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
DCF Fair Value Target:
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 34th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Saia Inc, consider:
The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 23.09 -- which is good for besting 89.23% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
The business' balance sheet suggests that 7% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 17.97% 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 41.31% of tickers in our DCF set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as SAIA, try WTS, DCI, PATI, FAST, and HON.
Saia (SAIA) provided LTL shipment and tonnage data for the first two months of Q3 indicating July LTL shipments per workday increasing 1.5%, LTL tonnage per workday dropping 2.7% and LTL weight per shipment declined 4.1% to 1,267 pounds vs. 1,321 pounds in July 2019.August LTL shipments per workday declined 0.1%,...
Less than 12 hours after making landfall, Hurricane Laura was downgraded Thursday morning from a potentially catastrophic event to a Category 1 storm. Yet it was still packing 75 mph winds and heavy rains as it began its journey north toward the Ohio River Valley region. Because Laura's ferocity was still an open question as of Wednesday night, several less-than-truckload and parcel carriers shut down much of their Thursday operations along the southwestern Louisiana and Texas Gulf coasts. LTL carrier Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA ) said Thursday it had closed its terminals, at least for the day, in Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, Lafayette and Houma, Louisiana, according to an email from the company. It also closed its Beaumont, Texas, location. Saia said it is maintaining limited operation...
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