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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt N/A
SKYW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. SKYW: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SKYW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.45 Max: N/A
Current: N/A
Equity to Asset 0.31
SKYW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. SKYW: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SKYW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.31
0.25
0.73
Interest Coverage 3.09
SKYW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. SKYW: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SKYW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.37 Max: 4.13
Current: 3.09
0.38
4.13
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.39
M-Score: -3.22
WACC vs ROIC
8.26%
5.47%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.58
SKYW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. SKYW: 7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SKYW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 7.30 Max: 11.22
Current: 7.58
0.77
11.22
Net-margin (%) 3.81
SKYW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. SKYW: 3.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SKYW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.75  Med: 3.22 Max: 5.72
Current: 3.81
-0.75
5.72
ROE (%) 8.18
SKYW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.09 vs. SKYW: 8.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SKYW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.98  Med: 6.66 Max: 13.94
Current: 8.18
-1.98
13.94
ROA (%) 2.50
SKYW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. SKYW: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SKYW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.63  Med: 2.11 Max: 4.51
Current: 2.5
-0.63
4.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.45
SKYW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. SKYW: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SKYW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 7.31 Max: 13.21
Current: 7.45
0.97
13.21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
SKYW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SKYW: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SKYW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.4  Med: 15.00 Max: 47.6
Current: -3.4
-3.4
47.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.50
SKYW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SKYW: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SKYW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14  Med: 15.65 Max: 44.5
Current: 3.5
-14
44.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.50
SKYW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. SKYW: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SKYW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.8  Med: 10.20 Max: 98.5
Current: -3.5
-13.8
98.5
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SKYW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Jim Simons 23,700 sh (-50.62%)
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SKYW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Paul Tudor Jones 59,065 sh (+1.83%)
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Q3 2015

SKYW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 409,592 sh (+175.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 43,952 sh (-25.59%)
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Q4 2015

SKYW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.99
SKYW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
94% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. SKYW: 15.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SKYW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.83  Med: 11.96 Max: 117.14
Current: 15.99
4.83
117.14
Forward P/E 6.54
SKYW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. SKYW: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.99
SKYW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
73% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. SKYW: 15.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SKYW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.83  Med: 11.94 Max: 117.14
Current: 15.99
4.83
117.14
P/B 0.53
SKYW's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. SKYW: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SKYW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.59 Max: 2.24
Current: 0.53
0.24
2.24
P/S 0.25
SKYW's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. SKYW: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SKYW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.28 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.25
0.09
1.24
POCF 1.91
SKYW's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. SKYW: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SKYW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 2.63 Max: 8.66
Current: 1.91
1.46
8.66
EV-to-EBIT 14.03
SKYW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.51 vs. SKYW: 14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SKYW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 9.45 Max: 63.6
Current: 14.03
5.2
63.6
EV-to-EBITDA 5.41
SKYW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. SKYW: 5.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SKYW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 4.70 Max: 12.8
Current: 5.41
3.2
12.8
Shiller P/E 10.28
SKYW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 20.34 vs. SKYW: 10.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SKYW' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.73  Med: 8.39 Max: 22.69
Current: 10.28
3.73
22.69
Current Ratio 1.85
SKYW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. SKYW: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SKYW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.73 Max: 4.46
Current: 1.85
1.09
4.46
Quick Ratio 1.66
SKYW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. SKYW: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SKYW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.51 Max: 4.25
Current: 1.66
1.01
4.25
Days Inventory 53.36
SKYW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
86% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. SKYW: 53.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SKYW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.5  Med: 24.86 Max: 38.53
Current: 53.36
11.5
38.53
Days Sales Outstanding 7.68
SKYW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.11 vs. SKYW: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SKYW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 11.04 Max: 17.39
Current: 7.68
3.45
17.39
Days Payable 120.42
SKYW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
80% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 49.81 vs. SKYW: 120.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SKYW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.27  Med: 48.89 Max: 80.33
Current: 120.42
18.27
80.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.04
SKYW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SKYW: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SKYW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.04
0.37
2.49
Dividend Payout 0.17
SKYW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SKYW: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SKYW' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.07 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.17
0.04
1.33
Forward Dividend Yield 1.04
SKYW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SKYW: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.03
SKYW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
95% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. SKYW: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SKYW' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.03
0.37
2.49
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
SKYW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SKYW: 0.60 )
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: -8.6  Med: -1.60 Max: 4.1
Current: 0.6
-8.6
4.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.53
SKYW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SKYW: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SKYW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.23 Max: 3.35
Current: 0.53
0.25
3.35
Price/Projected FCF 1.19
SKYW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. SKYW: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SKYW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.76 Max: 6.38
Current: 1.19
0.18
6.38
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
SKYW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SKYW: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SKYW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.89 Max: 10.33
Current: 0.9
0.33
10.33
Price/Graham Number 0.40
SKYW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SKYW: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SKYW' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.97
Current: 0.4
0.37
1.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.08
SKYW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. SKYW: 7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SKYW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 10.60 Max: 19.2
Current: 7.08
1.6
19.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -4.99
SKYW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. SKYW: -4.99 )
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: -5.4  Med: 11.80 Max: 51.8
Current: -4.99
-5.4
51.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $3096
EPS $ 2.28
Beta2.01
Short Percentage of Float3.99%
52-Week Range $11.59 - 21.90
Shares Outstanding(Mil)50.75

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 2.05 2.35
EPS without NRI($) 2.05 2.35

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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Traded in other countries:SY2.Germany,
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.
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