SkyWest, Inc. ( SKYW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SKYW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that SKYW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.98, the dividend yield is 1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SKYW was $15.98, representing a -2.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.32 and a 155.68% increase over the 52 week low of $6.25.
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 $.99. Zacks Investment Research reports SKYW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 31.31%, compared to an industry average of 10.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SKYW Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to SKYW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SKYW as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Airline ETF ( FAA )
- First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FYT )
- First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FYX )
- Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Value ETF ( RZV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FAA with an increase of 35.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SKYW at 3.14%.
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