Anticipated $0.81 EPS for Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) on April, 26

Insiders sold 108,473 shares of company stock valued at $6,296,091 in the last three months. Wedgewood Partners Inc who had been investing in Schlumberger for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $94.18B market cap company. 4,761,197 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,068,771. (NYSE:LUV) shs with value of $1.58 million were sold by KELLY GARY C. BROOKS DOUGLAS H also sold $600,491 worth of Southwest Airlines Co. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 4.35%.

Montag & Caldwell Llc increased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 26.73% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. BB&T Investment Services Inc. now owns 1,583 shares of the airline's stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 1,211 shares in the last quarter. The stock decreased 1.28% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $28.47. About 141,159 shares traded. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has risen 1.35% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.53% the S&P500.

Southwest Airlines Co operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. (NYSE:LUV) to report earnings on April, 26. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.90 EPS. LUV's profit will be $476.23 million for 17.00 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. (NYSE:LUV). Capital Advsrs Ltd owns 0% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. Vetr raised shares of Southwest Airlines from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $60.23 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, December 26th. (NYSE:LUV) shares. On Friday, March 2 Van de Ven Michael G sold $1.78M worth of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) for 450,231 shs. 8,323 shares were sold by Wells Gregory D, worth $490,066. The insider Guild Howard sold $1.96M.

Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. That's change of 0.07, from 2017Q3's 0.89. The ratio increased due to LUV positioning: 43 sold and 274 reduced. 116 funds acquired positions and 188 increased positions. Tortoise Cap Advisors Limited Liability reported 66 shares.

Southwest Airlines Co operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. (NYSE:LUV) for 8,409 shares. Eulav Asset Mgmt reported 54,000 shares. On Wednesday, February 21 a trade for 2,300 shs valued at $133,466 was made by Romo Tammy. Cwm Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 68 shares in its portfolio. Guardian Capital Advsr LP stated it has 2,705 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Southwest Airlines Co. Tillar reported 2.12% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. Sumitomo Life Com reported 0.5% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Security Commercial Bank Of So Dak holds 0.94% or 12,901 shares. (NYSE:LUV). Sei Investments invested in 943,282 shares. It also increased its holding in Par Pacific Holdings Inc (NYSEMKT:PARR) by 22,143 shares in the quarter, for a total of 203,726 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr Index Shs Fds (GWX). Castleark Management LLC's holdings in Southwest Airlines were worth $2,115,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

In total 11 analysts cover Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV). Therefore 82% are positive. Southwest Airlines Co. had 69 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:LUV) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, July 30. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 27 by Cowen & Co. Finally, Cowen and Company lifted their target price on Southwest Airlines from $55.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Friday, January 27th. (NYSE:LUV) to "Hold" rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 12 by Imperial Capital. (NYSE:LUV) on Friday, November 18 with "Buy" rating. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of LUV in report on Tuesday, January 30 to "Neutral" rating. Southwest Airlines had a net margin of 16.48% and a return on equity of 23.43%. Imperial Capital has "Outperform" rating and $64 target. (NYSE:LUV) on Thursday, September 3 with "Outperform" rating. The company was maintained on Friday, September 4 by BMO Capital Markets. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 56,269 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,378,953.45. The stock of LendingTree, Inc. Drexel Hamilton maintained the shares of TSEM in report on Thursday, August 3 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, May 25 with "Buy". On Monday, March 26 Morgan Stanley maintained Southwest Airlines Co. The company was initiated on Monday, November 16 by Guggenheim. Williams Capital Group initiated the shares of PE in report on Monday, August 29 with "Hold" rating. (NASDAQ:TREE) earned "Buy" rating by Stephens on Thursday, February 22. Jefferies maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) rating on Tuesday, June 20. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton on Monday, April 2 with "Buy". Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 18 investors sold TREE shares while 70 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 637 raised stakes. Cypress Capital Grp Inc, a Florida-based fund reported 31,767 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc accumulated 1,017 shares.

Parsley Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, production, exploration, and sale of natural gas and crude oil properties in the Permian Basin in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. (NASDAQ:TREE). Stratos Wealth Prns Limited invested in 0% or 23 shares. Bokf Na holds 0.44% or 348,827 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0.12% or 382,670 shs in its capital. (NASDAQ:TREE). Advisory Networks Lc invested 0.2% in LendingTree, Inc. Northeast Invest Mgmt reported 0.17% stake. Landscape Ltd Llc invested 0.15% of its portfolio in LendingTree, Inc. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a current ratio of 0.70. Asset Management Inc, a New York-based fund reported 627 shares. Fiduciary Fincl Of The Southwest Tx holds 29,093 shares or 1.44% of its portfolio.

Analysts await Parsley Energy, Inc. They expect $0.21 EPS, up 40.00% or $0.06 from last year's $0.15 per share. The airline reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.01.

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