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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
SWFT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SWFT: 0.06 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06

Equity to Asset 0.11
SWFT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. SWFT: 0.11 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.03   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.11

-0.03
0.6
Interest Coverage 3.59
SWFT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. SWFT: 3.59 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.59

0.66
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.29
M-Score: -2.74
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.67
SWFT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. SWFT: 8.67 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.15   Max: 10.37
Current: 8.67

4.15
10.37
Net-margin (%) 3.77
SWFT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. SWFT: 3.77 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -16.94   Max: 6.18
Current: 3.77

-16.94
6.18
ROE (%) 54.83
SWFT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. SWFT: 54.83 )
SWFT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 84.35
Current: 54.83

3.7
84.35
ROA (%) 5.53
SWFT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. SWFT: 5.53 )
SWFT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.33   Max: 8.84
Current: 5.53

-17.33
8.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.97
SWFT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. SWFT: 19.97 )
SWFT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.13   Max: 20.06
Current: 19.97

7.13
20.06
Revenue Growth (%) -14.40
SWFT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. SWFT: -14.40 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.1   Max: 37.6
Current: -14.4

-17.1
37.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -4.80
SWFT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SWFT: -4.80 )
SWFT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 52.3
Current: -4.8

0
52.3
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

SWFT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 1,258,966 sh (+95.39%)
Paul Tudor Jones 36,700 sh (+62.39%)
Jim Simons 1,348,800 sh (+31.8%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,098,638 sh (-3.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 244,155 sh (-10.95%)
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Q3 2013

SWFT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 782,138 sh (-28.81%)
Jim Simons 869,700 sh (-35.52%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,700 sh (-46.32%)
Joel Greenblatt 91,443 sh (-62.55%)
Steven Cohen 45,497 sh (-96.39%)
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Q4 2013

SWFT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 745,356 sh (+1538.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 168,900 sh (+757.36%)
Chuck Royce 698,834 sh (-10.65%)
Joel Greenblatt 59,450 sh (-34.99%)
Jim Simons 398,000 sh (-54.24%)
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Q1 2014

SWFT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 533,120 sh (+215.64%)
Jim Simons 1,231,374 sh (+209.39%)
Chuck Royce 747,634 sh (+6.98%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen 490,079 sh (-34.25%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SWFT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$19.92 - $26.44 $ 25.7812%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -34.99%0.02%$19.39 - $23.56 $ 25.7818%59450
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -62.55%0.11%$15.83 - $20.4 $ 25.7842%91443
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -35.83%0.08%$8.24 - $9.91 $ 25.78185%238207
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -35.83%0.08%$8.24 - $9.91 $ 25.78185%238207
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 287.99%0.16%$7.76 - $9.73 $ 25.78206%371203
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.07%$8.85 - $11.81 $ 25.78151%95674
Daniel Loeb 2011-09-30 Sold Out 3.0132%$6.36 - $14.22 $ 25.78167%0
Daniel Loeb 2011-06-30 Add 160.87%1.86%$11.61 - $15.08 $ 25.7889%6000000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $11.61 - $15.08 $ 25.7889%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 28.00
SWFT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. SWFT: 28.00 )
SWFT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.45   Max: 28.83
Current: 28

9.45
28.83
P/B 12.10
SWFT's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SWFT: 12.10 )
SWFT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.14   Max: 140.5
Current: 12.1

4.14
140.5
P/S 0.89
SWFT's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SWFT: 0.89 )
SWFT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.89

0.18
0.94
PFCF 35.30
SWFT's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 175.00 vs. SWFT: 35.30 )
SWFT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.02   Max: 36.22
Current: 35.3

10.02
36.22
EV-to-EBIT 14.08
SWFT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 20.44 vs. SWFT: 14.08 )
SWFT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 15.1
Current: 14.08

7.4
15.1
Shiller P/E 41.10
SWFT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 56.63 vs. SWFT: 41.10 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.76   Max: 41.97
Current: 41.1

7.76
41.97
Current Ratio 1.60
SWFT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SWFT: 1.60 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.39
Current: 1.6

0.64
2.39
Quick Ratio 1.56
SWFT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SWFT: 1.56 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.32
Current: 1.56

0.62
2.32

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.60
SWFT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SWFT: 4.60 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 4.33   Max: 15.67
Current: 4.6

4.33
15.67
Price/Median PS Value 2.20
SWFT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SWFT: 2.20 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.09
Current: 2.2

0.54
2.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
SWFT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SWFT: 6.80 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 13.6
Current: 6.8

6.6
13.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.44
SWFT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SWFT: -4.44 )
SWFT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.1   Max: 5.7
Current: -4.44

-16.1
5.7

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking
Compare:JBHT, NPEXY, ODFL, WERN, CNW » details
Traded in other countries:72W.Germany
Swift Transportation Co is a multi-faceted transportation services company and the truckload carrier in North America. The Company operates a tractor fleet of approximately 15,300 units comprised of 11,300 tractors driven by company drivers and 4,000 owner-operator tractors, a fleet of 52,800 trailers, and 8,700 intermodal containers from 35 major terminals positioned near major freight centers and traffic lanes in the United States and Mexico. It's complementary and more rapidly growing "asset-light" services include rail intermodal, freight brokerage, and third-party logistics operations. The Company uses sophisticated technologies and systems that contribute to asset productivity, operating efficiency, customer satisfaction, and safety. It operates in predominantly one industry, road transportation, throughout the continental United States and Mexico and thus has one reportable segment. It mainly operates in short-to-medium-haul traffic lanes around its terminals or dedicated customer locations. Many of its customers are large corporations with extensive operations, geographically distributed locations, and diverse shipping needs. It receives revenue from a broad customer base that includes clients from the retail, discount retail, consumer products, food and beverage, manufacturing and transportation and logistics industries. The Company competes with thousands of other truckload carriers, most of which operate fewer than 100 trucks. The Company's operations are regulated and licensed by various government agencies in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
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