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Southwest Airlines Company will post 3.56 EPS for the current fiscal year. Shares for $226,035 were sold by Shaw Mark R. Shares for $492,238 were sold by Romo Tammy on Tuesday, May 23. 15,273 shares were sold by Van de Ven Michael G, worth $872,769 on Thursday, May 18. Wells Gregory D had sold 5,249 shares worth $302,626. Pittenger & Anderson Inc. lifted its position in shares of Southwest Airlines by 13.5% in the second quarter. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 83% are positive. Southwest Airlines Company has a one year low of $43.88 and a one year high of $64.39. Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised shares of Southwest Airlines from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating and set a $65.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th.

In other news, Director John T. Montford sold 935 shares of Southwest Airlines stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. (NYSE:LUV) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note published on Wednesday. On Thursday, September 3 the stock rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with "Outperform". The stock has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 24. JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and $52 target. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Thursday, June 22 to "Buy".

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