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NASDAQ:FWRD

Forward Air Stock Forecast, Price & News

$55.28
+0.68 (+1.25 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$53.61
Now: $55.28
$55.53
50-Day Range
$54.30
MA: $57.88
$60.79
52-Week Range
$39.59
Now: $55.28
$72.09
Volume138,529 shs
Average Volume167,727 shs
Market Capitalization$1.55 billion
P/E Ratio27.10
Dividend Yield1.32%
Beta1.2
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. It also offers shipment consolidation and deconsolidation, warehousing, final mile, customs brokerage, and other handling services. This segment provides its transportation services through a network of terminals located at or near airports. The TLS segment offers expedited truckload brokerage, dedicated fleet, and high security and temperature-controlled logistics services. The Intermodal segment provides intermodal container drayage services; and contract, and container freight station warehouse and handling services. The Pool segment offers high-frequency handling and distribution of time-sensitive products to various destinations. Forward Air Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Greeneville, Tennessee.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.49 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Cash Flow$4.50 per share
Book Value$20.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$87.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,480
Market Cap$1.55 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$55.28
+0.68 (+1.25 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Forward Air (NASDAQ:FWRD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Forward Air's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Forward Air's stock was trading at $50.40 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FWRD shares have increased by 9.7% and is now trading at $55.28.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Forward Air?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Forward Air in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Forward Air's next earnings date?

Forward Air is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Forward Air's earnings last quarter?

Forward Air Co. (NASDAQ:FWRD) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The transportation company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.01. The transportation company earned $281.68 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $276.98 million. Forward Air had a net margin of 4.23% and a return on equity of 11.27%.
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How often does Forward Air pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Forward Air?

Forward Air declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, September 9th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 19th.
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What guidance has Forward Air issued on next quarter's earnings?

Forward Air issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.40-44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.51.

What price target have analysts set for FWRD?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Forward Air's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Forward Air's share price to reach $60.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.7% from the stock's current price.
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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 Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Albemarle (ALB), Carnival (CCL), Dominion Energy (D), Eastman Chemical (EMN), International Paper (IP), Phillips 66 (PSX) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Forward Air's key executives?

Forward Air's management team includes the following 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)

What is Forward Air's stock symbol?

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

Who are Forward Air's major shareholders?

Forward Air's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.46%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (4.78%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.34%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (3.82%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.68%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.28%). Company insiders that own Forward Air stock include Bruce A Campbell, Chris C Ruble, George M Lynch, Glenn A Adelaar, Kyle R Mitchin, Matthew J Jewell and Michael L Hance.
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Which institutional investors are selling Forward Air stock?

FWRD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, FMR LLC, FMR LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Forward Air company stock in the last year include Kyle R Mitchin, Matthew J Jewell, and Michael L Hance.
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Which institutional investors are buying Forward Air stock?

FWRD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Ancora Advisors LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., UBS Group AG, Boston Trust Walden Corp, and Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC.
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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 $55.28.

How big of a company is Forward Air?

Forward Air has a market capitalization of $1.55 billion and generates $1.41 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $87.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.04 on an earnings per share basis. Forward Air employs 5,480 workers across the globe.

What is Forward Air's official website?

The official website for Forward Air is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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