SkyWest, Inc. ( SKYW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 06, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SKYW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 28th quarter that SKYW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.04, the dividend yield is .94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SKYW was $17.04, representing a -5.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.95 and a 143.08% increase over the 52 week low of $7.01.
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 $1.04. Zacks Investment Research reports SKYW's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 2143.75%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.