NYSE:KNX - Knight-Swift Transportation Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$28.54 -0.11 (-0.38 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 08:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.65
Today's Range$28.35 - $29.45
52-Week Range$28.08 - $51.94
Volume2.11 million shs
Average Volume2.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.13 billion
P/E Ratio20.68
Dividend Yield0.83%
Beta1.51
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides truckload transportation and logistics services in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company operates through six segments: Knight Trucking, Knight Logistics, Swift Truckload, Swift Dedicated, Swift Refrigerated, and Swift Intermodal. Its trucking services include dry van, refrigerated, dedicated, drayage, flatbed, and cross-border transportation of various products, goods, and materials. The company also provides logistics, freight brokerage and intermodal, freight management, and sourcing, solutions, as well as other non-trucking services, such as used equipment sales and leasing to independent contractors and third-parties. As of December 31, 2017, it had a fleet of 18,381 company-owned tractors; 4,688 independent contractor tractors; 74,949 trailers; and 9,122 intermodal containers. It serves retail, food and beverage, consumer products, paper products, transportation and logistics, housing and building, automotive, and manufacturing industries. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNYSE:KNX
Previous Symbol
CUSIP49906410
Phone602-269-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.12
Current Ratio1.43
Quick Ratio1.43

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.68
Forward P/E Ratio12.09
P/E Growth0.82

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.43 billion
Price / Sales2.10
Cash Flow$2.0127 per share
Price / Cash Flow14.18
Book Value$29.44 per share
Price / Book0.97

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.38
Net Income$484.29 million
Net Margins13.47%
Return on Equity7.26%
Return on Assets4.99%

Miscellaneous

Employees25,400
Outstanding Shares178,110,000
Market Cap$5.13 billion
OptionableOptionable

Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Knight-Swift Transportation's stock symbol?

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

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

Knight-Swift Transportation announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, December 27th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 30th. View Knight-Swift Transportation's Dividend History.

How were Knight-Swift Transportation's earnings last quarter?

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc (NYSE:KNX) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The transportation company reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.07. The transportation company earned $1.35 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.35 billion. Knight-Swift Transportation had a return on equity of 7.26% and a net margin of 13.47%. The business's revenue was up 158.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.25 earnings per share. View Knight-Swift Transportation's Earnings History.

When is Knight-Swift Transportation's next earnings date?

Knight-Swift Transportation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Knight-Swift Transportation.

What guidance has Knight-Swift Transportation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Knight-Swift Transportation updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.50-0.54 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.51. Knight-Swift Transportation also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.71-0.75 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for KNX?

16 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Knight-Swift Transportation's shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Knight-Swift Transportation's share price to reach $48.1875 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 68.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Knight-Swift Transportation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Knight-Swift Transportation?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Knight-Swift Transportation in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Knight-Swift Transportation.

Has Knight-Swift Transportation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KNX stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Knight-Swift Transportation earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Knight-Swift Transportation's key competitors?

Who are Knight-Swift Transportation's key executives?

Knight-Swift Transportation's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David A. Jackson, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 42)
  • Mr. Adam W. Miller, CFO & Treasurer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Jerry C. Moyes, Sr. Advisor & Director (Age 74)

Who are Knight-Swift Transportation's major shareholders?

Knight-Swift Transportation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.83%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.19%), FMR LLC (5.58%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.85%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (2.55%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.38%). Company insiders that own Knight-Swift Transportation stock include David A Jackson, G D Madden, Gary J Knight, James E Jr Updike, Kathryn L Munro, Kevin P Knight, Kevin Quast, Michael Garnreiter, Todd F Carlson and Wayne Yu. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Knight-Swift Transportation.

Which institutional investors are selling Knight-Swift Transportation stock?

KNX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Impala Asset Management LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Paloma Partners Management Co and Korea Investment CORP. Company insiders that have sold Knight-Swift Transportation company stock in the last year include Gary J Knight, Kathryn L Munro, Kevin P Knight, Kevin Quast, Michael Garnreiter and Todd F Carlson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Knight-Swift Transportation.

Which institutional investors are buying Knight-Swift Transportation stock?

KNX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, Wasatch Advisors Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P. and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Knight-Swift Transportation.

How do I buy shares of Knight-Swift Transportation?

Shares of KNX 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 Knight-Swift Transportation's stock price today?

One share of KNX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.54.

How big of a company is Knight-Swift Transportation?

Knight-Swift Transportation has a market capitalization of $5.13 billion and generates $2.43 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $484.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.38 on an earnings per share basis. Knight-Swift Transportation employs 25,400 workers across the globe.

What is Knight-Swift Transportation's official website?

The official website for Knight-Swift Transportation is http://www.knighttrans.com.

How can I contact Knight-Swift Transportation?

Knight-Swift Transportation's mailing address is 22002 NORTH 19TH AVENUE, PHOENIX AZ, 85027. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 602-269-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE KNX)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  414 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  515 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  929
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Knight-Swift Transportation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KNX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KNX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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