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

Saia, Inc. (SAIA): $286.36

-1.25 (-0.43%)

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  • SAIA scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 80.82% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SAIA is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • SAIA ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

SAIA Stock Summary

  • SAIA INC's market capitalization of $7,610,868,983 is ahead of 80.38% of US-listed equities.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for SAIA INC is higher than it is for about merely 16.08% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, SAIA INC is reporting a growth rate of 63.88%; that's higher than 80.03% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAIA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TIXT, GHC, NWSA, FL, and DDS.
  • Visit SAIA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SAIA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, SAIA's EV/EBIT ratio is 16.03% lower, now standing at 14.4.
  • SAIA's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.3 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 2023-01-24 2.5 4.5 19.0 14.4
SAIA 2023-01-23 2.5 4.6 19.2 14.5
SAIA 2023-01-20 2.4 4.4 18.3 13.9
SAIA 2023-01-19 2.3 4.2 17.7 13.4
SAIA 2023-01-18 2.3 4.3 17.8 13.5
SAIA 2023-01-17 2.3 4.2 17.5 13.3

SAIA Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 125.78%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 6497.61%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 66.15%.
SAIA's revenue has moved up $1,507,805,000 over the prior 67 months.

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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 2,013.263 301.052 181.54

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)

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SAIA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $286.36 52-week high $306.40
Prev. close $287.61 52-week low $168.03
Day low $263.91 Volume 746,100
Day high $302.54 Avg. volume 489,887
50-day MA $236.86 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $214.66 Market Cap 7.58B

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

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

Saia Reports Fourth Quarter Results

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Feb. 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (Nasdaq: SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering national less-than-truckload (LTL), non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services, today reported fourth quarter 2022 financial results. Diluted earnings per share in the quarter were $2.65 compared to $2.76 in the fourth quarter of 2021. Full year diluted earnings per share were $13.40 in 2022 compared to $9.48 in 2021. Highlights from the fourth quarter and full yea

Yahoo | February 3, 2023

Is Saia (SAIA) a Good Long-Term Bet?

Artisan Partners, an investment management company, released its “Artisan Mid Cap Fund” fourth quarter 2022 investor letter. A copy of the same can be downloaded here. In the fourth quarter, its Investor Class fund ARTMX returned -1.13%, Advisor Class fund APDMX posted a return of -1.12%, and Institutional Class fund APHMX returned -1.07%, compared to a […]

Yahoo | January 20, 2023

Britain says failed satellite launch to be probed by UK Space, U.S. FAA

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Friday Virgin Orbit’s failed satellite launch this week would be jointly investigated by the UK Space Accident Investigation Authority (SAIA) and the United States Federal Aviation Administration.

FX Empire | January 13, 2023

Saia's (NASDAQ:SAIA) 25% CAGR outpaced the company's earnings growth over the same five-year period

When you buy shares in a company, it's worth keeping in mind the possibility that it could fail, and you could lose...

Yahoo | January 10, 2023

Saia to Announce Fourth Quarter 2022 Results on February 3, 2023

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Jan. 09, 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 that it will release its quarterly financial results before the market opens on Friday, February 3 rd . Saia management will host a conference call to discuss the results later that morning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

GlobeNewswire | January 9, 2023

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SAIA Price Returns

1-mo 28.56%
3-mo 30.87%
6-mo 21.50%
1-year 0.89%
3-year 185.79%
5-year 290.40%
YTD 36.57%
2022 -37.79%
2021 86.41%
2020 94.16%
2019 66.82%
2018 -21.10%

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