Knight Transportation Earnings: What Investors Should Watch
Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, July 24th. Knight Transportation, Inc. is a short-to-medium haul, dry van truckload carrier. The Company transports general commodities, including consumer goods, packaged foodstuffs, paper products, beverage containers, and imported and exported commodities. The Company operates throughout the United States.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Knight Transportation Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.24 per share on revenues of $248.79 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 19.98.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.25 to a profit $0.24. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.93, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Knight Transportation has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||767||652||731||866||936|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.66||0.60||0.70||0.74||0.80|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||236.27||237.93||242.30||235.40|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.24||0.21||0.22||0.19|
Knight Transportation has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)