Jefferies Maintains a Hold Rating on Southwest Airlines (LUV)

Jefferies analyst Sheila Kahyaoglu maintained a Hold rating on Southwest Airlines (LUVResearch Report) on July 11 and set a price target of $40.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $38.43.

According to, Kahyaoglu is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.3% and a 52.3% success rate. Kahyaoglu covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as L3Harris Technologies, Raytheon Technologies, and Spirit AeroSystems.

Southwest Airlines has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $52.77.

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Southwest Airlines’ market cap is currently $23.01B and has a P/E ratio of 41.11.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 32 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of LUV in relation to earlier this year.

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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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