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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 0.33
SKYW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. SKYW: 0.33 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.33

Equity to Asset 0.33
SKYW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. SKYW: 0.33 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.33

0.25
0.73
Interest Coverage 2.23
SKYW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SKYW: 2.23 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 46.31
Current: 2.23

0.51
46.31
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.53
M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
7.57%
3.26%
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 (%) 2.33
SKYW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SKYW: 2.33 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 18.26
Current: 2.33

1.12
18.26
Net-margin (%) 0.38
SKYW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. SKYW: 0.38 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.75   Max: 12.03
Current: 0.38

-0.75
12.03
ROE (%) 0.87
SKYW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. SKYW: 0.87 )
SKYW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.98   Max: 20.09
Current: 0.87

-1.98
20.09
ROA (%) 0.29
SKYW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SKYW: 0.29 )
SKYW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.63   Max: 12.86
Current: 0.29

-0.63
12.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.41
SKYW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. SKYW: 2.41 )
SKYW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 41.01
Current: 2.41

1.32
41.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.70
SKYW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SKYW: 8.70 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.4   Max: 47.6
Current: 8.7

-2.4
47.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.80
SKYW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SKYW: -1.80 )
SKYW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14   Max: 44.5
Current: -1.8

-14
44.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.00
SKYW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. SKYW: -13.00 )
SKYW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.9   Max: 98.5
Current: -13

-13.9
98.5
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

SKYW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 167,149 sh (-7.43%)
Jim Simons 198,977 sh (-9.06%)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,300 sh (-35.82%)
Steven Cohen 11,699 sh (-37.16%)
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Q2 2014

SKYW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 31,100 sh (-11.9%)
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Q3 2014

SKYW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 34,900 sh (+12.22%)
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Q4 2014

SKYW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 47,992 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 55,184 sh (+58.12%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SKYW

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$11.21 - $13.72 $ 15.3627%0
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Sold Out $11.77 - $14.98 $ 15.3617%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$13.57 - $17.05 $ 15.361%2666
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 154.47%0.08%$10.36 - $12.94 $ 15.3634%182293
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$6.31 - $10.8 $ 15.3686%71637
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.0032%$6.31 - $10.8 $ 15.3686%0
John Burbank 2012-06-30 New Buy$6.45 - $11.26 $ 15.3684%14437
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.1%$10.81 - $14.05 $ 15.3632%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 67.90
SKYW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. SKYW: 67.90 )
SKYW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.83   Max: 68.27
Current: 67.9

4.83
68.27
Forward P/E 11.90
SKYW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. SKYW: 11.90 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 66.80
SKYW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. SKYW: 66.80 )
SKYW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.83   Max: 66.78
Current: 66.8

4.83
66.78
P/B 0.50
SKYW's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. SKYW: 0.50 )
SKYW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 2.23
Current: 0.5

0.24
2.23
P/S 0.20
SKYW's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. SKYW: 0.20 )
SKYW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.24
Current: 0.2

0.09
1.24
POCF 3.55
SKYW's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. SKYW: 3.55 )
SKYW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 8.71
Current: 3.55

1.45
8.71
EV-to-EBIT 25.39
SKYW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. SKYW: 25.39 )
SKYW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 46.2
Current: 25.39

5.8
46.2
Shiller P/E 15.80
SKYW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 550.95 vs. SKYW: 15.80 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.04   Max: 22.97
Current: 15.8

4.04
22.97
Current Ratio 2.03
SKYW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. SKYW: 2.03 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 4.46
Current: 2.03

1.09
4.46
Quick Ratio 1.80
SKYW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SKYW: 1.80 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 4.25
Current: 1.8

1.01
4.25
Days Inventory 36.54
SKYW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. SKYW: 36.54 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 11.5   Max: 38.21
Current: 36.54

11.5
38.21
Days Sales Outstanding 10.48
SKYW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.26 vs. SKYW: 10.48 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.45   Max: 30.87
Current: 10.48

3.45
30.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.00
SKYW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SKYW: 1.00 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.49
Current: 1

0.37
2.49
Dividend Payout 0.67
SKYW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SKYW: 0.67 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.67

0.04
1.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.16
SKYW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SKYW: 1.16 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.89
Current: 1.16

0.43
2.89
Share Buyback Rate 2.50
SKYW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. SKYW: 2.50 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.1   Max: -8.6
Current: 2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.56
SKYW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. SKYW: 0.56 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.09
Current: 0.56

0.47
3.09
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.57
SKYW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
97% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SKYW: 0.57 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 13.47
Current: 0.57

0.18
13.47
Price/Median PS Value 0.83
SKYW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. SKYW: 0.83 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 11.62
Current: 0.83

0.3
11.62
Price/Graham Number 1.26
SKYW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. SKYW: 1.26 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.03
Current: 1.26

0.37
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.90
SKYW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SKYW: 3.90 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 17.3
Current: 3.9

2.2
17.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.44
SKYW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. SKYW: 0.44 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 52.4
Current: 0.44

0.4
52.4

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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SkyWest Inc was incorporated in Utah in 1972. The Company, through SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet offers scheduled passenger service with approximately 4,000 daily departures to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. As of December 31, 2013, its consolidated fleet consisted of a total of 757 aircraft, of which 449 were assigned to United, 254 were assigned to Delta, 23 were assigned to American, 15 were assigned to US Airways, seven were assigned to Alaska, two were subleased to unaffiliated entities and seven were unassigned. The Company operates 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 and the 70-90-seat Bombardier CRJ900 Regional Jet (the CRJ900) and the 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 regional jet (ERJ145). It also operates the 30-seat Embraer Brasilia EMB-120 turboprop (the Brasilia turboprop). SkyWest Airlines provides regional jet and turboprop service to airports primarily located in the midwestern and western United States. SkyWest Airlines offered approximately 1,700 daily scheduled departures as of December 31, 2013, of which approximately 1,000 were United Express flights, 500 were Delta Connection flights, 30 were Alaksa-coded flights, 90 were US Airways Express flights and 80 were American Eagle flights. 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 2,200 daily scheduled departures as of December 31, 2013, of which approximately 700 were Delta Connection flights, 1,400 were United Express flights and 100 were American Eagle flights. The Companys 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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