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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.36
SKYW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SKYW: 0.36 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.36

Equity to Asset 0.34
SKYW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. SKYW: 0.34 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.34

0.25
0.73
Interest Coverage 2.23
SKYW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 97 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: 6
Z-Score: 1.49
M-Score: -2.80
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.64
SKYW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. SKYW: 4.64 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 18.26
Current: 4.64

1.12
18.26
Net-margin (%) 1.79
SKYW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. SKYW: 1.79 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.75   Max: 12.03
Current: 1.79

-0.75
12.03
ROE (%) 4.11
SKYW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.83 vs. SKYW: 4.11 )
SKYW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.05   Max: 18.29
Current: 4.11

-2.05
18.29
ROA (%) 1.39
SKYW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SKYW: 1.39 )
SKYW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.64   Max: 12.15
Current: 1.39

-0.64
12.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.08
SKYW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. SKYW: 5.08 )
SKYW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 37.05
Current: 5.08

1.32
37.05
Revenue Growth (%) 8.70
SKYW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

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

-2.4
47.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.80
SKYW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. SKYW: -1.80 )
SKYW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14   Max: 44.5
Current: -1.8

-14
44.5
EPS Growth (%) -13.00
SKYW's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -16.50 vs. SKYW: -13.00 )
SKYW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.9   Max: 98.5
Current: -13

-13.9
98.5
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

SKYW Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 70,100 sh (+153.99%)
Jim Simons 543,477 sh (+30.43%)
Joel Greenblatt 169,765 sh (+2.04%)
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Q3 2013

SKYW Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 195,999 sh (+15.45%)
Jim Simons 250,000 sh (-54%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,400 sh (-62.34%)
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Q4 2013

SKYW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 2,666 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 18,618 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 55,000 sh (+108.33%)
Joel Greenblatt 180,560 sh (-7.88%)
Jim Simons 218,800 sh (-12.48%)
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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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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
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Sold Out $11.77 - $14.98 $ 10.21-22%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$13.57 - $17.05 $ 10.21-33%2666
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 154.47%0.08%$10.36 - $12.94 $ 10.21-11%182293
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$6.31 - $10.8 $ 10.2124%71637
John Burbank 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.0032%$6.31 - $10.8 $ 10.2124%0
John Burbank 2012-06-30 New Buy$6.45 - $11.26 $ 10.2122%14437
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.1%$10.81 - $14.05 $ 10.21-12%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 69.14%0.04%$10.95 - $15.49 $ 10.21-20%53454
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0034%$10.95 - $15.49 $ 10.21-20%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 28.2%0.01%$14.39 - $16.76 $ 10.21-34%31604
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy$14.39 - $16.76 $ 10.21-34%15870
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.50
SKYW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. SKYW: 16.50 )
SKYW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.83   Max: 31.67
Current: 16.5

4.83
31.67
P/B 0.40
SKYW's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. SKYW: 0.40 )
SKYW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 2.23
Current: 0.4

0.24
2.23
P/S 0.20
SKYW's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SKYW: 0.20 )
SKYW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.2

0.09
1.34
PFCF 8.30
SKYW's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 93.09 vs. SKYW: 8.30 )
SKYW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 140.5
Current: 8.3

1.76
140.5
EV-to-EBIT 13.45
SKYW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 20.21 vs. SKYW: 13.45 )
SKYW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 46.2
Current: 13.45

5.8
46.2
PEG 30.30
SKYW's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 23.50 vs. SKYW: 30.30 )
SKYW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 32.6
Current: 30.3

0.14
32.6
Shiller P/E 9.50
SKYW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 240.25 vs. SKYW: 9.50 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.01   Max: 22.97
Current: 9.5

4.01
22.97
Current Ratio 2.22
SKYW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SKYW: 2.22 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 4.46
Current: 2.22

1.09
4.46
Quick Ratio 1.99
SKYW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SKYW: 1.99 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 4.25
Current: 1.99

1.01
4.25

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.50
SKYW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SKYW: 1.50 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.49
Current: 1.5

0.37
2.49
Dividend Payout 0.25
SKYW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SKYW: 0.25 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.25

0.04
1.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.50
SKYW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. SKYW: 1.50 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.49
Current: 1.5

0.37
2.49
Share Buyback Rate 2.50
SKYW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 102 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 0.40
SKYW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. SKYW: 0.40 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 3.4
Current: 0.4

0.25
3.4
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.30
SKYW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 35.05 vs. SKYW: 0.30 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 16.34
Current: 0.3

0.18
16.34
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
SKYW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SKYW: 0.50 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 10.14
Current: 0.5

0.28
10.14
Price/Graham Number 0.50
SKYW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
97% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. SKYW: 0.50 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.03
Current: 0.5

0.37
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.80
SKYW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SKYW: 7.80 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 17.3
Current: 7.8

2.2
17.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.46
SKYW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. SKYW: 12.46 )
SKYW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 52.3
Current: 12.46

-6.1
52.3

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 4,000 daily departures to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. SkyWest Airlines and ASA have developed industry-leading reputations for providing quality, low-cost regional airline service during their long operating histories—SkyWest Airlines has been flying since 1972 and ASA since 1979. As of December 31, 2011, its consolidated fleet consisted of a total of 732 aircraft, of which 443 were assigned to United and Continental, 268 were assigned to Delta, eight were in preparation for new code-share assignments, five were assigned to Alaska, four were subleased to affiliated entities, two were assigned to US Airways and two were subleased to unaffiliated entities. The Company currently 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 operate the 30-seat Embraer Brasilia EMB-120 turboprop (the "Brasilia turboprop").SkyWest Airlines offered approximately 1,650 daily scheduled departures as of December 31, 2011, of which approximately 1,110 were United Express flights, 500 were Delta Connection flights, 30 were Alaksa-coded flights and 10 were US Airways Express flights. ExpressJet provides regional jet service mainly in the United States, mainly from hubs located in Atlanta, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago (O'Hare), Denver, Houston, Newark and Washington Dulles. The combined operations of Atlantic Southeast and ExpressJet Delaware offered more than 2,100 daily scheduled departures as of December 31, 2011, of which approximately 650 were Delta Connection flights and 1,450 were Continental Express or United Express flights. The Company's main 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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