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

-0.12 (-0.18 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 02:05 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $65.42
50-Day Range
MA: $67.17
52-Week Range
Now: $65.42
Volume129,809 shs
Average Volume111,493 shs
Market Capitalization$1.84 billion
P/E Ratio21.45
Dividend Yield1.10%
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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FWRD



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Cash Flow$4.58 per share
Book Value$20.49 per share


Net Income$87.10 million


Market Cap$1.84 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Wednesday, February 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, March 20th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 4th. View Forward Air's Dividend History.

How were Forward Air's earnings last quarter?

Forward Air Co. (NASDAQ:FWRD) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 6th. The transportation company reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.93 by $0.08. The transportation company had revenue of $381.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $384.28 million. Forward Air had a net margin of 6.18% and a return on equity of 16.25%. The firm's revenue was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.95 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 Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Forward Air.

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

Forward Air issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.58-0.62 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.70. The company issued revenue guidance of +13-17% (implying $363-376 million), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $348.17 million.

What price target have analysts set for FWRD?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Forward Air's stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Forward Air's stock price to reach $75.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Forward Air.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Forward Air?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Forward Air in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 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?

Media coverage about FWRD stock has trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media 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 increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 673,000 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the December 31st total of 640,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 121,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.5 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), AT&T (T), CVS Health (CVS), Walt Disney (DIS), Pfizer (PFE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV), Home Depot (HD) and Mcdonald's (MCD).

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 Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.85%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.82%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (4.07%), State Street Corp (3.08%), Royce & Associates LP (2.75%) and Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.45%). 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 Scopus Asset Management L.P., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., River Road Asset Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, UBS Group AG, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Raymond James & Associates and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Forward Air company stock in the last year include Bruce A Campbell and Glenn A Adelaar. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forward Air.

Which major investors are buying Forward Air stock?

FWRD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, FMR LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Marks Group Wealth Management Inc and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. 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 $65.42.

How big of a company is Forward Air?

Forward Air has a market capitalization of $1.84 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 5,369 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:  281 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  436 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  717
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 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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