Analyst Activity – Cowen and Company Reiterates Buy on Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV)

Analyst Ratings For Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV)

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Today, Cowen and Company reiterated its Buy rating on Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) with a price target of $67.00.

There are 5 hold ratings, 10 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) is Buy (Score: 2.67) with a consensus target price of $65.57 per share, a potential 15.91% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 7/28/2017-Cowen and Company Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 7/13/2017-Sanford C. Bernstein Reiterated Rating of Outperform.
  • 7/10/2017-Morgan Stanley Reiterated Rating of Overweight.
  • 7/10/2017-Wolfe Research was Downgraded by analysts at Wolfe Research from a “Outperform ” rating to a ” Market Perform” rating. They now have a $63.00 price target on the stock.
  • 6/22/2017-Argus Upgrade from a “Hold ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 6/20/2017-Atlantic Securities initiated coverage with a Neutral rating.

Dividend information for Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV)

Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 0.88% and an average dividend growth of 51.80% based on a 3 Year Average.

Dividend History for Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV)

  • On 5/18/2017 Southwest Airlines Company announced a quarterly dividend of $0.13 0.87% with an ex dividend date of 6/5/2017 which will be payable on 6/28/2017.
  • On 2/2/2017 Southwest Airlines Company announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.76% with an ex dividend date of 3/7/2017 which will be payable on 3/30/2017.
  • On 11/17/2016 Southwest Airlines Company announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.85% with an ex dividend date of 12/6/2016 which will be payable on 1/5/2017.
  • On 7/28/2016 Southwest Airlines Company announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 1.08% with an ex dividend date of 8/16/2016 which will be payable on 9/8/2016.
  • On 5/19/2016 Southwest Airlines Company announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.95% with an ex dividend date of 6/6/2016 which will be payable on 6/29/2016.
  • On 1/29/2016 Southwest Airlines Company announced a quarterly dividend of $0.08 0.8% with an ex dividend date of 3/1/2016 which will be payable on 3/24/2016.
  • On 1/28/2016 Southwest Airlines Company announced a quarterly dividend of $0.08 with an ex dividend date of which will be payable on 2/24/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV)
Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) has insider ownership of 0.18% and institutional ownership of 79.69%.

  • On 5/25/2017 Jeff Lamb, EVP, sold 19,800 with an average share price of $61.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,207,800.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/23/2017 Mark R Shaw, SVP, sold 3,823 with an average share price of $59.13 per share and the total transaction amounting to $226,053.99. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/23/2017 Robert E Jordan, EVP, sold 15,273 with an average share price of $59.72 per share and the total transaction amounting to $912,103.56. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/23/2017 Tammy Romo, CFO, sold 8,322 with an average share price of $59.15 per share and the total transaction amounting to $492,246.30. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/19/2017 Gregory D Wells, EVP, sold 5,249 with an average share price of $57.65 per share and the total transaction amounting to $302,604.85. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/18/2017 De Ven Michael G Van, COO, sold 15,273 with an average share price of $57.14 per share and the total transaction amounting to $872,699.22. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/17/2017 Gary C Kelly, Chairman, sold 51,000 with an average share price of $57.06 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,910,060.00. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV)
Shares of Southwest Airlines Company closed the previous trading session at 56.57 down -2.95 -4.96% with 14,339,666 shares trading hands.

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