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Top 5 Companies in the Trucking Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (ODFL, LSTR, JBHT, KNX, SAIA)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Trucking industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Old Dominion Frt ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 15.25. Following is Landstar System with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.42. Hunt (Jb) Trans ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.35.

Knight Transport follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 10.17, and Saia Inc rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.18.

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