Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Cut to "Hold" at ValuEngine

AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 5,238,342 shares of the airline's stock valued at $205,395,000 after buying an additional 1,821,829 shares during the period. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $7.35 and compares with the $5.56 52-week low.

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J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered shares of Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) from an overweight rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. Ubs Asset Americas invested in 1.10 million shares or 0.02% of the stock. The Deutsche Bank Ag holds 4.16 million shares with $64.33 million value, up from 121 last quarter. Westport Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Check Point Software Technolog for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.86B market cap company.

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 6.35 million shares versus an average volume of 3.9 million shares during last trading session. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.38, for a total value of $2,120,097.78. CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE) has risen 13.66% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $2.23 million activity.

This stock (LUV) is ahead of its 52-week low with 29.25%.

In related news, EVP Robert E. Jordan sold 32,931 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th.

Scott & Selber Inc, which manages about $340.21 million and $173.14 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 15,597 shares to 16,951 shares, valued at $1.67M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Monster Beverages by 8,920 shares in the quarter, for a total of 36,035 shares, and has risen its stake in Allergan.


Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1 in 2017Q2.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 76,993 shares in the company, valued at $4,956,809.34. 106,650 were accumulated by Grimes.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets.

Shares of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) opened at $65.36 on Friday. Deere & Company had 110 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:LUV) or 51,750 shares. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp raised its holdings in shares of Southwest Airlines by 2.5% during the 2nd quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 25,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,348,500. Usca Ria Lc stated it has 24,431 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Harfst & Associates Inc. grew its stake in shares of Southwest Airlines by 43.8% in the second quarter. Adage Partners Group Limited Com has 784,977 shares.

Leuthold Group Llc decreased its stake in Southwest Airlines Co.

Among 13 analysts covering 2U (NASDAQ:TWOU), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Southwest Airlines had a net margin of 10.12% and a return on equity of 24.85%. It has outperformed by 30.29% the S&P500. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Hold" on Tuesday, January 9. Southwest Airlines's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 14.33%. (NYSE:LUV) earned "Buy" rating by Stephens on Monday, January 8. (NASDAQ:MAT) on Wednesday, June 14 with "Hold" rating. Argus Research upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 22 report. On Thursday, September 3 the stock rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with "Outperform". Southwest has the lowest operating cost structure in the domestic airline industry and consistently offers the lowest and simplest fares. Finally, Vetr upgraded shares of Southwest Airlines from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $65.81 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, January 1st. DE's profit will be $350.22M for 38.83 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. British Columbia Investment Mngmt Corporation owns 0.04% invested in Southwest Airlines Co.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.63 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 62 investors sold PAA shares while 124 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 214 raised stakes. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Kansas-based Creative Planning has invested 0.02% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Macquarie Gru Ltd, Australia-based fund reported 131,199 shares. Cibc Asset Management reported 231,597 shares. Raymond James And Associates owns 335,511 shares. Td Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability stated it has 426 shares. Institutional investors own 78.55% of the company's stock. Telemus Limited Liability Com invested in 3,670 shares. Winch Advisory Svcs Limited Company has invested 0.01% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Moreover, Gibraltar Capital Management Inc. has 6.08% invested in the company for 123,106 shares. Roundview Cap holds 4,440 shares. Qs Investors Ltd Llc holds 0% or 4,278 shares. Hudson Bay Mgmt Ltd Partnership has 20,000 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Farmers And Merchants Investments accumulated 0.01% or 2,718 shares. Texan Capital, Texas-based fund reported 38,405 shares. Plains All American Pipeline LP had 97 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by William Blair on Wednesday, August 19 with "Sell". The stock has "Overweight" rating by Atlantic Securities on Thursday, December 14. As per Tuesday, August 16, the company rating was reinitiated by Citigroup. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were given a $0.125 dividend.

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