NEW YORK, December 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, Benchmark indices such as the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 continued on their bullish tendency as they closed higher for the day. Gains with the US markets yesterday were broad based with eight out of nine sectors finishing in green. Today, Stock-Callers.com reviews these Trucking stocks: Swift Transportation Company (NYSE: SWFT), Knight Transportation Inc. (NYSE: KNX), JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), and Werner Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:
On Tuesday, shares in Phoenix, Arizona headquartered Swift Transportation Co. recorded a trading volume of 3.67 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 2.61 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.35% higher at $26.11. Shares of the Company, which operates as a multi-faceted transportation services company in North America, are trading at a PE ratio of 21.11. Swift Transportation's stock has surged 14.62% in the last one month, 33.21% in the previous three months and 81.70% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 15.36% and 38.68%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Swift Transportation have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 72.45.
On November 22nd, 2016, research firm Stifel downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'. The research firm revised upwards its previous target price from $24 to $25. Free research report on SWFT is available at:
On Tuesday, shares in Phoenix, Arizona headquartered Knight Transportation Inc. ended the session 1.24% higher at $36.80 with a total volume of 1.26 million shares traded. Knight Transportation's shares have gained 25.39% in the last one month and 28.36% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has surged 51.25% in the past one year. The stock is trading 19.83% above its 50-day moving average and 32.33% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier of general commodities primarily in the US, are trading at a PE ratio of 29.94 and have an RSI of 80.87. The complimentary research report on KNX can be downloaded at:
JB Hunt Transport Services
Lowell, Arkansas headquartered JB Hunt Transport Services Inc.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 0.44% higher at $98.10 with a total volume of 1.13 million shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, JB Hunt Transport Services' shares have gained 22.20% and 22.71%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has surged 31.02% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and delivery services in the continental US, Canada, and Mexico, are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 15.95% and 19.15%, respectively. JB Hunt Transport Services' stock traded at a PE ratio of 25.95 and has an RSI of 81.36.
On November 16th, 2016, research firm Loop Capital initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock. Visit us today and access our complete research report on JBHT at:
Omaha, Nebraska headquartered Werner Enterprises Inc.'s stock edged 0.18% lower, to close the day at $27.85. The stock recorded a trading volume of 756,893 shares. Werner Enterprises' shares have gained 15.32% in the last one month, 17.91% in the previous three months, and 11.84% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which engages in transporting truckload shipments of general commodities in interstate and intrastate commerce in the US, Mexico, Canada, China, and Australia, are trading 12.21% and 12.46% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 21.47 and has an RSI of 72.06.
On November 14th, 2016, research firm Deutsche Bank downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold', issuing a target price of $27 per share. Get free access to your research report on WERN at:
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