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Southwest Airlines (LUV)
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Southwest Airlines (LUV) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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LUV Analyst Ratings

Moderate Buy
14Ratings
4 Buy
10 Hold
0 Sell
Based on 14 analysts giving stock ratings to
Southwest
Airlines
in the past 3 months
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LUV Stock 12 Month Forecast

Average Price Target

$32.43
▲(14.43% Upside)
Based on 14 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Southwest Airlines in the last 3 months. The average price target is $32.43 with a high forecast of $42.00 and a low forecast of $26.00. The average price target represents a 14.43% change from the last price of $28.34.
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Highest Price Target$42.00Average Price Target$32.43Lowest Price Target$26.00
The highest, average, and lowest price target of all analysts. Click on ‘Top Analysts’ to focus on the best performers.

Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

Analyst Profile
Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
Follow
Article
TD Cowen
$26.00
Hold
-8.26%
Downside
Reiterated
02/08/24
Maintaining Hold on Southwest Airlines Amid Modest Growth and Adjusted Expense Forecasts
J.P. Morgan
$29.00
Hold
2.33%
Upside
Reiterated
01/26/24
Southwest price target raised to $29 from $24 at JPMorganSouthwest price target raised to $29 from $24 at JPMorgan
Goldman Sachs
$29.00
Hold
2.33%
Upside
Reiterated
01/25/24
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Susquehanna
$30.00
Hold
5.86%
Upside
Reiterated
01/10/24
Southwest price target raised to $30 from $23 at SusquehannaSouthwest price target raised to $30 from $23 at Susquehanna
Melius Research
$19.00
Sell
-32.96%
Downside
Downgraded
11/13/23
Southwest downgraded to Sell from Hold at Melius ResearchSouthwest downgraded to Sell from Hold at Melius Research

Best Analysts Covering Southwest Airlines

Which Analyst Should I Follow If I Want to Buy LUV and Sell After:
1 Month
Michael LinenbergDeutsche Bank
Success Rate
15/31 ratings generated profit
48%
Average Return
+0.58%
upgraded a buy rating 2 months ago
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Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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3 Months
Michael LinenbergDeutsche Bank
Success Rate
19/31 ratings generated profit
61%
Average Return
+4.04%
upgraded a buy rating 2 months ago
Copying Michael Linenberg's trades and holding each position for 3 Months would result in 61.29% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +4.04% per trade.
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Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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1 Year
Michael LinenbergDeutsche Bank
Success Rate
19/31 ratings generated profit
61%
Average Return
+14.95%
upgraded a buy rating 2 months ago
Copying Michael Linenberg's trades and holding each position for 1 Year would result in 61.29% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +14.95% per trade.
2 Years
Michael LinenbergDeutsche Bank
Success Rate
22/31 ratings generated profit
71%
Average Return
+21.95%
upgraded a buy rating 2 months ago
Copying Michael Linenberg's trades and holding each position for 2 Years would result in 70.97% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +21.95% per trade.
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Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
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Average Return
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LUV Analyst Recommendation Trends

Rating
Dec 23
Jan 24
Feb 24
Mar 24
Apr 24
Strong Buy
2
0
0
0
0
Buy
2
0
1
3
4
Hold
10
9
11
16
9
Sell
3
6
3
3
0
Strong Sell
0
0
0
0
0
total
17
15
15
22
13
In the current month, LUV has received 4 Buy Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, and 0 Sell Ratings. LUV average Analyst price target in the past 3 months is $32.43.
Each month's total comprises the sum of three months' worth of ratings.
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LUV Financial Forecast

LUV Earnings Forecast

Next quarter’s earnings estimate for LUV is -$0.32 with a range of -$0.50 to -$0.15. The previous quarter’s EPS was $0.37. LUV beat its EPS estimate 50.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 64.57% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year LUV has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for LUV is -$0.32 with a range of -$0.50 to -$0.15. The previous quarter’s EPS was $0.37. LUV beat its EPS estimate 50.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 64.57% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year LUV has Underperformed its overall industry.

LUV Sales Forecast

Next quarter’s sales forecast for LUV is $6.44B with a range of $6.40B to $6.51B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $6.82B. LUV beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 61.05% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year LUV has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for LUV is $6.44B with a range of $6.40B to $6.51B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $6.82B. LUV beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 61.05% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year LUV has Underperformed its overall industry.

LUV Stock Forecast FAQ

What is LUV’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Southwest Airlines’s 12-month average price target is $32.43.
    What is LUV’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Southwest Airlines has 14.43% upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target.
      Can I see which stocks the top-ranking analysts are rating?
      Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
        How can I follow the stock ratings of top Wall Street analysts?
        Head over to our Expert Center to see a list of the top 100 Wall Street analysts and follow the analysts of your choice. Visit their profiles for more details about their stock ratings and see how they perform on a stock-by-stock basis.
          Is LUV a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Southwest Airlines has a conensus rating of Moderate Buy which is based on 4 buy ratings, 10 hold ratings and 0 sell ratings.
            What is Southwest Airlines’s price target?
            The average price target for Southwest Airlines is $32.43. This is based on 14 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst price target is $42.00 ,the lowest forecast is $26.00. The average price target represents 14.43% Increase from the current price of $28.34.
              What do analysts say about Southwest Airlines?
              Southwest Airlines’s analyst rating consensus is a Moderate Buy. This is based on the ratings of 14 Wall Streets Analysts.
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