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Forward Air Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for FWRD

Based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Forward Air Corp.
Min Forecast
$125.00+28.87%
Avg Forecast
$133.25+37.37%
Max Forecast
$140.00+44.33%

Should I buy or sell FWRD stock?

Based on 7 analysts offering ratings for Forward Air Corp.
Buy
Strong Buy
4 analysts 57.14%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
3 analysts 42.86%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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FWRD stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Raymond James
Top 6%
95
Strong BuyMaintains$140.00+44.33%2022-07-29
Benchmark
Bottom 44%
44
HoldInitiates Coverage OnN/AN/A2022-07-20
Stifel Nicolaus
Bottom 5%
5
Strong BuyUpgrades$136.00+40.21%2022-04-29
Wolfe Research
Bottom 14%
14
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2022-01-06
Baird
Top 15%
86
HoldDowngrades$125.00+28.87%2022-01-05
Stephens & Co.
Top 5%
96
Strong BuyUpgradesN/AN/A2022-01-04Find out why
Susquehanna
Bottom 15%
15
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$132.00+36.08%2021-12-09

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Forecast return on equity

Is FWRD forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
29.22%
Industry
49.98%
Market
100.32%
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Forecast return on assets

Is FWRD forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
16.22%
Industry
13.62%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

FWRD earnings per share forecast

What is FWRD's earnings per share in the next 2 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$7.09+18.76%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$7.23+21.11%
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Forecast High Earnings Growth Forecast

FWRD revenue forecast

What is FWRD's revenue in the next 2 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$2.0B+6.44%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$2.0B+8.75%
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FWRD earnings growth forecast

How is FWRD forecast to perform vs Integrated Freight & Logistics companies and vs the US market?
Company
18.76%
Industry
12.42%
Market
52.44%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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FWRD revenue growth forecast

How is FWRD forecast to perform vs Integrated Freight & Logistics companies and vs the US market?
Company
6.44%
Industry
2.39%
Market
15.15%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

FWRD vs Logistic Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
FWRD$97.00$133.25+37.37%Buy
HUBG$71.24$90.90+27.60%Buy
ATSG$27.03$40.00+47.98%Strong Buy
CYRX$27.20$64.80+138.24%Strong Buy
RLGT$5.99$10.50+75.29%Strong Buy

Forward Air Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Forward Air Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 7 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: FWRD) stock is to Buy FWRD stock.

Out of 7 analysts, 4 (57.14%) are recommending FWRD as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending FWRD as a Buy, 3 (42.86%) are recommending FWRD as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending FWRD as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending FWRD as a Strong Sell.

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What is FWRD's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: FWRD) Forward Air's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 18.76% is forecast to beat the US Integrated Freight & Logistics industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 12.42%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 52.44%.

Forward Air's earnings in 2022 is $162,117,000.On average, 4 Wall Street analysts forecast FWRD's earnings for 2022 to be $190,374,044, with the lowest FWRD earnings forecast at $171,846,810, and the highest FWRD earnings forecast at $201,382,980.

In 2023, FWRD is forecast to generate $194,133,193 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $182,587,235 and the highest earnings forecast at $208,095,746.

What is FWRD's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: FWRD) Forward Air's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 6.44% is forecast to beat the US Integrated Freight & Logistics industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 2.39%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 15.15%.

Forward Air's revenue in 2022 is $1,861,734,000.On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast FWRD's revenue for 2022 to be $53,210,753,529, with the lowest FWRD revenue forecast at $52,684,472,674, and the highest FWRD revenue forecast at $53,739,719,490.

In 2023, FWRD is forecast to generate $54,363,550,260 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $52,810,672,675 and the highest revenue forecast at $56,255,664,186.

What is FWRD's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: FWRD) forecast ROA is 16.22%, which is higher than the forecast US Integrated Freight & Logistics industry average of 13.62%.

What is FWRD's Price Target?

According to 4 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year FWRD price target, the average FWRD price target is $133.25, with the highest FWRD stock price forecast at $140.00 and the lowest FWRD stock price forecast at $125.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Forward Air's share price could reach $133.25 by Jul 29, 2023. The average Forward Air stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 37.37% from the current FWRD share price of $97.00.

What is FWRD's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: FWRD) Forward Air's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $5.97. On average, analysts forecast that FWRD's EPS will be $7.09 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $6.40, and the highest EPS forecast at $7.50. In 2023, FWRD's EPS is forecast to hit $7.23 (min: $6.80, max: $7.75).

What is FWRD's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2023?

(NASDAQ: FWRD) forecast ROE is 29.22%, which is considered strong.
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