SkyWest, Inc. ( SKYW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 04, 2019. Shareholders who purchased SKYW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SKYW was $51.91, representing a -21.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.80 and a 22.49% increase over the 52 week low of $42.38.
SKYW is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ). SKYW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.31. Zacks Investment Research reports SKYW's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 8.96%, compared to an industry average of 14.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SKYW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SKYW as a top-10 holding:
- U.S. Global Jets ETF ( JETS )
- AdvisorShares Cornerstone Small Cap ETF ( SCAP )
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF ( VIOV )
- iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value ETF ( IJS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SCAP with an increase of 1.99% over the last 100 days. JETS has the highest percent weighting of SKYW at 4.28%.
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