Knight Transportation Company Profile (NYSE:KNX)

About Knight Transportation

Knight Transportation logoKnight Transportation, Inc. is a provider of multiple truckload transportation and logistics services, which involve the movement of trailer or container loads of freight from origin to destination for a single customer. The Company operates through two segments: Trucking and Logistics. The Company operates primarily in the United States with minor operations in Canada and Mexico. The Company's Trucking segment consists of approximately three operating units: dry van truckload (Dry Van); temperature-controlled truckload (Refrigerated) and drayage services (Drayage). The Trucking segment provides truckload transportation, including services of various products, goods and materials. Its Logistics segment consists of approximately two operating units: freight brokerage services (Brokerage) and rail intermodal (Intermodal). The Company provides logistics, freight management and other non-trucking services to its customers, through its Logistics segment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KNX
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $32.80
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.29
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $31.16
  • 52-Week Range: $23.77 - $38.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.28
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.10
  • P/E Growth: 4.57
  • Market Cap: $2.63B
  • Outstanding Shares: 80,126,000
  • Beta: 0.74
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.30%
  • Return on Equity: 12.58%
  • Return on Assets: 8.61%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.08%
  • Current Ratio: 2.44%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.44%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 12 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.06)
Consensus Price Target: $28.93 (11.79% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/10/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell -> Hold$28.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
1/26/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$25.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
1/4/2017StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
12/18/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$42.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHold$32.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016Knight EquityInitiated CoverageHold$32.00View Rating Details
9/16/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$27.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$26.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$29.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$28.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
7/1/2016BB&T CorporationReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/23/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$27.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
6/21/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuy -> Neutral$28.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$24.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Outperform$30.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
2/29/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageUnderweight$21.00View Rating Details
2/23/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Overweight$32.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$26.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
12/4/2015Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/9/2015Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$72.00View Rating Details
8/27/2015Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
7/23/2015Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$32.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
5/29/2015KCG Holdings, Inc.DowngradeNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/18/2017        
1/25/2017Q416$0.31$0.29$285.76 million$289.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.28$0.29$279.34 million$280.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.30$0.31$283.13 million$276.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.29$0.28$283.31 million$272.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q4$0.32$0.36$306.88 million$290.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.36$0.37$312.57 million$300.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.37$0.39$311.78 million$301.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.31$0.36$298.02 million$290.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.32$0.40$300.60 million$317.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.27$0.31$266.63 million$271.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.27$0.31$266.02 million$264.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.23$0.23$246.50 million$249.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.21$0.25$244.92 million$249.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$0.19$0.19$241.96 million$239.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.24$248.79 million$244.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.18$0.19$231.00 million$235.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$0.21$0.22$235.13 million$242.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.22$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.23$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.16$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.21$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.21$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.19$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.16$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.20$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.18 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.42 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.28$0.32$0.30
Q2 20164$0.29$0.31$0.30
Q3 20163$0.28$0.33$0.30
Q4 20163$0.30$0.33$0.31
Q1 20173$0.24$0.29$0.26
Q2 20173$0.28$0.31$0.29
Q3 20172$0.29$0.33$0.31
Q4 20172$0.31$0.36$0.34
Q1 20181$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q4 20181$0.44$0.44$0.44
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX)
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:0.73%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:20.87% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
20.34% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
16.90% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/1/2017quarterly$0.060.74%3/1/20173/3/20173/27/2017
11/8/2016quarterly$0.060.73%11/30/201612/2/201612/27/2016
8/4/2016quarterly$0.060.81%8/31/20169/2/20169/30/2016
5/12/2016quarterly$0.060.96%6/1/20166/3/20166/24/2016
2/4/2016quarterly$0.060.92%3/2/20163/4/20163/24/2016
11/3/2015quarterly$0.060.89%12/2/201512/4/201512/21/2015
8/6/2015quarterly$0.060.9%9/2/20159/4/20159/25/2015
5/19/2015quarterly$0.060.79%6/3/20156/5/20156/26/2015
2/19/2015quarterly$0.060.72%3/4/20153/6/20153/26/2015
11/4/2014quarterly$0.060.82%12/3/201412/5/201412/22/2014
8/7/2014quarterly$0.061.01%9/3/20149/5/20149/26/2014
5/15/2014quarterly$0.061.05%6/4/20146/6/20146/27/2014
2/5/2014quarterly$0.061.13%3/5/20143/7/20143/28/2014
11/5/2013quarterly$0.061.42%12/4/201312/6/201312/23/2013
8/8/2013quarterly$0.061.45%9/4/20139/6/20139/25/2013
5/16/2013quarterly$0.061.39%6/5/20136/7/20136/28/2013
2/7/2013quarterly$0.061.51%2/27/20133/1/20133/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.80%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/5/2016Marc-Antoine Jett�DirectorBuy25,000$0.06$1,500.00
8/31/2016Gary J KnightVice ChairmanSell99,339$28.09$2,790,432.51View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Gary J KnightVice ChairmanSell171,275$28.51$4,883,050.25View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Gary J KnightVice ChairmanSell29,386$28.53$838,382.58View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Kevin P KnightInsiderSell500,000$28.86$14,430,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Wayne YuVPSell3,200$29.59$94,688.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Kevin P KnightInsiderSell500,000$29.44$14,720,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016G D MaddenDirectorSell1,000$26.67$26,670.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Gary J KnightVice ChairmanSell15,000$27.00$405,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Kathryn L MunroDirectorSell1,000$25.86$25,860.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Marc-Antoine Jett�DirectorBuy10,000$0.02$200.00
3/9/2016Richard J LehmannDirectorSell768$25.64$19,691.52View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016David A JacksonCEOSell4,102$26.10$107,062.20View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Marc-Antoine Jett�DirectorBuy51,000$0.03$1,275.00
2/22/2016Marc-Antoine Jett�DirectorBuy70,000$0.00$0.00
2/19/2016Marc-Antoine Jett�DirectorBuy110,000$0.00$0.00
2/4/2016Wayne YuVPSell2,400$26.02$62,448.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Kevin P KnightChairmanSell75,000$24.83$1,862,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Richard J. LehmannDirectorSell2,500$24.04$60,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Kevin P KnightChairmanSell500,000$27.81$13,905,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Kevin P KnightChairmanSell168,662$28.02$4,725,909.24View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Kevin P KnightChairmanSell170,000$27.93$4,748,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Kevin P KnightChairmanSell203,709$32.99$6,720,359.91View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Kevin P KnightChairmanSell117,890$32.98$3,888,012.20View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Kevin P KnightChairmanSell64,023$32.96$2,110,198.08View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Wayne YuVPSell2,604$31.47$81,947.88View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Kathryn L MunroDirectorSell5,250$30.99$162,697.50View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Kevin P KnightCEOSell67,218$32.75$2,201,389.50View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Kevin P KnightCEOSell79,074$32.79$2,592,836.46View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Kevin P KnightCEOSell400,000$32.96$13,184,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014James E Jr. UpdikeVPSell3,200$32.75$104,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Michael GarnreiterDirectorSell1,406$31.16$43,810.96View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Keith T KnightCOOSell22,500$24.25$545,625.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Gary J KnightChairmanSell22,500$24.41$549,225.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Kevin P KnightCEOSell20,000$24.29$485,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Michael GarnreiterDirectorSell1,125$23.70$26,662.50View SEC Filing  
4/25/2014Adam MillerCFOSell15,335$24.20$371,107.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014L Randy KnightChairmanSell29,200$22.54$658,168.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Wayne YuVPSell3,900$22.52$87,828.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Kevin QuastCOOSell1,992$21.75$43,326.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014David JacksonPresidentSell40,202$21.83$877,609.66View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014James Jr. UpdikeVPSell20,700$21.35$441,945.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014L Randy KnightChairmanSell4,800$20.85$100,080.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Kevin QuastCOOSell7,875$17.72$139,545.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Erick KutterInsiderSell22,500$18.93$425,925.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Michael GarnreiterDirectorSell5,625$16.47$92,643.75View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013L Randy KnightChairmanSell17,550$17.16$301,158.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Kevin QuastCOOSell4,949$17.28$85,518.72View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX)
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What is Knight Transportation's stock symbol?

Knight Transportation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KNX."

How often does Knight Transportation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Knight Transportation?

Knight Transportation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Monday, March 27th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 1st.

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

17 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Knight Transportation's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Knight Transportation's stock price to reach $28.93 in the next year.

When will Knight Transportation announce their earnings?

Knight Transportation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 18th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Knight Transportation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Knight Transportation stock:

  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "KNIGHT TRANSPORTATION INC. is a short to medium-haul, dry van truckload carrier operating in the western region of the United States. Co. transports general commodities, including consumer goods, packaged foodstuffs, paper products, beverage containers and imported and exported commodities. " (1/30/2017)

  • Bank of America Corp analysts commented, "The truckload market remains under pressure given excess capacity and soft retail demand." A weak freight market and driver pay hikes led Werner guide its second quarter earnings below consensus. Werner sees second-quarter EPS in the range of $0.21 to $0.25, significantly lower than the Street's view of $0.39."Werner noted that shippers are pressuring carriers to accept rate declines for contract freight (typically 3–5 percent) or shift to the spot market, where prices are down 20 percent year-over-year," analyst Ken Hoexter wrote.Related Link: Expect Werner's Low Guidance To Drive Other Trucking Names Lower, Barclays Says"[R]ates are significantly weaker than the flat level targeted entering the quarter, and with excess capacity and the soft freight demand market lasting longer than we expected, the pressure may not be cleared up for a few quarters," Hoexter said."Given Knight's larger than peer exposure to the transactional pricing market, and the shares only 4 percent below our prior objective, we shift down to a Neutral rating." (6/21/2016)

Who owns Knight Transportation stock?

Knight Transportation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP Total Shares: 3,421,985 (4.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.58%), State Street Corp (2.09%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (1.56%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.31%) and Ranger Investment Management L.P. (0.48%). Company insiders that own Knight Transportation stock include David A Jackson, G D Madden, Gary J Knight, Kathryn L Munro, Kevin P Knight, Marc-Antoine Jett�, Richard J Lehmann and Wayne Yu.

Who sold Knight Transportation stock? Who is selling Knight Transportation stock?

Knight Transportation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ranger Investment Management L.P., Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Royce & Associates LP, Cipher Capital LP, Redmond Asset Management LLC and Capstone Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Knight Transportation stock in the last year include David A Jackson, G D Madden, Gary J Knight, Kathryn L Munro, Kevin P Knight, Richard J Lehmann and Wayne Yu.

Who bought Knight Transportation stock? Who is buying Knight Transportation stock?

Knight Transportation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Elkfork Partners LLC, Telemark Asset Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Flinton Capital Management LLC, J. Goldman & Co LP and Russell Investments Group Ltd..

How do I buy Knight Transportation stock?

Shares of Knight Transportation 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 Knight Transportation stock cost?

One share of Knight Transportation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.80.

Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX) Chart for Tuesday, February, 21, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX)

Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff