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

Saia, Inc. (SAIA): $391.50

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SAIA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $391.50 52-week high $443.85
Prev. close $390.37 52-week low $204.02
Day low $385.50 Volume 327,100
Day high $399.99 Avg. volume 403,665
50-day MA $397.06 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $349.98 Market Cap 10.39B

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  • SAIA scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 86.71% of US stocks.
  • SAIA's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • SAIA ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

SAIA Stock Summary

  • SAIA has a market capitalization of $11,061,728,910 -- more than approximately 84.54% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for SAIA INC is higher than it is for about only 14.85% of US stocks.
  • SAIA's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of merely 19.78% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAIA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are MMS, VMI, BWA, LPX, and NRC.
  • SAIA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit SAIA INC's official web site, go to

SAIA Valuation Summary

  • SAIA's price/sales ratio is 3.7; this is 208.33% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • SAIA's price/earnings ratio has moved up 11.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAIA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAIA 2023-11-30 3.7 5.6 30.8 23.0
SAIA 2023-11-29 3.7 5.5 30.3 22.6
SAIA 2023-11-28 3.8 5.8 31.9 23.8
SAIA 2023-11-27 4.0 6.0 33.0 24.7
SAIA 2023-11-24 4.0 6.1 33.5 25.0
SAIA 2023-11-22 4.0 6.1 33.4 25.0

SAIA Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 165.35%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 201.27%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 46.32%.
Over the past 70 months, SAIA's revenue has gone up $1,546,450,000.

The table below shows SAIA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 2,792.057 473.026 357.422
2022-09-30 2,753.412 458.98 360.321
2022-06-30 2,640.067 450.357 342.139
2022-03-31 2,465.846 417.582 295.368
2021-12-31 2,288.704 382.592 253.235
2021-09-30 2,148.105 337.87 219.71

SAIA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SAIA has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 75.75% of graded US stocks.
  • SAIA's asset turnover comes in at 1.303 -- ranking 22nd of 137 Transportation stocks.
  • ODFL, ARCB, and PATI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SAIA.

The table below shows SAIA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.303 0.705 0.201
2021-06-30 1.264 0.714 0.166
2021-03-31 1.188 0.724 0.132
2020-12-31 1.170 0.727 0.120
2020-09-30 1.174 0.724 0.105
2020-06-30 1.194 0.719 0.099

SAIA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SAIA, see our SAIA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $242.57 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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.

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Latest SAIA News From Around the Web

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Saia, Inc. Agrees to Acquire 17 Yellow Corporation Terminals in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Sale

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Dec. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (Nasdaq: SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering national less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services, announced today that it is the winning bidder for 17 terminals of Yellow Corporation (“Yellow”) auctioned in connection with Yellow’s pending Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Saia has agreed to pay a total of $235.7 million for Yellow terminals located in the following markets: Fresno, California

Yahoo | December 5, 2023

Saia holds on to Yellow’s freight

Saia’s fourth-quarter update shows it is retaining the freight it onboarded as a result of Yellow’s collapse. The post Saia holds on to Yellow’s freight appeared first on FreightWaves.

Yahoo | December 4, 2023

Saia Provides Fourth Quarter LTL Operating Data

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Dec. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (Nasdaq: SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering national less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services, is providing LTL shipment and tonnage data for the first two months of the fourth quarter. In October 2023, LTL shipments per workday increased 18.0%, LTL tonnage per workday increased 7.8% and LTL weight per shipment declined 8.6% to 1,321 pounds. In November 2023, LTL shipments per wo

Yahoo | December 4, 2023

What Makes Saia (SAIA) a Prospective Investment?

Artisan Partners, an investment management company, released its “Artisan Small Cap Fund” third quarter 2023 investor letter. A copy of the same can be downloaded here. In the third quarter, its Investor Class fund ARTSX returned -7.98%, Advisor Class fund APDSX posted a return of -7.96%, and Institutional Class fund APHSX returned -7.97%, compared to a […]

Yahoo | December 4, 2023

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SAIA Price Returns

1-mo -1.12%
3-mo -8.64%
6-mo 26.03%
1-year 71.47%
3-year 115.39%
5-year 608.73%
YTD 86.71%
2022 -37.79%
2021 86.41%
2020 94.16%
2019 66.82%
2018 -21.10%

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