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

Knight Transportation Metrics

Knight Transportation Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.1 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$95.2 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$2.6 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$8 m
Knight Transportation's current market capitalization is $2.6 b.
Knight Transportation's revenue was reported to be $1.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5.5% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$969.2 m$1.1 b$1.2 b$1.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

$855.3 m$939.6 m$1 b$969.6 m


$113.9 m$162.7 m$178 m$148.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$998 k$897 k

Interest income

$460 k$309 k

Pre tax profit

$186.5 m$152.8 m

Income tax expense

$68 m$57.6 m

Net Income

$70 m$104 m$118.5 m$95.2 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$992 k$17.1 m$8.7 m$8 m

Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

$164.8 m$238.3 m$244.1 m$190.2 m


$591.8 m$752 m$803.6 m$802.9 m


$10.3 m$47.1 m$47.1 m$47 m

Total Assets

$807.1 m$1.1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b

Accounts Payable

$14.4 m$19.1 m$14.8 m$18 m

Current Liabilities

$62.8 m$92.6 m$80 m$78.7 m

Non-Current Liabilities

$191.9 m$310.4 m$299.8 m$211.1 m

Total Liabilities

$254.7 m$403 m$379.9 m$289.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$150.1 m$185.2 m$205.6 m$223.3 m

Retained Earnings

$396 m$479.5 m$529.4 m$562.4 m

Total Equity

$552.4 m$679.3 m$740.4 m$788.7 m

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

$70 m$104 m$118.5 m$95.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$86.1 m$92.9 m$111 m$116.2 m

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

$2.4 m$4.3 m($8.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$138.5 m$177.2 m$205.8 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 m$68 m$65.6 m

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