Comparing Freightos (NASDAQ:CRGO) and Forward Air (NASDAQ:FWRD)

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


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 -330.46% -10.48%
Forward Air 9.66% 27.50% 15.64%

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Freightos $19.08 million 1.34 -$3.00 million N/A N/A
Forward Air $1.93 billion 1.30 $193.19 million $6.94 14.00

Forward Air has higher revenue and earnings than Freightos.

Insider and 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 insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Forward Air shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Freightos and Forward Air, as provided by

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 target price of $10.50, suggesting a potential upside of 419.80%. Forward Air has a consensus target price of $118.20, suggesting a potential upside of 21.62%. Given Freightos’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Freightos is more favorable than Forward Air.


Forward Air beats Freightos on 7 of the 11 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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