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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does ODFL have a technological edge?

    ODFL gets a technological edge from its series of wireless automated dock and yard management procedures for its 117 service centers across the US.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Cracker Barrel’s Revenue and Income Rose in 1Q16

    Cracker Barrel has a market cap of $3.1 billion. After the 1Q16 earnings report, Cracker Barrel fell by 6.5% to close at $129.91 per share as of November 24, 2015.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    How Does Cracker Barrel Compare to Its Peers?

    The peers outperformed Cracker Barrel based on the PE ratio. However, Cracker Barrel is ahead of its peers based on the PBV ratio.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Investing in American Campus Communities through ETFs

    ETFs are a convenient, easy way to diversify your portfolio. In this article, we’ll look at how sector-specific and sector-agnostic ETFs invest in American Campus Communities (ACC) stock.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What factors can impact J.B. Hunt’s growth?

    Railroads’ inability to retain and improve service levels could jeopardize the Intermodal segment’s growth. The industry has intense competition and low entry barriers.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Consumer

    What sets J.B. Hunt apart from its competitors?

    In this part of the series, we’ll discuss what sets J.B. Hunt (JBHT) apart from its competitors. The company has more than 40 years of experience.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Carter’s Rating Upgraded to “Outperform,” Next Sales Rose by 0.4%

    Oppenheimer upgraded Carter’s rating from “perform” to “outperform” and set its price target at $108.0 per share.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Raymond James Downgraded Brunswick to ‘Market Perform’

    Brunswick has a market cap of $4.1 billion. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “market perform.” It fell and closed at $44.52 per share as of January 11.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Oppenheimer Upgrades Carter’s Rating to ‘Outperform’

    Carter’s (CRI) has a market cap of $4.9 billion. It rose by 2.6% to close at $93.86 per share on January 7, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Rising Occupancy and Average Rent for American Campus Communities

    American Campus Communities’ (ACC) average occupancy rate has remained at an elevated level for the past few years. It reached its peak at 97.8% in 2011.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Earnings Report

    How Has Carlisle Performed Compared to Its Peers?

    The PowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction Sector Portfolio ETF (PKB) invests 4.6% of its holdings in Carlisle Companies.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Carlisle’s Revenue and Income Rose in 3Q15

    Carlisle Companies (CSL) has a market cap of $5.5 billion. Carlisle’s YTD (year-to-date) price movement has been going down since August 2015.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    How Does Global Payments Compare to Its Peers?

    The peers outperformed Global Payments based on the current ratio and PE ratio. Global Payments is way ahead of its peers based on EPS and the PBV ratio.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ODFL’s David Congdon is a man with a vision

    David Congdon is currently ODFL’s CEO and president. He has been named as one of the top three CEOs in the airfreight and surface transportation sector.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Landstar System’s strong management team

    Landstar’s top management includes people who joined the company in its early days and share its mission and values.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • uploads///SWFT Debt profile
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Must-know: Swift Transportation’s battle with debt

    Swift Transportation has had a battle with debt. It used debt to finance its acquisitions. Its strategy went sour during the 2008 subprime recession.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • uploads///SWFT Central Refrigerated
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Swift’s new Central Refrigerated segment

    Swift’s Central Refrigerated segment reported a 12.5% drop in revenue—minus fuel surcharge. Its revenue totaled $80.6 million. The segment was under pressure.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • uploads///LSTR Revenue by service
    Company & Industry Overviews

    A look at LSTR’s Transportation Logistics segment

    During fiscal year 2013, the transportation logistics segment contributed to about 99% of the total revenue of the company.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    J.B. Hunt’s Dedicated Contract Services segment

    J.B. Hunt’s (JBHT) Dedicated Contract Services segment supplies customers with drivers and equipment. For 2013, the segment’s revenue was $1.2 billion.

    By Ally Schmidt
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