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

TypePublic
Founded1967
HQDallas, US
Websitesouthwest.com
Employee Ratings4.3
Culture scoreA+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)60,590(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$22.4 B(+3%)
Share Price (May 2020)$28.9 (-2%)

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 $22.43 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

4.2b

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(94.0m)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(110.0m)

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

17.0b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

28.9

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

3.9b

EV

19.4b
Southwest Airlines's current market capitalization is $17 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

12.1b17.1b17.7b18.6b19.8b20.4b21.2b22.0b22.4b

Revenue growth, %

4%5%7%3%4%

Cost of goods sold

13.8b

Gross profit

7.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2010Q2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q4, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

2.6b3.2b3.2b3.1b4.1k4.3k15.7b4.0b4.6b4.3b4.1b4.6b4.5b4.2b5.0b4.8b4.4b5.1b5.3b4.8b5.4b5.1b4.9b5.7b5.3b4.9b5.7b5.6b5.1b5.9b5.6b4.2b

Sales and marketing expense

237.0m

Operating expense total

327.0m363.0m396.0m471.0522.02.1b490.0m503.0m509.0m501.0m519.0m532.0m526.0m533.0m568.0m3.6b4.0b4.1b3.9b4.1b4.4b4.2b4.5b4.4b4.3b731.0m739.0m730.0m768.0m762.0m698.0m

Depreciation and amortization

221.0m221.0m228.0m238.0m244.0m250.0m258.0m290.0m299.0m315.0m318.0m319.0m302.0m277.0m292.0m301.0m297.0m302.0m308.0m311.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.3b1.1b1.4b1.3b1.6b1.7b1.5b1.9b2.5b

Accounts Receivable

332.0m419.0m365.0m474.0m546.0m662.0m568.0m1.1b

Prepaid Expenses

210.0m250.0m232.0m188.0m310.0m460.0m310.0m287.0m

Inventories

467.0m342.0m311.0m337.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

459.0m421.0m754.0m1.1b2.2b2.2b3.5b2.5b2.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

628.0m844.0m867.0m938.0m1.0b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b

Accounts Payable

193.0m186.0m343.0m36.0m961.0m226.0m246.0m545.0m298.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.6b2.1b2.5b2.9b3.2b4.3b3.9b4.9b4.0b
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

-176.6 x

EV/CFO

-51.5 x

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Southwest Airlines Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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

Southwest Airlines Online and Social Media Presence

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Southwest Airlines Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    80/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    84/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    83/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    76/100

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Southwest Airlines Blogs

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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 60,590 employees.

  • What is Southwest Airlines revenue?

    Latest Southwest Airlines annual revenue is $22.4 b.

  • What is Southwest Airlines revenue per employee?

    Latest Southwest Airlines revenue per employee is $370.2 k.

  • Who are Southwest Airlines competitors?

    Competitors of Southwest Airlines include JetBlue Airways, Alaska Air Group and United Airlines.

  • 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.