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

Saia, Inc. (SAIA): $190.69

9.12 (+5.02%)

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  • SAIA scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 95.51% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SAIA is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • SAIA ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 19th percentile.

SAIA Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $7,255,250,639, Saia Inc has a greater market value than 77.04% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Saia Inc is higher than it is for about merely 15.95% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Saia Inc is reporting a growth rate of 85.16%; that's higher than 77.91% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Saia Inc are GHC, BOKF, KSS, FLO, and BPOP.
  • SAIA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Saia Inc's official web site, go to

SAIA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, SAIA's price/sales ratio is 83.33% higher, now standing at 3.3.
  • Over the past 231 months, SAIA's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.
  • SAIA's price/sales ratio has moved up 3 over the prior 231 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAIA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAIA 2021-09-03 3.3 6.2 36.1 27.9
SAIA 2021-09-02 3.2 6.1 35.7 27.6
SAIA 2021-09-01 3.2 6.1 35.4 27.4
SAIA 2021-08-31 3.1 5.9 34.8 26.9
SAIA 2021-08-30 3.2 6.1 35.5 27.5
SAIA 2021-08-27 3.1 6.0 34.9 27.0

SAIA Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 2.06%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 49.61%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 9357.46%.
Over the past 15 months, SAIA's revenue has gone up $499,755,000.

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
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
2021-03-31 1,860.044 318.849 147.52
2020-12-31 1,822.366 309.145 138.34
2020-09-30 1,788.949 304.539 119.523

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 $190.69 52-week high $365.50
Prev. close $181.57 52-week low $168.03
Day low $185.00 Volume 662,298
Day high $197.57 Avg. volume 447,931
50-day MA $199.90 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $263.19 Market Cap 5.04B

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 (NASDAQ:SAIA) sheds 4.4% this week, as yearly returns fall more in line with earnings growth

Saia, Inc. ( NASDAQ:SAIA ) shareholders might be concerned after seeing the share price drop 24% in the last quarter...

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

3 Reasons Growth Investors Will Love Saia (SAIA)

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

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

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Investment company abrdn plc (Current Portfolio) buys Coca-Cola Co, Globant SA, Stanley Black & Decker Inc, CenterPoint Energy Inc, LPL Financial Holdings Inc, sells JPMorgan Chase, Procter & Gamble Co, Medtronic PLC, L3Harris Technologies Inc, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, abrdn plc.

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Cannon Global Investment Management, LLC Buys BHP Group, SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF, ...

Investment company Cannon Global Investment Management, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys BHP Group, SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF, Xilinx Inc, VMware Inc, GreenSky Inc, sells Brown & Brown Inc, BHP Group PLC, OptimizeRx Corp, Sea, Saia Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Cannon Global Investment Management, LLC.

Yahoo | February 4, 2022

Lisanti Capital Growth, LLC Buys Saia Inc, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc, ...

Investment company Lisanti Capital Growth, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Saia Inc, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc, Cytokinetics Inc, ArcBest Corp, Inspire Medical Systems Inc, sells CommVault Systems Inc, Varonis Systems Inc, Sprout Social Inc, Acadia Healthcare Co Inc, Crocs Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Lisanti Capital Growth, LLC.

Yahoo | February 4, 2022

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SAIA Price Returns

1-mo 2.52%
3-mo -27.74%
6-mo N/A
1-year -8.67%
3-year 222.11%
5-year 303.58%
YTD -43.42%
2021 86.41%
2020 94.16%
2019 66.82%
2018 -21.10%
2017 60.25%

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