NASDAQ:SKYW - SkyWest Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $49.59 +1.10 (+2.27 %) (As of 01/21/2019 02:08 AM ET)Previous Close$49.59Today's Range$48.00 - $50.0352-Week Range$42.38 - $65.80Volume347,755 shsAverage Volume246,071 shsMarket Capitalization$2.57 billionP/E Ratio14.46Dividend Yield0.81%Beta1.75 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:SKYW Previous Symbol CUSIP83087910 Webinc.skywest.com Phone435-634-3000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.43 Current Ratio1.15 Quick Ratio1.02Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.46 Forward P/E Ratio9.69 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.20 billion Price / Sales0.80 Cash Flow$9.1664 per share Price / Cash Flow5.41 Book Value$33.84 per share Price / Book1.47Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.43 Net Income$428.90 million Net Margins15.65% Return on Equity13.99% Return on Assets4.43%Miscellaneous Employees16,300 Outstanding Shares51,900,000Market Cap$2.57 billion OptionableOptionable 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Monday, January 7th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View SkyWest's Dividend History. How will SkyWest's stock buyback program work? SkyWest declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 5.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The transportation company reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.17. The transportation company had revenue of $829 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $825.57 million. SkyWest had a net margin of 15.65% and a return on equity of 13.99%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.01 EPS. View SkyWest's Earnings History. When is SkyWest's next earnings date? SkyWest is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for SkyWest. What price target have analysts set for SKYW? 6 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for SkyWest's stock. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect SkyWest's stock price to reach $66.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for SkyWest. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SkyWest? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SkyWest in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for SkyWest. Has SkyWest been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about SKYW stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. SkyWest earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of SkyWest's key competitors? Some companies that are related to SkyWest include Azul (AZUL), China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H (CEA), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), Alaska Air Group (ALK), INTL CONS AIRL/S (ICAGY), CATHAY PAC AIRW/S (CPCAY), easyJet (EJTTF), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Air France-KLM (AFLYY), Copa (CPA), Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (GOL), Allegiant Travel (ALGT), Hawaiian (HA), Controladora Vuela Co Avcn SA CV (VLRS) and Avianca (AVH). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.95%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.08%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.07%), SG Capital Management LLC (0.04%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold SkyWest company stock in the last year include Eric Woodward, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC, SG Capital Management LLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $49.59. How big of a company is SkyWest? SkyWest has a market capitalization of $2.57 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: 325 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 258 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 583MarketBeat'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 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Compound Interest?