Southwest Airlines is Flying Higher

Shares of Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) are trading flat today despite news that the company had a strong September.  Competitors’ stocks are mostly up on the news.

Following is some information on these companies’ recent stock price performance:

  • Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV): The shares recently traded at $7.83 and have traded in a 52-week range of $7.15 to $14.32 and its market capitalization is $6.26 billion.  About the company: Southwest Airlines Co. is a domestic airline that provides primarily short-haul, high-frequency, point-to-point service.  The Company offers flights throughout the United States.
  • JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU): The shares recently traded at $3.94 and have traded in a 52-week range of $3.49 to $7.60.  Its market capitalization is $1.17 billion.  About the company: JetBlue Airways Corporation provides nonstop passenger flight service through its Airbus A320 aircraft.  The Company’s airline is based in New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and currently flies to various destinations in the United States.
  • Delta Airlines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL): The shares recently traded at $8 and have traded in a 52-week range of $6.41 to $14.54.  Its market capitalization is $6.76 billion. About the company: Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers, freight, and mail over a network of routes throughout the United States and internationally.
  • United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL): The shares recently traded at $19.86 and have traded in a 52-week range of $15.92 to $29.75.  Its market capitalization is $6.57 billion.  About the company: United Continental Holdings, Inc. is an airline holding company.  The Company owns and operates airlines that transports persons, property and mail throughout the United States and abroad.
  • About the company: (NYSE:ALK): The shares recently traded at $58.80 and have traded in a 52-week range of $44.86 to $70.61.  About the company: Alaska Air Group, Inc. is an airline holding company.  The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides air service to passengers in multiple destinations  Alaska Air also provides freight and mail services, primarily to and within the state of Alaska and on the West Coast.

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