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Knight-Swift Transportation Competitors

$40.86
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(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$40.12
Now: $40.86
$41.56
50-Day Range
$37.52
MA: $40.06
$42.63
52-Week Range
$27.54
Now: $40.86
$47.44
Volume1.49 million shs
Average Volume2.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.94 billion
P/E Ratio20.95
Dividend Yield0.77%
Beta1.27

Competitors

Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) Vs. ODFL, JBHT, UHAL, LSTR, SAIA, and R

Should you be buying KNX stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "trucking" are considered alternatives and competitors to Knight-Swift Transportation, including Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL), J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), AMERCO (UHAL), Landstar System (LSTR), Saia (SAIA), and Ryder System (R).

Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) and Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.4% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.3% of Old Dominion Freight Line shares are held by institutional investors. 27.5% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.7% of Old Dominion Freight Line shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Old Dominion Freight Line has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Knight-Swift Transportation pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Old Dominion Freight Line pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Knight-Swift Transportation pays out 14.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Old Dominion Freight Line pays out 11.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Knight-Swift Transportation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Old Dominion Freight Line has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and Old Dominion Freight Line's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Knight-Swift Transportation7.30%6.97%4.81%
Old Dominion Freight Line15.87%20.47%15.40%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Knight-Swift Transportation and Old Dominion Freight Line, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Knight-Swift Transportation161002.53
Old Dominion Freight Line35302.00

Knight-Swift Transportation presently has a consensus price target of $48.7222, suggesting a potential upside of 19.24%. Old Dominion Freight Line has a consensus price target of $185.2727, suggesting a potential downside of 8.69%. Given Knight-Swift Transportation's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than Old Dominion Freight Line.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and Old Dominion Freight Line's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Knight-Swift Transportation$4.84 billion1.43$309.21 million$2.1718.83
Old Dominion Freight Line$4.11 billion5.79$615.52 million$5.1139.71

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

Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.4% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.4% of J.B. Hunt Transport Services shares are held by institutional investors. 27.5% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of J.B. Hunt Transport Services shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Knight-Swift Transportation pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. J.B. Hunt Transport Services pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Knight-Swift Transportation pays out 14.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. J.B. Hunt Transport Services pays out 22.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Knight-Swift Transportation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and J.B. Hunt Transport Services has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and J.B. Hunt Transport Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Knight-Swift Transportation7.30%6.97%4.81%
J.B. Hunt Transport Services5.31%21.07%8.96%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Knight-Swift Transportation and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Knight-Swift Transportation161002.53
J.B. Hunt Transport Services010802.44

Knight-Swift Transportation presently has a consensus price target of $48.7222, suggesting a potential upside of 19.24%. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a consensus price target of $136.7059, suggesting a potential upside of 0.63%. Given Knight-Swift Transportation's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than J.B. Hunt Transport Services.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and J.B. Hunt Transport Services' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Knight-Swift Transportation$4.84 billion1.43$309.21 million$2.1718.83
J.B. Hunt Transport Services$9.17 billion1.57$516.32 million$4.8927.78

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

Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) and AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

84.4% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.2% of AMERCO shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.5% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 42.6% of AMERCO shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMERCO has a beta of 0.74, indicating that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and AMERCO's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Knight-Swift Transportation7.30%6.97%4.81%
AMERCO10.22%5.83%1.90%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Knight-Swift Transportation and AMERCO, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Knight-Swift Transportation161002.53
AMERCO00103.00

Knight-Swift Transportation presently has a consensus price target of $48.7222, suggesting a potential upside of 19.24%. Given Knight-Swift Transportation's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than AMERCO.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and AMERCO's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Knight-Swift Transportation$4.84 billion1.43$309.21 million$2.1718.83
AMERCO$3.98 billion2.04$442.05 million$15.1027.42

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

Summary

Knight-Swift Transportation beats AMERCO on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) and Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and Landstar System's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Knight-Swift Transportation$4.84 billion1.43$309.21 million$2.1718.83
Landstar System$4.08 billion1.23$227.72 million$5.7222.79

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Knight-Swift Transportation and Landstar System, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Knight-Swift Transportation161002.53
Landstar System19102.00

Knight-Swift Transportation presently has a consensus price target of $48.7222, suggesting a potential upside of 19.24%. Landstar System has a consensus price target of $123.3636, suggesting a potential downside of 5.37%. Given Knight-Swift Transportation's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than Landstar System.

Dividends

Knight-Swift Transportation pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Landstar System pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Knight-Swift Transportation pays out 14.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Landstar System pays out 14.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Knight-Swift Transportation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Landstar System has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Landstar System has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.4% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by institutional investors. 27.5% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Landstar System shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and Landstar System's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Knight-Swift Transportation7.30%6.97%4.81%
Landstar System4.62%28.19%14.30%

Summary

Knight-Swift Transportation beats Landstar System on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Saia and Knight-Swift Transportation's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Saia$1.79 billion2.52$113.72 million$4.2340.72
Knight-Swift Transportation$4.84 billion1.43$309.21 million$2.1718.83

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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Saia and Knight-Swift Transportation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Saia16502.33
Knight-Swift Transportation161002.53

Saia presently has a consensus price target of $123.7273, suggesting a potential downside of 28.17%. Knight-Swift Transportation has a consensus price target of $48.7222, suggesting a potential upside of 19.24%. Given Knight-Swift Transportation's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than Saia.

Risk and Volatility

Saia has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.4% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Saia shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 27.5% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Saia and Knight-Swift Transportation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Saia6.25%13.12%7.33%
Knight-Swift Transportation7.30%6.97%4.81%

Summary

Knight-Swift Transportation beats Saia on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ryder System (NYSE:R) and Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ryder System and Knight-Swift Transportation's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ryder System$8.93 billion0.37$-24,410,000.00$4.9612.24
Knight-Swift Transportation$4.84 billion1.43$309.21 million$2.1718.83

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Ryder System and Knight-Swift Transportation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ryder System14402.33
Knight-Swift Transportation161002.53

Ryder System presently has a consensus price target of $52.7778, suggesting a potential downside of 13.04%. Knight-Swift Transportation has a consensus price target of $48.7222, suggesting a potential upside of 19.24%. Given Knight-Swift Transportation's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than Ryder System.

Dividends

Ryder System pays an annual dividend of $2.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Knight-Swift Transportation pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Ryder System pays out 45.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Knight-Swift Transportation pays out 14.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ryder System has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Knight-Swift Transportation has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Ryder System is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

Ryder System has a beta of 1.96, indicating that its share price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

90.0% of Ryder System shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.4% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Ryder System shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 27.5% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Ryder System and Knight-Swift Transportation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ryder System-3.84%0.29%0.05%
Knight-Swift Transportation7.30%6.97%4.81%

Summary

Knight-Swift Transportation beats Ryder System on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Knight-Swift Transportation Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Old Dominion Freight Line logo
ODFL
Old Dominion Freight Line
1.7$202.91-0.3%$23.81 billion$4.11 billion38.50
J.B. Hunt Transport Services logo
JBHT
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
1.9$135.85-0.6%$14.36 billion$9.17 billion29.22
AMERCO logo
UHAL
AMERCO
1.4$414.00-0.3%$8.12 billion$3.98 billion20.43
Landstar System logo
LSTR
Landstar System
1.7$130.36-1.8%$5.00 billion$4.08 billion28.65Heavy News Reporting
Saia logo
SAIA
Saia
1.3$172.24-1.5%$4.51 billion$1.79 billion41.11Insider Selling
Ryder System logo
R
Ryder System
1.9$60.69-0.6%$3.27 billion$8.93 billion-9.65
Werner Enterprises logo
WERN
Werner Enterprises
2.5$40.21-2.0%$2.78 billion$2.46 billion18.70Analyst Downgrade
Avis Budget Group logo
CAR
Avis Budget Group
1.4$37.57-1.8%$2.62 billion$9.17 billion-5.74
Heartland Express logo
HTLD
Heartland Express
2.0$18.76-1.3%$1.52 billion$596.82 million23.16Dividend Announcement
Marten Transport logo
MRTN
Marten Transport
1.6$17.88-2.0%$1.48 billion$843.27 million22.35
FRP logo
FRPH
FRP
0.6$45.01-1.2%$423.90 million$23.76 million31.92
Hertz Global logo
HTZ
Hertz Global
1.3$1.34-1.5%$209.32 million$9.78 billion-0.17Upcoming Earnings
Roadrunner Transportation Systems logo
RRTS
Roadrunner Transportation Systems
0.9$2.00-2.0%$75.79 million$1.85 billion-0.20
This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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