Splunk (SPLK) Reaches $71.16 After 6.00% Up Move; Profile of 15 Analysts Covering Southwest Airlines Co (LUV)

November 8, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

The stock of Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 4.65% or $3.16 during the last trading session, reaching $71.16. About 2.56M shares traded or 66.23% up from the average. Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) has risen 30.53% since November 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.83% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $9.96B company. It was reported on Nov, 8 by Barchart.com. We have $75.43 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:SPLK worth $597.60M more.

Among 18 analysts covering Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Southwest Airlines Co. had 56 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 7 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, April 28 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 27 by Cowen & Co. The company was maintained on Friday, January 22 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, September 27. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Monday, July 24. As per Wednesday, November 1, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 28 report. The company was maintained on Friday, April 28 by Imperial Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. See Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) latest ratings:

01/11/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: $66 New Target: $67 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Neutral Old Target: $103 New Target: $106 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy New Target: $71.0
27/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $64.0 Maintain
27/09/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $80.0 Maintain
26/09/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Outperform New Target: $62 Initiates Coverage On
20/09/2017 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
15/09/2017 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $66.0 Upgrade
15/09/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $60 New Target: $66 Upgrade
11/09/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $61.0

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 48 investors sold Southwest Airlines Co shares while 291 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 186 raised stakes. 463.31 million shares or 1.17% less from 468.79 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Nomura Holdings owns 640,960 shares. Rwc Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Partnership owns 200,000 shares. Oppenheimer And Inc holds 0.47% or 272,218 shares. France-based Axa has invested 0.02% in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV). Provident Tru Com has 8.06% invested in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) for 2.69M shares. New Jersey Better Educational Savings holds 10,000 shares. Beacon Advsrs Inc accumulated 1,825 shares or 1.45% of the stock. Old Mutual Invsts (Uk) Limited reported 682,721 shares or 0.51% of all its holdings. Northern Tru stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV). Gvo Asset Management reported 88,350 shares stake. Stoneridge Inv Ptnrs Limited Liability Company reported 34,975 shares. 237,442 were reported by Hightower Limited Com. 1St Source Fincl Bank has invested 0.02% in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV). Checchi Advisers Lc, a California-based fund reported 6,012 shares. Van Hulzen Asset Mgmt Lc invested in 4,600 shares.

The stock increased 1002498.88% or $54 during the last trading session, reaching $54.01. About 3.07M shares traded. Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) has risen 37.63% since November 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates Southwest Airlines, a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets. The company has market cap of $32.05 billion. The Firm provides point-to-point service. It has a 15.46 P/E ratio. The Firm offers ancillary service offerings, such as Southwest’s EarlyBird Check-In and transportation of pets and unaccompanied minors, in accordance with Southwest’s respective policies.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $4.10 million activity. On Tuesday, May 23 Shaw Mark R sold $226,035 worth of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) or 3,823 shares. $872,769 worth of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) was sold by Van de Ven Michael G on Thursday, May 18. Wells Gregory D sold $302,626 worth of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) on Friday, May 19. 1,427 shares valued at $81,648 were sold by KELLY GARY C on Wednesday, May 17. Shares for $912,148 were sold by Jordan Robert E. Shares for $1.21M were sold by Lamb Jeff. 8,322 shares were sold by Romo Tammy, worth $492,238.

Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $8.63 million activity. Shares for $261,672 were sold by SULLIVAN GODFREY on Wednesday, June 7. Another trade for 10,125 shares valued at $587,351 was made by Merritt Douglas on Wednesday, June 14. CONTE DAVID F sold $64,937 worth of Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) on Friday, June 2. Another trade for 4,851 shares valued at $282,328 was sold by STEIN LEONARD R.

Analysts await Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) to report earnings on December, 5. They expect $-0.42 earnings per share, up 37.31% or $0.25 from last year’s $-0.67 per share. After $-0.58 actual earnings per share reported by Splunk Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.59% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.09, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 40 investors sold Splunk Inc shares while 92 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 138.32 million shares or 0.19% less from 138.59 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Gulf Intll National Bank (Uk) Limited invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK). Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 924,975 shares. 51,874 were reported by Fred Alger Mgmt. Bradley Foster And Sargent Ct holds 0.01% or 5,300 shares in its portfolio. Natixis holds 62,344 shares. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada has 0% invested in Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) for 52,243 shares. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership reported 15,685 shares. Plante Moran Financial Advsrs Ltd Liability Com holds 0.02% in Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) or 500 shares. Pier Cap Limited Liability holds 10,283 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Campbell Adviser Limited Liability Co reported 0.29% stake. Raymond James Service has invested 0.01% in Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK). Williams Jones owns 315,245 shares. Torch Wealth Mngmt Lc holds 5,700 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. Quantbot Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 2,569 shares in its portfolio. Aperio Grp Ltd Company reported 0% stake.

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