Saia, Inc. (SAIA): Price and Financial Metrics

Saia, Inc. (SAIA)

Today's Latest Price: $194.30 USD

1.53 (0.79%)

Updated Jan 15 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 21 in Trucking Freight

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SAIA Stock Summary

  • SAIA has a higher market value than 73.76% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $5,042,134,529.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Saia Inc is higher than it is for about only 18.39% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -11.12%, Saia Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 22.75% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Saia Inc are SYKE, LCNB, FCNCA, MGRC, and JBT.
  • SAIA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Saia Inc's official web site, go to

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SAIA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $194.30 52-week high $197.40
Prev. close $192.77 52-week low $61.46
Day low $186.17 Volume 192,500
Day high $195.24 Avg. volume 192,640
50-day MA $179.16 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $132.66 Market Cap 5.08B

Saia, Inc. (SAIA) Company Bio

Saia, Inc. operates as a transportation company in the United States. It provides regional and interregional less-than-truckload, truckload, guaranteed, expedited, and logistics services. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Johns Creek, Georgia.

SAIA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$194.30$140.55 -27%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Saia Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Saia Inc ranked in the 44th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for SAIA, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 27.69; that's higher than 91.16% of US stocks in the Industrials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 4% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 16.01% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • SAIA's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 44.01% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest SAIA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Saia Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SAIA as an investment opportunity.

Is Saia, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SAIA) Stock's Recent Performance Being Led By Its Attractive Financial Prospects?

Saia's (NASDAQ:SAIA) stock is up by a considerable 31% over the past three months. Since the market usually pay for a...

Yahoo | January 6, 2021

Is SAIA A Good Stock To Buy According To Hedge Funds?

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Yahoo | December 19, 2020

3 Reasons Why Saia (SAIA) Is a Great Growth Stock

Saia (SAIA) is well positioned to outperform the market, as it exhibits above-average growth in financials.

Yahoo | December 18, 2020

Truist Securiti Weighs in on Saia, Inc.’s FY2022 Earnings (NASDAQ:SAIA)

Truist Securiti Weighs in on Saia, Inc.'s FY2022 Earnings (NASDAQ:SAIA) -

Fintech Zoom | December 14, 2020

Should We Be Excited About The Trends Of Returns At Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)?

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Yahoo | December 7, 2020

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SAIA Price Returns

1-mo 5.72%
3-mo 37.51%
6-mo 49.25%
1-year 99.28%
3-year 149.90%
5-year 905.69%
YTD 7.47%
2020 94.16%
2019 66.82%
2018 -21.10%
2017 60.25%
2016 98.43%

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