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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.13
SWFT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. SWFT: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SWFT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.09 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.13
Equity-to-Asset 0.25
SWFT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. SWFT: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SWFT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.34  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.25
-0.34
0.6
Interest Coverage 7.91
SWFT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. SWFT: 7.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SWFT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 4.11 Max: 9.47
Current: 7.91
0.66
9.47
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.65
Beneish M-Score: -3.14
WACC vs ROIC
10.51%
11.29%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 6.00
SWFT's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
52% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. SWFT: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SWFT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.13  Med: 8.41 Max: 9.22
Current: 6
5.13
9.22
Net Margin % 3.70
SWFT's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
51% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. SWFT: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SWFT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.94  Med: 3.49 Max: 4.67
Current: 3.7
-16.94
4.67
ROE % 23.95
SWFT's ROE % is ranked higher than
92% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. SWFT: 23.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SWFT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -587.36  Med: 36.35 Max: 853.45
Current: 23.95
-587.36
853.45
ROA % 5.31
SWFT's ROA % is ranked higher than
74% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. SWFT: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SWFT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.84  Med: 5.02 Max: 6.74
Current: 5.31
-18.84
6.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 13.57
SWFT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. SWFT: 13.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SWFT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.66  Med: 16.86 Max: 20.8
Current: 13.57
5.66
20.8
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.90
SWFT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SWFT: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SWFT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.4  Med: 8.2 Max: 37.6
Current: 0.9
-16.4
37.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -2.50
SWFT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. SWFT: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SWFT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: 9.2 Max: 58.9
Current: -2.5
-15.7
58.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 0.30
SWFT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SWFT: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SWFT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.9  Med: 14.8 Max: 72.1
Current: 0.3
-29.9
72.1
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Swift Transportation Co $SWFT.
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

SWFT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 631,000 sh (+916.10%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,017,158 sh (+16.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ken Fisher 1,822,200 sh (-0.07%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 175,012 sh (-0.37%)
Jim Simons 621,500 sh (-17.54%)
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Q3 2016

SWFT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 36,863 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 162,590 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 1,844,230 sh (+1.21%)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 168,340 sh (-3.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,662,414 sh (-17.59%)
Steven Cohen 414,100 sh (-34.37%)
Jim Simons 113,000 sh (-81.82%)
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Q4 2016

SWFT Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Caxton Associates 220,000 sh (New)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,587,000 sh (+283.24%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 167,828 sh (-0.30%)
Ken Fisher 1,796,128 sh (-2.61%)
Lee Ainslie 129,730 sh (-20.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,222,130 sh (-26.48%)
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Q1 2017

SWFT Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Ken Fisher Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking    NAICS: 484121    SIC: 4213
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Traded in other countries:72W.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Swift Transportation Co is a multi-faceted transportation services company and a truckload carrier in North America. The Company's reporting of Truckload, Dedicated, Central Refrigerated and Intermodal.

Swift Transportation is the largest full-truckload carrier (74% of revenue) in the United States, with an effective fleet of more than 19,000 tractors across all its divisions, when including owner operators. Following its acquisition of Central Refrigerated in 2013, it now ranks among the top 10 temperature-controlled providers (8%). Swift also offers intermodal (9%), which competes with the likes of J.B. Hunt. In December 2010, Swift came public for a second time; current CEO Jerry Moyes had taken it private in 2007.

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Joel Greenblatt Invests in Swift Transportation Swift has a low P/E ratio and 50 years of operating experience
Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) purchased a 1,726,860-share stake in Swift Transportation Co. (NYSE:SWFT) in the first quarter. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 27.43
SWFT's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. SWFT: 27.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SWFT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.15  Med: 15.86 Max: 29.07
Current: 27.43
9.15
29.07
Forward PE Ratio 21.37
SWFT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 22.62 vs. SWFT: 21.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.43
SWFT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
54% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. SWFT: 27.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SWFT' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.15  Med: 15.86 Max: 29.07
Current: 27.43
9.15
29.07
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 16.66
SWFT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
64% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. SWFT: 16.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SWFT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.84  Med: 14.04 Max: 55.4
Current: 16.66
5.84
55.4
PB Ratio 4.91
SWFT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. SWFT: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SWFT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.82  Med: 8.27 Max: 139.11
Current: 4.91
2.82
139.11
PS Ratio 0.84
SWFT's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SWFT: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SWFT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.84
0.18
0.98
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.83
SWFT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
57% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. SWFT: 15.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SWFT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.61  Med: 17.91 Max: 46.17
Current: 15.83
6.61
46.17
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.43
SWFT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
58% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. SWFT: 7.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SWFT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 6.12 Max: 14.7
Current: 7.43
2.89
14.7
EV-to-EBIT 16.22
SWFT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 14.84 vs. SWFT: 16.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SWFT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.9  Med: 12.3 Max: 32.5
Current: 16.22
7.9
32.5
EV-to-EBITDA 6.82
SWFT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 10.34 vs. SWFT: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SWFT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 7 Max: 11
Current: 6.82
4.5
11
PEG Ratio 21.08
SWFT's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SWFT: 21.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SWFT' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 8.18 Max: 54.63
Current: 21.08
2.43
54.63
Shiller PE Ratio 274.74
SWFT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 22.18 vs. SWFT: 274.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SWFT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.11  Med: 204.58 Max: 842
Current: 274.74
71.11
842
Current Ratio 1.43
SWFT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SWFT: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SWFT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.43
0.64
2.39
Quick Ratio 1.39
SWFT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SWFT: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SWFT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.39
0.62
2.32
Days Inventory 2.54
SWFT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 10.84 vs. SWFT: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SWFT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 2.59 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.54
2.11
2.8
Days Sales Outstanding 35.91
SWFT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 43.32 vs. SWFT: 35.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SWFT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 35.95 Max: 40.67
Current: 35.91
3.11
40.67
Days Payable 17.29
SWFT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 37.49 vs. SWFT: 17.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SWFT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.59  Med: 17.7 Max: 21.3
Current: 17.29
12.59
21.3

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.00
SWFT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. SWFT: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SWFT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.4  Med: -0.6 Max: 9.2
Current: 2
-32.4
9.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 20.13
SWFT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. SWFT: 20.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SWFT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.13  Med: 29.98 Max: 118.69
Current: 20.13
20.13
118.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.17
SWFT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. SWFT: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SWFT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 8.2 Max: 12.7
Current: 6.17
3.1
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.09
SWFT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
54% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. SWFT: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SWFT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: -2.9 Max: 15.8
Current: 6.09
-10.5
15.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,028
EPS (TTM) $ 0.91
Beta1.91
Short Percentage of Float37.24%
52-Week Range $14.31 - 27.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)133.28

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 4,143 4,392 4,484
EPS ($) 1.16 1.54 1.58
EPS without NRI ($) 1.16 1.54 1.58
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
14.71%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
WeissLaw LLP: The Swift Transportation Company and Knight Transportation Inc. Merger Is the Subject Apr 19 2017 
WeissLaw LLP: Swift Transportation Company Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of SWFT Shar Apr 13 2017 
SWIFT TRANSPORTATION INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, Apr 12 2017 
Stock Options Trades: Options reports for Advanced Micro Devices, Alibaba, NVIDIA, Pandora, and Swif Apr 11 2017 
Johnson & Weaver, LLP Announces Investigations of the Proposed Sale of Intrawest Resorts., Xcerra a Apr 10 2017 
Joel Greenblatt Invests in Swift Transportation Jun 24 2016 
Potential Risk and Reward With Swift Transportation Jan 26 2016 
Stocks in the Spotlight Jan 26 2016 
Patriot Transportation: Another Massively Underfollowed Spin-off May 01 2015 
Ken Fisher's New Buys in Q1 Apr 30 2015 

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