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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.25
SKYW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. SKYW: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SKYW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.42 Max: 3.33
Current: 0.25
0.16
3.33
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
SKYW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. SKYW: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SKYW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.26
0.26
0.72
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.86
Beneish M-Score: -3.99
WACC vs ROIC
7.95%
-3.51%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -5.53
SKYW's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.01 vs. SKYW: -5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SKYW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.53  Med: 6 Max: 10.21
Current: -5.53
-5.53
10.21
Net Margin % -5.18
SKYW's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SKYW: -5.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SKYW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.18  Med: 2.5 Max: 4.72
Current: -5.18
-5.18
4.72
ROE % -10.64
SKYW's ROE % is ranked lower than
91% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 20.25 vs. SKYW: -10.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SKYW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.31  Med: 5.28 Max: 13.13
Current: -10.64
-11.31
13.13
ROA % -3.23
SKYW's ROA % is ranked lower than
85% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.31 vs. SKYW: -3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SKYW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.25  Med: 1.7 Max: 4.12
Current: -3.23
-3.25
4.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -4.44
SKYW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.59 vs. SKYW: -4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SKYW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.44  Med: 6.35 Max: 13.21
Current: -4.44
-4.44
13.21
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.20
SKYW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SKYW: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SKYW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 14.1 Max: 47.6
Current: -1.2
-4.4
47.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -34.40
SKYW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. SKYW: -34.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SKYW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.4  Med: 10.3 Max: 39.6
Current: -34.4
-34.4
39.6
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SKYW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 137 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 393,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,300 sh (-1.28%)
Jim Simons 312,892 sh (-35.71%)
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Q2 2016

SKYW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 460,200 sh (+47.08%)
David Dreman 137 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 371,266 sh (-5.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,300 sh (-36.30%)
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Q3 2016

SKYW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

NWQ Managers 28,458 sh (New)
Jim Simons 687,000 sh (+49.28%)
David Dreman 137 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,494 sh (-14.54%)
Jeremy Grantham 237,479 sh (-36.04%)
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Q4 2016

SKYW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman 13,617 sh (+9839.42%)
Jim Simons 994,100 sh (+44.70%)
NWQ Managers 28,458 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,074 sh (-32.86%)
Jeremy Grantham 79,331 sh (-66.59%)
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Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines    NAICS: 481111    SIC: 4512
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SkyWest Inc, through its subsidiaries offers scheduled passenger service to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

SkyWest Inc was incorporated in Utah in 1972. The Company, through SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet offers scheduled passenger service with approximately 3,600 daily departures to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Its consolidated fleet consisted of a total of 749 aircraft, of which 425 were assigned to United, 239 were assigned to Delta, 29 were assigned to American, 15 were assigned to US Airways, 9 were assigned to Alaska, 2 were subleased to unaffiliated entities and 30 were removed from service. The Company operate two types of regional jet aircraft: the Bombardier Aerospace regional jet, which comes in three different configurations: the 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 Regional Jet (the CRJ200), the 70-seat Bombardier CRJ700 Regional Jet (the CRJ700) and the 70-90-seat Bombardier CRJ900 Regional Jet (the CRJ900); and the Embraer S.A. (Embraer) regional jet, which we operate in three different configurations the 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 regional jet (the ERJ145), the 37-seat Embraer ERJ-135 regional jet (the ERJ135), and the 76-seat Embraer E-175 jet (the E175). It also operates the 30-seat Embraer Brasilia EMB- 120 turboprop (the EMB120). SkyWest Airlines provides regional jet and turboprop service to airports primarily located in the midwestern and western United States. SkyWest Airlines offered approximately 1,707 daily scheduled departures of which approximately 995 were United Express flights, 488 were Delta Connection flights, 39 were Alaksa-coded flights, 84 were US Airways Express flights and 101 were American Eagle flights. SkyWest Airlines' operations are conducted principally from airports located in Chicago (O'Hare), Denver, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Houston, Portland, Phoenix, Seattle, San Francisco and Salt Lake City. ExpressJet provides regional jet service in the United States, primarily from airports located in Atlanta, Cleveland, Chicago (O'Hare), Detroit, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Newark, Minneapolis and Washington Dulles. ExpressJet offered more than 1,838 daily scheduled departures, of which approximately 607 were Delta Connection flights, 1,138 were United Express flights and 93 were American Eagle flights. The Company's competitors include Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation, American Eagle Airlines, Inc, American Airlines, inc, Comair, Inc., Compass Airlines, Horizon Air Industries, Inc. Alaska Air Group, Inc., Mesa Air Group, Inc. Pinnacle Airlines Corp., Republic Airways Holdings Inc. and Trans State Airlines, Inc. All interstate air carriers, including SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet, are subject to regulation by the U.S. Department of Transportation (the DOT), the FAA and other governmental agencies.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 11.72
SKYW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. SKYW: 11.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.35
SKYW's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SKYW: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SKYW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.81
Current: 1.35
0.24
1.81
PS Ratio 0.56
SKYW's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. SKYW: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SKYW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.56
0.09
0.73
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.63
SKYW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. SKYW: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SKYW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 2.61 Max: 6.51
Current: 4.63
1.46
6.51
EV-to-EBITDA 38.26
SKYW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. SKYW: 38.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SKYW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 4.7 Max: 39.9
Current: 38.26
3.2
39.9
Shiller PE Ratio 38.93
SKYW's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 26.25 vs. SKYW: 38.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SKYW' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.73  Med: 8.42 Max: 42.86
Current: 38.93
3.73
42.86
Current Ratio 1.40
SKYW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SKYW: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SKYW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.74 Max: 4.41
Current: 1.4
1.13
4.41
Quick Ratio 1.40
SKYW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. SKYW: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SKYW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.53 Max: 4.24
Current: 1.4
1.01
4.24
Days Inventory 50.10
SKYW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
93% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. SKYW: 50.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SKYW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.04  Med: 30.57 Max: 50.1
Current: 50.1
13.04
50.1
Days Sales Outstanding 6.31
SKYW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.16 vs. SKYW: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SKYW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.31  Med: 12.4 Max: 17.39
Current: 6.31
6.31
17.39
Days Payable 88.22
SKYW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
77% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 49.88 vs. SKYW: 88.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SKYW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.27  Med: 58.26 Max: 94.64
Current: 88.22
18.27
94.64

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.54
SKYW's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. SKYW: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SKYW' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.49
Current: 0.54
0.41
2.49
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.06
SKYW's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. SKYW: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SKYW' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.16
Current: 0.06
0.05
0.16
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.90
SKYW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. SKYW: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SKYW' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.2 Max: 19.6
Current: 5.9
0
19.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.65
SKYW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. SKYW: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.63
SKYW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SKYW: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SKYW' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.82
Current: 0.63
0.46
2.82
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
SKYW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. SKYW: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SKYW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: -0.4 Max: 4.6
Current: -0.3
-6.8
4.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.35
SKYW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SKYW: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SKYW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.25 Max: 3.1
Current: 1.35
0.47
3.1
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 8.48
SKYW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SKYW: 8.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SKYW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.97 Max: 8.74
Current: 8.48
0.32
8.74
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.11
SKYW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SKYW: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SKYW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.84 Max: 8.58
Current: 2.11
0.65
8.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -3.91
SKYW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. SKYW: -3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SKYW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.93  Med: 10.7 Max: 19.2
Current: -3.91
-3.93
19.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -3.29
SKYW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.69 vs. SKYW: -3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SKYW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 11.75 Max: 43
Current: -3.29
-4.4
43

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,121
EPS (TTM) $ -3.14
Beta1.67
Short Percentage of Float1.54%
52-Week Range $15.99 - 39.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)51.74

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,214 3,344
EPS ($) 3.01 3.20
EPS without NRI ($) 3.01 3.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
5.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.16 0.16
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