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Best Trucking Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top trucking stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best trucking stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the trucking industry.

Industry: Trucking
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
ODFL
OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$27.72B$248.031.49%$1.95B22.86x0.35
ARCB
ARCBEST CORP
NASDAQ
Trucking
$1.72B$70.23-1.35%$539.40M5.83x1.16
SAIA
SAIA INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$4.85B$183.54-0.98%$600.79M14.16x0.46
CVLG
COVENANT LOGISTICS GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$403.97M$27.95-0.89%$164.65M5.64x0.97
ULH
UNIVERSAL LOGISTICS HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$808.03M$30.75-5.09%$266.19M7.27x2.25
MRTN
MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD
NASDAQ
Trucking
$1.57B$19.39-1.52%$246.71M15.15x0.40
HTLD
HEARTLAND EXPRESS INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$1.12B$14.21-0.07%$286.84M8.12x0.36
KNX
KNIGHT-SWIFT TRANSPORTATION HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Trucking
$7.70B$47.910.38%$1.87B8.91x0.62
PTSI
PAM TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$653.60M$29.35-0.91%$192.82M6.76x1.61
TSP
TUSIMPLE HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$1.61B$7.164.37%-$440.98M-3.96x0.08
SNDR
SCHNEIDER NATIONAL INC
NYSE
Trucking
$3.70B$20.81-1.51%$953.60M7.94x0.61
PATI
PATRIOT TRANSPORTATION HOLDING INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$27.14M$7.79-1.64%$16.24M3.95x0.57
WERN
WERNER ENTERPRISES INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$2.43B$38.26-0.03%$634.04M9.49x1.09
TFII
TFI INTERNATIONAL INC
NYSE
Trucking
$8.11B$91.00-2.96%$1.53B10.85x1.56
DSKE
DASEKE INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$309.27M$4.87-4.13%$204.70M5.73x4.35
YELL
YELLOW CORP
NASDAQ
Trucking
$250.39M$4.85-6.73%$413.30M-53.89x-8.73
YGMZ
MINGZHU LOGISTICS HOLDINGS LTD
NASDAQ
Trucking
$37.60M$1.97-2.72%$1.03M-39.30x0.73
BEST
BEST INC
NYSE
Trucking
$64.44M$0.82-9.19%N/AN/A5.54
USX
US XPRESS ENTERPRISES INC
NYSE
Trucking
$133.31M$2.591.17%$66.65M-6.48x3.84

Trucking Stocks FAQ

What are the best trucking stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best trucking stocks to buy right now are:

1. Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL)


Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) is the top trucking stock with a Zen Score of 63, which is 20 points higher than the trucking industry average of 43. It passed 24 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Old Dominion Freight Line has seen its stock lose -17.23% over the past year, overperforming other trucking stocks by 1 percentage points.

Old Dominion Freight Line has an average 1 year price target of $298.90, an upside of 20.51% from Old Dominion Freight Line's current stock price of $248.03.

Old Dominion Freight Line stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 13 analysts covering Old Dominion Freight Line, 15.38% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 7.69% have issued a Buy, 53.85% have issued a hold, while 15.38% have issued a Sell rating, and 7.69% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Arcbest (NASDAQ:ARCB)


Arcbest (NASDAQ:ARCB) is the second best trucking stock with a Zen Score of 62, which is 19 points higher than the trucking industry average of 43. It passed 23 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Arcbest has seen its stock lose -7.75% over the past year, overperforming other trucking stocks by 10 percentage points.

Arcbest has an average 1 year price target of $112.75, an upside of 60.54% from Arcbest's current stock price of $70.23.

Arcbest stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 8 analysts covering Arcbest, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 25% have issued a Buy, 25% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA)


Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) is the third best trucking stock with a Zen Score of 61, which is 18 points higher than the trucking industry average of 43. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Saia has seen its stock lose -24.57% over the past year, underperforming other trucking stocks by -7 percentage points.

Saia has an average 1 year price target of $280.50, an upside of 52.83% from Saia's current stock price of $183.54.

Saia stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 12 analysts covering Saia, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 33.33% have issued a Buy, 8.33% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 8.33% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the trucking stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 10 trucking stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 trucking stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Universal Logistics Holdings (NASDAQ:ULH)


Universal Logistics Holdings (NASDAQ:ULH) has an annual dividend yield of 1.71%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the trucking industry average of 0.9%. Universal Logistics Holdings's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Universal Logistics Holdings's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Universal Logistics Holdings's dividend payout ratio of 12.4% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR)


Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) has an annual dividend yield of 1.49%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the trucking industry average of 0.9%. Schneider National's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Schneider National's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Schneider National's dividend payout ratio of 11.5% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)


Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) has an annual dividend yield of 1.28%, which is the same as the trucking industry average of 0.9%. Werner Enterprises's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Werner Enterprises's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Werner Enterprises's dividend payout ratio of 12.2% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are trucking stocks down?

Trucking stocks were down -0.59% in the last day, and down -2.14% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why trucking stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued trucking stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued trucking stocks right now are:

1. Patriot Transportation Holding (NASDAQ:PATI)


Patriot Transportation Holding (NASDAQ:PATI) is the most undervalued trucking stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Patriot Transportation Holding has a valuation score of 100, which is 47 points higher than the trucking industry average of 53. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Patriot Transportation Holding's stock has dropped -31.06% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the trucking industry by -13 percentage points.

2. Universal Logistics Holdings (NASDAQ:ULH)


Universal Logistics Holdings (NASDAQ:ULH) is the second most undervalued trucking stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Universal Logistics Holdings has a valuation score of 86, which is 33 points higher than the trucking industry average of 53. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Universal Logistics Holdings's stock has gained 54.21% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the trucking industry by 72 percentage points.

3. Covenant Logistics Group (NASDAQ:CVLG)


Covenant Logistics Group (NASDAQ:CVLG) is the third most undervalued trucking stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Covenant Logistics Group has a valuation score of 86, which is 33 points higher than the trucking industry average of 53. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Covenant Logistics Group's stock has dropped -1.1% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the trucking industry by 17 percentage points.

Are trucking stocks a good buy now?

35.29% of trucking stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect trucking stocks to rise by 39.07% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the trucking industry?

The average P/E ratio of the trucking industry is 14.97x.
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