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: Freight Trucking
  • Sub-Industry: Trucking
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SAIA
  • CUSIP: 78709Y10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.3665 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,276,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $51.07
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $47.34
  • 52 Week Range: $24.76 - $54.30
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.37
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.02
  • P/E Growth: 1.50
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.25 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.08
  • Book Value: $19.60 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.73
  • EBIDTA: $158.1 million
  • Net Margins: 3.92%
  • Return on Equity: 10.27%
  • Return on Assets: 5.80%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.28%
  • Current Ratio: 1.06%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.06%
  • Average Volume: 162,506 shs.
  • Beta: 0.78
  • Short Ratio: 3.07
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) announced its earnings results on Friday, April, 28th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $317 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $306.80 million. Saia had a net margin of 3.92% and a return on equity of 10.27%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company 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 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Saia's stock. Their predictions range from $50.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Saia's stock price to reach $52.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Saia.

Who are some of Saia's key competitors?

Who are Saia's key executives?

Saia's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Herbert A. Trucksess III, Chairman of the Board
  • Richard D. O'Dell, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Stephanie R. Maschmeier, Controller
  • Douglas Col, Treasurer
  • Brian Anthony Balius, Vice President - Transportation and Linehaul of Saia LTL Freight
  • Raymond R. Ramu, Chief Customer Officer
  • Frederick J. Holzgrefe III, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Secretary
  • Bjorn E. Olsson, Lead Independent Director
  • William F. Evans, Independent Director
  • John P. Gainor Jr., Independent Director

Who owns Saia stock?

Saia's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.13%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.12%), Strs Ohio (0.08%), Aperio Group LLC (0.07%), US Bancorp DE (0.07%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Capstone Asset Management Co. and Strs Ohio. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Aperio Group LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and US Bancorp DE. 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.

What is Saia's stock price today?

One share of Saia stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.60.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Saia (NASDAQ SAIA)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  155 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  282
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Saia and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $52.50 (2.05% downside)

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 7/27/2015 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: $2.09
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.49
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20172$0.60$0.61$0.61
Q3 20172$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q4 20172$0.48$0.52$0.50
Q1 20181$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q2 20181$0.71$0.71$0.71
Q3 20181$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q4 20181$0.58$0.58$0.58
(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: 1.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.60%
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 logoComparing J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) and Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) - July 22 at 8:23 PM logoCritical Contrast: Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) vs. Marten Transport (MRTN) - July 17 at 4:28 PM logoKeyCorp Research Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Saia, Inc. (SAIA) - July 17 at 8:53 AM logoFreight bump fuels hope for transportation sector - July 16 at 2:54 PM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 14 at 5:02 PM logoSaia to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results on July 28, 2017 - July 11 at 7:23 AM logoNew Opportunities Can Continue To Drive The Old Dominion Story - July 7 at 9:43 AM logoSaia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $346.20 Million - July 6 at 11:34 AM logo$0.62 EPS Expected for Saia, Inc. (SAIA) This Quarter - July 4 at 12:39 PM logoSaia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub - July 1 at 3:42 PM logoSaia (SAIA) vs. Heartland Express (HTLD) Financial Contrast - June 28 at 6:28 PM logoComparing Saia (SAIA) & Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) - June 24 at 10:14 PM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub - June 21 at 3:40 PM logoOld Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) vs. Saia (SAIA) Head to Head Contrast - June 21 at 12:22 AM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - June 19 at 4:52 PM logoFinancial Review: Saia (SAIA) vs. USA Truck (USAK) - June 16 at 2:24 PM logoUSA Truck (USAK) vs. Saia (SAIA) Head-To-Head Comparison - June 15 at 12:46 AM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - June 14 at 7:40 AM logo$343.85 Million in Sales Expected for Saia Inc (SAIA) This Quarter - June 10 at 9:06 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Saia Inc (SAIA) Will Announce Earnings of $0.61 Per Share - June 8 at 12:46 PM logoFinancial Survey: Saia (SAIA) vs. YRC Worldwide (YRCW) - June 6 at 12:06 AM logoOld Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (ODFL) - June 5 at 3:29 PM logoQ2 2018 Earnings Forecast for Saia Inc (SAIA) Issued By Seaport Global Securities - June 5 at 7:22 AM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.61 Per Share, Seaport Global Securities Forecasts - June 2 at 7:06 AM logoSaia Provides Second Quarter-to-Date LTL Operating Data - June 1 at 8:19 AM logoSaia LTL Freight Honors Employees with Safety Awards - May 31 at 7:45 PM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - May 27 at 8:16 PM logoSaia Inc (SAIA) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - May 27 at 1:58 PM 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



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