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NASDAQ:FWRD - Forward Air Stock Price, Forecast & News

$71.19
-0.05 (-0.07 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$70.32
Now: $71.19
$71.42
50-Day Range
$68.13
MA: $69.37
$71.18
52-Week Range
$55.06
Now: $71.19
$72.09
Volume81,460 shs
Average Volume85,990 shs
Market Capitalization$2.01 billion
P/E Ratio22.82
Dividend Yield1.01%
Beta1.53
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$4.68 per share
Book Value$18.94 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,369
Market Cap$2.01 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Confirmed)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, November 21st will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, December 6th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 20th. View Forward Air's Dividend History.

How were Forward Air's earnings last quarter?

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

How can I listen to Forward Air's earnings call?

Forward Air will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Forward Air issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.90-0.94 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Forward Air's stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate Forward Air's share price to reach $75.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.4% 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 headlines about FWRD stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Forward Air earned a coverage optimism score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Forward Air.

Are investors shorting Forward Air?

Forward Air saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 673,000 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the December 15th total of 640,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 125,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.4 days. Approximately 2.4% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), Applied Materials (AMAT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Mcdonald's (MCD), AT&T (T), UnitedHealth Group (UNH) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.45%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.10%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.72%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.33%), First National Bank of Omaha (0.13%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%). 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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Tributary Capital Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Scout Investments Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 Private Trust Co. NA, Boston Trust Walden Corp, First National Bank of Omaha and Huntington National Bank. 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 $71.19.

How big of a company is Forward Air?

Forward Air has a market capitalization of $2.01 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:  276 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  426 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  702
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 1/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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