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Last $41.79 USD
Change Today -0.46 / -1.09%
Volume 6.8M
LUV On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
New York
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As of 8:04 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

southwest airlines co (LUV) Snapshot

Open
$41.84
Previous Close
$42.25
Day High
$42.40
Day Low
$41.79
52 Week High
01/29/15 - $47.17
52 Week Low
04/21/14 - $23.26
Market Cap
28.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
6.9M
EPS TTM
$2.03
Shares Outstanding
675.0M
EX-Date
03/3/15
P/E TM
20.6x
Dividend
$0.24
Dividend Yield
0.57%
Current Stock Chart for SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO (LUV)

southwest airlines co (LUV) Details

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2014, it operated 665 Boeing 737 aircraft; and had 12 Boeing 717 aircraft. The company served 93 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 5 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, and the Dominican Republic. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, including car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retail locations. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

46,278 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/11/15
Founded in 1967

southwest airlines co (LUV) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $899.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $529.5K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $604.5K
Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer and Executiv...
Total Annual Compensation: $590.0K
Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $588.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

southwest airlines co (LUV) Key Developments

Southwest Airlines Applies to Fly Between Denver and Puerto Vallarta

Southwest Airlines filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily, nonstop service between Denver International Airport and Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, beginning in November 2015, subject to approvals from relevant governmental agencies. Southwest will initiate service to Puerto Vallarta, the carrier's fourth destination in Mexico, on June 7, 2015, with a daily flight both to and from John Wayne Airport Orange County.

Southwest Airlines Launches New Daily Nonstop Flights

Southwest Airlines announced it has begun operating more time-saving daily itineraries between Dallas Love Field and nine additional cities around the United States (Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind.; Memphis, Tenn.; Milwaukee, Wis.; Panama City Beach, Fla.; Portland, Ore.; Sacramento, Calif.; San Jose, Calif.; and Seattle, Wash.) and will launch Saturday-only flights between Dallas and Charleston, S.C., on Apr. 11, 2015. In addition, the company began additional flights between Dallas and Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood, Oakland (San Francisco Bay Area), and Santa Ana/Orange County. The company also initiated daily service between San Antonio and Cancun, and between Kansas City International Airport and New York LaGuardia.

Southwest Airlines Co. Reports Traffic Results for the Month and Year to Date Ended March 2015

Southwest Airlines Co. reported traffic results for the month and year to date ended March 2015. For the month, the reported flew 10.2 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in March 2015, a 6.7% increase from the 9.6 billion RPMs flown in March 2014.  Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 4.4% to 12.1 billion from the March 2014 level of 11.6 billion.  The March 2015 load factor was 84.5%, compared with 82.7% in March 2014. For March 2015, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased approximately 1.0%, compared with March 2014.  For the first quarter of 2015, the company flew 25.9 billion RPMs, compared with 24.2 billion RPMs flown for the same period in 2014, an increase of 7.1%. First quarter 2015 ASMs increased 6.0% to 32.3 billion from first quarter 2014 ASMs of 30.5 billion. The first quarter 2015 load factor was 80.1% compared with 79.3% for the same period in 2014.

 

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