About SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Trailing P/E Ratio6.95168147668089
Forward P/E Ratio12.78
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Price / Sales0.91
Cash Flow$9.15 per share
Price / Cash6.13
Book Value$33.84 per share
Price / Book1.66
Net Income$428.90 million
Return on Equity12.08%
Return on Assets3.41%
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 Thursday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 30th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, April 5th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 28th. This is a positive change from SkyWest's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08. View SkyWest's Dividend History.
How will SkyWest's stock buyback program work?
SkyWest announced that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 5.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans 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 earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The transportation company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.10. The transportation company earned $797.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $778.13 million. SkyWest had a net margin of 13.39% and a return on equity of 12.08%. The company's revenue was up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.54 EPS. View SkyWest's Earnings History.
When will SkyWest make its next earnings announcement?
Where is SkyWest's stock going? Where will SkyWest's stock price be in 2018?
4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for SkyWest's shares. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect SkyWest's stock price to reach $59.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for SkyWest.
Who are some of SkyWest's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to SkyWest include Copa (CPA), Spirit Airlines (SAVE), Wizz Air (WIZZ), Hawaiian (HA), Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (GOL), Dart Group (DTG), Avianca (AVH), Era Group (ERA), Flybe Group (FLYB), Fastjet (FJET), Air Partner (AIR), Ryanair (RYA), US Airways Group (LCC) and Virgin America (VA).
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 owns SkyWest stock?
SkyWest's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.46%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.88%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.15%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.59%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.87%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.59%). 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 Towle & Co., Alliancebernstein L.P., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Guggenheim Capital LLC and Kennedy Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold SkyWest company 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Deutsche Bank AG, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Arizona State Retirement System. 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 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 SkyWest stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.10.
How big of a company is SkyWest?
SkyWest has a market capitalization of $2.91 billion and generates $3.20 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $428.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.07 on an earnings per share basis. SkyWest employs 16,900 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]
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SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
SkyWest (NASDAQ SKYW) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|2/1/2018||Q4 2017||$0.71||$0.81||$778.13 million||$797.20 million||View||Listen|
|10/25/2017||Q3 2017||$0.98||$1.01||$817.43 million||$831.93 million||View||N/A|
|7/27/2017||Q2 2017||$0.87||$0.95||$790.14 million||$809.76 million||View||N/A|
|4/27/2017||Q1 2017||$0.52||$0.65||$745.95 million||$765.42 million||View||N/A|
|2/2/2017||Q416||$0.52||$0.54||$754.18 million||$758.02 million||View||Listen|
|10/27/2016||Q316||$0.81||$0.90||$795.89 million||$799.78 million||View||Listen|
|7/28/2016||Q216||$0.67||$0.77||$764.04 million||$801.34 million||View||Listen|
|4/28/2016||Q116||$0.25||$0.52||$736.25 million||$762.07 million||View||Listen|
|2/4/2016||Q415||$0.45||$0.49||$751.86 million||$760.60 million||View||N/A|
|10/27/2015||Q315||$0.66||$0.71||$768.47 million||$794.00 million||View||Listen|
|7/30/2015||Q215||$0.26||$0.61||$763.89 million||$780.40 million||View||Listen|
|4/30/2015||Q115||($0.03)||$0.18||$760.95 million||$760.40 million||View||N/A|
|2/12/2015||Q414||$0.13||($0.54)||$768.46 million||$813.90 million||View||N/A|
|10/29/2014||Q314||$0.40||$0.79||$820.00 million||$834.63 million||View||N/A|
|8/6/2014||Q214||($0.21)||($0.29)||$800.20 million||$816.60 million||View||N/A|
|5/8/2014||Q114||($0.44)||($0.44)||$752.93 million||$772.39 million||View||N/A|
|2/19/2014||Q413||$0.19||$0.17||$824.01 million||$804.37 million||View||N/A|
|11/6/2013||Q313||$0.46||$0.50||$871.99 million||$850.70 million||View||N/A|
|8/7/2013||Q2 2013||$0.34||$0.39||$866.86 million||$839.10 million||View||N/A|
|5/8/2013||Q1 2013||$0.02||$0.06||$824.20 million||$803.50 million||View||N/A|
|2/14/2013||Q4 2012||$0.19||$0.27||$819.86 million||$810.73 million||View||N/A|
|11/7/2012||Q312||$0.31||$0.40||$964.55 million||$865.30 million||View||N/A|
SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Earnings Estimates
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.30
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Dividend Information
|Payout Ratio:||3.97% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
7.29% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
6.35% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
SkyWest (NASDAQ SKYW) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.15%
SkyWest (NASDAQ SKYW) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|11/29/2017||Terry Vais||COO||Sell||12,075||$51.52||$622,104.00|| |
|11/22/2017||Michael B. Thompson||COO||Sell||1,476||$51.45||$75,940.20|| |
|11/21/2017||Russell A. Childs||CEO||Sell||18,554||$51.33||$952,376.82|| |
|11/16/2017||Jerry C. Atkin||Director||Sell||110,000||$48.10||$5,291,000.00|| |
|11/6/2017||Michael B Thompson||COO||Sell||5,868||$47.08||$276,265.44|| |
|11/2/2017||Russell A. Childs||CEO||Sell||1,766||$47.22||$83,390.52|| |
|11/2/2017||Wade J. Steel||Insider||Sell||4,500||$47.00||$211,500.00|| |
|11/1/2017||Henry J Eyring||Director||Sell||1,500||$46.55||$69,825.00||36,362|| |
|3/10/2017||Michael B. Thompson||COO||Sell||4,700||$35.32||$166,004.00|| |
|3/1/2017||Eric Woodward||Insider||Sell||6,330||$35.24||$223,069.20|| |
|2/15/2017||Eric Woodward||Insider||Sell||8,051||$35.60||$286,615.60|| |
|12/7/2016||Henry J Eyring||Director||Sell||6,267||$11.49||$72,007.83||35,549|| |
|8/31/2016||Michael B. Thompson||COO||Sell||7,899||$28.50||$225,121.50|| |
|8/17/2016||Jerry C. Atkin||Director||Sell||21,050||$28.26||$594,873.00|| |
|8/16/2016||Jerry C. Atkin||Director||Sell||550||$28.01||$15,405.50|| |
|8/15/2016||Jerry C. Atkin||Director||Sell||13,965||$28.36||$396,047.40|| |
|8/12/2016||Wade J. Steel||Insider||Sell||9,292||$28.56||$265,379.52|| |
|8/11/2016||Russell A. Childs||CEO||Sell||21,516||$28.79||$619,445.64|| |
|8/10/2016||Robert J. Simmons||CFO||Buy||1,000||$27.69||$27,690.00|| |
|6/14/2016||Jerry C Atkin||Director||Sell||13,000||$23.85||$310,050.00||777,256|| |
|6/7/2016||Terry Vais||COO||Sell||9,562||$25.00||$239,050.00||53,985|| |
|5/24/2016||Terry Vais||COO||Sell||8,195||$23.87||$195,614.65||46,252|| |
|11/27/2015||Terry Vais||insider||Sell||7,000||$21.00||$147,000.00||17,260|| |
|11/18/2015||Eric Woodward||CAO||Sell||8,400||$19.65||$165,060.00||31,037|| |
|11/17/2015||Eric Woodward||CAO||Sell||13,589||$19.90||$270,421.10||31,037|| |
|11/11/2015||Wade J. Steel||EVP||Sell||4,674||$19.75||$92,311.50||38,126|| |
|11/6/2015||Russell A. Childs||insider||Sell||31,024||$20.00||$620,480.00||96,816|| |
|11/3/2015||Jerry C. Atkin||CEO||Sell||89,000||$19.36||$1,723,040.00||797,912|| |
|11/3/2015||Wade J Steel||EVP||Sell||1,253||$19.29||$24,170.37||38,126|| |
|11/2/2015||Russell A. Childs||insider||Sell||20,000||$19.30||$386,000.00||96,816|| |
|3/2/2015||Michael B Thompson||COO||Sell||1,700||$15.25||$25,925.00|| |
|2/24/2015||Wade J Steel||EVP||Sell||7,137||$15.39||$109,838.43|| |
|2/19/2015||Wade J Steel||EVP||Sell||1,817||$13.72||$24,929.24|| |
|12/9/2014||Alexandria Panot Marren||Insider||Buy||10,000||$11.82||$118,200.00|| |
|12/8/2014||Alexandria Panot Marren||Insider||Buy||12,000||$11.82||$141,840.00|| |
|12/11/2013||Keith Smith||Director||Buy||10,000||$15.09||$150,900.00||10,982|| |
|6/4/2013||Jerry C Atkin||CEO||Sell||44,648||$14.50||$647,396.00|| |
|5/28/2013||Jerry C Atkin||CEO||Sell||7,400||$14.52||$107,448.00|| |
|5/24/2013||Jerry C Atkin||CEO||Sell||80,000||$14.35||$1,148,000.00|| |
|5/23/2013||Jerry C Atkin||CEO||Sell||80,000||$14.37||$1,149,600.00|| |
|12/5/2012||Jerry C Atkin||CEO||Sell||55,240||$11.52||$636,364.80|| |
|12/4/2012||Henry J Eyring||Director||Sell||6,267||$11.49||$72,007.83|| |
SkyWest (NASDAQ SKYW) News Headlines
|SkyWest (SKYW) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 1:42 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $754.54 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 19 at 2:24 AM
|Form 4 SKYWEST INC For: Feb 07 Filed by: Vais Terry|
www.streetinsider.com - February 10 at 3:51 PM
|Form 4 SKYWEST INC For: Feb 07 Filed by: Thompson Michael B|
www.streetinsider.com - February 10 at 9:39 AM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Upgraded at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 10 at 9:24 AM
|SkyWest reports January traffic|
seekingalpha.com - February 9 at 10:24 AM
|BRIEF-Skywest Inc Announces Increase In Quarterly Dividend To $0.10 Per Share|
www.reuters.com - February 8 at 3:49 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend to $0.10 per Share|
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 3:49 PM
|FY2018 Earnings Forecast for SkyWest, Inc. Issued By Imperial Capital (SKYW)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 8 at 12:50 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.10|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 8 at 10:24 AM
|Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for SkyWest, Inc. Raised by Imperial Capital (SKYW)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 7 at 8:18 AM
|SkyWest (SKYW) PT Raised to $62.00|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 6:00 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 9:24 PM
|SkyWest Inc Earnings Rise In Q4 - Nasdaq|
www.nasdaq.com - February 2 at 3:56 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Profit - PR Newswire (press release)|
www.prnewswire.com - February 2 at 3:56 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Profit|
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 9:49 AM
|SkyWest tops Street 4Q forecasts|
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 9:49 AM
|$770.11 Million in Sales Expected for SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 2:22 AM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.10 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 1 at 9:14 PM
|Dow Leads As Apple Reverses Higher; India Sends Bitcoin Crashing|
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 3:49 PM
|Is SkyWest Inc (NASDAQ:SKYW) Undervalued?|
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 9:53 AM
|Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Will Announce Earnings of $0.71 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 31 at 7:10 PM
|Is Surprise Coming for SkyWest (SKYW) This Earnings Season?|
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 10:13 AM
|Is a Beat in Store for Allegiant (ALGT) in Q4 Earnings?|
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 3:50 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) vs. Virgin America (VA) Head-To-Head Comparison|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 29 at 3:08 PM
|Mitsubishi Aircraft loses jet order in blow to high-profile project|
www.reuters.com - January 26 at 9:59 AM
|Form 4 SKYWEST INC For: Nov 01 Filed by: EYRING HENRY J|
www.streetinsider.com - January 25 at 9:49 AM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Price Target Increased to $65.00 by Analysts at Raymond James Financial|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 12:54 AM
|Insider Selling: SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Director Sells 1,500 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 24 at 9:24 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 24 at 3:34 AM
|Will Rising Costs Dampen JetBlue's (JBLU) Earnings in Q4?|
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 5:18 PM
|Will Volume Growth Aid Union Pacific's (UNP) Q4 Earnings?|
finance.yahoo.com - January 22 at 8:00 AM
|Pilot shortage leads airline to offer $45,000 signing bonuses|
www.bizjournals.com - January 16 at 11:33 AM
| Analysts Anticipate SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) to Post $0.71 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 14 at 9:36 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results Call Date|
www.prnewswire.com - January 12 at 2:40 PM
|BRIEF-Skywest Reports Combined December Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And ExpressJet Airlines|
www.reuters.com - January 9 at 11:16 AM
|SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 8:38 PM
|Head to Head Contrast: SkyWest (SKYW) versus Virgin America (VA)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 1:40 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 6 at 3:36 PM
|Delta Reports Dismal December Traffic, Raises Q4 Costs View - Nasdaq|
www.nasdaq.com - January 4 at 3:32 PM
|Austin gets another nonstop flight to Midwest|
www.bizjournals.com - January 3 at 10:56 AM
|Here's Why You Should Hold on to J.B. Hunt (JBHT) for Now|
finance.yahoo.com - January 3 at 10:56 AM
|ValuEngine Upgrades SkyWest (SKYW) to "Strong-Buy"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 10:38 AM
| Brokerages Expect SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $770.52 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 12:28 PM
|JB Hunt (JBHT) Stock Falls on Soft Fourth-Quarter Guidance - Nasdaq|
www.nasdaq.com - December 29 at 10:54 AM
|$0.70 Earnings Per Share Expected for SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 29 at 1:32 AM
|Canadian Pacific (CP) Hits New 52-week High: Here's Why|
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 10:09 AM
|Why Copa Holdings (CPA) Stock Has Surged More than 50% YTD - Nasdaq|
www.nasdaq.com - December 27 at 1:29 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2017 - Nasdaq|
www.nasdaq.com - December 27 at 1:29 PM
|Ex-Dividend Reminder: Stantec, SkyWest and Regal Beloit|
www.nasdaq.com - December 26 at 11:34 AM
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