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J.P. Morgan Upgrades Southwest Airlines (LUV) to Buy

J.P. Morgan analyst Jamie Baker upgraded Southwest Airlines (LUVResearch Report) to Buy on October 4 and set a price target of $70.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $54.47.

According to, Baker ‘s ranking currently consits of 0 on a 0-5 ranking scale, with an average return of -4.3% and a 47.8% success rate. Baker covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Frontier Group Holdings, American Airlines, and JetBlue Airways.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Southwest Airlines with a $66.71 average price target, representing a 21.4% upside. In a report issued on October 4, Barclays also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $75.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $64.75 and a one-year low of $37.48. Currently, Southwest Airlines has an average volume of 7.31M.

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Southwest Airlines Co. is a passenger airline which provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets. As of Dec. 31, 2020, the air carrier operated a total fleet of 718 Boeing 737 aircrafts and covered 107 destinations.

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