NASDAQ:SAIA - Saia Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$55.06 +0.32 (+0.58 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 08:30 AM ET)
Previous Close$54.74
Today's Range$53.6001 - $55.84
52-Week Range$52.54 - $87.05
Volume180,678 shs
Average Volume191,672 shs
Market Capitalization$1.41 billion
P/E Ratio25.14
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.99
Saia, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, operates as a transportation company in North America. The company provides regional and interregional less-than-truckload services for shipments between 100 and 10,000 pounds; truckload services; and other value-added services, including non-asset truckload, expedited, and logistics services. As of October 12, 2018, it operated 158 terminals in 40 states. The company was formerly known as SCS Transportation, Inc. and changed its name to Saia, Inc. in July 2006. Saia, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Johns Creek, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SAIA
Previous Symbol
CUSIP78709Y10
Phone770-232-5067

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.15
Current Ratio1.07
Quick Ratio1.07

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio25.14
Forward P/E Ratio14.15
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.38 billion
Price / Sales1.03
Cash Flow$5.6939 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.67
Book Value$22.85 per share
Price / Book2.41

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.19
Net Income$91.15 million
Net Margins7.96%
Return on Equity14.85%
Return on Assets8.93%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,800
Outstanding Shares25,690,000
Market Cap$1.41 billion
OptionableOptionable

Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) Frequently Asked Questions

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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The transportation company reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.03. The transportation company earned $425.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $417.70 million. Saia had a return on equity of 14.85% and a net margin of 7.96%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.55 earnings per share. View Saia's Earnings History.

When is Saia's next earnings date?

Saia is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Saia.

What price target have analysts set for SAIA?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Saia's shares. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect Saia's share price to reach $74.5714 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Saia.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Saia?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saia in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Saia.

Has Saia been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SAIA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Saia earned a coverage optimism score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Saia?

Saia saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 590,858 shares, a decline of 39.2% from the October 15th total of 971,248 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 265,890 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Saia's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Saia's key competitors?

Who are Saia's key executives?

Saia's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Richard D. O'Dell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Frederick J. Holzgrefe III, Exec. VP, CFO & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Ms. T. Michelle Richard, VP of HR
  • Mr. Raymond R. Ramu, Exec. VP & Chief Customer Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Craig A. Thompson, Exec. Operations

Who are Saia's major shareholders?

Saia's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.03%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.78%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.79%), Jennison Associates LLC (4.19%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.06%). Company insiders that own Saia stock include Bjorn E Olsson, Brian A Balius, Douglas Wayne Rockel, Frederick J Holzgrefe III, Herbert A Trucksess III, Jeffrey C Ward, John J Holland, Mark H Robinson, Raymond R Ramu, Richard D Odell and Stephanie Maschmeier. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Saia.

Which institutional investors are selling Saia stock?

SAIA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citadel Advisors LLC, Man Group plc, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold Saia company stock in the last year include Bjorn E Olsson, Douglas Wayne Rockel, Frederick J Holzgrefe III, Jeffrey C Ward, Raymond R Ramu, Richard D Odell and Stephanie Maschmeier. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saia.

Which institutional investors are buying Saia stock?

SAIA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., American Century Companies Inc., Franklin Resources Inc. and Morgan Stanley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saia.

How do I buy shares of Saia?

Shares of SAIA 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Saia's stock price today?

One share of SAIA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.06.

How big of a company is Saia?

Saia has a market capitalization of $1.41 billion and generates $1.38 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $91.15 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.19 on an earnings per share basis. Saia employs 9,800 workers across the globe.

What is Saia's official website?

The official website for Saia is http://www.saiacorp.com.

How can I contact Saia?

Saia's mailing address is 11465 JOHNS CREEK PARKWAY SUITE 400, JOHNS CREEK 2Q, 30097. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 770-232-5067 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Saia (NASDAQ SAIA)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  297 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  592
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Saia and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SAIA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SAIA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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