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Forward Air Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:FWRD)

$70.31
-0.34 (-0.48 %)
(As of 11/12/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$69.96
Now: $70.31
$71.07
50-Day Range
$60.64
MA: $65.51
$70.98
52-Week Range
$51.54
Now: $70.31
$72.09
Volume104,600 shs
Average Volume153,332 shs
Market Capitalization$1.98 billion
P/E Ratio22.54
Dividend Yield1.02%
Beta1.54
Forward Air Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an asset-light freight and logistics company in the United State and Canada. The company operates through four segments: Expedited Less-Than-Truckload (LTL), Truckload Premium Services (TLS), Intermodal, and Pool Distribution (Pool). The Expedited LTL segment provides expedited regional, inter-regional, and national LTL services, as well as local pick-up and delivery services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Freight transportation arrangement
Sub-IndustryAir Freight & Logistics
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FWRD
CUSIP34985310
Phone423-636-7000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.32 billion
Cash Flow$4.58 per share
Book Value$18.94 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,369
Market Cap$1.98 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Forward Air (NASDAQ:FWRD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Forward Air's stock symbol?

Forward Air trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FWRD."

How often does Forward Air pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Forward Air?

Forward Air declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, September 6th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 21st. View Forward Air's Dividend History.

How were Forward Air's earnings last quarter?

Forward Air Co. (NASDAQ:FWRD) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The transportation company reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.78. The transportation company earned $361.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $354.91 million. Forward Air had a net margin of 6.54% and a return on equity of 17.06%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.76 EPS. View Forward Air's Earnings History.

When is Forward Air's next earnings date?

Forward Air is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Forward Air.

What guidance has Forward Air issued on next quarter's earnings?

Forward Air updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.90-0.94 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.91. The company issued revenue guidance of 6-10% (Approx $377-391 million), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $379.19 million.

What price target have analysts set for FWRD?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Forward Air's shares. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Forward Air's share price to reach $75.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Forward Air.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Forward Air?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Forward Air in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Forward Air.

Has Forward Air been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about FWRD stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Forward Air earned a media sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Forward Air.

Are investors shorting Forward Air?

Forward Air saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 606,800 shares, a drop of 21.3% from the September 30th total of 770,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 144,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Forward Air's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Forward Air's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Forward Air own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Forward Air investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), CVS Health (CVS), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Mcdonald's (MCD), Pfizer (PFE), Square (SQ), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY).

Who are Forward Air's key executives?

Forward Air's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bruce A. Campbell, Exec. Chairman (Age 67)
  • Mr. Thomas Schmitt, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael Joseph Morris, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Chris C. Ruble, Chief Operating Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Michael L. Hance, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 47)

Who are Forward Air's major shareholders?

Forward Air's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.49%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.09%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.07%), River Road Asset Management LLC (1.07%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.54%) and Scout Investments Inc. (0.33%). Company insiders that own Forward Air stock include Bruce A Campbell, Chris C Ruble, George M Lynch, Glenn A Adelaar, Matthew J Jewell and Michael L Hance. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Forward Air.

Which major investors are selling Forward Air stock?

FWRD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Keybank National Association OH and CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Forward Air company stock in the last year include Bruce A Campbell, Chris C Ruble and Glenn A Adelaar. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forward Air.

Which major investors are buying Forward Air stock?

FWRD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Scout Investments Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Synovus Financial Corp and Commonwealth Equity Services LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forward Air.

How do I buy shares of Forward Air?

Shares of FWRD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Forward Air's stock price today?

One share of FWRD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.31.

How big of a company is Forward Air?

Forward Air has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion and generates $1.32 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $92.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.12 on an earnings per share basis. Forward Air employs 5,369 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Forward Air.

What is Forward Air's official website?

The official website for Forward Air is http://www.forwardair.com/.

How can I contact Forward Air?

Forward Air's mailing address is 1915 SNAPPS FERRY ROAD BUILDING N, GREENEVILLE TN, 37744. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 423-636-7000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Forward Air (NASDAQ FWRD)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  262 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  408 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  670
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Forward Air and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FWRD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FWRD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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