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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.22
SKYW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SKYW: 0.22 )
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: 0.22
0.16
3.33
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
SKYW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 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: 1.16
Beneish M-Score: -3.37
WACC vs ROIC
7.94%
-3.64%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -5.53
SKYW's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 66 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 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 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
88% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.75 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
87% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. SKYW: -3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SKYW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.26  Med: 1.7 Max: 4.12
Current: -3.23
-3.26
4.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -4.56
SKYW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. SKYW: -4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SKYW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.62  Med: 6.35 Max: 13.21
Current: -4.56
-4.62
13.21
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.20
SKYW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 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 50 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 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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» SKYW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-02 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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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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Traded in other countries:SY2.Germany,
SkyWest Inc, through its subsidiaries offers scheduled passenger service to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

SkyWest offers commercial air services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Additionally, it leases aircraft to capable users to help generate revenue. Generally, SkyWest provides regional flights, and utilizes its smaller, lower-cost aircraft to carry passengers that booked tickets through major airlines. It partners with major global carriers to fly and operate aircraft for a fee. SkyWest may use the major carriers' brand and ground support to coordinate marketing and easily transport passengers. The company helps connect major airlines and large hubs to smaller outlying cities. The fees paid by major carriers to SkyWest may be fixed or a percentage of passenger ticket revenue.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 11.60
SKYW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. SKYW: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.29
SKYW's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. SKYW: 1.29 )
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: 1.29
0.24
1.81
PS Ratio 0.56
SKYW's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 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 3.47
SKYW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
51% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. SKYW: 3.47 )
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: 3.47
1.46
6.51
EV-to-EBITDA 32.73
SKYW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. SKYW: 32.73 )
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: 35
Current: 32.73
3.2
35
Shiller PE Ratio 37.39
SKYW's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 26.31 vs. SKYW: 37.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SKYW' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.73  Med: 8.44 Max: 42.86
Current: 37.39
3.73
42.86
Current Ratio 1.40
SKYW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 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 1.24
SKYW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. SKYW: 1.24 )
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: 1.24
1.01
4.24
Days Inventory 48.57
SKYW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. SKYW: 48.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SKYW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.04  Med: 34.27 Max: 48.57
Current: 48.57
13.04
48.57
Days Sales Outstanding 6.30
SKYW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. SKYW: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SKYW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 11.04 Max: 17.39
Current: 6.3
6.3
17.39
Days Payable 85.74
SKYW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
77% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 51.56 vs. SKYW: 85.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SKYW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.27  Med: 62.71 Max: 94.64
Current: 85.74
18.27
94.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.56
SKYW's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. SKYW: 0.56 )
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: 0.56
0.41
2.49
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.90
SKYW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 27 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 % 0.66
SKYW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. SKYW: 0.66 )
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 118 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 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 lower than
52% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 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

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.30
SKYW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. SKYW: 1.30 )
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: 1.3
0.47
3.1
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.02
SKYW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SKYW: 2.02 )
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: 2.02
0.65
8.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -4.57
SKYW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.16 vs. SKYW: -4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SKYW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.58  Med: 10.7 Max: 19.2
Current: -4.57
-4.58
19.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -7.71
SKYW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. SKYW: -7.71 )
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: -8  Med: 11.6 Max: 43
Current: -7.71
-8
43

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,121
EPS (TTM) $ -3.17
Beta1.67
Short Percentage of Float2.46%
52-Week Range $18.46 - 39.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)51.82

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,214 3,344
EPS ($) 3.00 3.20
EPS without NRI ($) 3.00 3.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
5.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.32 0.16
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