Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) 2022 Full Year Results
Key financial results
Revenue: USD 23.8 billion (up 51% from 2021).
Net profit: USD 539 million (down 45% from 2021).
Margin: 2.3% (down from 6.2% in 2021).
EPS: USD 0.91 (down from USD 1.65 in 2021).
LUV operational performance
Available Seat-Kilometers (ASK): 238.93b (12% increase from 2021).
Passenger load factor: 83.4% (up from 78.5% in 2021).
Operating revenue per available seat-kilometer (Oper. RASK): USD 0.10 (up from USD 0.074 in 2021).
Total number of aircraft: 766 (44 more than FY2021).
All numbers shown in the chart above are for the last 12 months (TTM) period.
Southwest Airlines EPS disappoints
Earnings were in line with analyst estimates. Earnings per share (EPS) underperformed analyst estimates by 15%.
Revenues are projected to grow at an average annual rate of 6.4% over the next three years, compared to the 8.4% growth forecast for the US airline industry.
performance of American aviation industry.
The company’s stock is down 2.2% from a week ago.
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