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

Saia, Inc. (SAIA): $238.11

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  • Growth is the dimension where SAIA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 82.93% of US stocks.
  • SAIA's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 198 days.
  • SAIA ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 32nd percentile.

SAIA Stock Summary

  • SAIA's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 234.55 -- higher than 84.82% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • For SAIA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by only 15.67% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -50.04%, Saia Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 7.34% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAIA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are EHC, LEJU, RBA, TNC, and NSIT.
  • SAIA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Saia Inc's official web site, go to

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 $227.55 Average Broker Recommendation 1.79 (Moderate Buy)

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SAIA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $238.11 52-week high $247.60
Prev. close $235.89 52-week low $89.11
Day low $236.30 Volume 121,100
Day high $240.93 Avg. volume 195,793
50-day MA $226.87 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $175.99 Market Cap 6.27B

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:
$238.11$162.23 -32%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Saia Inc. To summarize, we found that Saia Inc ranked in the 45th 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:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 41.51 -- which is good for besting 90.65% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 3% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 13.6% 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 3%; for context, that number is higher than 47.92% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

AJRD, FORR, FSS, PCAR, and CODI can be thought of as valuation peers to SAIA, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest SAIA News From Around the Web

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Raymond James Stick to Their Buy Rating for Saia Inc By

Raymond James Stick to Their Buy Rating for Saia Inc | April 15, 2021

Saia to Announce First Quarter 2021 Results on April 28, 2021

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA), a leading transportation provider offering multi-regional 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 Wednesday, April 28. Saia management will host a conference call to discuss the results later that morning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate in the call, please dial 800-353-6461 or 334-323-0501 referencing conference ID #2579097. Callers should dial in five to ten minutes in advance of the conference call. This call will be webcast live via the company website at A replay of the call will be offered two h...

Yahoo | April 8, 2021

If You Had Bought Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) Stock Five Years Ago, You Could Pocket A 748% Gain Today

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Yahoo | April 7, 2021

Saia Opens Latest Northeastern Terminal in Delaware

Facility marks the 20th location the carrier has opened in the regionJOHNS CREEK, Ga., March 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) announced that Saia LTL Freight’s newest terminal near Wilmington, Delaware is now open for business starting today, March 22. The carrier’s expansion into the Northeast began in 2017 and has been part of a multi-year plan to offer service in this region to both existing and new customers. “The new facility in Wilmington enhances our service across this geography as well as throughout our network,” said Vice President of Operations, East Jared Mull. “Beyond this new terminal, we plan to open an additional four to six facilities throughout the course of this year, including our Northeast Atlanta terminal targeted for the fourth quarter.” Just ...

Yahoo | March 22, 2021

Cowen & Co. Stick to Their Hold Rating for Saia Inc By

Cowen & Co. Stick to Their Hold Rating for Saia Inc | March 18, 2021

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SAIA Price Returns

1-mo 4.13%
3-mo 26.89%
6-mo 44.04%
1-year 153.69%
3-year 232.09%
5-year 777.99%
YTD 31.70%
2020 94.16%
2019 66.82%
2018 -21.10%
2017 60.25%
2016 98.43%

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