Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Shareholder Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Increased Stake by $6.98 Million as Shares Declined

June 27, 2018 - By Brenda Gibbons

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) Corporate LogoDuring 2018 Q1 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.88. That’s change of 0.08, from 2017Q4’s 0.96. 79 investors sold all, 249 reduced holdings as LUV ratio dived. 222 rose positions while 65 funds acquired positions. Funds hold 440.55 million shares thus 2.72% less from 2017Q4’s 452.86 million shares. 1,080 were reported by Trust Department Mb Fin Bankshares N A. Destination Wealth Management owns 1,591 shs. Gradient Invests Ltd Company holds 0% in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) or 252 shs. Oregon-based Ferguson Wellman Mgmt Inc has invested 0.01% in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Regions Financial Corp owns 9,587 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Bluemountain Management Lc holds 0.06% or 42,305 shs. Gateway Advisers Llc holds 0.01% or 29,011 shs in its capital. California-based Hollencrest Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Usa Financial Portformulas has 6,076 shs for 0.08% of their capital. Winch Advisory Svcs Limited Com invested 0% of its capital in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Fiera Cap, a Quebec – Canada-based fund reported 4,137 shs. Oppenheimer And Company invested in 356,994 shs or 0.53% of the stock. St Johns Inv Management Limited reported 14,176 shs stake. 1St Source Financial Bank holds 6,649 shs or 0.03% of its capital. Keybank National Association Oh stated it has 24,732 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings.

LUV registered $5.57 million net activity with 1 insider purchase and 6 sales since February 12, 2018. 2,300 shs were sold by Romo Tammy, worth $133,466 on Wednesday, February 21. Shares for $600,491 were sold by BROOKS DOUGLAS H on Tuesday, March 13. 31,099 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) shs with value of $1.78 million were sold by Van de Ven Michael G. On Monday, February 12 Shares for $196,875 were bought by CUNNINGHAM WILLIAM H DR. 27,271 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) shs with value of $1.58 million were sold by KELLY GARY C.

Based on the latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased its stake in Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) by 2.7%. The company’s stock declined 11.16% with the market as Thrivent Financial For Lutherans bought 122,372 shares. At the end of 2018Q1, the institutional investor held 4.65M shares of the air freight and delivery services company, valued at $266.44 million, up from 4.53M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Southwest Airlines Co has $29.26 billion MC. Ticker’s shares touched $50.46 during the last trading session after 1.39% change.Southwest Airlines Co. has volume of 2.09M shares. Since June 27, 2017 LUV has declined 13.23% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 25.80%.

About $82.94 billion and $29.56 billion US Long portfolio Thrivent Financial For Lutherans manages. Its stake in Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) was decreased by 90,493 shares to 363,732 shares valued at $119.26 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has cut its stake in Halliburton Co (NYSE:HAL) and also reduced its holding in United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) by 247,304 shares in the quarter, for a total of 529,351 shares.

For more Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) news published briefly go to:,,, or The titles are as follows: “Southwest, Delta respond to Dallas’ proposal to solve Love Field dispute” published on June 14, 2018, “Passengers sue Southwest over fatal engine explosion” on June 21, 2018, “Southwest Airlines: Do You Let The Plane Crash?” with a publish date: June 26, 2018, “JetBlue: Leading The Way In May” and the last “Sky Harbor reports increase in May passengers” with publication date: June 26, 2018.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 15 have positions in Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) as follows: 10 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 5 with “Hold”. The positive are 67%. Since January 8, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Southwest Airlines has 24 analyst reports. On Thursday, April 12 the rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. On Monday, May 14 Buckingham Research maintained the shares of LUV in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 26 Stephens maintained Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) rating. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $77.0 target. On Friday, April 27 the stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, March 22 the rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, June 13. On Monday, January 8 Stephens maintained Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) rating. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $81.0 target. On Thursday, March 29 the rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. On Friday, June 15 Argus Research downgraded the shares of LUV in report to “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has “Neutral” rating given by JP Morgan.

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