Saia Company Profile (NASDAQ:SAIA)

About Saia

Saia logoSaia, Inc. is a transportation company. The Company provides a range of less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services across the United States. The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiaries, such as Saia Motor Freight Line, LLC (Saia LTL Freight), Saia TL Plus, LLC (Saia TL Plus), Saia Sales, LLC (Saia Sales), Saia Logistics Services, LLC (Saia Logistics Services), MetroGo, Inc. (MetroGo) and LinkEx, Inc. (LinkEx). Saia LTL Freight is a multi-regional LTL carrier that serves over 30 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. Saia LTL Freight primarily provides its customers with solutions for shipments between 100 and 10,000 pounds, as well as selected guaranteed, expedited and truckload services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Trucking
  • Sub-Industry: Trucking
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SAIA
  • CUSIP: 78709Y10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $48.95
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $47.64
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $38.54
  • 52-Week Range: $23.27 - $50.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.80
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.30
  • P/E Growth: 1.46
  • Market Cap: $1.21B
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,083,000
  • Beta: 0.51
  • 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%
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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: $48.00 (0.52% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/3/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$36.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details
1/17/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Outperform$40.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
1/6/2017Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
12/16/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$55.00View Rating Details
12/16/2016KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$55.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/23/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$25.00View Rating Details
1/7/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
12/4/2015EuroPacific CanadaReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.08 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.50 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q2 20162$0.55$0.56$0.56
Q3 20162$0.53$0.54$0.54
Q4 20162$0.41$0.42$0.42
Q1 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20171$0.62$0.62$0.62
Q3 20171$0.58$0.58$0.58
Q4 20171$0.51$0.51$0.51
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.74%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
DateHeadline logoSaia Set to Keep on Truckin' (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 21 at 5:13 PM logoSAIA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 10 at 1:47 AM logoSaia, Inc. :SAIA-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 8, 2017 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 9 at 12:12 AM logoSaia, Inc. :SAIA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 7, 2017 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 8 at 1:16 AM
News IconCowen Just Issued "Market Perform" Rating on Saia Inc (SAIA) (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 5 at 8:15 AM logoQ4 2016 Saia Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 5 at 12:43 AM logo7:32 am Saia misses by $0.02, beats on revs; expects FY17 capex of about $200 mln (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 4 at 7:42 PM
News IconSaia (NASDAQ:SAIA) 4Q16 earnings; Misses Street View (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 4 at 4:47 AM logoSaia Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings per Share of $0.40 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 3 at 11:45 PM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Gains Before Earnings Release (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 3 at 11:45 PM logoSaia's (SAIA) CEO Rick O'Dell on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 3 at 11:45 PM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Misses Q4 EPS by 2c (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 3 at 11:45 PM logoBRIEF-Saia Q4 earnings per share $0.40 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 3 at 11:45 PM logoSaia misses 4Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 3 at 11:45 PM logoSaia Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 3 at 11:45 PM logoEdited Transcript of SAIA earnings conference call or presentation 3-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 3 at 11:45 PM
News IconBeef ‘O’ Brady’s moving into former Papa Saia’s location (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 2 at 12:36 AM logoReport Published: ", inc. - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report" (NASDAQ:SAIA) - February 2 at 12:36 AM logoSaia downgraded by Raymond James (NASDAQ:SAIA) - January 18 at 1:04 AM
News IconCRA Sells Out Exhibit Space for Upcoming 2017 Rental Rally Tradeshow (NASDAQ:SAIA) - January 16 at 1:35 PM
News IconFMLA Interference Claim Shot Down (NASDAQ:SAIA) - January 12 at 9:20 PM logoSaia LTL Freight Driver Named to America's Road Team (NASDAQ:SAIA) - January 12 at 9:20 PM shuts "adult" section in face of government pressure (NASDAQ:SAIA) - January 10 at 10:22 PM logoSaia to Announce Fourth Quarter 2016 Results on February 3, 2017 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - January 9 at 9:09 PM
News IconSicily’s Global and Coastal Influences: 5 Dishes Paired with 3 Nero D’Avola (NASDAQ:SAIA) - January 8 at 5:25 AM logoAnalyst Upgrades – Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) Stock Gets Upgraded By Wolfe Research from Market Perform to Outperform (NASDAQ:SAIA) - January 7 at 2:19 AM logoWhy Celadon Group (CGI) Could Be Positioned for a Slump (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 27 at 9:20 AM
News IconDrug Companies Flooded W.V. with more than 780 Million Pain Pills (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 24 at 8:14 AM logoGold price declines 7 weeks in a row. Should you... (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 24 at 8:14 AM logoMontana hangs on to beat Pepperdine 71-70 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 24 at 12:48 AM logoUS reaches $7.2 billion settlement with Deutsche Bank over toxic securities (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 23 at 7:48 PM logoApex Silver Mines (SIL) Showing Bearish Technicals With Support At $30.44 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 23 at 7:48 PM logoSaia : LTL Freight Attends ESGR Ceremony at Department of Defense (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 23 at 7:48 PM logoSaia LTL Freight Attends ESGR Ceremony at Department of Defense (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 22 at 8:02 PM
News IconDrug firms poured 780M painkillers into WV amid rise of overdoses (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 17 at 9:07 PM logoAnalyst Activity – Seaport Global Securities Initiates Coverage On Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) With a Buy (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 17 at 9:07 PM logoSaia upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 16 at 10:27 PM logoSAIA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 16 at 2:58 AM
News IconIs Saia Inc (SAIA) A Good Stock To Buy? (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 15 at 5:32 PM
News IconChief Customer Officer of Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA), Ramu Raymond R, sells 7,845 shares worth $373,624 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 15 at 3:01 AM logoSeptember 2016 Truckload Carrier Quarterly Update - Swift Vs. Landstar (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 13 at 8:20 AM
News IconSaia Reports Positive Results for October, November to SEC (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 2 at 11:44 AM logo8:21 am Saia reports LTL shipment and tonnage data for the first two months of Q4 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 1 at 7:35 PM logoSaia Provides Fourth Quarter-to-Date LTL Operating Data (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 1 at 7:35 PM logoBRIEF-Saia Inc says in November LTL shipments per workday increased 1.3 pct (NASDAQ:SAIA) - December 1 at 9:13 AM
News IconTrump's Presidency - Stock Market Crash or Start of New Mega-Trends (NASDAQ:SAIA) - November 30 at 7:53 PM logoETFs with exposure to Saia, Inc. : November 30, 2016 (NASDAQ:SAIA) - November 30 at 7:53 PM logo2/3rd of Delhi’s women and kids worry for th... (NASDAQ:SAIA) - November 25 at 12:28 PM logoSaia : LTL Freight Receives Two First Place Safety Awards (NASDAQ:SAIA) - November 25 at 12:28 PM logoSeptember 2016 LTL Quarterly Update - Old Dominion Vs. Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) - November 25 at 12:28 PM


What is Saia's stock symbol?

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

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

6 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Saia's shares. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Saia's share price to reach $48.00 in the next year.

When will Saia announce their earnings?

Saia is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.

Who owns Saia stock?

Saia's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.49%), Franklin Resources Inc. (7.12%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (4.06%), FMR LLC (3.52%), Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC (2.74%) and State Street Corp (2.42%). Company insiders that own Saia stock include Mark H Robinson, Raymond R Ramu, Richard D Odell and Stephanie Maschmeier.

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 Royce & Associates LP, Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC, Cortina Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Century Capital Management LLC and Pacific Global Investment Management CO. Company insiders that have sold Saia stock in the last year include Mark H Robinson, Raymond R Ramu, Richard D Odell and Stephanie Maschmeier.

Who bought Saia stock? Who is buying Saia stock?

Saia's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, FMR LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, J. Goldman & Co LP, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Allianz Asset Management AG.

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 $48.25.

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by Staff