How Does J.B. Hunt Compare to Its Peers?
J.B. Hunt is way ahead of its peers based on the PE ratio and PBV ratio. J.B. Hunt outperformed its ETFs based on the price movement, PE ratio, and PBV ratio.
J.B. Hunt (JBHT) has a market cap of $8.7 billion. After the earnings report in 3Q15, it rose by 3.3% to close at $75.09 per share as of October 14, 2015.
Durable goods orders are for items meant to last three or more years. The U.S. Census Bureau released the advance durable goods orders report for April on Tuesday, May 27.
What Really Led to the Departure of GE’s Jeff Immelt?
These factors likely contributed to the early exit of Immelt, who will retire from the company entirely on December 31, 2017.
On June 12, General Electric (GE) announced the stepping down of its chairman and CEO, Jeff Immelt, effective August 1, 2017.
In the first quarter, General Electric (GE) distributed $2.1 billion in dividends and repurchased common stock worth $2.3 billion.
Analyzing Deere’s Valuation Compared to Caterpillar
As of June 20, 2017, Deere’s one-year forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple stood at 18.80x—compared to Caterpillar’s PE multiple at 23.10x.
As of June 20, 2017, 22 analysts from different brokerage firms have been actively tracking Deere (DE) stock—55% of the analysts recommended a “hold.”
As of June 20, 2017, Deere’s (DE) stock price closed at $126.04. With the current dividend rate, Deere’s current dividend yield is 1.90%.
What Analysts Recommend for Major Airline Stock
Analysts continue to favor Delta Air Lines (DAL) over other major carriers. Of the 17 analysts tracking the stock, 15 (88.2%) recommend a “buy,” while the remaining 11.8% recommend a…
Due to heavy price discounts by airlines, airfares fell ~5% YoY (year-over-year) in 2015. According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Transportation, average domestic airfares continued to…
Passenger yield is the average fare per passenger per mile. It is calculated by dividing passenger revenue by revenue passenger miles (or RPM). Air travel demand and supply play an…
FedEx through Analysts’ Eyes after Its Fiscal 4Q17 Results
Of the 27 analysts covering FedEx (FDX), nine (or 33%) have “strong buy” recommendations on the stock. Another 13 analysts have “buy” recommendations on the stock.
Earlier, we discussed FedEx’s (FDX) segmental and corporate operating margins in fiscal 4Q17. Now, let’s take a look at the company’s capital expenditure (capex).
In this article, we’ll focus on the results of FedEx’s (FDX) 2016 acquisition of TNT Express. Until now, FDX has reported TNT Express’s and FedEx Express’s operating results separately.
Analysts’ Recommendations for Crude Tankers in Week 24
Tsakos Energy Navigation is covered by 12 analysts. Three analysts rated it as a “strong buy,” seven rated it as a “buy,” and two rated it as a “hold.”
On June 15, 2017, the average bunker fuel price was ~$317.5 per ton—compared to $323 per ton a week ago.
According to Weber’s week 23 report, Suezmax rates remained under negative pressure with rates reaching new year-to-date lows.
What Are Analysts’ Latest Recommendations on Honeywell?
Among them, 81% of analysts recommended the stock as a “buy,” 19% of analysts recommended the stock as a “hold,” and no analysts recommended the stock as a “sell.”
On May 18, 2017, Honeywell International’s (HON) stock price closed at $130.42. Given its current dividend rate, Honeywell’s dividend yield stands at 2.0%.
On April 24, 2017, Honeywell International (HON) announced a dividend of 0.67 per share for 2Q17 on its outstanding common stock.
What Analysts Think about General Electric after 1Q17 Results
After GE’s 1Q17 results, analysts seem to be favoring the company. Of the 16 analysts tracking GE, five have given it a “strong buy” recommendation.
For GE as a whole, Reuter-surveyed analysts forecast operating margins slightly above 10.0%. The company reported operating margins of 12.9%.
In 1Q17, weak cash flows from GE’s industrial operations remained the company’s Achilles’s heel. Industrial’s cash flow in 1Q17 was -$1.6 billion.
Which Stocks Are the Top Dividend Stocks in Other Sectors?
In this part of the series, we’ll discuss the important dividend-yielding stocks of other sectors.
Since the elections, the S&P 500 (SPY) (SPX-INDEX) is up 15% driven by financials (XLF), technology (XLK) (SMH), industrials (XLI), and consumer discretionary (XLY).
Due to NMM’s increasing spot rate exposure and older fleet, NAV (net asset value) is the best metric to get a sense of the company’s floor valuation.
How Did Johnson Controls Perform in 4Q16?
Johnson Controls (JCI) has a market cap of $41.7 billion. It rose 5.7% to close at $43.94 per share on November 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or…
Johnson Controls fell 7.9% to close at $40.32 per share on October 31. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -9.2%, -13.4%, and 17.9%.
Pool (POOL) has a market cap of $3.8 billion. It rose 0.50% to close at $92.22 per share on October 28, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD)…
Analysts Don’t Expect DLNG’s 1Q17 Revenue to Beat Its Peers’
Dynagas LNG Partners’ (DLNG) 1Q17 results are scheduled to be released on June 8, 2017. The release will be followed by a conference call on the same day.
For 1Q17, DLNG’s EBITDA is expected to fall to $30.8 million from $33.8 million in the previous quarter, an 8.8% fall quarter-over-quarter.
Wall Street analysts have a 12-month price target of $34.64 for Golar LNG (GLNG). Compared to its price of $27.37 on May 23, 2017, this target implies a potential return of 26.5%.
Should Stanley Black & Decker Raise Its Dividend?
As of June 6, 2017, Stanley Black & Decker’s dividend yield was 1.7% with its current dividend rate of $0.58 per share—low compared to its peers.
On April 20, 2017, Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) declared its regular quarterly dividend of $0.58 per share for 2Q17 due to its outstanding shares.
Barclays gave an “overweight” rating to General Electric’s (GE) stock, with a target price of $34 on July 22. The target price implies a potential rise of 6.0% over July 22’s closing price of $32.06 per share.
Canadian National Railway Saw Strong Intermodal Growth in Week 24
Like its freight railcar volumes, Canadian National Railway’s (CNI) intermodal traffic has exhibited a robust rise so far in 2017.
In this final part of our rail freight series, we’ll discuss Canadian Pacific Railway’s overall volumes, including intermodal volumes.
Canada’s largest freight rail, Canadian National Railway (CNI), is undoubtedly the YoY (year-over-year) volume growth superstar of 2017.
How Analysts See ArcelorMittal at the End of 2Q17
ArcelorMittal (MT) carries a consensus one-year price target of 27.02 euros.
According to the consensus estimates compiled by Thomson Reuters, Steel Dynamics has a one-year price target of $43.29, which represents a 30.2% upside over its June 21 closing prices.
Nucor (NUE) has been a relative outperformer in the broader steel space this year.
Are the Swift and Knight Deal’s Synergies Overstated?
Both Swift Transportation (SWFT) and Knight Transportation (KNX) expect their proposed merger to be accretive to their adjusted earnings per share.
The combination of Swift Transportation (SWFT) and Knight Transportation (KNX) will likely result in the largest truckload company in North America.
The announced deal between Swift Transportation (SWFT) and Knight Transportation (KNX) brings together two major truckload operators.