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.
Why Analysts Are Expecting Deere’s Earnings Per Share to Rise
As of May 15, 2017, Wall Street analysts are expecting Deere (DE) to post EPS of $1.67 in fiscal 2Q17. That would be a 7.0% rise year-over-year.
About 39.0% of these analysts have recommended a “buy” for the stock, while 43.0% have recommended a “hold.”
Analysts are expecting Deere (DE) to post revenue of $7.3 billion in 2Q17, a 2.6% rise year-over-year compared to $7.1 billion in 2Q16.
Cisco’s Top 10 Suppliers: The Impact of May’s Earnings
Amid the market sell-off from the latest Trump fiasco—this time his possible obstruction of justice—Cisco reports tonight after the markets close.
Out of the 17 analysts tracking Southwest Airlines (LUV), 35.3% of analysts have a “strong buy” rating on the stock.
Southwest (LUV) has a forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple of 6.6x.
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.
Not a Single ‘Sell’ Rating for Tsakos Energy Navigation
None of the analysts revised their recommendations or target price for Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) in April and the first 15 days of May.
Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) has a fleet of 65 double hull vessels. The fleet is a mix of crude oil tankers, product tankers, and LNG carriers.
Tsakos Energy Navigation’s (TNP) operating cash flow in 1Q17 was $54.4 million—compared to $32.2 million in the previous quarter.
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)…
Are Gaslog’s Earnings Expected to Rise in 1Q17?
Wall Street analysts expect Gaslog’s 1Q17 revenue to rise, and they’re projecting higher EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) in 1Q17 compared to 4Q16 and 1Q16.
Wall Street analysts expect revenue of just over $130 million for Gaslog (GLOG) in 1Q17, compared to $126 million in the previous quarter and $104 million in 1Q16.
Gaslog (GLOG), an international owner, operator, and manager of LNG (liquefied natural gas) carriers, plans to release its 1Q17 results before the market opens on May 5, 2017.
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.
Reviewing GWR’s European Carloads in April 2017
Genesee & Wyoming’s (GWR) European carloads fell 9.1% YoY (year-over-year) in April 2017. GWR’s other-than-coal carloads fell 8.2% on a YoY basis in April 2017.
Canadian Pacific Railway’s (CP) total carloads rose 24.7% in the week ended May 13, 2017. The company hauled more than 32,000 railcars in the week.
In April 2017, Genesee & Wyoming’s (GWR) North American traffic slightly expanded by 1% YoY (year-over-year). The company hauled ~126,000 railcars in April 2017.
ArcelorMittal or AK Steel: Which Could Offer Valuation Upside?
AK Steel (AKS) is trading at an EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 6.6x based on its fiscal 2017 expected EBITDA. AK Steel reduced its spot exposure.
ArcelorMittal’s net debt rose in 1Q17 due to higher working capital investment. The company’s net debt-to-EBITDA is 1.8x as of March 31, 2017.
U.S. Steel Corporation (X) posted negative free cash flows of $182 million in 1Q17. The company attributed negative cash flows to higher working capital.
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.