Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX) popped in on a high volume green day. Volume on 16-Jul-19 came in at 5274022 contracts. The daily trading volume has averaged 2606160 shares a day in past 5 days. The first sale was made at $34.25 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a gain of 6.34%. It was last traded at $35.89 apiece.

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (KNX): Outperform Candidate With 12.93% Upside Potential

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. is maintained at an average outperform rating by 13 stock analysts, and there are at least 24.94% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 11.39% in value last month. Year-to-date it jumped 43.16%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 8 of analysts who cover Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $40.53 price target on Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc., pointing towards a 12.93% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -8.3% less than its 52-week high.

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. Reports 137.62% Sales Growth

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (KNX) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.36 as it actually earned $0.47 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored 137.62% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $638.26 million.

KNX Adds 8.59% In A Week

This company shares (KNX) so far managed to recover 54.23% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a week, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 5.34% while widening the period to a month, volatility was 3.63%. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 11.5% and sits 14.7% higher versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned 8.59% gains and is up by 13.27% compared with its 200-day moving average of $31.85. Also, Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (KNX) needs to overturn a -5.33% decrease it experienced over the past twelve months.

Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (NYSE:PES) Consensus Call At 2.8

As regular trading ended, Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (PES) stock brought in a -$0.01 drop to $0.24. The day started at a price of $0.25 but then traded as high as $0.2546 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2.8. Pioneer Energy Services Corp. is given 0 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 7 holds. The company shares sank -95.62% from their peak of $5.5 and now has a $18.85 million market value of equity.

Pioneer Energy Services Corp. Could Grow 587.5% More

PES’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale improved from 2.7 thirty days ago to 2.78 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. They see Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (PES) price hitting a mean target of $1.65 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 587.5% . Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 1150% compared to the most bullish target.

Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (PES) Returns -80.43% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 2982887 shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 5457580. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 13.88% which for the month reaches 13.67%. Pioneer Energy Services Corp. dipped to as low as $0.233 throughout the day and has returned -80.43% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $0.21 but has recovered 13.54% since then. [T4]