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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.89
LUV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. LUV: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LUV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.08 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.89
0.49
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.42
LUV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. LUV: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LUV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.42
0.34
0.52
Debt-to-Equity 0.35
LUV's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
84% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. LUV: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
LUV' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.35
0.26
0.74
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.81
LUV's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. LUV: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
LUV' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.71 Max: 3.73
Current: 0.81
0.69
3.73
Interest Coverage 54.92
LUV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. LUV: 54.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LUV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 9.29 Max: 54.92
Current: 54.92
1.59
54.92
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.38
Beneish M-Score: -2.34
WACC vs ROIC
8.43%
41.69%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 16.60
LUV's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. LUV: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LUV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 7.69 Max: 20.77
Current: 16.6
2.53
20.77
Net Margin % 16.47
LUV's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
95% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. LUV: 16.47 )
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: 16.48
Current: 16.47
0.96
16.48
ROE % 39.27
LUV's ROE % is ranked higher than
84% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.61 vs. LUV: 39.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LUV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 9.18 Max: 39.27
Current: 39.27
1.9
39.27
ROA % 14.49
LUV's ROA % is ranked higher than
93% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. LUV: 14.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LUV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.53 Max: 14.49
Current: 14.49
0.7
14.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 18.69
LUV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 13.57 vs. LUV: 18.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LUV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 9.25 Max: 23.88
Current: 18.69
3.04
23.88
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.50
LUV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. LUV: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LUV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.2  Med: 12 Max: 21.1
Current: 9.5
-2.2
21.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 22.30
LUV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. LUV: 22.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LUV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.9  Med: 17.6 Max: 46.3
Current: 22.3
-16.9
46.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 52.30
LUV's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 28.40 vs. LUV: 52.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
LUV' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.3  Med: 20 Max: 92.5
Current: 52.3
-40.3
92.5
» LUV's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2018-04-27)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

Guru Trades

Q1 2017

LUV Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 5,565 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 53,414 sh (New)
David Tepper 3,088,076 sh (+159.41%)
Pioneer Investments 180,083 sh (+12.03%)
Warren Buffett 47,659,456 sh (+10.31%)
David Dreman 13,986 sh (unchged)
Mohnish Pabrai 300,975 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 41,850 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 71,933,417 sh (-0.74%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,600,000 sh (-5.88%)
NWQ Managers 1,845,272 sh (-12.51%)
Lee Ainslie 11,530 sh (-15.03%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,465,703 sh (-27.78%)
Jim Simons 1,599,300 sh (-38.65%)
Joel Greenblatt 290,020 sh (-56.56%)
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Q2 2017

LUV Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Caxton Associates 6,700 sh (New)
George Soros 4,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,087 sh (+242.98%)
Ray Dalio 167,833 sh (+214.21%)
Pioneer Investments 443,585 sh (+146.32%)
Lee Ainslie 28,080 sh (+143.54%)
David Dreman 17,546 sh (+25.45%)
Mohnish Pabrai 300,975 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 47,659,456 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 71,801,370 sh (-0.18%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,573,000 sh (-1.69%)
Jim Simons 1,531,380 sh (-4.25%)
First Pacific Advisors 39,800 sh (-4.90%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,334,203 sh (-5.33%)
NWQ Managers 1,329,230 sh (-27.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 161,443 sh (-44.33%)
David Tepper 621,604 sh (-79.87%)
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Q3 2017

LUV Guru Trades in Q3 2017

John Hussman 101,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,671,411 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 28,300 sh (+322.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 606,851 sh (+275.89%)
Lee Ainslie 42,460 sh (+51.21%)
David Tepper 772,202 sh (+24.23%)
Mohnish Pabrai 300,975 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 17,546 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 47,659,456 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 250,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,321,967 sh (-0.52%)
PRIMECAP Management 70,900,870 sh (-1.25%)
Pioneer Investments 432,034 sh (-2.60%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,450,000 sh (-7.82%)
NWQ Managers 1,163,672 sh (-12.46%)
Jim Simons 1,283,680 sh (-16.17%)
» More
Q4 2017

LUV Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Ken Fisher 3,684 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 57,647 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 15,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,047 sh (New)
George Soros 9,300 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 295,925 sh (+945.67%)
Lee Ainslie 99,420 sh (+134.15%)
Pioneer Investments 789,274 sh (+82.69%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 1,450,000 sh (unchged)
Mohnish Pabrai 300,975 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 47,659,456 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 70,482,151 sh (-0.59%)
NWQ Managers 1,139,671 sh (-2.06%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,156,869 sh (-7.11%)
John Hussman 76,500 sh (-24.63%)
Joel Greenblatt 307,734 sh (-49.29%)
David Dreman 8,674 sh (-50.56%)
Steven Cohen 230,300 sh (-86.22%)
David Tepper 74,265 sh (-90.38%)
Jim Simons 17,500 sh (-98.64%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LUV

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-12-31 Reduce -7.11%0.01%$53.25 - $66.09 $ 58.03-1%2,156,869
NWQ Managers 2017-12-31 Reduce -2.06%0.02%$53.25 - $66.09 $ 58.03-1%1,139,671
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Reduce -49.29%0.25%$53.25 - $66.09 $ 58.03-1%307,734
David Tepper 2017-12-31 Reduce -90.38%0.55%$53.25 - $66.09 $ 58.03-1%74,265
Julian Robertson 2017-12-31 New Buy0.15%$53.25 - $66.09 $ 58.03-1%15,000
George Soros 2017-12-31 New Buy0.02%$53.25 - $66.09 $ 58.03-1%9,300
David Dreman 2017-12-31 Reduce -50.56%0.27%$53.25 - $66.09 $ 58.03-1%8,674
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 New Buy$53.25 - $66.09 $ 58.03-1%3,684
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.52%$50.71 - $64.24 $ 58.033%2,321,967
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-09-30 Reduce -7.82%0.04%$50.71 - $64.24 $ 58.033%1,450,000
NWQ Managers 2017-09-30 Reduce -12.46%0.14%$50.71 - $64.24 $ 58.033%1,163,672
David Tepper 2017-09-30 Add 24.23%0.12%$50.71 - $64.24 $ 58.033%772,202
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Add 275.89%0.37%$50.71 - $64.24 $ 58.033%606,851
George Soros 2017-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$50.71 - $64.24 $ 58.033%0
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-06-30 Reduce -5.33%0.01%$53.07 - $62.14 $ 58.03-0%2,334,203
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-06-30 Reduce -1.69%0.01%$53.07 - $62.01 $ 58.03-0%1,573,000
NWQ Managers 2017-06-30 Reduce -27.97%0.38%$53.07 - $62.14 $ 58.03-0%1,329,230
David Tepper 2017-06-30 Reduce -79.87%2.18%$53.07 - $62.14 $ 58.03-0%621,604
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Reduce -44.33%0.09%$53.07 - $62.14 $ 58.03-0%161,443
David Dreman 2017-06-30 Add 25.45%0.12%$53.07 - $62.14 $ 58.03-0%17,546
George Soros 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$53.07 - $62.14 $ 58.03-0%4,600
Warren Buffett 2017-03-31 Add 10.31%0.15%$49.46 - $58.88 $ 58.038%47,659,456
David Tepper 2017-03-31 Add 159.41%1.68%$49.46 - $58.88 $ 58.038%3,088,076
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-03-31 Reduce -27.78%0.07%$49.46 - $58.88 $ 58.038%2,465,703
NWQ Managers 2017-03-31 Reduce -12.51%0.18%$49.46 - $58.88 $ 58.038%1,845,272
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-03-31 Reduce -5.88%0.02%$49.46 - $58.88 $ 58.038%1,600,000
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Reduce -56.56%0.24%$49.46 - $58.88 $ 58.038%290,020
George Soros 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.1%$49.46 - $58.88 $ 58.038%0
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Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines    NAICS: 481111    SIC: 4512
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Traded in other countries:SWN.Germany, LUV.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA
Southwest Airlines Co is one of largest domestic carrier in the United States. The company operates approximately 700 aircraft constituting an all-Boeing fleet and specializes in short-haul flights and several international locations.

Southwest Airlines is the largest domestic carrier in the United States as measured by the number of originating passengers boarded. Southwest operates around 700 aircraft constituting an all-Boeing fleet. Despite expanding into longer routes, the airline still specializes in short-haul flights, using a point-to-point network. The firm employs more than 53,000 workers and generated over $20 billion in revenue during 2016.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 10.00
LUV's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.21 vs. LUV: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LUV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.59  Med: 19.81 Max: 96.77
Current: 10
9.59
96.77
Forward PE Ratio 11.39
LUV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. LUV: 11.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 10.00
LUV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
56% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. LUV: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
LUV' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.59  Med: 19.81 Max: 96.77
Current: 10
9.59
96.77
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 18.33
LUV's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
71% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.54 vs. LUV: 18.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
LUV' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 10.61 Max: 132.95
Current: 18.33
2.62
132.95
PB Ratio 3.28
LUV's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. LUV: 3.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LUV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.64 Max: 4.57
Current: 3.28
0.77
4.57
PS Ratio 1.64
LUV's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. LUV: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LUV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.64
0.35
1.9
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.04
LUV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. LUV: 21.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
LUV' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.92  Med: 15.08 Max: 236.96
Current: 21.04
2.92
236.96
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.94
LUV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. LUV: 8.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LUV' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 6.17 Max: 11.05
Current: 8.94
2.12
11.05
EV-to-EBIT 10.39
LUV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.63 vs. LUV: 10.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LUV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.1  Med: 10.5 Max: 154.6
Current: 10.39
-55.1
154.6
EV-to-EBITDA 7.60
LUV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. LUV: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LUV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 6.5 Max: 17.2
Current: 7.6
3.6
17.2
EV-to-Revenue 1.62
LUV's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
78% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. LUV: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
LUV' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.62
0.3
1.9
PEG Ratio 0.32
LUV's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. LUV: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
LUV' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.82 Max: 6.41
Current: 0.32
0.25
6.41
Shiller PE Ratio 32.98
LUV's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 21.06 vs. LUV: 32.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
LUV' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.55  Med: 23.87 Max: 66.35
Current: 32.98
8.55
66.35
Current Ratio 0.70
LUV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. LUV: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LUV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.7
0.54
1.73
Quick Ratio 0.64
LUV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. LUV: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LUV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.64
0.5
1.68
Days Inventory 21.75
LUV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. LUV: 21.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LUV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.94  Med: 19.26 Max: 23.3
Current: 21.75
14.94
23.3
Days Sales Outstanding 11.41
LUV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. LUV: 11.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LUV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.88  Med: 7.13 Max: 11.41
Current: 11.41
5.88
11.41
Days Payable 10.56
LUV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 45.66 vs. LUV: 10.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LUV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.85  Med: 29.92 Max: 67.39
Current: 10.56
5.85
67.39

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.77
LUV's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. LUV: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
LUV' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.77
0.12
0.96
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.08
LUV's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. LUV: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
LUV' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.08
0.03
0.14
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 26.90
LUV's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. LUV: 26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
LUV' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 8.7 Max: 130.3
Current: 26.9
-5.9
130.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.87
LUV's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. LUV: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.80
LUV's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
81% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. LUV: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LUV' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 3.04 Max: 9.73
Current: 7.8
1.22
9.73
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.20
LUV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. LUV: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LUV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.2  Med: -0.6 Max: 4.4
Current: 4.2
-4.2
4.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.81
LUV's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. LUV: 3.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LUV' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 2.3 Max: 5.25
Current: 3.81
1.12
5.25
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.25
LUV's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. LUV: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LUV' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.75 Max: 11.18
Current: 1.25
0.86
11.18
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.35
LUV's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
90% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. LUV: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
LUV' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1 Max: 2.39
Current: 0.35
0.4
2.39
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.79
LUV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LUV: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LUV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.54 Max: 3.41
Current: 1.79
0.46
3.41
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.40
LUV's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. LUV: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
LUV' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.24 Max: 11.55
Current: 0.4
0.4
11.55
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.30
LUV's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. LUV: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
LUV' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.5 Max: 2.81
Current: 1.3
0.74
2.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.59
LUV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. LUV: 9.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LUV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 9.4 Max: 17.7
Current: 9.59
-2.4
17.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 37.06
LUV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.06 vs. LUV: 37.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
LUV' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: 18.85 Max: 45.9
Current: 37.06
-7.4
45.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $21,172.00
EPS (TTM) $ 5.79
Beta1.04
Short Percentage of Float2.46%
52-Week Range $49.76 - 66.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)587.95

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 22,464 23,760
EBIT (Mil $) 3,951 4,020
EBITDA (Mil $) 5,588 5,361
EPS ($) 4.87 5.39
EPS without NRI ($) 4.87 5.39
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
6.01%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.40 0.38

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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