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Best Trucking Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top trucking stocks in 2024 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best trucking stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the trucking industry.

Industry: Trucking
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Company
Forecast Score
Market Cap
Price
Price Target
Upside/Downside
Top Analysts Upside/Downside
Consensus
Top Analysts Consensus
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Top Analysts
Fore. Revenue Growth
Fore. Earnings Growth
Forecast ROE
Forecast ROA
ARCB
ARCBEST CORP
$2.67B$113.78$150.6732.42%Strong Buy94.39%104.13%N/AN/A
WERN
WERNER ENTERPRISES INC
$2.37B$37.35$40.097.34%Hold113.64%147.89%N/AN/A
TFII
TFI INTERNATIONAL INC
$11.26B$133.21$162.1021.69%Strong Buy1013.53%40.36%N/AN/A
SNDR
SCHNEIDER NATIONAL INC
$3.88B$22.12$25.4314.96%Buy76.51%39.12%N/AN/A
ODFL
OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE INC
$39.78B$183.07$216.9618.51%Buy117.64%12.06%N/AN/A
MRTN
MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD
$1.47B$18.10$22.0021.55%Strong Buy3-1.03%N/AN/AN/A
SAIA
SAIA INC
$10.61B$399.14$559.5540.19%Buy118.84%-5.49%N/AN/A
ULH
UNIVERSAL LOGISTICS HOLDINGS INC
$1.25B$47.35$46.00-2.85%Hold18.92%N/AN/AN/A
KNX
KNIGHT-SWIFT TRANSPORTATION HOLDINGS INC
$7.94B$49.14$55.0912.11%Buy118.00%278.85%N/AN/A
PTSI
PAM TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INC
$386.71M$17.55$17.00-3.13%Hold1N/AN/AN/AN/A
XPO
XPO INC
$12.82B$110.20$132.1419.91%Strong Buy145.90%110.60%N/AN/A
YGMZ
MINGZHU LOGISTICS HOLDINGS LTD
$13.32M$0.36N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
CVLG
COVENANT LOGISTICS GROUP INC
$609.29M$46.46$68.0046.36%Strong Buy2N/AN/AN/AN/A
BEST
BEST INC
$40.15M$1.99N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
HTLD
HEARTLAND EXPRESS INC
$905.93M$11.46$12.004.71%Sell34.27%N/AN/AN/A
RXO
RXO INC
$2.42B$20.58$21.172.85%Hold66.10%N/AN/AN/A

Trucking Stocks FAQ

What are the best trucking stocks to buy right now in May 2024?

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

1. Arcbest (NASDAQ:ARCB)


Arcbest (NASDAQ:ARCB) is the top trucking stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 25 points higher than the trucking industry average of 33. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Arcbest has seen its stock return 31.89% over the past year, overperforming other trucking stocks by 4 percentage points.

Arcbest has an average 1 year price target of $150.67, an upside of 32.42% from Arcbest's current stock price of $113.78.

Arcbest stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 9 analysts covering Arcbest, 66.67% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 22.22% have issued a hold, while 11.11% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)


Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) is the second best trucking stock with a Zen Score of 47, which is 14 points higher than the trucking industry average of 33. It passed 16 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Werner Enterprises has seen its stock lose -16.57% over the past year, underperforming other trucking stocks by -44 percentage points.

Werner Enterprises has an average 1 year price target of $40.09, an upside of 7.34% from Werner Enterprises's current stock price of $37.35.

Werner Enterprises stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 11 analysts covering Werner Enterprises, 18.18% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 9.09% have issued a Buy, 63.64% have issued a hold, while 9.09% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR)


Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) is the third best trucking stock with a Zen Score of 44, which is 11 points higher than the trucking industry average of 33. It passed 15 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Schneider National has seen its stock lose -15.64% over the past year, underperforming other trucking stocks by -43 percentage points.

Schneider National has an average 1 year price target of $25.43, an upside of 14.96% from Schneider National's current stock price of $22.12.

Schneider National stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 7 analysts covering Schneider National, 28.57% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 71.43% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the trucking stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 9 trucking stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 trucking stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR)


Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) has an annual dividend yield of 1.65%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the trucking industry average of 0.97%. 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 40.1% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)


Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) has an annual dividend yield of 1.5%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the trucking industry average of 0.97%. 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 42.7% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)


Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) has an annual dividend yield of 1.33%, which is the same as the trucking industry average of 0.97%. Marten Transport's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% three times in the last 10 years. Marten Transport's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Marten Transport's dividend payout ratio of 33.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are trucking stocks down?

Trucking stocks were down -1.47% in the last day, and down -2.3% 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. Arcbest (NASDAQ:ARCB)


Arcbest (NASDAQ:ARCB) is the most undervalued trucking stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Arcbest has a valuation score of 86, which is 51 points higher than the trucking industry average of 35. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Arcbest's stock has gained 31.89% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the trucking industry by 4 percentage points.

2. Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)


Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) is the second most undervalued trucking stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Werner Enterprises has a valuation score of 71, which is 36 points higher than the trucking industry average of 35. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Werner Enterprises's stock has dropped -16.57% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the trucking industry by -44 percentage points.

3. Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR)


Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) is the third most undervalued trucking stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Schneider National has a valuation score of 57, which is 22 points higher than the trucking industry average of 35. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Schneider National's stock has dropped -15.64% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the trucking industry by -43 percentage points.

Are trucking stocks a good buy now?

35.71% of trucking stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect trucking stocks to rise by 26.35% 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 28.68x.
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