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.
Atlas is not a straightforward recovery story, and it will likely require some patience this year, but the underlying sector and company themes suggest the worst may be behind management.
The company’s operating results during the fourth quarter were supported by the investments made to strengthen and diversify its business mix, including its 747-8 freighters in ACMI.
Atlas’ management team has no doubt made a major capital bet over the last few years. I want to highlight a few reasons why I believe the Atlas shares are a potential bargain, not a value trap.
Several carriers carved out a substantial profit center during the 2000s from cargo and passenger transportation of U.S. military deployments.
Business confidence, a leading indicator of trade activity and (by proxy) air cargo demand (FTKs), began to improve in Q4 after a fairly unimpressive 2013.
It is no secret that there has been a long-standing secular shift to other modes of freight transport (airfreight is 1% to 2% of global volume), but conversely, there has been a critical value shift.
Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) is an outsourced global provider of aircraft and aviation operating services for airlines, express delivery providers, freight forwarders, the United States military, and charter brokers.
In 2009, Erickson Air Crane sold to ZM Private Equity (also known as Centre Lane Partners) and hired a new CEO. In April 2012, EAC went public.
In 2013, EAC purchased Evergreen Helicopters (EHI) and Air Amazonas (AA), which will more than double the company’s revenue.
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