JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) _ Saia Inc. (SAIA) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $30.3 million.

The Johns Creek, Georgia-based company said it had profit of $1.15 per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.11 per share.

The trucking company posted revenue of $428.7 million in the period, also surpassing Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $417.3 million.

Saia shares have increased 6.5 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 39 percent in the last 12 months.


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