SkyWest Inc. (SKYW) Drops 7.17% on January 07

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SkyWest Inc. (SKYW) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday January 07 as the stock slid 7.17% to $16.58, a loss of $-1.28 per share. Starting at an opening price of $17.25 a share, the stock traded between $16.37 and $17.59 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 427,276 shares over 3,357 trades, against an average daily volume of 567,327 shares and a total float of 50.75 million.

The losses send SkyWest Inc. down to a market cap of $841.47 million. In the last year, SkyWest Inc. has traded between $21.90 and $11.59, and its 50-day SMA is currently $19.89 and 200-day SMA is $16.74.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 18.6.

SkyWest Inc, through its subsidiaries offers scheduled passenger service to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

SkyWest Inc. is based out of St. George, UT and has some 18,500 employees. Its CEO is Russell Childs.

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The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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