Pre-Market Review: Swift Transportation Co., Knight Transportation Inc., J.B.
Hunt Transport Services Inc., and YRC Worldwide Inc.
LONDON, September 27, 2013
LONDON, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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On Thursday, September 26, 2013, all three benchmark indexes of the US equity
market closed higher with the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and
the NASDAQ Composite rising 0.35%, 0.36%, and 0.70%, respectively. Shares in
the trucking industry ended on a higher note, tracking gains in the broader
market. The major movers included Swift Transportation Company (NYSE: SWFT),
Knight Transportation Inc. (NYSE: KNX), J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.
(NASDAQ: JBHT), and YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW). AAAResearchReports.com
initiated preliminary technical research on SWFT, KNX, JBHT, and YRCW. These
free reports are accessible by signing today at:
On Thursday, shares in Swift Transportation Co. edged higher to close at
$19.84, up 0.81% from the previous day's closing price of $19.68. The
company's shares oscillated between $19.71 and $20.35 during the trading
session. A total of 1.67 million shares were traded, which is above the daily
average volume of 1.48 million. The company's shares have gained 6.27% in the
last one month and 26.37% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P
500 which has advanced 2.53% and 5.95% during the respective periods.
Additionally, Swift Transportation Co.'s stock is trading near its 52-week
high of $20.76 as well as above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of
$18.44 and $14.95, respectively. The free technical analysis on SWFT is
available by signing up at:
Knight Transportation Inc.'s stock surged on Thursday, extending the gains
from the previous trading session. The company's shares ended the day 3.75%
higher at $16.60 after vacillating between $16.55 and $17.43. A total of 2.76
million shares were traded, which is significantly above the daily average
volume of 0.50 million. The company's shares have gained 2.22% in the previous
three trading sessions and 0.30% in the last three months, compared to a loss
of 0.19% and a gain of 5.95% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods.
Further, Knight Transportation Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day
moving average of $16.18. Register now to download free research on KNX at:
Shares in J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. edged higher on Thursday, tracking
gains in the broader market. The company's shares traded between $71.59 and
$73.17 before finishing the day 0.13% higher at $71.90. A total of 0.79
million shares were traded, which is more than the daily average volume of
0.53 million. J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.'s shares have advanced 2.15%
in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 5.95% in the S&P 500
during the same period. Moreover, the company's stock is currently trading
above its 200-day moving average of $70.55. A free report on JBHT can be
accessed by registering at:
On Thursday, YRC Worldwide Inc.'s shares surged to end the day at $17.18,
which is 3.31% higher than the previous day's closing price of $16.63. The
company's shares fluctuated between $16.80 and $17.68 during the trading
session. A total of 0.35 million shares were traded, which is below the daily
average volume of 0.68 million. YRC Worldwide Inc.'s shares have advanced
2.14% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500 which
has fallen by 0.19% during the same period. Furthermore, the company's stock
is trading above its 200-day moving average of $14.69. Register with AAA
Research Reports and download research on YRCW for free at:
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