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NYSE:KNX

Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX) Competitors

$55.74
-1.55 (-2.71%)
(As of 06/9/2023 ET)
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Today's Range
$55.54
$57.24
50-Day Range
$53.33
$58.08
52-Week Range
$43.53
$64.35
Volume
1.83 million shs
Average Volume
1.71 million shs
Market Capitalization
$8.98 billion
P/E Ratio
13.53
Dividend Yield
1.00%
Price Target
$65.35

KNX vs. SAIA, LSTR, WERN, JBHT, ODFL, SNDR, PAC, UHALB, TFII, and ASR

Should you be buying Knight-Swift Transportation stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Knight-Swift Transportation include Saia (SAIA), Landstar System (LSTR), Werner Enterprises (WERN), J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL), Schneider National (SNDR), Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (PAC), AMERCO (UHALB), TFI International (TFII), and Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S. A. B. de C. V. (ASR). These companies are all part of the "transportation" sector.

Knight-Swift Transportation vs.

Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) and Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) are both mid-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, analyst recommendations, dividends, media sentiment, profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

Saia has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Saia has a net margin of 12.69% compared to Knight-Swift Transportation's net margin of 9.22%. Saia's return on equity of 23.07% beat Knight-Swift Transportation's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Saia 12.69% 23.07% 16.46%
Knight-Swift Transportation 9.22% 10.42% 6.59%

90.0% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Saia shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.1% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Saia had 5 more articles in the media than Knight-Swift Transportation. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for Saia and 7 mentions for Knight-Swift Transportation. Saia's average media sentiment score of 0.48 beat Knight-Swift Transportation's score of 0.45 indicating that Saia is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Saia
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Knight-Swift Transportation
2 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Knight-Swift Transportation has higher revenue and earnings than Saia. Knight-Swift Transportation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Saia, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Saia$2.79 billion2.80$357.42 million$13.2722.21
Knight-Swift Transportation$7.43 billion1.21$771.33 million$4.1213.53

Saia currently has a consensus target price of $298.60, suggesting a potential upside of 1.29%. Knight-Swift Transportation has a consensus target price of $65.35, suggesting a potential upside of 17.25%. Given Knight-Swift Transportation's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than Saia.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Saia
1 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.29
Knight-Swift Transportation
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.76

Knight-Swift Transportation received 310 more outperform votes than Saia when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.90% of users gave Knight-Swift Transportation an outperform vote while only 60.49% of users gave Saia an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SaiaOutperform Votes
441
60.49%
Underperform Votes
288
39.51%
Knight-Swift TransportationOutperform Votes
751
67.90%
Underperform Votes
355
32.10%

Summary

Saia and Knight-Swift Transportation tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding KNX and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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KNX vs. The Competition

MetricKnight-Swift TransportationTrucking, except local IndustryTransportation SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$8.98B$5.77B$7.99B$14.99B
Dividend Yield0.98%0.96%7.71%3.85%
P/E Ratio13.5310.2922.4719.31
Price / Sales1.211.0812.389.28
Price / Cash6.226.4813.7524.62
Price / Book1.292.604.487.33
Net Income$771.33M$361.91M$746.97M$900.99M
7 Day Performance-2.09%-0.86%1.00%1.75%
1 Month Performance-2.07%3.76%2.11%3.87%
1 Year Performance21.07%20.18%2.70%-2.53%

Knight-Swift Transportation Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SAIA
Saia
1.4166 of 5 stars
$301.81
+2.1%
$298.60
-1.1%
+45.1%$8.01B$2.79B22.7412,300News Coverage
LSTR
Landstar System
1.9892 of 5 stars
$183.00
+3.1%
$166.83
-8.8%
+27.6%$6.58B$7.44B17.301,449News Coverage
WERN
Werner Enterprises
2.0022 of 5 stars
$43.99
+2.3%
$49.28
+12.0%
+10.4%$2.79B$3.29B12.6810,249High Trading Volume
JBHT
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
2.5581 of 5 stars
$171.55
+1.2%
$189.67
+10.6%
+2.4%$17.78B$14.81B19.4937,151Analyst Revision
ODFL
Old Dominion Freight Line
1.8357 of 5 stars
$307.53
-1.9%
$333.89
+8.6%
+21.4%$33.72B$6.20B25.2923,471Ex-Dividend
SNDR
Schneider National
2.4753 of 5 stars
$26.55
+2.0%
$30.64
+15.4%
+13.6%$4.74B$6.60B10.2117,050Analyst Revision
Positive News
PAC
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico
1.9165 of 5 stars
$182.63
+4.8%
$150.50
-17.6%
+23.1%$9.23B$1.36B20.572,314Upcoming Earnings
UHALB
AMERCO
0 of 5 stars
$49.67
+2.3%
N/AN/A$8.77B$5.86B0.00N/ADividend Announcement
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
TFII
TFI International
3.0261 of 5 stars
$109.99
+0.2%
$142.18
+29.3%
+32.5%$9.54B$8.81B12.6025,836News Coverage
ASR
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S. A. B. de C. V.
1.5554 of 5 stars
$287.52
+3.5%
$255.00
-11.3%
+34.0%$8.63B$1.26B16.341,787

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