SkyWest Company Profile (NASDAQ:SKYW)

About SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)

SkyWest logoSkyWest, Inc., through its subsidiaries, SkyWest Airlines, Inc. (SkyWest Airlines) and ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. (ExpressJet), operates regional airline operations in the United States. The Company's segments include SkyWest Airlines, ExpressJet and SkyWest Leasing. The SkyWest Airlines segment provides regional jet service to airports primarily located in the Midwestern and Western United States, as well as Mexico and Canada. The ExpressJet segment provides regional jet service to airports primarily located in the Eastern and Midwestern United States, as well as Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean. The SkyWest Leasing segment includes its E175 aircraft ownership business. As of December 31, 2016, the Company offered scheduled passenger service with approximately 3,160 daily departures to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. The Company's flights are operated as Delta Connection, United Express, American Eagle or Alaska Airlines.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Regional Airlines
  • Sub-Industry: Airlines
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SKYW
  • CUSIP: 83087910
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.83 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 51,738,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $35.56
  • 52 Week Range: $23.19 - $39.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.04
  • P/E Growth: 0.59
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.12 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.59
  • Book Value: $26.55 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.33
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 0.9%
  • EBIDTA: $594.73 million
  • Net Margins: -5.18%
  • Return on Equity: 9.35%
  • Return on Assets: 2.81%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.66%
  • Current Ratio: 1.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.29%
  • Average Volume: 370,727 shs.
  • Beta: 1.76
  • Short Ratio: 3.02

Frequently Asked Questions for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, July 7th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. View SkyWest's Dividend History.

How will SkyWest's stock buyback program work?

SkyWest announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 5.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were SkyWest's earnings last quarter?

SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $765.42 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $745.95 million. SkyWest had a negative net margin of 5.18% and a positive return on equity of 9.35%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.52 earnings per share. View SkyWest's Earnings History.

When will SkyWest make its next earnings announcement?

SkyWest is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for SkyWest.

Where is SkyWest's stock going? Where will SkyWest's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for SkyWest's shares. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate SkyWest's share price to reach $40.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for SkyWest.

Who are some of SkyWest's key competitors?

Who owns SkyWest stock?

SkyWest's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.92%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.46%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (5.78%), State Street Corp (2.66%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.27%). 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.

Who sold SkyWest stock? Who is selling SkyWest stock?

SkyWest's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Victory Capital Management Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Chicago Equity Partners LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold SkyWest stock in the last year include Eric Woodward, Henry J Eyring, Jerry C Atkin, Michael B Thompson, Russell A Childs, Terry Vais and Wade J Steel. View Insider Buying and Selling for SkyWest.

Who bought SkyWest stock? Who is buying SkyWest stock?

SkyWest's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc. and Sanders Morris Harris Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for SkyWest.

How do I buy SkyWest stock?

Shares of SkyWest can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of SkyWest stock cost?

One share of SkyWest stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.35.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $40.50 (14.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$45.00 -> $47.00LowView Rating Details
4/13/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-BuyHighView Rating Details
3/24/2017Imperial CapitalInitiated CoverageIn -> In-Line$38.00LowView Rating Details
12/15/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$34.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
12/6/2016Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$25.00 -> $37.00N/AView Rating Details
12/17/2015SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$29.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
Earnings by Quarter for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
Earnings History by Quarter for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.52$0.65$745.95 million$765.42 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$0.52$0.54$754.18 million$758.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.81$0.90$795.89 million$799.78 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.67$0.77$764.04 million$801.34 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.25$0.52$736.25 million$762.07 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.45$0.49$751.86 million$760.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.66$0.71$768.47 million$794.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.26$0.61$763.89 million$780.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115($0.03)$0.18$760.95 million$760.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.13($0.54)$768.46 million$813.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.40$0.79$820.00 million$834.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214($0.21)($0.29)$800.20 million$816.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114($0.44)($0.44)$752.93 million$772.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.19$0.17$824.01 million$804.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.46$0.50$871.99 million$850.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.34$0.39$866.86 million$839.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.02$0.06$824.20 million$803.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.19$0.27$819.86 million$810.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.31$0.40$964.55 million$865.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.14$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012($0.15)($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012($0.35)($0.35)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.05$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2011($0.25)($0.21)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.33$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.02
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
Q2 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q3 20171$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q4 20171$0.68$0.68$0.68
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
Next Dividend:7/7/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:0.57%
Payout Ratio:-6.37% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
6.31% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
5.68% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)

Dividend History by Quarter for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.19%
Insider Trades by Quarter for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/10/2017Michael B. ThompsonCOOSell4,700$35.32$166,004.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Eric WoodwardInsiderSell6,330$35.24$223,069.20View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Eric WoodwardInsiderSell8,051$35.60$286,615.60View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Henry J EyringDirectorSell6,267$11.49$72,007.83View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016Michael B. ThompsonCOOSell7,899$28.50$225,121.50View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Jerry C. AtkinDirectorSell21,050$28.26$594,873.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Jerry C. AtkinDirectorSell550$28.01$15,405.50View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Jerry C. AtkinDirectorSell13,965$28.36$396,047.40View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Wade J. SteelInsiderSell9,292$28.56$265,379.52View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Russell A. ChildsCEOSell21,516$28.79$619,445.64View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Robert J. SimmonsCFOBuy1,000$27.69$27,690.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016Jerry C AtkinDirectorSell13,000$23.85$310,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Terry VaisCOOSell9,562$25.00$239,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Terry VaisCOOSell8,195$23.87$195,614.65View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015Terry VaisinsiderSell7,000$21.00$147,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Eric WoodwardCAOSell8,400$19.65$165,060.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Eric WoodwardCAOSell13,589$19.90$270,421.10View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Wade J. SteelEVPSell4,674$19.75$92,311.50View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Russell A. ChildsinsiderSell31,024$20.00$620,480.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Jerry C. AtkinCEOSell89,000$19.36$1,723,040.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Wade J SteelEVPSell1,253$19.29$24,170.37View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Russell A. ChildsinsiderSell20,000$19.30$386,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Michael B ThompsonCOOSell1,700$15.25$25,925.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Wade J SteelEVPSell7,137$15.39$109,838.43View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Wade J SteelEVPSell1,817$13.72$24,929.24View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Alexandria Panot MarrenInsiderBuy10,000$11.82$118,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Alexandria Panot MarrenInsiderBuy12,000$11.82$141,840.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Keith SmithDirectorBuy10,000$15.09$150,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Jerry C AtkinCEOSell44,648$14.50$647,396.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Jerry C AtkinCEOSell7,400$14.52$107,448.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Jerry C AtkinCEOSell80,000$14.35$1,148,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Jerry C AtkinCEOSell80,000$14.37$1,149,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2012Jerry C AtkinCEOSell55,240$11.52$636,364.80View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Henry J EyringDirectorSell6,267$11.49$72,007.83View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
Latest Headlines for SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
DateHeadline logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 26 at 10:41 PM logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Upgraded by TheStreet to "B-" - May 25 at 2:42 PM logoSky West, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SKYW-US : May 24, 2017 - May 24 at 9:23 AM logoDoes SkyWest (SKYW) Look to be a Great Stock for Value Investors? - May 23 at 7:15 PM logoForm 4 SKYWEST INC For: May 19 Filed by: ATKIN JERRY C - May 22 at 6:54 PM logoForm 4 SKYWEST INC For: May 15 Filed by: Thompson Michael B - May 20 at 12:36 AM logoHere's Why You Should Retain Southwest Airlines (LUV) Now - May 16 at 9:13 AM logoBRIEF-Skywest Inc reports combined April 2017 traffic for Skywest Airlines and Expressjet Airlines - May 11 at 8:53 PM logoSkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined April 2017 Traffic for SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines - May 11 at 8:53 PM logoETFs with exposure to Sky West, Inc. : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 8:53 PM logoSkyWest, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.08 (SKYW) - May 11 at 7:14 PM logoSkyWest, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $.08 per Share - May 10 at 8:07 PM logoSky West, Inc. :SKYW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 10:51 AM logoSkyWest (SKYW) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows - May 6 at 12:52 AM logoImperial Capital Comments on SkyWest, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (SKYW) - May 4 at 1:32 PM logoSkyWest (SKYW) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.13 - May 3 at 1:01 AM logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - May 2 at 7:18 AM logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 1 at 11:14 PM logoSkyWest (SKYW) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.21 - April 29 at 3:15 PM logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $808.71 Million - April 29 at 8:17 AM logoEdited Transcript of SKYW earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 8:30pm GMT - April 29 at 2:06 AM logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG - April 29 at 1:05 AM logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Releases Earnings Results - April 29 at 1:01 AM logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - April 28 at 6:47 PM logoAlaska Airlines launches review after winter storm delays in Seattle and Portland - April 28 at 4:04 PM logoSkyWest flies to new all-time high - April 28 at 1:43 PM logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.52 Per Share - April 27 at 11:24 PM logoSkyWest Inc Announces 28% Rise In Q1 Earnings - April 27 at 8:21 PM logoSkyWest, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Profit - April 27 at 8:21 PM logoSkyWest beats Street 1Q forecasts - April 27 at 8:21 PM logoInvestor Network: SkyWest, Inc to Host Earnings Call - April 27 at 3:20 PM logoInvestor Network: SkyWest, Inc to Host Earnings Call - April 27 at 3:20 PM logoAlaska Air Group (ALK) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Misses Sales - April 26 at 8:35 PM logoSkyWest (SKYW) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of -0.12 - April 26 at 1:24 PM logoSky West, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:SKYW) : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 6:17 PM logoSkyWest (SKYW) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.56 - April 23 at 9:29 AM logoSky West, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SKYW-US : April 21, 2017 - April 22 at 11:41 AM logoSomewhat Critical Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact SkyWest (SKYW) Stock Price - April 17 at 5:01 PM logoWhy Gold Fields International, SkyWest, and Applied Optoelectronics Jumped Today - April 13 at 4:52 PM logoSomewhat Negative News Coverage Unlikely to Effect SkyWest (SKYW) Share Price - April 13 at 12:52 PM logoSkyWest soars off of Raymond James optimism - April 13 at 11:29 AM logoSkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at Raymond James Financial, Inc. - April 13 at 9:51 AM logoSkyWest is Now Oversold (SKYW) - Nasdaq - April 12 at 6:06 PM logoSkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined March 2017 Traffic for SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines - PR Newswire (press release) - April 12 at 6:06 PM logoBRIEF-SkyWest Inc reports March load factor of 81 pct - Reuters - April 12 at 6:06 PM logoBRIEF-SkyWest Inc reports March load factor of 81 pct - April 10 at 7:23 PM logoSkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined March 2017 Traffic for SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines - April 10 at 7:23 PM logoAlaska Air Group reports March 2017 operational results - April 10 at 9:11 AM logo$745.15 Million in Sales Expected for SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) This Quarter - April 8 at 9:07 AM logoSkyWest (SKYW) Board Initiates Stock Buyback Plan - April 7 at 8:37 PM



SkyWest (SKYW) Chart for Sunday, May, 28, 2017

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