Southwest Airlines

Southwest is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded and operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world to serve destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and five near-international countries via wholly owned subsidiary, AirTran Airways. Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for its triple bottom line approach that takes into account the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities it serves, and its commitment to efficiency and the planet.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Dallas, US
Founded
1967
Size (employees)
53,072 (est)
Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, US

Key People at Southwest Airlines

Gary Kelly

Gary Kelly

Chairman, President & CEO
Tammy Romo

Tammy Romo

EVP & CFO
Michael Van De Ven

Michael Van De Ven

EVP & COO
Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw

SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Randy Sloan

Randy Sloan

SVP & Chief Information Officer
Jeff Lamb

Jeff Lamb

EVP, Corporate Services
Elizabeth Bryant

Elizabeth Bryant

VP Southwest Airlines University
Greg Wells

Greg Wells

SVP, Operational Performance
Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan

EVP & CCO

Southwest Airlines Office Locations

Southwest Airlines has an office in Dallas
Dallas, US (HQ)
2702 Love Field Drive

Southwest Airlines Data and Metrics

Southwest Airlines Financial Metrics

Southwest Airlines's revenue was reported to be $20.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

20.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

3%

Net income (FY, 2016)

2.2 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

3.8 b

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

36.7 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)

60.9

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

1.7 b

EV

37.8 b
Southwest Airlines's current market capitalization is $36.7 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

17.7 b18.6 b19.8 b20.4 b

Revenue growth, %

4%5%7%3%

Operating expense total

16.4 b16.4 b15.7 b16.7 b

EBIT

1.3 b2.2 b4.1 b3.8 b

EBIT margin, %

7%12%21%18%

Interest expense

131 m130 m121 m122 m

Interest income

(6 m)(7 m)9 m24 m

Pre tax profit

1.2 b1.8 b3.5 b3.5 b

Income tax expense

455 m680 m1.3 b1.3 b

Net Income

754 m1.1 b2.2 b2.2 b
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

1.4 b1.3 b1.6 b1.7 b

Inventories

467 m342 m311 m337 m

Current Assets

4.5 b4.4 b4 b4.5 b

PP&E

13.4 b14.3 b15.6 b17 b

Goodwill

970 m970 m970 m970 m

Total Assets

19.3 b20.2 b21.3 b23.3 b

Accounts Payable

1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b

Total Debt

2.8 b2.7 b3.2 b2.8 b

Current Liabilities

5.7 b5.9 b7.4 b6.8 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b

Retained Earnings

6.4 b7.4 b9.4 b11.4 b

Total Equity

7.3 b6.8 b7.4 b8.4 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.4 x0.4 x0.4 x0.3 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x3 x2.9 x2.8 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

754 m1.1 b2.2 b2.2 b

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5 b2.9 b3.2 b4.3 b

Capital Expenditures

(1.4 b)(1.7 b)(2 b)(2 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.4 b)(1.7 b)(1.9 b)(2.3 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(851 m)(1.2 b)(1 b)(1.9 b)

Interest Paid

133 m128 m105 m100 m

Income Taxes Paid

346 m155 m1.4 b902 m

Free Cash Flow

3.9 b4.7 b5.3 b6.3 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016

EV/EBIT

10.1 x

EV/CFO

8.8 x

EV/FCF

6 x

Revenue/Employee

396.1 k

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.8 x

Southwest Airlines Operating Metrics

Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016

Passengers

133.16 m135.77 m144.57 m

Revenue Passenger Miles

104.35 b108.04 b117.5 b124.8 b

Passenger Load Factor

80.1%82.5%83.6%84%

Aircraft Fleet

681665704723

Flights

1.31 m1.26 m1.27 m1.31 m

Available Seat Miles

130.34 b131 b140.5 b148.52 b

Destinations

969397101

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