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Knight Transportation, Inc.
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27.75
-1.01
-3.51%
After Hours :
27.75
0.00
0.00%

Open

30.51

Previous Close

28.76

Volume (Avg)

1.89M (608.76k)

Day's Range

27.63-30.51

52Wk Range

16.68-30.51

Market Cap.

2.25B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.24 (0.86%)

Beta

0.64

Shares Outstanding

81.02M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

28.09 (0.99)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Freight Transportation
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 969.24M

    • Net Income

    • 69.28M

    • Market Cap.

    • 2.25B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 7.98

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.60

    • Beta

    • 0.64

    • Forward P/E

    • 22.57

    • Price/Sales

    • 2.32

    • Price/Book Value

    • 3.85

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 16.18

      • EBITDA

      • 203.30M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 10.01

      • Return on Equity %

      • 14.25

      • Return on Assets %

      • 10.01

      • Book Value/Share

      • 7.47

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 81.02M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.06 (9/3/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/7/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 28.80

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 6

        • EPS Estimate

        • 1.21

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 2.39

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 7.90

          • 14.89

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 8.10

          • 13.65

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 36.00

          • 24.10

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 4.79

          • -1.01

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 4.30

          • 9.82

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 9.86

          • 26.88

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 47.29

            • 55.90

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 13.25

            • 7.16

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 7.98

            • 4.32

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 53.70

            • 60.29

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 12.30

            • 5.10

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 7.40

            • 5.91B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.03

              • 0.44

              • Current Ratio

              • 2.27

              • 1.56

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.71

              • 1.31

              • Interest Coverage

              • 298.14

              • 7.61

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.39

              • 2.35

              • Book Value/Share

              • 7.47

              • 8.72

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 29.15

                • 34.60

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 29.30

                • 1,880.26

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 12.79

                • -7,601.39

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 2.32

                • 0.70

                • Price/Book Value

                • 3.85

                • 3.52

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 16.18

                • 11.07

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 24.31

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/7/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 9/3/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 14.25

                        (12.10)

                      • 16.05

                        (10.00)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 10.01

                        (8.40)

                      • 6.49

                        (4.56)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 13.79

                        (11.30)

                      • 10.35

                        (7.18)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 15.45k

                      • 5.26k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 90.76

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 1.25

                      • 1.50

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      113.91M
                      Operating Margin
                      11.75
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      16.18
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      87.52%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      40.66%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      49.61%

                      Float

                      61.40%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      18.52%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Wasatch Small Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        4,929,768

                      • 0.00

                      • 6.09

                      • T. Rowe Price Small Cap Stock Fund

                      •  

                        2,398,800

                      • -0.49

                      • 2.96

                      • JPMorgan Small Cap Equity Fund

                      •  

                        1,471,078

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.82

                      • Homestead Small Company Stock Fund

                      •  

                        1,282,082

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.58

                      • iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (AU)

                      •  

                        1,214,224

                      • 0.25

                      • 1.52

                      • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                      •  

                        1,055,460

                      • -0.11

                      • 1.30

                      • Source Capital

                      •  

                        1,021,200

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.26

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        990,247

                      • 0.20

                      • 1.22

                      • iShares Russell 2000 (AU)

                      •  

                        928,129

                      • -1.02

                      • 1.16

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Wasatch Advisors Inc.

                      •  

                        10,032,525

                      • -7.99%

                      • 12.39

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        3,942,840

                      • +5.23%

                      • 4.87

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        3,313,387

                      • -1.23%

                      • 4.09

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        3,084,200

                      • -6.17%

                      • 3.81

                      • J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.

                      •  

                        2,109,440

                      • -20.34%

                      • 2.60

                      • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                      •  

                        2,019,888

                      • +12.16%

                      • 2.49

                      • Invesco Advisers, Inc

                      •  

                        1,990,760

                      • +20.75%

                      • 2.46

                      • Brown Investment Advisory Incorporated

                      •  

                        1,900,995

                      • +0.86%

                      • 2.35

                      • The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

                      •  

                        1,701,482

                      • 0.00%

                      • 2.10

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Industrials

                      Industry

                      Freight Transportation

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Small Growth

                      Knight Transportation, Inc. was incorporated in 1989. The Company provides multiple full truckload transportation and logistics services, which generally involve the movement of full trailer or container loads of freight from origin ...moreto destination for a single customer. The Company has two reportable segments, Asset-Based and Non-Asset-Based. Its Asset-Based segment is comprised of three operating units: dry van truckload, temperature-controlled truckload, and drayage services. The Company operates its modern company-owned tractor fleet and use independent contractors to provide various Asset-Based solutions, including multiple stop pick-ups and deliveries, dedicated equipment and personnel, on-time expedited pick-ups and deliveries, specialized driver training, and other truckload services. Its Non...more-Asset-Based segment consists of two main operating units: freight brokerage services and rail intermodal. It also provides logistics, freight management and other non-trucking services to its customers through its Non-Asset-Based business. Brokerage had transportation services contracts with approximately 14,800 carriers as of December 31, 2013. The Company competes with other truckload carriers and logistics companies, as well as railroads and airfreight providers. Its Asset-Based segment competes with other motor carriers for the services of drivers, independent contractors, and management employees. Its Non-Asset-Based segment competes with other logistics companies for the services of third-party capacity providers and management employees. The Company’s operations are regulated and licensed by various government agencies, including the DOT, EPA, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.lessless

                      Key People

                      Kevin P. Knight

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Gary J. Knight

                      Vice Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Randy Knight

                      Director/Vice Chairman of the Board

                      Mr. Adam Miller

                      CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Secretary/Treasurer

                      Mr. James E. Updike, Jr.

                      Executive VP, Divisional

                      Incorporated

                      1989

                      Employees

                      5,177

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