Knight Transportation

Knight Transportation, Inc. is a truckload carrier offering dry van, refrigerated, intermodal and brokerage services to customers through a network of service centers and branches located throughout the United States serving North America. As “Your Hometown National Carrier,” Knight strives to offer customers and drivers personal service and attention through each service center, while offering integrated freight transportation nationwide and beyond through the scale of one of North America’s largest trucking companies. The principal types of freight we transport include consumer staples, retail, paper products, packaging/plastics, manufacturing, and import/export commodities.

Phoenix, US
Size (employees)
5,971 (est)-3%
Knight Transportation was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Phoenix, US

Knight Transportation Office Locations

Knight Transportation has an office in Phoenix
Phoenix, US (HQ)
20002 N 19th Ave

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Knight Transportation Financial Metrics

Knight Transportation's revenue was reported to be $1.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5% decrease from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

95.2 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

148.5 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

2.9 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

8 m
Knight Transportation's current market capitalization is $2.9 b.
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


969.2 m1.1 b1.2 b1.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

855.3 m939.6 m1 b969.6 m


113.9 m162.7 m178 m148.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

998 k897 k

Interest income

460 k309 k

Pre tax profit

186.5 m152.8 m

Income tax expense

68 m57.6 m

Net Income

70 m104 m118.5 m95.2 m
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


992 k17.1 m8.7 m8 m

Current Assets

164.8 m238.3 m244.1 m190.2 m


591.8 m752 m803.6 m802.9 m


10.3 m47.1 m47.1 m47 m

Total Assets

807.1 m1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Accounts Payable

14.4 m19.1 m14.8 m18 m

Current Liabilities

62.8 m92.6 m80 m78.7 m

Non-Current Liabilities

191.9 m310.4 m299.8 m211.1 m

Total Liabilities

254.7 m403 m379.9 m289.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

150.1 m185.2 m205.6 m223.3 m

Retained Earnings

396 m479.5 m529.4 m562.4 m

Total Equity

552.4 m679.3 m740.4 m788.7 m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.6 x1.5 x1.4 x
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

70 m104 m118.5 m95.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

86.1 m92.9 m111 m116.2 m

Accounts Payable

2.4 m4.3 m(8.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

138.5 m177.2 m205.8 m

Purchases of PP&E

(140.6 m)(260.4 m)(221.7 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(85.7 m)(266.9 m)(138.3 m)

Dividends Paid

(19.4 m)(19.6 m)(19.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(57.5 m)105.8 m(75.8 m)

Income Taxes Paid

51.9 m68 m65.6 m
$, USDY, 2016


180.4 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

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