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  • Previous Rank
    142
  • Revenues ($M)
    $21,965.0
  • Revenue Percent Change
    3.8%
  • Profits ($M)
    $2,465.0
  • Profits Percent Change
    -29.3%
  • Assets ($M)
    $26,243.0
  • Employees
    58,803

The Dallas-based air carrier operates in various U.S. destinations, nearby international markets such as Mexico and the Caribbean, and also recently began offering service to the Hawaiian islands.

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Company Info

CEO
Gary C. Kelly
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Transportation
Industry
Airlines
HQ Location
Dallas, Texas
Websitehttp://www.southwest.com
Years on Fortune 500 List25
Employees58,803

Southwest Airlines Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$21,965.03.8%
Profits ($M)$2,465.0-29.3%
Assets ($M)$26,243.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$9,853.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues11.2%
Profits as % of Assets9.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity25.0%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.29
EPS % Change (from 2017)-25.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)32.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)33.4%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-28.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)20.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)19.1%