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LUV -Southwest Airlines Co.

Discussion in 'Stock Message Boards NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX' started by bigbear0083, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. bigbear0083

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    Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is a major U.S. airline, the world's largest low-cost carrier, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The airline was established in 1967 by Herb Kelleher and adopted its current name (Southwest Airlines) in 1971. The airline has nearly 46,000 employees as of December 2014 and operates more than 3,800 flights per day. As of 2014, it carries the most domestic passengers of any U.S. airline. As of March 2016, Southwest Airlines has scheduled service to 97 destinations in 40 states, Puerto Rico, and abroad.

    Southwest Airlines has used only Boeing 737s, except for several years in the 1970s and 1980s, when it leased some Boeing 727s from Braniff. As of January 2016, Southwest is the largest operator of the Boeing 737 worldwide, with over 700 in service, each averaging six flights per day.
     
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    Reported before open today (4/21/16):
    Earnings: EPS $0.88 and revenue $4.83B
    Estimates: EPS $0.84 and revenue $4.81B
     
  3. silver-dragon

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    Southwest Airlines
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    Undervalued solid dividend payer with proven track record but questionable growth and health.

    NYSE | $25B MARKET CAP
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    Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. More info.

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    LUV rapidly approaching new support line Will hit in the next 2 days or so. Possible buy around 35.xx
     
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    Well done. Looks like it's going to need the market to reverse in order to hold that support though. Hard to use technical analysis when the market is in free-fall mode.
     
  5. T0rm3nted

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    Reported before open today (7/21/16)
    Earnings: EPS $1.19 Revenue $5.38B
    Estimates: EPS $1.21 Revenue $5.41B

    Down 5.62% pre-market so far
     
  6. Brendan Cowie

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    I've got a bunch of Jan 2017 38$ calls I bought after ER

    I added at open today.

    Almost back to breakeven
     
  7. bigbear0083

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    nice little pop in LUV today ... back into the july ER gap

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    Southwest Airlines To Begin Cuba Service Nonstop From Ft. Lauderdale And Tampa Bay With Fares As Low As $59 One-Way*
    DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) today announced its flight schedule of new nonstop service between Florida and Cuba, bringing Southwest's legendary low fares to a ninth country and a historic 100th destination. Service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) andVaradero, Cuba (VRA) is scheduled to begin Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, and Havana (HAV)service is scheduled to commence Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, from both FLL and Tampa International Airport (TPA), subject to requisite approvals of the Cuban government. Service details for Santa Clara, Cuba (SNU) are intended to be released in the coming weeks.

    "Southwest Customers can book their tickets now to travel to Cuba with our low fares and no hidden fees, bags fly free^, and the best Employees in the industry," said Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines' Chairman, President & CEO. "Cuba will be the ninth country on our route map and Havana will mark Southwest's 100th city, a significant and proud milestone."
    ^first and second checked pieces of luggage, size and weight limitations apply

    In celebration of the new service, Southwest is offering a special fare of $59 one-way* on nonstop flights to and from Cuba (14-day advance purchase required, today through Nov. 20, 2016, 11:59 p.m. in the time zone of the originating city) for travel Nov. 13, 2016, through April 24, 2017). Please see below for valid travel days and complete terms & conditions. Check Southwest.com/Cuba for requirements regarding travel to Cuba and date-specific flight schedules for daily nonstop and other published connecting service.

    Read More Here
     
  8. Tiptopptrader

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    LUV Nosedives On Disappointing Outlook

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    Reported before open today (10/26/16)
    Earnings: EPS $0.93 Revenue $5.1B
    Estimates: EPS $0.88 Revenue $5.17B

    Down 8.46% today
     
  10. bigbear0083

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    Flying high to new ATHs this morning! Kudos to @homosapienfromterra who brought this one up over on the big leaps & bounds thread. Here was his post. Nice one Homosap.
     
  11. Syynik

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    Of all the airlines in the US, this is the only one I'd consider investing in. Watching for a potential entry in a few weeks/months.
     

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