NASDAQ:SKYW - SkyWest Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $55.50 -0.60 (-1.07 %) (As of 07/23/2018 06:00 AM ET)Previous Close$55.50Today's Range$55.20 - $56.4052-Week Range$31.75 - $60.65Volume92,611 shsAverage Volume171,868 shsMarket Capitalization$2.89 billionP/E Ratio16.18Dividend Yield0.72%Beta1.7 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 Ratio1.37 Current Ratio1.14 Quick Ratio1.00 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.18 Forward P/E Ratio11.99 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.20 billion Price / Sales0.90 Cash Flow$9.1584 per share Price / Cash6.06 Book Value$33.84 per share Price / Book1.64 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.43 Net Income$428.90 million Net Margins13.92% Return on Equity12.52% Return on Assets3.70% Miscellaneous Employees16,300 Outstanding Shares52,050,000Market Cap$2,888.55 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, May 9th. Investors of record on Friday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, July 5th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th. View SkyWest's Dividend History. How will SkyWest's stock buyback program work? SkyWest announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding 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 typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were SkyWest's earnings last quarter? SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 26th. The transportation company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.17. The transportation company had revenue of $783.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $767.41 million. SkyWest had a net margin of 13.92% and a return on equity of 12.52%. SkyWest's revenue for the quarter was up 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.65 earnings per share. View SkyWest's Earnings History. When is SkyWest's next earnings date? SkyWest is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for SkyWest. What price target have analysts set for SKYW? 3 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for SkyWest's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect SkyWest's share price to reach $60.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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." Who are some of SkyWest's key competitors? Some companies that are related to SkyWest include China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H (CEA), easyJet (EJTTF), Alaska Air Group (ALK), Intl Cons Airl/S (ICAGY), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), LATAM Airlines Group (LTM), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Azul (AZUL), CATHAY Pac AIRW/S (CPCAY), Copa (CPA), Air France-KLM (AFLYY), 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) Has SkyWest been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about SKYW stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SkyWest earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 45.04 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are SkyWest's major shareholders? SkyWest's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.73%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.23%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.07%), Capital One National Association (0.02%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.02%). 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 buying SkyWest stock? SKYW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Capital One National Association. 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 $55.50. How big of a company is SkyWest? SkyWest has a market capitalization of $2.89 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. 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: 291 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 221 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 512MarketBeat'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 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Book Value of a Share?