NASDAQ:FWRD - Forward Air Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $115.33
  • Forecasted Upside: 12.58 %
  • Number of Analysts: 3
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 1 Strong Buy Ratings
$102.45
▼ -0.35 (-0.34%)

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Analyst Price Target for FWRD

Analyst Price Target is $115.33
▲ +12.58% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 3 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Forward Air in the last 3 months. The average price target is $115.33, with a high forecast of $135.00 and a low forecast of $101.00. The average price target represents a 12.58% upside from the last price of $102.45.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 3 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Forward Air. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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6/11/2020
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9/9/2020
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12/8/2020
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11/3/2021
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/29/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$125.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
10/29/2021Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $110.00High
7/13/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$120.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
5/3/2021Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$100.00 ➝ $120.00High
4/15/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $100.00Low
2/16/2021Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$101.00Low
2/16/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$80.00 ➝ $95.00Low
12/11/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$70.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
11/2/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$58.00 ➝ $61.00Medium
11/2/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$65.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
9/29/2020Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$65.00High
7/24/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$45.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
6/9/2020Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
5/4/2020Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperformer$60.00 ➝ $54.00High
3/27/2020Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformLow
2/10/2020StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$81.00 ➝ $76.00Low
10/25/2019Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$75.00Low
4/26/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$73.00 ➝ $75.00Low
10/29/2018StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal$74.00 ➝ $67.00Low
10/25/2018Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetHold$68.00High
9/27/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetBuy$73.00Low
9/4/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$72.00High
7/27/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$70.00Low
7/26/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$64.00 ➝ $68.00High
7/10/2018Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$64.00High
4/26/2018Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$62.00 ➝ $64.00High
2/9/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$74.00Low
1/18/2018Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
1/10/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuy$80.00Low
10/30/2017CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$51.00 ➝ $54.00N/A
10/26/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$47.00 ➝ $52.00N/A
10/6/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$60.00N/A
9/22/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/10/2017CowenReiterated RatingHold$51.00Low
8/1/2017Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
4/28/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$46.00 ➝ $47.00Low
4/17/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$14.50 ➝ $15.00Low
4/14/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$44.00 ➝ $46.00N/A
3/2/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralN/A
1/6/2017Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformN/A
(Data available from 12/4/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.83 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

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Forward Air logo
Forward Air Corp. engages in the provision of less-than-truckload (LTL), truckload, intermodal and pool distribution services. It operates through the following segments: Expedited LTL and Intermodal. The Expedited LTL segment provides expedited regional, inter-regional and national LTL, final mile and truckload services. The Intermodal segment provides first and last-mile high value intermodal container drayage services to and from seaports and railheads. The company was founded by Scott M. Niswonger on October 23, 1981 and is headquartered in Greeneville, TN.
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Today's Range

Now: $102.45
Low: $101.66
High: $105.08

50 Day Range

MA: $96.23
Low: $82.73
High: $107.69

52 Week Range

Now: $102.45
Low: $70.93
High: $109.22

Volume

155,842 shs

Average Volume

131,063 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.76 billion

P/E Ratio

46.57

Dividend Yield

0.82%

Beta

1.17

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Forward Air?

The following sell-side analysts have issued research reports on Forward Air in the last year: Raymond James, Robert W. Baird, TheStreet, Wolfe Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Forward Air?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Forward Air in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $115.33, suggesting a possible upside of 12.6%. Raymond James has the highest price target set, predicting FWRD will reach $135.00 in the next twelve months. Wolfe Research has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $101.00 for Forward Air in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Forward Air?

Forward Air currently has 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe FWRD will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Forward Air.
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How do I contact Forward Air's investor relations team?

Forward Air's physical mailing address is 1915 SNAPPS FERRY ROAD BUILDING N, GREENEVILLE TN, 37744. The transportation company's listed phone number is (423) 636-7000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Forward Air is www.forwardair.com.