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

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$48.49 +0.81 (+1.70 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 05:30 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.68
Today's Range$47.33 - $48.66
52-Week Range$42.38 - $65.80
Volume230,500 shs
Average Volume250,783 shs
Market Capitalization$2.43 billion
P/E Ratio14.14
Dividend Yield0.81%
Beta1.75
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Cash Flow$9.4892 per share
Book Value$33.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$428.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$2.43 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. Investors of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Monday, January 7th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date 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 repurchase 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 reacquire up to 5.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were SkyWest's earnings last quarter?

SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The transportation company reported $1.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.17. The transportation company had revenue of $829 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $825.57 million. SkyWest had a return on equity of 13.99% and a net margin of 15.65%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $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 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for SkyWest's stock. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect SkyWest's share price to reach $66.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.1% 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 coverage about SKYW stock has been trending neutral on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. SkyWest earned a news impact score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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)

Who are SkyWest's major shareholders?

SkyWest's stock is owned by a number of 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 institutional 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 institutional 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 $48.49.

How big of a company is SkyWest?

SkyWest has a market capitalization of $2.43 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  325 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  258 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  583
MarketBeat'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 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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