Southwest Airlines (LUV) Upgraded By Buckingham from “Neutral”; Moab Capital Partners Upped Radnet (RDNT) Holding

Among 19 analysts covering Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Southwest Airlines Co. has $106 highest and $41 lowest target. $66.69’s average target is 15.42% above currents $57.78 stock price. Southwest Airlines Co. had 64 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, November 18. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, April 12. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, September 7. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 24 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, January 27. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, May 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stephens maintained Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) on Monday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, November 22. Cowen & Co maintained Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) on Friday, July 24 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Bernstein on Tuesday, October 11.

Moab Capital Partners Llc increased Radnet Inc (RDNT) stake by 44.19% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Moab Capital Partners Llc acquired 553,644 shares as Radnet Inc (RDNT)’s stock rose 23.39%. The Moab Capital Partners Llc holds 1.81M shares with $20.87 million value, up from 1.25 million last quarter. Radnet Inc now has $641.89 million valuation. The stock increased 1.89% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $13.45. About 358,439 shares traded or 52.17% up from the average. RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDNT) has risen 53.92% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.22% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering RadNet (NASDAQ:RDNT), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. RadNet had 8 analyst reports since March 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $8 target in Tuesday, March 15 report. The stock of RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDNT) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 22. Jefferies maintained RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDNT) rating on Thursday, March 8. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $14.0 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 9 by Jefferies. On Friday, April 15 the stock rating was initiated by Sidoti with “Buy”. The stock of RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDNT) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, June 2 by Sterne Agee CRT. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $700 target in Thursday, July 13 report.

Analysts await Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.81 EPS, up 32.79% or $0.20 from last year’s $0.61 per share. LUV’s profit will be $476.24 million for 17.83 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual EPS reported by Southwest Airlines Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.19% EPS growth.

Since October 17, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 9 sales for $7.80 million activity. 10,000 shares were sold by BROOKS DOUGLAS H, worth $600,491 on Tuesday, March 13. Jordan Robert E had sold 32,931 shares worth $2.12M. CUNNINGHAM WILLIAM H DR had bought 3,500 shares worth $196,875 on Monday, February 12. $1.17M worth of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) was sold by Romo Tammy. The insider BIGGINS J VERONICA sold $1,886. Shares for $107,240 were sold by MONTFORD JOHN T on Wednesday, December 13. $1.78 million worth of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) shares were sold by Van de Ven Michael G.

The stock decreased 4.79% or $2.91 during the last trading session, reaching $57.78. About 13.63M shares traded or 185.84% up from the average. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has risen 37.63% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500.