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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.