SkyWest (SKYW) Competitors

$74.31
+2.93 (+4.10%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)

SKYW vs. JBLU, CPA, ALGT, HA, SAVE, ALK, AZUL, ULCC, SNCY, and MESA

Should you be buying SkyWest stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of SkyWest include JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Copa (CPA), Allegiant Travel (ALGT), Hawaiian (HA), Spirit Airlines (SAVE), Alaska Air Group (ALK), Azul (AZUL), Frontier Group (ULCC), Sun Country Airlines (SNCY), and Mesa Air Group (MESA). These companies are all part of the "air transportation, scheduled" industry.

SkyWest vs.

JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) and SkyWest (NASDAQ:SKYW) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends, media sentiment, institutional ownership, valuation, community ranking and profitability.

JetBlue Airways has a beta of 1.86, suggesting that its share price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SkyWest has a beta of 1.95, suggesting that its share price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500.

JetBlue Airways presently has a consensus price target of $5.88, indicating a potential downside of 3.69%. SkyWest has a consensus price target of $62.25, indicating a potential downside of 16.23%. Given SkyWest's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe JetBlue Airways is more favorable than SkyWest.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
JetBlue Airways
4 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.70
SkyWest
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

JetBlue Airways received 276 more outperform votes than SkyWest when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 68.18% of users gave SkyWest an outperform vote while only 61.79% of users gave JetBlue Airways an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
JetBlue AirwaysOutperform Votes
726
61.79%
Underperform Votes
449
38.21%
SkyWestOutperform Votes
450
68.18%
Underperform Votes
210
31.82%

SkyWest has lower revenue, but higher earnings than JetBlue Airways. JetBlue Airways is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SkyWest, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
JetBlue Airways$9.62B0.22-$310M-$0.94-6.49
SkyWest$2.94B1.02$34.34M$0.8785.41

In the previous week, JetBlue Airways had 23 more articles in the media than SkyWest. MarketBeat recorded 47 mentions for JetBlue Airways and 24 mentions for SkyWest. JetBlue Airways' average media sentiment score of 0.23 beat SkyWest's score of 0.11 indicating that SkyWest is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
JetBlue Airways
6 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
20 Neutral mention(s)
12 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
SkyWest
10 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
6 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

SkyWest has a net margin of 1.17% compared to SkyWest's net margin of -3.23%. JetBlue Airways' return on equity of 1.59% beat SkyWest's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
JetBlue Airways-3.23% -4.41% -1.12%
SkyWest 1.17%1.59%0.48%

83.7% of JetBlue Airways shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.3% of SkyWest shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of JetBlue Airways shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.5% of SkyWest shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

SkyWest beats JetBlue Airways on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SKYW and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SKYW vs. The Competition

MetricSkyWestAir transportation, scheduled IndustryTransportation SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.88B$19.26B$10.35B$7.43B
Dividend YieldN/A3.17%3.88%3.97%
P/E Ratio85.4114.1015.3916.82
Price / Sales1.021.6722.6287.60
Price / Cash7.0032.6615.6428.65
Price / Book1.442.252.064.30
Net Income$34.34M$658.46M$630.90M$213.76M
7 Day Performance11.36%2.43%2.13%1.35%
1 Month Performance10.68%-0.95%-1.41%-4.08%
1 Year Performance208.72%2.71%7.74%7.92%

SkyWest Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
JBLU
JetBlue Airways
1.6735 of 5 stars
$6.53
-3.8%
$5.75
-11.9%
-11.8%$2.22B$9.62B-6.9523,388Analyst Report
News Coverage
CPA
Copa
4.9727 of 5 stars
$95.77
-0.5%
$146.33
+52.8%
+13.7%$3.78B$3.46B7.497,265Positive News
ALGT
Allegiant Travel
4.9901 of 5 stars
$60.52
-0.4%
$89.75
+48.3%
-38.7%$1.11B$2.51B9.585,643Upcoming Earnings
HA
Hawaiian
0.2312 of 5 stars
$13.25
-0.2%
$8.00
-39.6%
+52.8%$687.01M$2.72B-2.627,362
SAVE
Spirit Airlines
2.4727 of 5 stars
$4.11
-7.6%
$4.93
+19.9%
-78.4%$449.96M$5.36B-1.0013,167Gap Down
ALK
Alaska Air Group
4.8778 of 5 stars
$40.80
-0.4%
$57.44
+40.8%
+1.5%$5.13B$10.43B22.5426,043Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
AZUL
Azul
1.6504 of 5 stars
$6.04
-3.5%
$12.56
+108.1%
-8.6%$2.54B$3.74B-6.4914,247Gap Down
High Trading Volume
ULCC
Frontier Group
2.3791 of 5 stars
$6.50
-3.8%
$7.78
+19.7%
-29.3%$1.45B$3.59B-108.337,235Upcoming Earnings
SNCY
Sun Country Airlines
4.3145 of 5 stars
$14.15
-1.0%
$19.60
+38.5%
-22.9%$754.05M$1.05B11.602,783Upcoming Earnings
MESA
Mesa Air Group
0.18 of 5 stars
$0.80
-1.2%
N/A-58.7%$32.75M$498.07M-0.272,303

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This page (NASDAQ:SKYW) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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