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- SWFT's revenue growth has slightly outpaced the industry average of 1.6%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 3.6%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
- Powered by its strong earnings growth of 325.00% and other important driving factors, this stock has surged by 55.05% over the past year, outperforming the rise in the S&P 500 Index during the same period. Turning to the future, naturally, any stock can fall in a major bear market. However, in almost any other environment, the stock should continue to move higher despite the fact that it has already enjoyed nice gains in the past year.
- SWIFT TRANSPORTATION CO reported significant earnings per share improvement 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, SWIFT TRANSPORTATION CO increased its bottom line by earning $0.82 versus $0.64 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($1.15 versus $0.82).
- 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 277.2% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $6.19 million to $23.34 million.
- Net operating cash flow has increased to $96.89 million or 38.07% when compared to the same quarter last year. The firm also exceeded the industry average cash flow growth rate of 8.17%.
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