KNX:NYE-Knight Transportation Inc.

EQUITY | Transportation & Logistics | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 35.89

Change

+2.14 (+6.34)%

Market Cap

USD 6.21B

Volume

5.28M

Average Target Price

USD 48.00 (+33.74%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Knight Transportation Inc is a provider of multiple truckload transportation services. Its services include dry van truckload, temperature-controlled truckload, truckload services, drayage, intermodal, and truckload freight brokerage services.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Transportation & Logistics)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 43.16% 86% B 93% A
Dividend Return 0.48% 3% F 8% F
Total Return 43.64% 85% B 93% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -1.29% 65% D 45% F
Dividend Return 0.66% 3% F 7% F
Total Return -0.63% 51% F 39% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 6.04% 77% C+ 57% F
Dividend Return 4.44% 8% F 14% F
Total Return 10.48% 59% F 40% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -3.07% 38% F 23% F
Dividend Return -2.31% 33% F 19% F
Total Return 0.76% 10% F 16% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 23.32% 52% F 27% F
Risk Adjusted Return -9.92% 32% F 20% F
Market Capitalization 2.80B 88% B+ 82% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Transportation & Logistics)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 14.41 41% F 47% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.14 56% F 58% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.81 53% F 64% D
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 54.38 7% F 8% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 8.02% 67% D+ 52% F
Return on Invested Capital 9.62% 75% C 56% F
Return on Assets 5.52% 80% B- 73% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 16.00% 96% A 85% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.