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southwest airlines co (LUV) Snapshot

Open
$22.89
Previous Close
$22.51
Day High
$23.22
Day Low
$22.43
52 Week High
04/2/14 - $24.45
52 Week Low
07/3/13 - $12.58
Market Cap
16.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
7.7M
EPS TTM
$1.12
Shares Outstanding
697.5M
EX-Date
03/4/14
P/E TM
20.4x
Dividend
$0.16
Dividend Yield
0.70%
Current Stock Chart for SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO (LUV)

southwest airlines co (LUV) Details

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. It served 97 destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 6 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, Dominican Republic, and Bermuda. It also sells frequent flyer points and/or credits and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, including car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retail locations. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

44,831 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/4/14
Founded in 1967

southwest airlines co (LUV) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $877.5K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $476.3K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $587.8K
Chief Commercial Officer, Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $576.6K
Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer and Executiv...
Total Annual Compensation: $556.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

southwest airlines co (LUV) Key Developments

Southwest Airlines Co. Reports Traffic Results for the Month and First Quarter Ended March 2014

Southwest Airlines Co. reported traffic results for the month and first quarter ended March 2014. For the month, the company flew 9.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in March 2014, a 1.6% increase from the 9.4 billion RPMs flown in March 2013. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 0.8% to 11.6 billion from the March 2013 level of 11.5 billion. Load factor was 82.7%, compared to 82.0% in March 2013. Passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is estimated to have increased approximately 1% compared to March 2013. For the first quarter of 2014, the company flew 24.2 billion RPMs, compared to 23.8 billion RPMs flown for the same period in 2013, an increase of 1.7%. Year-to-date ASMs decreased 1.1% to 30.5 billion from 30.8 billion for the same period in 2013. The year-to-date load factor was 79.3%, compared to 77.1% for the same period in 2013.

Southwest Airlines Announces New Service Between Chicago & Washington

Southwest Airlines announced that it will launch daily nonstop service between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in the summer of 2014.

Southwest Airlines Announces New Routes

Southwest Airlines announced that it is more than doubling its flights at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) with seven new nonstop routes and additional connecting itineraries beginning this summer. Beginning August 10, 2014, Southwest Airlines will add daily, nonstop flights between Washington National Airport and: Chicago (Midway) with six roundtrips at introductory fares as low as $119 one-way, Nashville with three roundtrips at introductory fares as low as $129 one-way, New Orleans with two roundtrips at introductory fares as low as $129 one-way. Beginning September 30, 2014, Southwest will further add to its DCA service: Tampa Bay, with two roundtrips at introductory fares as low as $84 one-way, three additional flights to Chicago (Midway) for a total of nine daily roundtrips. This expanded pattern of service to Midway will also enable Southwest to provide convenient one-stop and connecting flights throughout the day between DCA and more than 40 other cities across the United States. Beginning Nov. 2, 2014, Southwest Airlines will add additional daily nonstop service between Washington Reagan National Airport and: Akron-Canton (new route), Dallas Love Field (new route), Houston (Hobby) (additional flights), Indianapolis (new route) and St. Louis (additional flights). The carrier will publish its November schedules in mid-May, allowing Customers to book these DCA flights and previously announced new nonstop options for its Dallas Customers at southwest.com. Southwest Airlines also announced new service between: St. Louis and San Francisco, daily nonstop roundtrip begins September 30, 2014, at introductory fares as low as $119 one-way Los Angeles and Omaha, daily nonstop roundtrip begins June 9, 2014, at introductory fares as low as $159 one-way, St. Louis and Los Angeles, third daily nonstop roundtrip begins June 8, 2014 and Boise and Los Angeles, (Saturday only) nonstop roundtrip begins June 14, 2014.

 

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