Saia Company Profile (NASDAQ:SAIA)

About Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)

Saia logoSaia, Inc. is a transportation company. The Company provides regional and interregional less-than-truckload (LTL) services. The Company also offers a range of other value-added services, including non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services across the United States. The Company's subsidiary Saia Motor Freight Line, LLC (Saia LTL Freight) is a LTL carrier. As of December 31, 2016, Saia LTL Freight had served 34 states in the South, Southwest, Midwest, Pacific Northwest and West. Saia LTL Freight specializes in offering its customers a range of regional and interregional LTL services, including time-definite and expedited options. As of December 31, 2016, Saia LTL Freight operated a network consisting of 151 owned and leased locations. The Company's other subsidiaries include Saia TL Plus, LLC, Saia Logistics Services, LLC, Saia Sales, LLC, Saia Metrogo, LLC, LinkEx, Inc. and Saia Motor Freight Mexico, S. DE R.L. DE C.V.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Trucking
  • Sub-Industry: Trucking
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SAIA
  • CUSIP: 78709Y10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.17 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,276,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $44.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $45.27
  • 52 Week Range: $23.27 - $50.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.83
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.33
  • P/E Growth: 1.27
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.25 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.93
  • Book Value: $19.60 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.36
  • EBIDTA: $158.1 million
  • Net Margins: 3.94%
  • Return on Equity: 10.41%
  • Return on Assets: 5.94%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.12%
  • Current Ratio: 1.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.08%
  • Average Volume: 166,346 shs.
  • Beta: 0.51
  • Short Ratio: 3.38

Frequently Asked Questions for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)

What is Saia's stock symbol?

Saia trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SAIA."

How were Saia's earnings last quarter?

Saia Inc (NASDAQ:SAIA) released its earnings results on Friday, April, 28th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $317 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $306.80 million. Saia had a return on equity of 10.41% and a net margin of 3.94%. Saia's quarterly revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.42 EPS. View Saia's Earnings History.

Where is Saia's stock going? Where will Saia's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Saia's shares. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Saia's stock price to reach $48.20 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Saia.

Are investors shorting Saia?

Saia saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 407,319 shares, a drop of 14.9% from the April 13th total of 478,551 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 183,317 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days.

Who are some of Saia's key competitors?

Who owns Saia stock?

Saia's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.22%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.49%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.03%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.23%), FMR LLC (3.00%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.75%). Company insiders that own Saia stock include Brian A Balius, Mark H Robinson, Raymond R Ramu, Richard D Odell and Stephanie Maschmeier. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Saia.

Who sold Saia stock? Who is selling Saia stock?

Saia's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Royce & Associates LP, FMR LLC, LSV Asset Management, SG Americas Securities LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Morgan Stanley and Century Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Saia stock in the last year include Brian A Balius, Mark H Robinson, Raymond R Ramu, Richard D Odell and Stephanie Maschmeier. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saia.

Who bought Saia stock? Who is buying Saia stock?

Saia's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Elk Creek Partners LLC, Ranger Investment Management L.P., Scopus Asset Management L.P., Thrivent Financial For Lutherans and AQR Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saia.

How do I buy Saia stock?

Shares of Saia can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Saia stock cost?

One share of Saia stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.20.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $48.20 (4.33% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/1/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform -> Market Perform$49.00 -> $50.00HighView Rating Details
1/17/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Outperform$40.00 -> $50.00N/AView Rating Details
1/6/2017Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
12/16/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$55.00N/AView Rating Details
12/16/2016KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$55.00N/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/23/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$25.00N/AView Rating Details
1/7/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
12/4/2015EuroPacific CanadaReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
Earnings by Quarter for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/28/2017Q1 2017$0.41$0.44$306.80 million$317.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2017Q416$0.42$0.40$295.22 million$300.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.50$0.54$310.27 million$316.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q216$0.55$0.52$309.75 million$312.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.40$0.42$285.97 million$290.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2016Q415$0.30$0.45$291.10 million$288.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.66$0.46$328.44 million$317.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.71$0.75$319.46 million$323.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.49$0.49$306.37 million$293.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2015Q414$0.45$0.49$312.91 million$310.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.64$0.64$330.80 million$332.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.70$0.53$321.33 million$330.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q114$0.30$0.34$287.21 million$300.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$0.33$0.32$277.11 million$280.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.53$0.51$293.91 million$293.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2013Q2 2013$0.54$0.54$293.88 million$293.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.55$272.49 million$273.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$0.32$0.33$262.07 million$264.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.52$0.56$276.50 million$278.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2012$0.50$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2012$0.17$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2012$0.14$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.24$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.27$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011($0.04)$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2011$0.07$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.10
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20171$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q3 20171$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q4 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.74%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/8/2017Brian A BaliusVPSell18,000$46.31$833,580.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017Mark H RobinsonVPSell12,612$48.00$605,376.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Raymond R RamuInsiderSell7,845$47.63$373,657.35View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Richard D OdellCEOSell45,885$46.81$2,147,876.85View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Stephanie MaschmeierInsiderSell7,125$41.86$298,252.50View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Richard D OdellCEOSell13,000$42.00$546,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016Mark H RobinsonVPSell9,510$35.53$337,890.30View SEC Filing  
11/2/2016Raymond R RamuInsiderSell2,900$34.88$101,152.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2016Mark H RobinsonVPSell9,783$34.52$337,709.16View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Mark H RobinsonVPSell2,500$28.55$71,375.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Mark H RobinsonVPSell1,000$42.00$42,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Mark H RobinsonVPSell11,130$46.00$511,980.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Richard D OdellCEOSell43,061$43.39$1,868,416.79View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Richard D OdellCEOSell55,889$42.34$2,366,340.26View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Richard D OdellCEOSell29,985$51.31$1,538,530.35View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Richard D OdellCEOSell16,000$48.22$771,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Mark H RobinsonVPSell25,560$49.41$1,262,919.60View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014James A DarbyCFOSell14,345$47.79$685,547.55View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Brian BaliusVPSell6,150$41.00$252,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014John HollandDirectorSell2,500$40.10$100,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014James DarbyCFOSell18,590$40.04$744,343.60View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Richard OdellCEOSell25,000$40.12$1,003,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Richard OdellCEOSell33,540$31.50$1,056,510.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Sally BuchholzVPSell6,869$31.00$212,939.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Richard OdellCEOSell29,916$31.00$927,396.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014James DarbyCFOSell22,935$30.74$705,021.90View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Richard OdellCEOSell3,684$31.03$114,314.52View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Herbert A Trucksess IIIDirectorSell6,870$30.01$206,168.70View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Douglas Wayne RockelDirectorSell7,500$49.00$367,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Mark H RobinsonVPSell11,955$46.09$551,005.95View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Richard D OdellCEOSell39,060$45.91$1,793,244.60View SEC Filing  
5/2/2013Brian A BaliusVPSell10,695$40.66$434,858.70View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Richard D OdellCEOSell55,125$40.04$2,207,205.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Sally R BuchholzVPSell12,195$40.55$494,507.25View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
Latest Headlines for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to Saia, Inc. : May 25, 2017 - May 26 at 6:40 AM logoSaia LTL Freight Honored by Lowe's Companies, Inc. - May 24 at 8:10 PM logoSaia, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SAIA-US : May 24, 2017 - May 24 at 9:39 AM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - May 23 at 2:20 PM logoSaia Remains An Interesting Play As The Company Invests To Drive Organic Growth - May 22 at 6:44 PM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Short Interest Down 14.9% in April - May 19 at 8:26 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Saia Inc (SAIA) to Buy - May 17 at 7:28 AM logo$341.2 Million in Sales Expected for Saia Inc (SAIA) This Quarter - May 14 at 10:08 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate Saia Inc (SAIA) to Announce $0.61 EPS - May 12 at 10:22 AM logoFreight terminal opens in Washington County - May 9 at 10:40 AM logoSaia, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SAIA-US : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 11:36 AM logoETFs with exposure to Saia, Inc. : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 7:16 PM logoSaia (SAIA) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.28 - May 3 at 1:03 AM logoSaia, Inc. :SAIA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 2, 2017 - May 2 at 5:29 PM logoNew Saia LTL Freight Terminals Open in the Northeast - May 2 at 5:29 PM logoKeyCorp Brokers Reduce Earnings Estimates for Saia Inc (SAIA) - May 2 at 8:12 AM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research - May 2 at 7:22 AM logoEdited Transcript of SAIA earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT - May 1 at 9:56 AM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) PT Raised to $50.00 - May 1 at 9:42 AM logoSaia's (SAIA) CEO Rick O'Dell on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 30 at 1:05 AM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS - April 29 at 1:10 AM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS - April 29 at 1:02 AM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - April 28 at 4:32 PM logoOld Dominion Freight Lines And Other LTL Performance To Date Bodes Well For Upcoming Reporting Peers - April 28 at 4:16 PM logoBRIEF-SAIA Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.44 - April 28 at 4:16 PM logoSaia Reports First Quarter Earnings per Share of $0.44 - April 28 at 4:16 PM logoSaia tops Street 1Q forecasts - April 28 at 7:43 AM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Saia (SAIA) Share Price - April 27 at 6:58 PM logoGranite Investment Partners, LLC Buys New Relic, New York Times Co, Five9, Sells Popeyes ... - April 26 at 3:57 PM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - April 25 at 10:56 AM logoSaia (SAIA) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 24 at 7:42 PM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $306.73 Million - April 23 at 8:49 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Saia Inc (SAIA) to Post $0.41 Earnings Per Share - April 21 at 6:00 PM logoSaia (SAIA) Earning Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - April 17 at 7:01 PM logoSaia (SAIA) Given Daily Media Impact Score of -0.26 - April 13 at 10:47 AM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - April 8 at 8:50 AM logoSaia to Announce First Quarter 2017 Results on April 28, 2017 - April 7 at 12:27 PM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - April 6 at 2:06 PM logoBRIEF-Saia and TST Overland Express announce exclusive US - Canada cross-border LTL Partnership - March 30 at 7:55 PM logoDeloitte Announces Next Generation Cyber Risk Platform Enabled by Dragos for Industrial Control Systems and Operational Technologies Security - March 30 at 7:55 PM logoFive things to know today, and Pittsburgh City Council pans Trump budget cuts - March 22 at 8:34 AM logoSaia LTL Freight to Open Four Terminals in May 2017 - March 20 at 5:45 PM logoUnishippers Celebrates 30 Years of Saving SMBs Time, Trouble, and Money - March 16 at 8:02 AM logoBrian A. Balius Sells 18,000 Shares of Saia Inc (SAIA) Stock - March 9 at 6:30 PM logoBRIEF-Saia says LTL shipments per workday increase 1.9 pct in January - March 3 at 12:49 AM logoSaia Provides First Quarter-to-Date LTL Operating Data - March 2 at 7:47 PM logoSAIA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 2 at 7:47 PM logoSAIA INC Financials - March 1 at 7:58 PM logoSAIA INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 24 at 9:32 PM logoSAIA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 10 at 1:47 AM



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