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 $4.9 b in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

4.9 b

Net income (Q1, 2017)

351 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

658 m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

36.8 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

1.9 b
Southwest Airlines's current market capitalization is $36.8 b.
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
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

5 b4.8 b4.4 b5.1 b5.3 b4.8 b5.4 b5.1 b4.9 b

EBIT

775 m614 m780 m1.1 b1.2 b944 m1.3 b695 m658 m

EBIT margin, %

15%13%18%21%23%20%24%14%13%

Interest income

(2 m)(2 m)(1 m)(2 m)(2 m)(5 m)(6 m)(6 m)(7 m)

Pre tax profit

746 m525 m723 m977 m933 m816 m1.3 b618 m553 m

Net Income

465 m329 m453 m608 m584 m511 m820 m388 m351 m
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
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

1.9 b1.8 b2 b1.8 b1.7 b2.4 b2 b2 b1.9 b

Current Assets

5.3 b5 b5 b4.6 b4.6 b4.6 b4.5 b4.8 b4.7 b

PP&E

13.7 b14 b14.6 b14.9 b14.9 b16 b16.3 b16.5 b17.3 b

Goodwill

970 m970 m970 m970 m970 m970 m970 m970 m970 m

Total Assets

20.9 b20.5 b21.2 b21.1 b21.2 b22.2 b22.4 b23 b23.8 b

Accounts Payable

1.3 b1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1 b1.2 b

Current Liabilities

7 b6.4 b6.9 b6.9 b7.1 b8.3 b7.8 b7.8 b7.5 b

Common Stock

808 m808 m808 m808 m808 m808 m808 m808 m808 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b

Retained Earnings

7 b7.3 b7.8 b8.4 b8.9 b9.9 b10.6 b11 b11.7 b

Total Equity

7.5 b7.4 b6.9 b7.2 b7 b7.5 b7.8 b8 b8.2 b

Financial Leverage

2.8 x2.8 x3.1 x2.9 x3 x3 x2.9 x2.9 x2.9 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

754 m1.1 b2.2 b2.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2 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 b2.3 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

465 m329 m453 m608 m584 m511 m820 m388 m351 m

Depreciation and Amortization

228 m238 m244 m250 m258 m290 m299 m315 m318 m

Accounts Payable

1.3 b1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1 b1.2 b
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

92 k

Financial Leverage

2.9 x

Southwest Airlines Operating Metrics

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

Revenue Passenger Miles

104.35 b108.04 b117.5 b124.8 b

Passengers

133.16 m135.77 m144.57 m

Passenger Load Factor

80.1%82.5%83.6%84%

Available Seat Miles

130.34 b131 b140.5 b148.52 b

Flights

1.31 m1.26 m1.27 m1.31 m

Aircraft Fleet

681665704723

Destinations

969397101

Southwest Airlines Market Value History

Southwest Airlines Online and Social Media Presence

Southwest Airlines Company Life and Culture

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