Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc is a trucking business based in the US. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares (KNX.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings employs 23,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.6 billion.
|Latest market close||$N/A|
|52-week range||$27.3845 - $47.3484|
|50-day moving average||$42.3921|
|200-day moving average||$42.4339|
|Wall St. target price||$50.72|
|Dividend yield||$0.32 (0.74%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.967|
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Valuing Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares trade at around 22x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.053. 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 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $981.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$4.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||10.6%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.3 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||3.62%|
|Return on equity TTM||5.85%|
|Market capitalisation||$7.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 5.7 million Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares held short by investors – that's known as Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's "short interest". This figure is 36.5% up from 4.2 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares can be evaluated.
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares traded daily (recently around 1.8 million). Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's SIR currently stands at 3.19. In other words for every 100,000 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3190 shares are currently held short.
However Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares, or, against the total number of tradable Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0581% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares, roughly 58 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 Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings.
Find out more about how you can short Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 13.62% of net profits
Recently Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings has paid out, on average, around 13.62% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.74% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shareholders could enjoy a 0.74% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's case, that would currently equate to about $0.32 per share.
While Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings is investing more in its future growth.
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's most recent dividend payout was on 28 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's shares were split on 11 September 2017. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new INF% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shares which in turn could have impacted Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's shares have ranged in value from as little as $27.3845 up to $47.3484. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's is 1.2952. This would suggest that Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides truckload transportation services in the United States and Mexico. The company operates through three segments: Trucking, Logistics, and Intermodal. Its trucking services include irregular route, dedicated, refrigerated, flatbed, expedited, dry van, drayage, and cross-border transportation of various products, goods, and materials. The company also provides logistics and intermodal services, such as brokerage, intermodal, and certain logistics; freight management; and non-trucking services. In addition, it offers various support services, including repair and maintenance shop services, warranty, insurance, and equipment leasing; and trailer parts manufacturing services, as well as engages in the driving academy activities. The company operates a total of 18,877 tractors, which comprises 16,432 company-owned tractors and 2,445 independent contractor tractors, as well as 58,315 trailers; and 643 tractors and 9,862 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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