SKYW:NGS-SkyWest Inc.

EQUITY | Airlines | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 49.56

Change

+1.04 (+2.14)%

Market Cap

USD 2.57B

Volume

0.15M

Average Target Price

USD 65.46 (32.09%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

SkyWest Inc, through its subsidiaries offers scheduled passenger service to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2018-12-12 )

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ETFs Containing SKYW

JETS U.S. Global Jets 3.84 % 0.60 %

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PSCI Invesco S&P SmallCap Indu.. 2.09 % 0.29 %

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SCAP AdvisorShares Cornerstone.. 1.23 % 0.90 %

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IJS iShares S&P SmallCap 600 .. 0.77 % 0.25 %

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SLYV SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Va.. 0.76 % 0.15 %

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VIOV Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 60.. 0.76 % 0.20 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Airlines)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -6.67% 86% B 54% F
Dividend Return 0.56% 25% F 11% F
Total Return -6.10% 86% B 52% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -6.40% 86% B 52% F
Dividend Return 0.72% 25% F 13% F
Total Return -5.68% 86% B 50% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 224.77% 86% B 93% A
Dividend Return 7.67% 60% D- 31% F
Total Return 232.44% 86% B 93% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 51.81% 100% A+ 94% A
Dividend Return 52.91% 100% A+ 94% A
Total Return 1.10% 60% D- 30% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 33.05% 57% F 38% F
Risk Adjusted Return 160.12% 100% A+ 98% A+
Market Capitalization 1.90B 50% F 84% B

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Airlines)
Ratio vs. Market
(Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 5.10 88% B+ 50% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.38 63% D 61% D-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 0.91 88% B+ 58% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio -9.33 50% F 80% B-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 27.46% 63% D 88% B+
Return on Invested Capital 10.18% 25% F 71% C-
Return on Assets 8.69% 75% C 86% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 157.25% 50% F 14% F

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Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total 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.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend 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.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital 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.

Negative free cash flow

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

Low Revenue Growth

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