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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.08
LUV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. LUV: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LUV' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.15 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.08
Equity to Asset 0.34
LUV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. LUV: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LUV' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.34
0.33
0.53
Interest Coverage 50.95
LUV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. LUV: 50.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LUV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 6.64 Max: 20.79
Current: 50.95
1.59
20.79
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.98
M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
11.51%
39.13%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.15
LUV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.69 vs. LUV: 21.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LUV' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 7.62 Max: 11.96
Current: 21.15
2.53
11.96
Net-margin (%) 11.07
LUV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. LUV: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LUV' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 4.03 Max: 7.23
Current: 11.07
0.96
7.23
ROE (%) 31.20
LUV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.97 vs. LUV: 31.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LUV' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 7.72 Max: 16.1
Current: 31.2
1.9
16.1
ROA (%) 10.47
LUV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. LUV: 10.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LUV' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.36 Max: 5.75
Current: 10.47
0.7
5.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.07
LUV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.56 vs. LUV: 24.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LUV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 8.97 Max: 13.89
Current: 24.07
3.04
13.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
LUV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LUV: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LUV' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 10.25 Max: 17.4
Current: 9.8
0.6
17.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 37.70
LUV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. LUV: 37.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LUV' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 6.50 Max: 37.7
Current: 37.7
-10.1
37.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 92.20
LUV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. LUV: 92.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LUV' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.7  Med: 4.45 Max: 92.2
Current: 92.2
-39.7
92.2
» LUV's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-23)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

LUV Guru Trades in Q2 2015

David Dreman 19,493 sh (New)
John Hussman 200,000 sh (New)
George Soros 697,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 2,000,910 sh (+260.85%)
Steven Cohen 235,100 sh (+243.71%)
Jim Simons 4,657,980 sh (+85.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,864 sh (+67.94%)
Lee Ainslie 7,100 sh (+20.14%)
RS Investment Management 118,272 sh (+9.44%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,896,907 sh (+1.66%)
PRIMECAP Management 77,813,973 sh (+0.26%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
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Q3 2015

LUV Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Pioneer Investments 304,082 sh (New)
David Tepper 1,636,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 206,514 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 311,362 sh (+163.26%)
Steven Cohen 546,800 sh (+132.58%)
George Soros 1,338,253 sh (+91.78%)
David Dreman 25,380 sh (+30.20%)
John Hussman Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 74,401,158 sh (-4.39%)
Lee Ainslie 6,730 sh (-5.21%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,254,607 sh (-16.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,526,246 sh (-23.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,100 sh (-81.95%)
Jim Simons 153,800 sh (-96.70%)
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Q4 2015

LUV Guru Trades in Q4 2015

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,281,300 sh (New)
David Tepper 4,292,484 sh (+162.33%)
Jim Simons 309,180 sh (+101.03%)
Pioneer Investments 388,798 sh (+27.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,865 sh (+9.44%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,268,945 sh (+0.44%)
David Dreman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 74,088,358 sh (-0.42%)
RS Investment Management 293,350 sh (-5.78%)
Lee Ainslie 5,680 sh (-15.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,262,413 sh (-17.29%)
Ray Dalio 64,366 sh (-68.83%)
Steven Cohen 87,800 sh (-83.94%)
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Q1 2016

LUV Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Stanley Druckenmiller 493,000 sh (New)
George Soros 262,506 sh (New)
David Dreman 25,956 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 40,000 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 115,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 792,700 sh (+802.85%)
Lee Ainslie 11,730 sh (+106.51%)
Ray Dalio 91,212 sh (+41.71%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,542,800 sh (+20.41%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,604,545 sh (+10.27%)
Pioneer Investments 399,241 sh (+2.69%)
David Tepper 4,360,961 sh (+1.60%)
PRIMECAP Management 74,206,258 sh (+0.16%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management 242,290 sh (-17.41%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,800 sh (-34.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 824,156 sh (-34.72%)
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