ArcBest Corporation provides freight transportation and integrated logistics services. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has ArcBest's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ARCB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ARCB's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ARCB exceeded the US Transportation industry which returned 71.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ARCB exceeded the US Market which returned 56.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ArcBest's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is ArcBest undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ARCB ($73.26) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($65.72)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ARCB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ARCB is good value based on its PE Ratio (26.2x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (31.1x).
PE vs Market: ARCB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.2x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ARCB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ARCB is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (3.4x).
How is ArcBest forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ARCB's forecast earnings growth (17% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ARCB's earnings (17% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ARCB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ARCB's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ARCB's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ARCB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.8%).
How has ArcBest performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ARCB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ARCB's current net profit margins (2.4%) are higher than last year (1.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ARCB's earnings have grown by 12.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ARCB's earnings growth over the past year (78.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ARCB earnings growth over the past year (78.1%) exceeded the Transportation industry 11.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ARCB's Return on Equity (8.6%) is considered low.
How is ArcBest's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ARCB's short term assets ($758.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($506.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: ARCB's short term assets ($758.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($443.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ARCB's debt to equity ratio (34.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ARCB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 36.2% to 34.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ARCB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (72.1%).
Interest Coverage: ARCB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.7x coverage).
What is ArcBest current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ARCB's dividend (0.44%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).
High Dividend: ARCB's dividend (0.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ARCB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: ARCB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ARCB is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ARCB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Judy McReynolds (57 yo)
Ms. Judy R. McReynolds serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of ArcBest Corporation since January 1, 2010 and as its Chairman of the Board since April 26, 2016. Ms. McReynolds joined ArcBest ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Judy's total compensation ($USD4.17M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.67M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Judy's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: ARCB's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ARCB's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ARCB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ArcBest Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ArcBest Corporation
- Ticker: ARCB
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1923
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$1.894b
- Shares outstanding: 25.40m
- Website: https://www.arcb.com
Number of Employees
- ArcBest Corporation
- 8401 McClure Drive
- Fort Smith
- United States
ArcBest Corporation provides freight transportation and integrated logistics services. It operates through three segments: Asset-Based, ArcBest, and FleetNet. The Asset-Based segment transports general com...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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