Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Shareholder Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Increased Its Stake

June 27, 2018 - By Maria Robertson

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) Corporate LogoDuring Q1 2018 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 turned negative. 222 increased positions while 65 funds amassed positions. Funds hold 440.55 million shares thus 2.72% less from 2017Q4’s 452.86 million shares. Alliancebernstein LP has 0.09% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Two Sigma Secs Limited Company reported 24,063 shs. Acadian Asset Management Lc invested in 0.02% or 68,749 shs. Raymond James Assocs owns 420,812 shs. Old Second Natl Bank Of Aurora invested 0.82% of its capital in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Central Financial Bank & Tru has 0.14% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) for 10,019 shs. 13,185 were reported by Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd. Moreover, Tributary Mngmt Limited Com has 0.05% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Todd Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 418,500 shs. American Interest Group Inc Incorporated holds 202,694 shs. Ballentine Prns Ltd Liability Company accumulated 4,103 shs. First Personal Fincl Services has invested 0.01% in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Ajo Limited Partnership owns 1.72 million shs. Mark Sheptoff Planning Limited Liability Corp owns 0.04% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) for 1,000 shs. Us Commercial Bank De has invested 0.04% in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV).

LUV registered $5.57 million net activity with 1 buy and 6 insider sales since February 12, 2018. $1.17M worth of stock was sold by Romo Tammy on Wednesday, February 21. The insider Wells Gregory D sold $490,066. The insider KELLY GARY C sold $1.58M. On Friday, March 2 31,099 shs were sold by Van de Ven Michael G, worth $1.78M. 3,500 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) shs with value of $196,875 were bought by CUNNINGHAM WILLIAM H DR.

In Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) was increased the holdings held by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans. The reduction is 2.7% according to 2018Q1 SEC form. 122,372 shares were bought by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans as the company’s stock declined 11.16% with the market. The air freight and delivery services company at the end of 2018Q1 was priced at $266.44M. It’s up from 4.53M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Now it had 4.65M shares held by the institutional investor . 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 2.09 million shares. Since June 27, 2017 LUV has declined 13.23% and is downtrending. LUV underperformed the S&P500 by 25.80%.

About $82.94 billion and $29.56B US Long portfolio Thrivent Financial For Lutherans manages. It reduced its stake in Ebay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) by 455,113 shares to 41,863 shares, valued at $1.69M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. For a total of 252,793 shares it reduced its holding in Proofpoint Inc (NASDAQ:PFPT) by 59,665 shares in the quarter, and has cut its stake in Chubb Ltd.

For more Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) news released recently go to:,,, or The titles are as follows: “Passengers sue Southwest over fatal engine explosion” released on June 21, 2018, “Southwest Airlines: Do You Let The Plane Crash?” on June 26, 2018, “Southwest, Delta respond to Dallas’ proposal to solve Love Field dispute” with a publish date: June 14, 2018, “Sky Harbor reports increase in May passengers” and the last “JetBlue: Leading The Way In May” 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 Tuesday, January 30 the stock of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has “Hold” rating given by J.P. Morgan. In Friday, June 15 report Argus Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating. The company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 12. On Thursday, March 22 the firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given. In Tuesday, January 30 report JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating. On Tuesday, January 9 the firm has “Hold” rating by Bank of America given. On Tuesday, May 29 the firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given. The company rating was upgraded by Buckingham Research on Thursday, March 22. On Monday, March 26 the rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. On Monday, April 30 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup.

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