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How to buy Covenant Transportation Group stock
Learn how to easily invest in Covenant Transportation Group stock.
Covenant Transportation Group, Inc is a trucking business based in the US. Covenant Transportation Group shares (CVTI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Covenant Transportation Group employs 5,550 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- CVTI shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is CVTI stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short CVTI shares?
- Are CVTI shares over-valued?
- Covenant Transportation Group's financials
- How volatile are CVTI shares?
- Does Covenant Transportation Group pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Covenant Transportation Group stock price (NASDAQ: CVTI)Use our graph to track the performance of CVTI stocks over time.
Covenant Transportation Group shares at a glance
|52-week range||$13.23 - $20.70|
|50-day moving average||$15.70|
|200-day moving average||$17.00|
|Wall St. target price||$16.00|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.10|
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Is Covenant Transportation Group under- or over-valued?
Valuing Covenant Transportation Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Covenant Transportation Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Covenant Transportation Group's P/E ratio
Covenant Transportation Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 147x. In other words, Covenant Transportation Group shares trade at around 147x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Covenant Transportation Group's PEG ratio
Covenant Transportation Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 7.39. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Covenant Transportation Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Covenant Transportation Group's EBITDA
Covenant Transportation Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $90.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Covenant Transportation Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Covenant Transportation Group financials
|Revenue TTM||$888.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||1.27%|
|Gross profit TTM||$186.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.81%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||$238.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Covenant Transportation Group shares
There are currently 487,173 Covenant Transportation Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Covenant Transportation Group's "short interest". This figure is 19.3% down from 603,979 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Covenant Transportation Group shares can be evaluated.
Covenant Transportation Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Covenant Transportation Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Covenant Transportation Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Covenant Transportation Group shares traded daily (recently around 261920.96774194). Covenant Transportation Group's SIR currently stands at 1.86. In other words for every 100,000 Covenant Transportation Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1860 shares are currently held short.
However Covenant Transportation Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Covenant Transportation Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Covenant Transportation Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Covenant Transportation Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Covenant Transportation Group shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.044% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Covenant Transportation Group shares, roughly 44 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Covenant Transportation Group.
Find out more about how you can short Covenant Transportation Group stock.
Covenant Transportation Group share dividends
We're not expecting Covenant Transportation Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Covenant Transportation Group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Covenant Transportation Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.23 up to $20.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Covenant Transportation Group's is 1.4997. This would suggest that Covenant Transportation Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Covenant Transportation Group overview
Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides truckload transportation and brokerage services primarily in the continental United States. It offers expedited and dedicated services. The company also provides ancillary services, including freight brokerage and logistics services, warehousing, and accounts receivable factoring; and over-the-road truckload services, as well as transportation management, shuttle, and switching services. It serves transportation companies, such as freight forwarders, less-than-truckload carriers, and third-party logistics providers; and traditional truckload customers, including manufacturers, retailers, and food and beverage shippers. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated 3,154 tractors and 6,950 trailers. Covenant Transportation Group, Inc.
Covenant Transportation Group in the news
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Covenant Transportation Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 20.861% of Covenant Transportation Group shares are held by insiders and 73.277% by institutions. How many people work for Covenant Transportation Group?
Latest data suggests 5,550 work at Covenant Transportation Group. When does the fiscal year end for Covenant Transportation Group?
Covenant Transportation Group's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Covenant Transportation Group based?
Covenant Transportation Group's address is: 400 Birmingham Highway, Chattanooga, TN, United States, 37419 What is Covenant Transportation Group's ISIN number?
Covenant Transportation Group's international securities identification number is: US22284P1057 What is Covenant Transportation Group's CUSIP number?
Covenant Transportation Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 22284P105
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