SKYW:NSD-SkyWest, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Airlines | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 52.84

Change

-2.64 (-4.76)%

Market Cap

USD 2.55B

Volume

0.34M

Average Target Price

USD 75.00 (+41.94%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

Verdict

About

SkyWest, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates a regional airline in the United States. As of December 31, 2018, it provided scheduled passenger and air freight services with approximately 2,770 total daily departures to various destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean; and had a fleet of 596 aircraft available for scheduled service. The company operates its flights as Delta Connection, United Express, American Eagle, or Alaska under code-share arrangements. It also offers regional jet service to airports in the United States, as well as Mexico and Canada; and provides airport customer and ground handling services for other airlines throughout its system. SkyWest, Inc. was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in St. George, Utah.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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ETFs Containing SKYW

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
JETS U.S. Global Jets ETF 3.99 % 0.60 %

-1.79 (-5.89%)

USD0.05B
PSCI Invesco S&P SmallCap Indu.. 2.32 % 0.29 %

-2.19 (-3.06%)

USD0.06B
SCAP AdvisorShares Cornerstone.. 1.32 % 0.90 %

-1.19 (-3.26%)

USD4.90M
DWMC AdvisorShares Dorsey Wrig.. 1.17 % 1.25 %

-0.69 (-2.80%)

USD2.33M
VIOV Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 60.. 0.87 % 0.15 %

-3.98 (-2.98%)

USD0.46B
SLYV SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Va.. 0.87 % 0.15 %

-1.89 (-2.99%)

USD2.37B
IJS iShares S&P Small-Cap 600.. 0.87 % 0.25 %

-4.50 (-2.91%)

USD6.30B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Airlines)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -18.24% 25% F 12% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -18.24% 25% F 12% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -5.27% 63% D 43% F
Dividend Return 0.86% 25% F 15% F
Total Return -4.41% 63% D 42% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 240.46% 100% A+ 93% A
Dividend Return 9.99% 100% A+ 42% F
Total Return 250.45% 100% A+ 93% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 41.91% 100% A+ 92% A-
Dividend Return 0.93% 60% D- 23% F
Total Return 42.84% 100% A+ 92% A-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 34.38% 25% F 38% F
Risk Adjusted Return 124.59% 100% A+ 96% A
Market Capitalization 2.55B 50% F 82% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Airlines)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 8.19 50% F 88% B+
Price/Book Ratio 1.26 63% D 64% D
Price / Cash Flow Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
EV/EBITDA 5.96 38% F 40% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 16.43% 43% F 87% B+
Return on Invested Capital 8.32% 13% F 67% D+
Return on Assets 5.15% 50% F 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 120.87% 29% F 18% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.88 63% D 54% F
Short Percent 2.32% 100% A+ 63% D
Beta 1.53 38% F 24% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

STA Verdict Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector