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: $1.54993 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,278,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $55.02
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $49.25
  • 52 Week Range: $27.96 - $61.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.55
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.39
  • P/E Growth: 1.73
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.29 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.19
  • Book Value: $20.37 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.99
  • EBIDTA: $168.48 million
  • Net Margins: 4.12%
  • Return on Equity: 10.84%
  • Return on Assets: 6.12%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.26%
  • Current Ratio: 1.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.18%
  • Average Volume: 185,545 shs.
  • Beta: 0.8
  • Short Ratio: 4.37

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) posted its earnings results on Friday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $358.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $348.53 million. Saia had a net margin of 4.12% and a return on equity of 10.84%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.52 earnings per share. View Saia's Earnings History.

When will Saia make its next earnings announcement?

Saia is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Saia.

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

6 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Saia's stock. Their predictions range from $50.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Saia's stock price to reach $53.60 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
  • 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
  • John J. Holland, Independent Director

Who owns Saia stock?

Saia's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.91%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.30%), Franklin Resources Inc. (5.51%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.22%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.54%) and Northern Trust Corp (3.11%). Company insiders that own Saia stock include Brian A Balius, Douglas Wayne Rockel, 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.

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, FMR LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Alliancebernstein L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Saia stock in the last year include Brian A Balius, Douglas Wayne Rockel, Herbert A Trucksess III, Jeffrey C Ward, John J Holland, 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 Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Voya Investment Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc. and Thrivent Financial For Lutherans. 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 $60.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Saia (NASDAQ SAIA)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  151 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  180 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  331
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: $53.60 (11.99% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/21/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$53.00LowView Rating Details
9/8/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$55.00LowView 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
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 9/25/2015 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
10/24/2017$0.60N/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2017Q2 2017$0.62$0.68$348.53 million$358.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $2.08
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.65
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20172$0.60$0.61$0.61
Q3 20172$0.55$0.60$0.58
Q4 20172$0.48$0.53$0.51
Q1 20181$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q2 20181$0.76$0.76$0.76
Q3 20181$0.74$0.74$0.74
Q4 20181$0.62$0.62$0.62
(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: 96.98%
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
9/1/2017Herbert A Trucksess IIIDirectorSell10,000$56.54$565,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2017John J HollandDirectorSell1,618$56.21$90,947.78View SEC Filing  
8/10/2017Jeffrey C WardDirectorSell2,521$52.91$133,386.11View SEC Filing  
8/9/2017Stephanie MaschmeierInsiderSell5,925$53.20$315,210.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2017Douglas Wayne RockelDirectorSell3,112$53.70$167,114.40View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Herbert A Trucksess IIIDirectorSell30,000$54.09$1,622,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Richard D OdellCEOSell6,400$53.71$343,744.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2017Herbert A Trucksess IIIDirectorSell15,000$54.33$814,950.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Saia, Inc. (SAIA) Will Post Earnings of $0.59 Per Share - September 22 at 2:18 AM logoSaia's (SAIA) Hold Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus - September 21 at 1:52 PM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Saia, Inc. (SAIA) to Hold - September 20 at 11:30 PM logoComparing Saia (SAIA) & Pangaea Logistics Solutions (PANL) - September 16 at 12:24 PM logoUSVI Can't Afford to be Forgotten Post-Irma - September 15 at 8:28 AM logoSaia (SAIA) and its Competitors Financial Contrast - September 11 at 6:24 PM logoEquities Analysts Set Expectations for Saia, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (SAIA) - September 11 at 1:42 AM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Given "Hold" Rating at Cowen and Company - September 9 at 10:42 PM logoAnalyzing Saia (SAIA) & its Competitors - September 9 at 12:21 PM logoBergeron obtains $15M in funding, first tenant at commerce park in Pembroke Pines - September 6 at 7:53 AM logoSaia Provides Third Quarter-to-Date LTL Operating Data - September 6 at 7:53 AM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Director Sells $90,947.78 in Stock - September 5 at 8:08 PM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Director Herbert A. Trucksess III Sells 10,000 Shares - September 5 at 7:46 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Saia, Inc. (SAIA) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $348.20 Million - September 5 at 1:24 PM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Lifted to "Buy" at ValuEngine - September 2 at 3:44 PM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 2 at 2:38 PM logoFRP Holdings (FRPH) versus Saia (SAIA) Critical Analysis - September 2 at 12:28 AM logoContrasting Knight Transportation (KNX) & Saia (SAIA) - August 25 at 1:04 PM featured highlights TriNet Group, TopBuild, Aaron's and Saia - August 25 at 11:12 AM logo4 Momentum Stocks to Trump the Market - Nasdaq - August 24 at 12:25 PM logo4 Momentum Stocks to Trump the Market - August 24 at 12:24 PM logoSaia, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SAIA-US : August 22, 2017 - August 23 at 11:14 AM logoFinancial Analysis: Saia (SAIA) versus Knight Transportation (KNX) - August 22 at 10:32 AM logoIs Saia, Inc. an Incredible Momentum Stock? 3 Reasons Why SAIA Will Be Tough to Beat - August 16 at 4:06 PM logoETFs with exposure to Saia, Inc. : August 15, 2017 - August 15 at 8:36 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Saia Inc. - August 14 at 3:42 PM logoWerner Enterprises (WERN) & Saia (SAIA) Critical Comparison - August 14 at 8:42 AM logoInsider Selling: Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Director Sells 2,521 Shares of Stock - August 11 at 8:16 PM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Insider Stephanie Maschmeier Sells 5,925 Shares - August 11 at 7:54 PM logoSaia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - August 8 at 5:26 PM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Director Sells $167,114.40 in Stock - August 4 at 8:40 PM logoInsider Selling: Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) CEO Sells 6,400 Shares of Stock - August 2 at 8:34 PM logoSaia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Director Sells $814,950.00 in Stock - August 2 at 7:46 PM logoSaia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Director Sells $1,622,700.00 in Stock - August 2 at 7:44 PM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) to Post Q3 2018 Earnings of $0.74 Per Share, Seaport Global Securities Forecasts - August 2 at 3:50 PM logoSaia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.60 Per Share - August 2 at 7:32 AM logoSaia, Inc. :SAIA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 1, 2017 - August 2 at 7:23 AM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) to Post FY2017 Earnings of $2.25 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts - August 1 at 8:46 AM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) Raised by Seaport Global Securities - August 1 at 7:40 AM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus - July 31 at 4:46 PM logoSaia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) PT Raised to $55.00 at Cowen and Company - July 31 at 11:11 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Saia Inc (SAIA) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $345.50 Million - July 30 at 7:31 AM logoEdited Transcript of SAIA earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-17 2:30pm GMT - July 29 at 6:57 AM logoSaia tops Street 2Q forecasts - July 29 at 6:57 AM logoSaia, Inc. (SAIA) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS - July 28 at 5:32 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Saia, Inc. (SAIA) to Post $0.62 Earnings Per Share - July 28 at 4:09 PM logoSaia Reports Second Quarter Earnings per Share of $0.68 - July 28 at 7:36 AM 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



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