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Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

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$62.30 USD


+2.37 (3.95%)

Updated May 14, 2021 04:00 PM ET

Zacks Rank:

This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy25.41%
5Strong Sell3.06%

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3-Hold of 5     3    

Style Scores:

The Style Scores are a complementary set of indicators to use alongside the Zacks Rank. It allows the user to better focus on the stocks that are the best fit for his or her personal trading style.

The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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D Value F Growth B Momentum F VGM

Industry Rank:

The Zacks Industry Rank assigns a rating to each of the 265 X (Expanded) Industries based on their average Zacks Rank.

An industry with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #1's and #2's will have a better average Zacks Rank than one with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #4's and #5's.

The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Bottom 11% (224 out of 251)

Industry: Transportation - Airline

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Zacks News

Alaska Air (ALK) Arm Aims to Grow Fleet As Travel Demand Rises

Alaska Air's (ALK) unit Alaska Airlines orders 17 new Embraer 175 jets and 13 Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft to cater to the anticipated recovery in air-travel demand in the coming years.

Allegiant (ALGT) to Hire 184 Pilots to Meet Increased Demand

With air-travel demand continuing to recover, Allegiant (ALGT) intends to hire 184 pilots in the coming months.

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Golar LNG's (GLNG) Q1 performance is expected to have benefited from gradual increase in economic activities and the improvement in global trade amid coronavirus-led headwinds.

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Allegiant Travel Co, Alaska Air Group and Delta Air Lines

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Allegiant Travel Co, Alaska Air Group and Delta Air Lines

Air Transport Services (ATSG) Q1 Earnings Miss, Decrease Y/Y

Below-par performance of the ACMI services segment hurts Air Transport Services' (ATSG) Q1 results.

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3 Airline Stocks to Watch out for Despite Industry Headwinds

Uptick in passenger revenues following the expansion in air-travel demand bodes well for the Zacks Airline industry. The likes of LUV, AAL and ALGT are well-positioned to gain traction from this sunnier scenario.

Azul (AZUL) Posts Wider-Than-Expected Q1 Loss, Down Y/Y

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Southwest Airlines (LUV) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

Southwest Airlines (LUV) closed at $61.66 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.6% move from the prior day.

Air Lease (AL) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Miss, Decline Y/Y

Air Lease's (AL) Q1 results are hurt by lower revenues due to coronavirus-led woes. Increased costs also weigh on performance.

Is SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility Focus ETF (ONEV) a Strong ETF Right Now?

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Airline Stock Roundup: GOL & ALGT Report Q1 Loss Amid Coronavirus Woes

Carriers like Gol Linhas (GOL), Allegiant Travel (ALGT) and SkyWest (SKYW) report a massive decline in respective Q1 passenger revenues.

Copa Holdings (CPA) Incurs Narrower-Than-Expected Loss in Q1

Copa Holdings' (CPA) Q1 results are hurt by 69.9% year over year decline in passenger revenues due to the effects of coronavirus on the aviation industry.

Allegiant (ALGT) Reports Wider-Than-Expected Loss in Q1

Fall in passenger revenue hurts Allegiant's (ALGT) March-end financials.

Expeditors' (EXPD) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Rise Y/Y

Uptick in airfreight revenues boosts Expeditors' (EXPD) Q1 results.

Kirby (KEX) Incurs Loss in Q1, Revenues Surpass Estimates

Kirby's (KEX) Q1 results are hurt by coronavirus-led woes, low pricing in marine transportation and effects of the winter storm Uri. Despite beating estimates, revenues drop 22.8% year over year.

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U.S. Airlines' Q1 Earnings Show Progress: Rosy Days Ahead?

Focus on cargo revenues boosts the top lines of carriers like American Airlines (AAL) and United Airlines (UAL) in Q1.

Gol Linhas' (GOL) Q1 Loss Wider Than Expected, Revenues Miss

Gol Linhas' (GOL) Q1 results are hurt by significant decline in passenger revenues due to coronavirus-led travel demand woes.

Triton's (TRTN) Q1 Earnings Surpass Estimates, Soar Y/Y

Uptick in trade volumes and strong container demand boost Triton's (TRTN) Q1 results.

SkyWest (SKYW) Q1 Earnings Miss Estimates, Increase Y/Y

Coronavirus-led reduction in the number of scheduled flights weighs on SkyWest's (SKYW) Q1 results. However, drop in operating expenses supports the bottom line.

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Wabtec (WAB) Beats on Q1 Earnings & Revenues, Decrease Y/Y

Decline in net sales in the Freight segment hurts Wabtec's (WAB) Q1 results.

Ryder (R) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Beat, 2021 Earnings View Up

Ryder's (R) Q1 results benefit from higher supply chain and rental revenues. The company increases its earnings guidance for 2021 owing to improving freight environment.

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Airlines Earnings Mixed: What Lies ahead of ETF?

How will airlines ETF perform ahead as earnings came in mixed and fuel rise is a concern.

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Airline Stock Roundup: AAL, LUV & Others Report Q1 Loss Amid Coronavirus Woes

The year-over-year decline in passenger revenues hurts the Q1 results of American Airlines (AAL), Alaska Air Group (ALK), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Spirit Airlines (SAVE) and JetBlue (JBLU).

Norfolk Southern (NSC) Q1 Earnings Beat, Volumes Up 3% Y/Y

Norfolk Southern's (NSC) Q1 results benefit from higher volumes and reduced costs.