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Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings (KNX) is a Top-Ranked Value Stock: Should You Buy?

Taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals for new and old investors alike.

Many investors also have a go-to methodology that helps guide their buy and sell decisions. One way to find winning stocks based on your preferred way of investing is to use the Zacks Style Scores, which are indicators that rate stocks based on three widely-followed investing types: value, growth, and momentum.

Why Investors Should Pay Attention to This Value Stock

Different than growth or momentum investors, value-focused investors are all about finding good stocks at good prices, and discovering which companies are trading under what their true value is before the broader market catches on. The Value Style Score utilizes ratios like P/E, PEG, Price/Sales, and Price/Cash Flow to help pick out the most attractive and discounted stocks.

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings (KNX)

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. is the largest truckload carrier in North America. The company based in Phoenix, AZ, also provides transportation solutions and aims to grow through mergers and acquisitions. It serves customers throughout North America, providing them with numerous efficient and low-cost truckload transportation, intermodal and logistics services.

KNX is a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock, with a Value Style Score of A and VGM Score of B. Shares are currently trading at a forward P/E of 10.1X for the current fiscal year compared to the Transportation - Truck industry's P/E of 11.6X. Additionally, KNX has a PEG Ratio of 0.7 and a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 6.6X. Value investors should also note KNX's Price/Sales ratio of 1.2X.

Value investors don't just pay attention to a company's valuation ratios; positive earnings play a crucial role, too. Seven analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2022. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.05 to $5.39 per share. KNX has an average earnings surprise of 11.4%.

Investors should take the time to consider KNX for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Ranks, notable earnings and valuation metrics, and impressive Value and VGM Style Scores.

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