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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
Industry Air transportation, scheduled
Trailing P/E Ratio15.07
Forward P/E Ratio12.58
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$3.20 billion
Price / Sales0.95
Cash Flow$9.3360 per share
Price / Cash6.25
Book Value$34.34 per share
Price / Book1.70
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.43
Net Income$428.90 million
Return on Equity12.52%
Return on Assets3.70%
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 Wednesday, May 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 29th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, July 5th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.69%. 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 approved a share buyback plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 5.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.
How were SkyWest's earnings last quarter?
SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The transportation company reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating 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 the consensus estimate of $767.41 million. SkyWest had a net margin of 13.92% and a return on equity of 12.52%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.65 EPS. View SkyWest's Earnings History.
When is SkyWest's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for SKYW?
3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for SkyWest's stock. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect SkyWest's share price to reach $60.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for SkyWest.
Who are some of SkyWest's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to SkyWest include China Eastern Airlines (CEA), China Southern Airlines (ZNH), LATAM Airlines Group (LTM), International Airlines Group (ICAGY), Alaska Air Group (ALK), Azul (AZUL), Cathay Pacific (CPCAY), JetBlue (JBLU), easyJet (EJTTF), Copa (CPA), Air France-KLM (AFLYY), Allegiant Air (ALGT), Hawaiian (HA), Gol Transportes Aéreos (GOL) 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)
Has SkyWest been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about SKYW stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SkyWest earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.26 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
Who are SkyWest's major shareholders?
SkyWest's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.31%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.87%), LSV Asset Management (2.12%), Rothschild Asset Management Inc. (1.41%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.22%). 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 BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Prudential Financial Inc., LSV Asset Management, Rothschild Asset Management Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, KBC Group NV and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 institutional investors are buying SkyWest stock?
SKYW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Hsbc Holdings PLC, BlackRock Inc., Barclays PLC, Millennium Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Mutual Advisors LLC and CIBC World Markets Inc.. 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 $58.35.
How big of a company is SkyWest?
SkyWest has a market capitalization of $2.98 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 (SKYW)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.
SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
4 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for SkyWest in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $60.75, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 4.11%. The high price target for SKYW is $65.00 and the low price target for SKYW is $55.00. There are currently 1 hold rating, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Buy||Buy||Buy||Buy|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||3.00||3.00||3.20||3.00|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||0 Sell Rating(s)|
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|0 Sell Rating(s)|
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|0 Sell Rating(s)|
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
2 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|0 Sell Rating(s)|
2 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
2 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$60.75||$59.25||$55.80||$46.60|
|Price Target Upside: ||4.11% upside||13.61% upside||7.00% upside||0.32% upside|
SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Consensus Price Target History
SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/26/2016 forward)
|Date||Brokerage||Action||Rating||Price Target||Impact on Share Price||Details|
|4/30/2018||Imperial Capital||Boost Price Target||In ➝ line||$55.00 ➝ $60.00||High|
|4/27/2018||Cowen||Boost Price Target||Outperform ➝ Outperform||$62.00 ➝ $63.00||High|
|1/24/2018||Raymond James||Boost Price Target||Strong-Buy ➝ Strong-Buy||$62.00 ➝ $65.00||Medium|
|10/26/2017||Deutsche Bank||Boost Price Target||Buy||$47.00 ➝ $55.00||N/A|
|4/13/2017||UBS||Upgrade||Outperform ➝ Strong-Buy||$42.00||N/A|
|12/6/2016||Evercore ISI||Downgrade||Buy ➝ Hold||$25.00 ➝ $37.00||N/A|
SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Dividend Information
SkyWest pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.69%. SKYW's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Thursday, July 5. SkyWest pays out 11.66% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Payout Ratio(s):||11.66% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
8.62% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
7.75% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
4.28% (Based on Cash Flow)
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: 89.21%
SkyWest (NASDAQ SKYW) Insider Trading History
(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|
|3/8/2018||Eric Woodward||Insider||Sell||4,500||$56.90||$256,050.00|| |
|3/6/2018||Robert J. Simmons||CFO||Sell||39,339||$55.94||$2,200,623.66|| |
|3/6/2018||Terry Vais||COO||Sell||5,800||$56.00||$324,800.00|| |
|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
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www.nasdaq.com - May 25 at 5:38 PM
|Delta to Resume Flights to India & Expand Jet Airways Deal|
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 5:38 PM
|Delta, United planes clip wings at Burbank airport: 'It felt like we hit a body'|
www.foxnews.com - May 23 at 5:26 PM
|J.B. Hunt (JBHT) Hits 52-Week High: What's Behind the Rally?|
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 8:28 AM
|CH Robinson (CHRW) Stock Gains 32% in a Year: Here's Why|
www.zacks.com - May 22 at 5:02 PM
|Zacks: Brokerages Expect SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $804.75 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 4:42 AM
|International Airlines Group (ICAGY) and SkyWest (SKYW) Financial Contrast|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 1:39 PM
|She says a pilot raped her, and now she's afraid of running into him at an airport|
www.cnn.com - May 15 at 8:44 AM
|Zacks: Analysts Anticipate SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Will Announce Earnings of $1.22 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 1:14 AM
|SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 9:08 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined April 2018 Traffic for SkyWest Airlines and ...|
www.prnewswire.com - May 12 at 8:42 AM
|SkyWest reports April traffic|
seekingalpha.com - May 12 at 8:42 AM
|BRIEF-Skywest Reports Combined April 2018 Traffic For Skywest Airlines And Expressjet Airlines|
www.reuters.com - May 9 at 5:23 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined April 2018 Traffic for SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines|
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 5:23 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Announces $0.10 Quarterly Dividend|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 3:34 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.10 per Share|
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:31 AM
|American Air to End Regional Deals With ExpressJet, Trans States|
www.bloomberg.com - May 4 at 5:21 PM
|SkyWest Will Be Impacted By American's Decision To Cut Ties With ExpressJet|
www.benzinga.com - May 4 at 5:21 PM
|Q2 2018 EPS Estimates for SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Increased by Analyst|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 7:26 AM
|SkyWest (SKYW) PT Raised to $60 at Imperial Capital Following 1Q|
www.streetinsider.com - April 30 at 8:34 AM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Given New $60.00 Price Target at Imperial Capital|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:46 AM
|Contrasting SkyWest (SKYW) & Volaris (VLRS)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 5:21 AM
|Edited Transcript of SKYW earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-18 8:30pm GMT|
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 8:44 AM
| Analysts Anticipate SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $794.55 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 2:50 AM
|SkyWest up 8% post Q1 results|
seekingalpha.com - April 27 at 5:08 PM
|SkyWest flight attendant accusing pilot of drugging and raping her during layover|
www.foxnews.com - April 27 at 5:08 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 4:12 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:56 AM
|SkyWest (SKYW) PT Raised to $63.00 at Cowen|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:27 AM
|SkyWest's (SKYW) CEO Chip Childs on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript|
seekingalpha.com - April 27 at 8:43 AM
|SkyWest Q1 18 Earnings Conference Call At 4:30 PM ET|
www.nasdaq.com - April 26 at 5:10 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Tops Q1 EPS by 17c, Beats on Revenues|
www.streetinsider.com - April 26 at 5:10 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Profit|
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:10 PM
| Brokerages Anticipate SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) to Announce $0.84 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 3:13 PM
|Allegiant Air (ALGT) vs. SkyWest (SKYW) Financial Analysis|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 5:32 AM
|3 Airline Stocks to Buy Post UAL, DAL's Strong Q1 Reports|
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 5:30 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:46 AM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 10:43 AM
|SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 9:14 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 3:10 AM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 9:13 PM
|Form 8-K SKYWEST INC For: Apr 12|
www.streetinsider.com - April 12 at 5:25 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 2:53 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 11:01 AM
|Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $754.54 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 2:38 AM
|Alaska Airlines is shrinking the size of carry-on luggage|
www.foxnews.com - April 10 at 5:21 PM
|SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined March 2018 Traffic for SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines|
finance.yahoo.com - April 9 at 5:11 PM
|$0.83 Earnings Per Share Expected for SkyWest, Inc. (SKYW) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 3:14 PM
|SkyWest (SKYW) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 8:39 AM
|Zacks Investment Research Upgrades SkyWest (SKYW) to "Buy"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 1:43 PM
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SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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