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Southwest Airlines Reduces 1Q17 Guidance: Here’s the Flight Plan

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What Do Analysts Recommend for Southwest Airlines?

Analyst views

According to a Bloomberg consensus, of the 17 analysts tracking Southwest Airlines (LUV), six analysts (35.3%) have a “strong buy” recommendation on the stock, and another six analysts have a “buy” recommendation on the stock. The remaining five analysts (29.4%) have a “hold” rating, and no analysts have a “sell” rating on the stock.

What Do Analysts Recommend for Southwest Airlines?

What Do Analysts Recommend for Southwest Airlines?

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Target price

Southwest Airlines’s consensus 12-month target price is $61.87 versus its previous target price of $53.54. This indicates a return potential of 10.7% to March 10’s closing price of $55.88.

The highest target price is $65.00, and the lowest target price is $57.00. At the highest target price, the return potential is 16.3% and at the lowest target price, the return potential is 2%.

Peer comparison

Delta Air Lines (DAL) has a target price of $61.33, which indicates a return potential of 28% to March 10’s closing price of $47.91. American Airlines (AAL) had a target price of $54.13, indicating a return potential of 23.3% to March 10’s closing price of $43.9.

United Continental (UAL) had a target price of $85.44, which indicates a return potential of 18.1% to March 10’s closing price of $72.34. Alaska Air Group (ALK) had a target price of $108.19, indicating a return potential of 12% to March 10’s closing price of $96.61.

JetBlue Airways (JBLU) had a target price of $24.92, which indicates a return potential of 24.4% to March 10’s closing price of $20.04. Spirit Airlines (SAVE) had a target price of $64.62, indicating a return potential of 24.2% to March 10’s closing price of $52.01.

Investors can gain exposure to Southwest Airlines (LUV) by investing in the iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF (IVW), which tracks the S&P 500 index. IVW invests 0.31% of its portfolio in LUV.

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