Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on September 16, 2020, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) set off with pace as it heaved 3.67% to $42.10. During the day, the stock rose to $42.88 and sunk to $40.275 before settling in for the price of $40.61 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LUV posted a 52-week range of $22.47-$58.83.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Industrials sector firm’s annual sales growth was 3.80%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 20.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -2.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $589.87 million, simultaneously with a float of $587.78 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $24.83 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $35.16, while the 200-day Moving Average is $40.60.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 61118 employees. It has generated 368,882 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 37,829. The stock had 27.12 Receivables turnover and 0.83 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +26.89, operating margin was +13.40 and Pretax Margin of +13.18.
Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Airlines industry. Southwest Airlines Co.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 74.40% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 29, this organization’s EVP & Chief Revenue Officer sold 210 shares at the rate of 32.75, making the entire transaction reach 6,878 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 31,032. Preceding that transaction, on May 29, Company’s EVP & Chief Revenue Officer sold 6,036 for 32.55, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 196,485. This particular insider is now the holder of 31,242 in total.
Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 6/29/2020, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported -$2.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the period falling under the consensus outlook (set at -$2.66) by -$0.01. This company achieved a net margin of +10.26 while generating a return on equity of 23.37. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -1.16 per share during the current fiscal year.
Southwest Airlines Co.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -2.00% and is forecasted to reach 1.62 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -7.94% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 20.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.70. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.53. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $123.46, and its Beta score is 1.29. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.49. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 21.06.
In the same vein, LUV’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.34, a figure that is expected to reach -2.31 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.62 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)
Going through the that latest performance of [Southwest Airlines Co., LUV]. Its last 5-days volume of 11.35 million was inferior to the volume of 15.19 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 85.28% While, its Average True Range was 1.56.
Raw Stochastic average of Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 96.18%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 87.66% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 35.60% that was lower than 62.19% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.