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.
Should We Expect General Electric to Raise Dividends in 2017?
For a long time, General Electric (GE) has remained a decent dividend distributor in the S&P 500 space. The company raised its dividend per share by $0.01 to $0.24 in January 2017.
In this article, we’ll review analysts’ recommendations for General Electric (GE) ahead of its 1Q17 earnings release on April 21, 2017. Wall Street analysts seem to be divided over GE.
On April 5, 2017, The Wall Street Journal wrote that the Boston-headquartered General Electric (GE) could sell its consumer light bulb business.
What Analysts Recommend for Deere
As of April 4, 2017, 22 brokerage firms were actively tracking Deere (DE) stock.
As of April 4, 2017, Deere’s (DE) stock price closed at $109.50. With DE’s 2Q17 quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share, DE’s current dividend yield stands at 2.2%.
On February 22, 2017, Deere (DE) announced a dividend of $0.60 per share for 2Q17 on the company’s outstanding common stock.
Why American Airlines Has Higher Debt Compared to Its Peers
As opposed to most other airlines that have been reducing their debts, American Airlines’ (AAL) debt has risen, partly due to its focus on completing its integration with US Airways.
American Airlines started paying dividends in mid-2014, joining the ranks of Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and Alaska Air Group, the few dividend-paying airlines.
Currently, American Airlines (AAL) is valued at 6.6x its forward EV-to-EBITDA ratio (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization).
What’s FedEx’s Capital Investment Outlook?
In 3Q17, the company incurred a capex of $1.1 billion, which represents 7.4% of the 3Q17 total revenues of ~$15.0 billion.
Analysts’ recommendations have changed in FedEx’s (FDX) favor after its 3Q17 results.
The FedEx Ground segment’s revenues rose 6% from $4.4 billion in 3Q16 to $4.7 billion in fiscal 3Q17.
Diamond Offshore’s 1Q17: Your Earnings Preview
Despite the current downturn, Diamond Offshore (DO) posted impressive 4Q16 revenues of $385 million—13% higher on a quarter-over-quarter basis.
In week 16, Maxim Group reaffirmed its “sell” rating on Nordic American Tankers (NAT). It set a target price of $6 on the stock.
On April 20, 2017, the average bunker fuel price was ~$343 per ton—compared to $358 per ton in the previous week.
How Honeywell’s PMT Segment Performed in 1Q17
Honeywell’s (HON) Performance Materials and Technologies (or PMT) segment is HON’s third largest revenue contributor.
On April 24, 2017, 21 brokerage companies were actively tracking Honeywell (HON) stock. 81% of these analysts recommended a “buy” on the stock, and 19% recommended a “hold.”
HON’s SPS segment’s strong performance was primarily driven by the acquisition of Intelligrated.
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.
Is the Net Asset Value Discount to NMM’s Price Justified?
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.
Prior to Navios Maritime Partners’ 4Q15 results, 25% of the analysts covering it had a ‘buy” recommendation, which dropped to 16.7% post-results.
Navios Maritime Partners’ liquidity profile looks comfortable, with cash-at-hand of $34.5 million at the end of 4Q15.
How Did Johnson Controls Perform in 4Q16?
Price movement 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…
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%.
Price movement 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…
What Analysts Expect for GasLog’s 1Q17 Earnings
Price target for GasLog According to Reuters, the 12-month target price for GasLog (GLOG) is $17.89, compared with its price of $15.05 on March 29, 2017. The target price implies…
Target price In March 2017, Barclays raised the target price for Höegh LNG Partners (HMLP) to $21 from $20. It maintained its “equal-weight” rating on the stock. According to Reuters,…
Consensus recommendations Ten analysts give recommendations for Golar LNG Partners (GMLP). The consensus rating for the stock is 2.4, which means “buy.” Let’s look at some consensus ratings for other…
What Do Analysts Recommend for General Electric after 2Q16?
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.
The shares of General Electric (GE) are trading at a PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 28.6x.
GE had $10.0 billion in cash and cash equivalents on the Industrial + Verticals balance sheet as of June 30, 2016.
How Much Did Kansas City Southern Return to Shareholders in 1Q17?
In this article, we’ll discuss KSU’s stock buybacks pursuant to its $500.0 million buyback program, which will expire on June 30, 2017.
There hasn’t been any change in Reuters-surveyed analysts’ opinions on Kansas City Southern (KSU) following its 1Q17 results. The company enjoys three “strong buy” ratings and four “buy” ratings.
Kansas City Southern (KSU) reported a 120-basis-point rise in its 1Q17 operating margin. KSU recorded 34.6% operating margin in 1Q17, compared to a 33.4% in 1Q16.
How Could Volatility in Iron Ore Prices Affect U.S. Steel?
Lower seaborne iron ore prices don’t mean much for U.S. Steel’s US operations where the company mines iron ore from captive mines.
Trade actions have been a key driver for US steelmakers over the last few years.
US steelmakers including U.S. Steel (X), AK Steel (AKS), and Nucor (NUE) rallied on the news that the Trump administration could widen the probe against imported steel products.
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.