NASDAQ:SKYW - SkyWest Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $57.75 -1.10 (-1.87 %) (As of 09/25/2018 06:39 AM ET)Previous Close$58.85Today's Range$56.75 - $58.8552-Week Range$41.90 - $65.80Volume332,100 shsAverage Volume191,143 shsMarket Capitalization$3.06 billionP/E Ratio13.75Dividend Yield0.68%Beta1.65 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email SkyWest, Inc. is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company. SkyWest's airline companies provide commercial air service in cities throughout North America with nearly 3,000 daily flights carrying more than 53 million passengers annually. SkyWest Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. ExpressJet Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines. Based in St. George, Utah, SkyWest employs nearly 17,000 employees. Receive SKYW News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SKYW and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Air transportation, scheduled Sub-IndustryAirlines SectorTransportation SymbolNASDAQ:SKYW CUSIP83087910 Webinc.skywest.com Phone435-634-3000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.41 Current Ratio1.11 Quick Ratio0.97 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.75 Forward P/E Ratio11.76 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.20 billion Price / Sales0.94 Cash Flow$8.9813 per share Price / Cash6.43 Book Value$33.84 per share Price / Book1.71 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.43 Net Income$428.90 million Net Margins14.73% Return on Equity13.20% Return on Assets4.06% Miscellaneous Employees16,300 Outstanding Shares52,080,000Market Cap$3.06 billion SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Frequently Asked Questions What is SkyWest's stock symbol? SkyWest trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SKYW." How often does SkyWest pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SkyWest? SkyWest declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, October 4th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View SkyWest's Dividend History. How will SkyWest's stock buyback program work? SkyWest declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 5.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were SkyWest's earnings last quarter? SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The transportation company reported $1.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.20. The transportation company earned $805.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $795.19 million. SkyWest had a net margin of 14.73% and a return on equity of 13.20%. The company's revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.95 EPS. View SkyWest's Earnings History. When is SkyWest's next earnings date? SkyWest is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for SkyWest. What price target have analysts set for SKYW? 3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for SkyWest's shares. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate SkyWest's stock price to reach $62.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for SkyWest. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SkyWest? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SkyWest in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for SkyWest. Who are some of SkyWest's key competitors? Some companies that are related to SkyWest include China Eastern Airlines (CEA), Alaska Air Group (ALK), easyJet (EJTTF), Intl Cons Airl/S (ICAGY), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Azul (AZUL), LATAM Airlines Group (LTM), CATHAY Pac AIRW/S (CPCAY), Air France-KLM (AFLYY), Copa (CPA), Allegiant Travel (ALGT), Hawaiian (HA), Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (GOL) and Controladora Vuela Co Avcn SA CV (VLRS). Who are SkyWest's key executives? SkyWest's management team includes the folowing people: Jerry C. Atkin, Chairman of the Board (Age 68)Russell A. Childs, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 49)Robert J. Simmons, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)Terry M. Vais, Chief Operating Officer of ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. (Age 49)Michael B. Thompson, Chief Operating Officer (Age 41)Eric J. Woodward, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)Wade J. Steel, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 41)Steven F. Udvar-Hazy, Lead Independent Director (Age 71)W. Steve Albrecht, Independent Director (Age 70)Henry J. Eyring, Independent Director (Age 53) Who are SkyWest's major shareholders? SkyWest's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.15%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.59%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.59%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.15%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.87%). Company insiders that own SkyWest stock include Eric Woodward, Henry J Eyring, Jerry C Atkin, Michael B Thompson, Robert J Simmons, Russell A Childs, Terry Vais and Wade J Steel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for SkyWest. Which major investors are selling SkyWest stock? SKYW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC, LSV Asset Management and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold SkyWest company stock in the last year include Eric Woodward, Henry J Eyring, Jerry C Atkin, Michael B Thompson, Robert J Simmons, Russell A Childs, Terry Vais and Wade J Steel. View Insider Buying and Selling for SkyWest. Which major investors are buying SkyWest stock? SKYW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, James Investment Research Inc., Northern Trust Corp, First Trust Advisors LP and MUFG Securities EMEA plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for SkyWest. How do I buy shares of SkyWest? Shares of SKYW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is SkyWest's stock price today? One share of SKYW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.75. How big of a company is SkyWest? SkyWest has a market capitalization of $3.06 billion and generates $3.20 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $428.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.43 on an earnings per share basis. SkyWest employs 16,300 workers across the globe. What is SkyWest's official website? The official website for SkyWest is http://inc.skywest.com. How can I contact SkyWest? SkyWest's mailing address is 444 South River Road, St. George UT, 84790. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 435-634-3000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for SkyWest (NASDAQ SKYW)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 306 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 236 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 542MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SkyWest and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SKYW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SKYW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 9/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Tariffs Affect Trade Balances?