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205. Southwest Airlines
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Rank: 205 (Previous rank: 229)
CEO: Gary C. Kelly
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 12,104.0 16.9
Profits 459.0 363.6
Assets 15,463.0
Stockholders' equity 6,237.0
Market value (3/25/2011) 9,479.1
Profits as % of  
Revenues 3.8
Assets 3.0
Stockholders' equity 7.4
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 0.61
% change from 2009 369.2
2000-2010 annual growth rate % -2.2
Total return to investors %
2010 13.7
2000-2010 annual rate -5.2
Industry: Airlines
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Delta Air Lines 88 31,755.0
2 United Continental Holdings 114 23,229.0
3 AMR 118 22,170.0
4 Southwest Airlines 205 12,104.0
5 US Airways Group 208 11,908.0
Issue date: May 23, 2011
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