Susquehanna lowered the price target for the Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX) stock from “a Positive” to “a Neutral”. The rating was released on January 09, 2023, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on October 20, 2022 by Susquehanna that reiterated the stock to a Positive with a price target of $63 for KNX stock. The research report from Raymond James has reiterated the stock to Outperform, with a price target set at $53. The stock was reiterated by KeyBanc Capital Markets, who disclosed in a research note on October 20, 2022, to Overweight and set the price objective to $60. In their research brief published October 20, 2022, JP Morgan analysts reiterated the Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. stock to Underweight with a price target of $52.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX) raised 1.58% to close Monday’s market session at $57.35, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $56.585 and $57.97 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 2020727 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.90 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 4.01% within the last five trades and 12.27% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 12.08% in the last 6 months and 23.33% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. KNX stock is trading at a margin of 5.73%, 5.64% and 13.63% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, KNX deals in the Industrials domain. The stock is trading -2.33 percent below its 52-week high and 34.94 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 10.7. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 16.40 percent and the profit margin is 11.70 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 62.90 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $9.08 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX) is 10.77. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 13.78. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 1.21 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 1.35, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 10.05 percent of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 94.50 percent are held by financial institutions. Ohlman Dustin, the VP Intermodal at Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (KNX) has sold 500 shares of firm on Nov 01 at a price of $48.32 against the total amount of $24160.0. In another inside trade, Updike James E. Jr., EVP Sales & Mkt, Knight Trans. of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX) sold 2,400 shares of the firm on Jul 29 for a total worth of $0.13 million at a price of $55.18. An inside trade which took place on Feb 25, Director of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. GARNREITER MICHAEL sold 2,000 shares of firm against total price of $0.11 million at the cost of $54.37 per share.