Currently, 33.3% (or six) of the analysts tracking Southwest Airlines (LUV) stock have given it a “strong buy” rating, and 38.9% (or seven) have given it a “‘buy.” The remaining 27.8% (or five) have given it a “hold.” None of them have given it a “sell.”
The 12-month consensus target price for Southwest Airlines is $67, which is higher than $63.40 after its second-quarter results. As of September 14, the highest target price was $83, and the lowest was $60. At the current target price, the stock has a return potential of 6.2%.
Below are analysts’ target prices for Southwest Airlines’ peers:
- Delta Air Lines (DAL): $68.20 with a 17.7% return potential
- United Continental (UAL): $93.90 with a 4% return potential
- American Airlines (AAL): $51.50 with a 29.7% return potential
- JetBlue Airways (JBLU): $20.60 with a 7.3% return potential
- Alaska Air (ALK): $75.30 with a 9.3% return potential
- Spirit Airlines (SAVE): $53.50 with an 8.7% return potential
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