Saia Inc. (SAIA): Market Cap jumped to 2.79B

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Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of -3.23% or -$3.47 shares. The trading starts at $107.05 and closed at $107.37 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $103.29 and day high was $108.69 on Friday, June 26. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 0.8 million while its average volume is 280.61K. In other hand, the SAIA market cap reached to $2.79B. While, its current target price is $103.90 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -3.60% and down -5.17% for month. Its quarterly performance was 41.98% above, while its half year performance is up 12.82%. SAIA yearly performance stood at positive 65.76% and rise 11.58% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Saia Inc. is 2.80.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. SAIA EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 4.52. EPS for this year is 7.70%, while for the next year its value is 5.18. Sales growth for the current quarter is 1.53 while its EPS Q/Q reached 25.50%. It has an EPS of 16.10% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 14.99%.

Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Janus Henderson Group PLC are the top three holders in Saia Inc. (SAIA) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 3.77 million shares which valued 277.29 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 2.73 million shares which valued at 201.04 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Janus Henderson Group PLC has a total of 1.49 million shares which valued at 109.61 million. In the end, Janus Henderson Group PLC have 5.72% shares outstanding of Saia Inc. (SAIA) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.40%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 4.52. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 9 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.87, while 1.4 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for SAIA published in the report was 0.78-0.99 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 1.4 which is higher than 1.06 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for SAIA rise 12.18% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 4.35% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was -5.65%. The moving average value for Saia Inc. (SAIA) is 91.54 and 106.54 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in SAIA stock. On Jun 04, COL DOUGLAS L, Executive VP, CFO & Secretary, sold 1,000 trading shares at the cost of $111.75, which valued at 0.11 million. On May 21, ODELL RICHARD D, Director, sold 9,749 shares at the cost of $103.24, with total shares of 32,155. On May 18, RAMU RAYMOND R, Exec. VP & Chief Customer Off., sold 1,002 shares at the cost of 99.32. After this transaction, RAMU RAYMOND R total shares reached to 8,850 which valued at 99514.0.