Southwest Airlines Co LUV:NYSE (Common Stock)

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36.69 0.03   0.08%1.09%3,334,9425.5M
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Randy Babbitt Announces Retirement From Southwest Airlines

DALLAS, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that Randy Babbitt, Senior Vice President of Labor Relations, is retiring after 50 years in the commercial aviation industry. Babbitt joined Southwest in 2012 and has spent the last four years leading the carrier's Labor Relations Team.

Southwest Airlines To Fly Nonstop Between Los Angeles (LAX) And Cancun, Los Cabos, And Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Book new flights now at for travel beginning Dec. 4, 2016 DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced new international service between Los Angeles (LAX) and three airports in Mexico's coastal resort regions: Cancun (CUN), San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos (SJD), and Puerto Vallarta (PVR). The service is scheduled to begin Dec. 4, subject to approvals of the Mexican government. In celebration of the new flights, Southwest(R) is offering special fares (purchase today through Aug. 21, 2016, 11:59 p.m. in the time zone of the originating city) for travel Dec. 4, 2016, through March 2, 2017. Please see below for blackout dates, valid travel days, and complete terms & conditions for fares listed in this news release.

BetterInvesting Top 100 Grew 13.3 Percent Annually for 5 Years Through July

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of July, the BetterInvesting Top 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, gained 13.3 percent annually for the previous five years, versus annual growth of 13.6 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 Equal-Weight Index (based on a total return for both indexes in which dividends are reinvested).

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Company Background

Southwest Airlines Co. (Southwest) operates Southwest Airlines. Southwest is a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets. The Company serves approximately 100 destinations in over 40 states, such as the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and approximately seven near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and Belize. The Company added its first three destinations in Central America (San Jose, Costa Rica, Belize City, Belize, and Liberia, Costa Rica) and also commenced Southwest service to a fourth destination in Mexico (Puerto Vallarta). Southwest operates a total of approximately 704 Boeing 737 aircraft. The Company also added approximately 20 domestic nonstop destinations from Dallas Love Field. Southwest offers a total of 180 weekday departures to 50 nonstop destinations from Dallas Love Field.


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Bid | Size-- | --
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Price Open36.55
Previous Close36.69
Day High36.85
Day Low36.43
52 Week High12/7/2015 | 51.34
52 Week Low2/8/2016 | 33.96
% Off 52 Week High-28.54%
% Off 52 Week Low8.04%
Beta (5 Yr)0.85
Volatility Avg8/25/2016 | 31.96
10-Day Avg. Volume5,460,648
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EPS (TTM)6/30/2016 | 3.78
P/E Ratio6/30/2016 | 9.7
Market CapLarge Cap | 22.8B
Shares Outstanding620.23M

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Dividend Yield1.09%
Dividend Announcement7/28/2016
Date of Record8/18/2016
Payable$0.10 - QRTR
Payable Date9/8/2016

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Shares Short11.01M
Short Ratio1.0
Short % of Float1.78%
As of 7/31/2016
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