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

+0.80 (+1.27 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 07:24 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $63.69
50-Day Range
MA: $62.68
52-Week Range
Now: $63.69
Volume35,774 shs
Average Volume130,018 shs
Market Capitalization$1.80 billion
P/E Ratio20.41
Dividend Yield1.15%
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$1.32 billion
Cash Flow$4.69 per share
Book Value$18.94 per share


Net Income$92.05 million


Market Cap$1.80 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Confirmed)

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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, 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 dividend yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 21st. View Forward Air's Dividend History.

How were Forward Air's earnings last quarter?

Forward Air Co. (NASDAQ:FWRD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The transportation company reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.04. The transportation company earned $345.76 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $348.07 million. Forward Air had a return on equity of 17.18% and a net margin of 6.70%. Forward Air's revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.82 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, October 24th 2019. 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, October 24th 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 updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.77-0.81 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.84. The company issued revenue guidance of +7-11%(~$354.6-367.8 million), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $355.53 million.

What price target have analysts set for FWRD?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Forward Air's stock. Their predictions range from $67.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Forward Air's stock price to reach $70.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% 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 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating 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 neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news 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 news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines 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 near term. View News Stories for Forward Air.

Are investors shorting Forward Air?

Forward Air saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 770,700 shares, a decline of 11.1% from the August 30th total of 867,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 147,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.2 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the company 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), Mcdonald's (MCD), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.49%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.09%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.33%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.31%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.14%) and Cambiar Investors LLC (0.13%). 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 Tributary Capital Management LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Forward Air company stock in the last year include Bruce A Campbell, Chris C Ruble, George M Lynch and Glenn A Adelaar. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forward Air.

Which major investors are buying Forward Air stock?

FWRD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. and Signaturefd 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 $63.69.

How big of a company is Forward Air?

Forward Air has a market capitalization of $1.80 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  403 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  658
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 10/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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