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  • Revenues ($M)
    $19,820
  • Revenue Percent Change
    6.5%
  • Profits ($M)
    $2,181
  • Profits Percent Change
    92%
  • Assets ($M)
    $21,312
  • Employees
    49,583
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $28,586
  • Previous Rank
    161
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    A-

The Dallas-based company operates AirTrain Airways and its namesake Southwest Airlines.

Company Info

CEO
Gary C. Kelly
Sector
Transportation
Industry
Airlines
HQ Location
Dallas, TX
Websitehttp://www.southwest.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees49,583

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$19,8206.5%
Profits ($M)$2,18192%
Assets ($M)$21,312-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$7,358-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$28,586-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues11%
Profits as % of Assets10.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity29.6%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.27
EPS % Change (from 2014)99.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)39.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)17.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)2.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)27.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)10.5%