Stock Price of Swift Transportation Company (SWFT) Decreases -1.24%

Stock price performance of Swift Transportation Company is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. The stock price have dropped -5.45% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 20.34% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 34.91% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Swift Transportation Company has a positive value of 30.76 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.65% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.93%.The 200 Day SMA reached 16.54%

Swift Transportation Company is having a Relative Strength Index of 41.41 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT) has tumbled 1.24% during the past week and has dropped 3.51% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 1.36%. Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT) has underperformed the index by 4.37% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 1, 2016, Timothy W Guin (EVP, Sales) sold 40,000 shares at 25.05 per share price.On Nov 16, 2016, Kirk Steven Richard Van (Executive VP Intermodal) sold 11,492 shares at 24.75 per share price.On Nov 10, 2016, Kenneth C Runnels (Executive VP Fleet Operations) sold 155,726 shares at 24.38 per share price.

Swift Transportation Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 26, 2017. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.40. The company had revenue of $1038.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1040.66 million. The companys revenue was down -4.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.53 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Swift Transportation Co was Downgraded by Wells Fargo to Market Perform on Dec 22, 2016. Swift Transportation Co was Upgraded by JP Morgan to Overweight on Dec 15, 2016. Company shares were Downgraded by Stifel on Nov 22, 2016 to Hold, Raises Price Target to $ 25 from a previous price target of $24 .

Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $22.85 and hit $23.2 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $23.07, with a gain of 2.17% or 0.49 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,780,930 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $27.18 and the company has a market cap of $3,054 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $14.31 .

Swift Transportation Co., LLC operates as a multi-faceted transportation services company primarily engaged in providing truckload carrier services in North America. The Companys transportation services include dry van, dedicated, temperature controlled, cross border, and port drayage operations; rail intermodal; freight brokerage; and third-party logistics operations. The Company conducts its operations through major terminals positioned near major freight centers and traffic lanes in the United States and Mexico. Its fleet includes tractors, trailers and intermodal containers. Swift Transportation Co., LLC is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

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