Southwest Airlines

F500 2019-Southwest Airlines
VICTORVILLE, CA - MARCH 27: A number of Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are parked at Southern California Logistics Airport on March 27, 2019 in Victorville, California. Southwest Airlines is waiting out a global grounding of the aircraft at the airport. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)Mario Tama—Getty Images
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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.

Company Info

CEOGary C. Kelly
CEO TitleChairman & Chief Executive Officer
HQ LocationDallas, Texas
Years on Fortune 500 List25

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$21,965
Profits ($M)$2,465
Assets ($M)$26,243
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$9,853

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 ($)429
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%