Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) CFO Tammy Romo Sells 20272 Shares

Marco Green
March 20, 2018

The Scott & Selber Inc holds 59,921 shares with $3.35M value, up from 38,086 last quarter. The stock increased 4.85% or $1.53 during the last trading session, reaching $33.1. The stock traded with the volume of 5.4 Million shares yesterday. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has risen 37.63% since March 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.77/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.77/share. Court Place Advisors Llc bought 23,580 shares as the company's stock rose 1.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 313,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.17 million, down from 344,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) ticked a yearly performance of 12.47% while year-to-date (YTD) performance stood at -6.95%.

Southwest Airlines stock traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $60.84. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 70,469 shares in the company, valued at $3,963,881.25. Heritage Commerce Corp (HTBK) has risen 32.65% since March 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. 24 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. (NYSE:LUV), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. (NYSE:LUV). Mckinley Cap Lc Delaware, a Unknown-based fund reported 5,968 shares. About 34,574 shares traded. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Ltd Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. (NASDAQ:PEP). Aspen Mngmt invested 0.87% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. Corporate insiders own 0.21% of the company's stock. It also increased its holding in The Trade Desk Inc by 54,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 544,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Spark Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ONCE). Earnings-per-share growth gives a good picture of the rate at which a company has grown its profitability per unit of equity. 11,042 were reported by Acg Wealth. After $-0.04 actual EPS reported by National Vision Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1,150.00% EPS growth. Rutabaga Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Ma reported 1.04% of its portfolio in UMH Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 74,903 shares. Therefore 36% are positive. Southwest Airlines Co. had 64 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock. The stock of PepsiCo, Inc. Credit Suisse has "Outperform" rating and $55 target. On Tuesday, July 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Evercore to "Buy". JP Morgan maintained PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) to report earnings on May, 8. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $67.83. Fayez Sarofim And reported 152,389 shares. Buckingham Research downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Friday, July 22 report. (NASDAQ:PEP) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, January 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to "Mkt Perform". Finally, Centaurus Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in Southwest Airlines during the fourth quarter worth $651,000.

Analysts await Southwest Airlines Co.

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. Therefore 67% are positive.

Among 19 analysts covering Southwest Airlines Co. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Canaccord Genuity. The company was maintained on Friday, April 28 by Cowen & Co. Cerebellum GP LLC acquired a new stake in Southwest Airlines in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $127,000. (NYSE:LUV) on Thursday, August 24 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Southwest Airlines Co. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 6th. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, January 7. The stock has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, January 25. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, July 24 report. Wells Fargo & Mn has 0% invested in Xencor, Inc. Its down 0.01, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 69 investors sold LUV shares while 249 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 441.14 million shares or 4.78% less from 463.31 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fifth Third Bancorporation holds 9,141 shares. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $85.00 price target (up from $80.00) on shares of Southwest Airlines in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Moody Financial Bank Trust Division owns 8,339 shares. White Pine Cap Ltd Com accumulated 3,777 shares. First Dallas Secs has invested 2.67% in Southwest Airlines Co. Asset Management One has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. Ubs Oconnor Llc holds 0.61% in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Adirondack Trust Communications stated it has 485 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Fincl Bank Of New York Mellon holds 196,332 shares. Greenbrier Prtnrs Cap Mngmt Ltd reported 14.22% stake. Pinebridge Invests Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 8,119 shares.

Since October 17, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 9 insider sales for $7.80 million activity.

The content above is for informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute trading advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any stock, option, future, commodity, or forex product. Southwest Airlines Co. has 52-Week high of $66.99 and 52-Week Low of $49.76. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its position in Southwest Airlines by 171.7% in the 3rd quarter. Southwest Airlines Co.is a part of Services sector and belongs to Regional Airlines industry. Shares for $1,886 were sold by BIGGINS J VERONICA on Tuesday, October 17.

In other news, CFO Tammy Romo sold 20,272 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 22nd.

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