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Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %

: 9.40% (As of Jun. 2021)
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Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $8,053 Mil. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 was $858 Mil. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 9.40%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:KNX' s Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9   Med: 8.02   Max: 18.42
Current: 7.8

1.9
18.42

During the past 13 years, the highest Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings was 18.42%. The lowest was 1.90%. And the median was 8.02%.

NYSE:KNX's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 126 Companies
in the Transportation industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. NYSE:KNX: 7.80 )

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 16.84%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.82 2.42 11.78 6.47 7.57

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 6.41 7.57 7.76 9.40 -

Competitive Comparison

For the Trucking subindustry, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution

For the Transportation industry and Industrials sector, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % falls into.



Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Calculation

In his book, The Little That Beat the Market, hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt defines Earnings Yield as operating income divided by enterprise value.

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdingss Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)=EBIT/Enterprise Value
=577.62/7627.82046
=7.57 %

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $858 Mil.



Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings  (NYSE:KNX) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Explanation

Joel Greenblatt defines the earnings yield using the above equation because it more accurately reflects the company's profitability relative to its stock price. Items like interest payment and tax etc. are not directly related to the company's operational profitability.

Enterprise Value instead of market cap (share price) is used in the calculation because it is the real price stock and bond investors together pay for the company.


Be Aware

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % based on Don Yacktman's definition is a better measure of the expected rate of return for a stock.


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Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Business Description

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings logo
Industry
Industrials » Transportation NAICS : 484121 SIC : 4213
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
20002 North 19th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, USA, 85027
Knight-Swift Transportation is by far the largest asset-based full-truckload carrier in the United States. About 80% of revenue derives from asset-based truckload shipping operations (including for-hire dry van, refrigerated, and dedicated contract). The remainder stems from truck brokerage and other asset-light logistics services (8%), as well as intermodal (8%), which uses the Class-I railroads for the underlying movement of the firm's shipping containers and also offers drayage services.
Executives
Moyes Vickie 10 percent owner SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY 2200 SOUTH 75TH AVENUE PHOENIX AZ 85043
Moyes Jerry 10 percent owner, other: Member of 10% group SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY 2200 SOUTH 75TH AVENUE PHOENIX AZ 85043
Moyes Jerry & Vickie Family Trust 10 percent owner SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY 2200 SOUTH 75TH AVENUE PHOENIX AZ 85043
Garnreiter Michael director 6735 E. GREENWAY PARKWAY UNIT #2049 SCOTTSDALE AZ 85254
Nester Lyndee Moyes other: Member of 10% owner group PO BOX 1397 TOLLESON AZ 85353
Moyes Michael other: Member of 10% owner group SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY 2200 SOUTH 75TH AVENUE PHOENIX AZ 85043
Breen Shannon officer: Sr. VP Logistics/Intermodal 2200 SOUTH 75TH AVENUE PHOENIX AZ 85027
Flanagan Cary M officer: SVP and CAO SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY 2200 SOUTH 75TH AVENUE PHOENIX AZ 85043
Harrington Timothy Sean officer: Exec Vice Pres Sales 2200 NORTH 75TH AVENUE PHOENIX AZ 85027
Knight Gary J director, officer: Vice Chairman PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: KNIGHT GARY J a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Knight Kevin P director, officer: Executive Chairman 5601 WEST BUCKEYE ROAD PHOENIX AZ 85043
Liu Michael K officer: Exec. VP of Ops, Knight Trans 5601 WEST BUCKEYE ROAD PHOENIX AZ 85043
Jackson David A director, officer: President and CEO PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: JACKSON DAVID A a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Yu Wayne officer: CAO of Knight Trans. Inc. 5601 WEST BUCKEYE ROAD PHOENIX AZ 85043
Carlson Todd F. officer: General Counsel and Secretary 5601 WEST BUCKEYE ROAD PHOENIX AZ 85043

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