Knight Transportation Inc. Stock Upgraded (KNX)
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- KNX's revenue growth has slightly outpaced the industry average of 1.6%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 7.2%. This growth in revenue appears to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, improving the earnings per share.
- KNX's debt-to-equity ratio is very low at 0.09 and is currently below that of the industry average, implying that there has been very successful management of debt levels. To add to this, KNX has a quick ratio of 1.91, which demonstrates the ability of the company to cover short-term liquidity needs.
- KNIGHT TRANSPORTATION INC has improved earnings per share by 46.1% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past two years. We feel that this trend should continue. During the past fiscal year, KNIGHT TRANSPORTATION INC increased its bottom line by earning $0.80 versus $0.75 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($0.93 versus $0.80).
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Road & Rail industry. The net income increased by 44.0% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $10.55 million to $15.18 million.
- Net operating cash flow has increased to $40.32 million or 33.27% when compared to the same quarter last year. The firm also exceeded the industry average cash flow growth rate of 8.24%.
-- Written by a member of TheStreet Ratings Staff
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