Analysts Recommended this Stock: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

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Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) belonging to the Industrials sector has surged 1.38% and closed its last trading session at $53.6.

The company reported its EPS on 6/29/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $66.44.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.83. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.78 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.78 and 1.83 respectively.

Southwest Airlines Co. on 6/29/2017 reported its EPS as $0.93 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.88. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.05. This shows a surprise factor of 0.057%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Southwest Airlines Co. Earnings, with 17 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.97.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.13 and $0.84 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.93.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Southwest Airlines Co. as $5.41 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 11 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 5.48 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 5.29 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 5.14 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Southwest Airlines Co. is 4.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 25.3%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 53.81% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 11.81%.

Insider Trades for Southwest Airlines Co. show that the latest trade was made on 10 Aug 2017 where Cunningham (William H), the Director completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 4500 shares were traded at a price of $54.

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) has the market capitalization of $32.37 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $64.39 and touched its 52-Week Low of $36.31.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.5 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 24.2% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 20.6 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 7.54 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.33 and ATR value of 1.15. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.64% and 2.15%.