NASDAQ:SKYW - SkyWest Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$61.10 -0.40 (-0.65 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 09:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$61.10
Today's Range$60.45 - $61.65
52-Week Range$31.75 - $62.45
Volume95,534 shs
Average Volume232,025 shs
Market Capitalization$3.09 billion
P/E Ratio17.81
Dividend Yield0.66%
Beta1.73
SkyWest logoSkyWest, 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Air transportation, scheduled
Sub-IndustryAirlines
SectorTransportation
SymbolNASDAQ:SKYW
CUSIP83087910
Phone435-634-3000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.41
Current Ratio1.11
Quick Ratio0.97

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.81
Forward P/E Ratio12.44
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Price / Sales0.99
Cash Flow$9.4436 per share
Price / Cash6.47
Book Value$33.84 per share
Price / Book1.81

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 Shares52,080,000
Market Cap$3.09 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. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, October 4th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.65%. 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 5.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were SkyWest's earnings last quarter?

SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 26th. The transportation company reported $1.43 EPS 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 the consensus estimate of $795.19 million. SkyWest had a return on equity of 13.20% and a net margin of 14.73%. SkyWest's revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.95 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 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 price targets for SkyWest's shares. Their forecasts 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 1.9% 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?

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?

News headlines about SKYW stock have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring 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 closest to one being the most favorable. SkyWest earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 47.62 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for SkyWest.

Who are SkyWest's major shareholders?

SkyWest's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.15%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.59%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.15%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.87%) and FMR LLC (2.50%). 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, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC, LSV Asset Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and California Public Employees Retirement System. 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., First Trust Advisors LP, MUFG Securities EMEA plc and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $61.10.

How big of a company is SkyWest?

SkyWest has a market capitalization of $3.09 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  303 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  232 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  535
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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