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

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TypePublic
HQDallas, US
Founded1967
Size (employees)57,674 (est)+3%
Websitesouthwest.com
Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, US
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Key People/Management at Southwest Airlines

Gary C. Kelly

Gary C. Kelly

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Tom Nealon

Tom Nealon

President
Michael G. Van de Ven

Michael G. Van de Ven

COO
Robert E. Jordan

Robert E. Jordan

Executive Vice President Corporate Services
Tammy Romo

Tammy Romo

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mark R. Shaw

Mark R. Shaw

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, and Corporate Secretary
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Southwest Airlines Office Locations

Southwest Airlines has an office in Dallas
Dallas, US (HQ)
2702 Love Field Dr
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Southwest Airlines Financials and Metrics

Southwest Airlines Revenue

Southwest Airlines's revenue was reported to be $21.17 b in FY, 2017 which is a 3.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

5.6b

Net income (Q3, 2018)

615.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

798.0m

Market capitalization (14-Dec-2018)

28.2b

Closing stock price (14-Dec-2018)

50.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

2.1b

EV

26.4b
Southwest Airlines's current market capitalization is $28.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

17.7b18.6b19.8b20.4b21.2b

Revenue growth, %

4%5%7%3%4%

Cost of goods sold

13.8b

Gross profit

7.4b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

1.4b1.3b1.6b1.7b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

419.0m365.0m474.0m546.0m

Prepaid Expenses

250.0m232.0m188.0m310.0m

Inventories

467.0m342.0m311.0m337.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

1.7b1.9b1.8b2.0b1.8b1.7b2.4b2.0b2.0b1.9b1.5b1.5b1.8b2.1b2.1b

Accounts Receivable

499.0m462.0m465.0m511.0m524.0m848.0m585.0m576.0m579.0m

Prepaid Expenses

270.0m255.0m239.0m192.0m202.0m214.0m235.0m250.0m223.0m

Inventories

304.0m326.0m308.0m289.0m328.0m331.0m356.0m365.0m438.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

754.0m1.1b2.2b2.2b3.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

867.0m938.0m1.0b1.2b1.2b

Accounts Payable

343.0m36.0m961.0m226.0m246.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5b2.9b3.2b4.3b3.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

152.0m617.0m946.0m453.0m1.1b584.0m511.0m820.0m388.0m351.0m746.0m503.0m463.0m1.2b615.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

221.0m449.0m687.0m244.0m494.0m258.0m290.0m299.0m315.0m318.0m319.0m302.0m277.0m569.0m301.0m

Accounts Payable

24.0m448.0m(86.0m)177.0m43.0m380.0m313.0m(288.0m)247.0m93.0m(338.0m)89.0m(501.0m)(80.0m)161.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1b2.5b2.7b1.5b2.1b836.0m1.6b1.1b856.0m1.6b746.0m996.0m1.0b2.6b1.3b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

33.1 x

EV/CFO

20.8 x

EV/FCF

32.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Southwest Airlines Operating Metrics

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Southwest Airlines Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
AirTran AirwaysSeptember 28, 2010
Morris AirDecember 14, 1993
TranStar AirlinesJune 25, 1985
AirTran Airways 717 Leasing Corporation
AirTran Airways, Inc.
AirTran Holdings LLC
AirTran Risk Management Inc.
Southwest Jet Fuel Co.
Triple Crown Insurance Co. Ltd.

Southwest Airlines Revenue Breakdown

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Southwest Airlines revenue breakdown by business segment: 91.0% from Passenger and 9.0% from Other

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Southwest Airlines Online and Social Media Presence

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Southwest Airlines Company Life and Culture

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Southwest Airlines Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Southwest Airlines founded?

    Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967.

  • Who are Southwest Airlines key executives?

    Southwest Airlines's key executives are Gary C. Kelly, Tom Nealon and Michael G. Van de Ven.

  • How many employees does Southwest Airlines have?

    Southwest Airlines has 57,674 employees.

  • What is Southwest Airlines revenue?

    Latest Southwest Airlines annual revenue is $21.2 b.

  • What is Southwest Airlines revenue per employee?

    Latest Southwest Airlines revenue per employee is $367.1 k.

  • Who are Southwest Airlines competitors?

    Competitors of Southwest Airlines include Air France KLM, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

  • Where is Southwest Airlines headquarters?

    Southwest Airlines headquarters is located at 2702 Love Field Dr, Dallas.

  • Where are Southwest Airlines offices?

    Southwest Airlines has an office in Dallas.

  • How many offices does Southwest Airlines have?

    Southwest Airlines has 1 office.