Critical Survey: Freightos (NASDAQ:CRGO) versus Forward Air (NASDAQ:FWRD)

Freightos (NASDAQ:CRGOGet Rating) and Forward Air (NASDAQ:FWRDGet Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.


This table compares Freightos and Forward Air’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Freightos N/A -413.90% -5.07%
Forward Air 9.66% 27.50% 15.64%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Freightos and Forward Air’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Freightos N/A N/A -$3.00 million N/A N/A
Forward Air $1.97 billion 1.30 $193.19 million $6.94 14.20

Forward Air has higher revenue and earnings than Freightos.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

71.1% of Freightos shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.3% of Forward Air shares are held by institutional investors. 19.6% of Freightos shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Forward Air shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Freightos and Forward Air, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Freightos 0 0 2 0 3.00
Forward Air 0 2 2 1 2.80

Freightos currently has a consensus price target of $10.50, suggesting a potential upside of 412.20%. Forward Air has a consensus price target of $118.20, suggesting a potential upside of 19.95%. Given Freightos’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Freightos is more favorable than Forward Air.


Forward Air beats Freightos on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Freightos

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Freightos Limited provide freight booking and payment platform which connects participants across the international freight ecosystem, including airlines, ocean liners and trucking companies, as well as freight forwarders. Freightos Limited, formerly known as Gesher I Acquisition Corp., is based in JERUSALEM.

About Forward Air

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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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