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  • Why Delta’s 3Q14 fuel expense was impacted by fuel hedges
    Industrials

    Why Delta’s 3Q14 fuel expense was impacted by fuel hedges

    Fuel expense is Delta’s largest expense. It accounted for ~29% of the total operating expense in 3Q14. Fuel consumption per available seat mile decreased by 1.5% during the quarter.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Industrials

    Why fatal disease outbreaks impact economic activity

    The World Bank estimated Ebola’s impact by analyzing two scenarios—low Ebola and high Ebola. The scenarios are based on the probability of the disease spreading internationally.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Earnings Report

    Union Pacific’s Coal Volumes: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

    In 2Q16, UNP’s coal volumes declined 21%. This was primarily due to a 23% reduction in shipments in the Powder River Basin (or PRB) and the Colorado and Utah regions in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Should Airline Industry Investors Look Out for in 2016?

    Growing capacity is necessary for revenue growth. However, capacity expansion that exceeds demand growth can lead to declining utilization.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    JetBlue’s unit cost growth: Employee costs up, lower productivity

    Salary, wages, and benefits increased as a result of higher wage rates. Airlines have also had to increase headcount to adhere to the new Federal Aviation Administration (or FAA) regulations on flight, duty, and rest.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Earnings Report

    Will Rise in Crude Oil Benefit US Truckload Carriers in 2018?

    The average US on-highway diesel prices in 3Q17 have risen 20% compared to the same quarter last year.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Union Pacific’s Free Cash Flows Support Its Higher Dividend?

    Union Pacific had FCF of $3.02 billion in the first nine months of 2017, compared with $2.86 billion in the corresponding period of 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
  • Industrials

    Why Delta’s unit cost increased in 3Q14

    Delta’s operating expenses increased by 16%, on 7% higher revenue, to $10,343 million. Higher costs had a negative impact on Delta’s operating profits.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    Estimating American Airlines’ earnings growth

    Apart from improved operational efficiencies, American has outperformed its peers in pre-tax margin (excluding special items) improvement in the first half of 2014 to 8.7% from 4.1% in the previous year.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Genesee & Wyoming’s Australian Carloads Fell in September

    Genesee & Wyoming’s Australian carloads fell 4.8% in September 2016. In the comparable period in 2015, GWR hauled ~15,000 railcars.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comparison of China Eastern’s fuel costs with competitors

    Chinese airlines have an advantage of having lower employee costs compared to their counterparts in the US. Operational efficiency of US airlines are comparatively higher.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Pilot Strikes Become a Major Issue for the Airlines?

    In mid-September 2016, the Hawaiian Airlines pilot union opened a strike operations center to operate in the event of a strike.

    By Ally Schmidt
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Gol’s passenger revenue increases on higher yields

    Brazil is the third largest domestic aviation market. With double-digit traffic growth, Brazil was one of the fastest-growing domestic markets in 2010 and 2011.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    United sees major improvement in 3Q14 fuel cost efficiency

    United achieved significant fuel cost savings during 3Q14 in the form of lower purchase costs and improved fuel efficiency.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    The must-know drivers of air cargo growth for US airlines

    According to the IATA, global air freight volume has increased by 4.5%. Capacity, measured by available freight ton kilometers (or AFTK), increased by 3.5% year-over-year in August 2014.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Miscellaneous

    Canadian National Railway: Growth Undeterred by Coal’s Fall in Week 23

    In contrast to the industry’s trend, CNI’s coal carloads contracted 20% in week 23 of 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Low yield, utilization drive down air cargo profitability

    Growing trade activity drove the recovery in cargo traffic in emerging markets in Asia, but it was slightly offset by the slowing European economy.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Earnings Report

    UNP Rises 1.5% on Pricing Gains, Higher Volumes in Q3 2018

    Union Pacific (UNP) announced its third-quarter earnings results before the market opened on October 25.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    BNSF Railway Started Week 1 with Higher Freight Volumes

    In the week ended January 6, 2018, Berkshire Hathaway–controlled BNSF Railway (BRK-B) reported a low single-digit rise in carload traffic.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Comparing BNSF Railway’s Freight Volumes with the Industry in Week 36

    Berkshire Hathaway–owned BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) railcar traffic fell 1.4% in the week ended September 9, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    Genesee and Wyoming Saw Dive in European Carloads in July 2017

    Genesee and Wyoming moved ~91,000 railcars in July 2017 compared to ~97,000 carloads in the same month last year.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Why Delta’s share price increased after 3Q14 earnings release

    Delta’s share price increased after the release of its 3Q14 earnings on October 16, 2014. On October 13, 2014, Delta’s share price reached $30.90—the lowest level since February 2014.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Earnings Report

    Higher passenger and ancillary revenue drive growth

    JetBlue’s operating revenue increased by 6% to $1,529 million in 3Q14. The company states that its on-time performance was impacted by congestion in the air space.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    Key growth trends in airline passenger traffic by region

    Global passenger traffic has increased by 5.8% year-over-year during the first eight months of 2014. Europe (29.7%), Asia-Pacifc (29.2%), and North America (25%) comprise ~85% of global market share by passenger traffic.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Wall Street Analysts View the Major Airlines

    Among the seven major carriers, most analysts seem to favor Delta Air Lines (DAL), which has a “buy” rating from 87.5% of the analysts.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Industrials

    BNSF Railway: Volume Growth Was Higher Than Industry’s in Week 37

    Berkshire Hathaway’s privately owned BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) railcar traffic expanded marginally 1.6% in the week ended September 16, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
  • Industrials

    Why Ebola impacted the airline industry

    During fatal disease outbreaks, rules and restrictions are imposed—especially on air transportation. This includes canceling flights to the affected areas.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Fund Managers

    Fundamental Industry Trends that Investors Should Know

    While air freight and logistics service operators have benefited from the recovery in the US economy, M&A has been the major growth driver for the industry in recent years.

    By Santiago Solari
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What the Direction of October’s Truck Tonnage Index Indicates

    In this article, we’ll look at the direction of the Truck Tonnage Index (or TTI) in October 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
  • Industrials

    Why the Ebola scare led to a 16% drop in the Airline Index

    The share prices for major airline companies in the U.S. dropped substantially after the news of the first Ebola case in U.S. on September 30, 2014.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is a Rerating of Airlines’ Valuation Multiple Possible?

    Currently, American Airlines (AAL), Southwest Airlines (LUV), and Alaska Air Group (ALK) are all trading at ~5x their forward EV-to-EBITDA multiples.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Industrials

    Kansas City Southern: Lowest Gainer in Week 41 Rail Traffic

    In Week 41, Kansas City Southern (KSU) posted a 2.4% YoY (year-over-year) decline in carload traffic.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Spirit Airlines: An Introduction to a Low-Cost Pioneer

    Spirit Airlines (SAVE) is headquartered in Miramar, Florida. It’s a pioneer of ultra-low-cost carrier or ULCC airlines.

    By Sam Matthews
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FedEx Express Is One of the Largest Express Networks in the World

    FedEx Express offers three US overnight package delivery services: FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx Standard Overnight.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    The global airline industry contributes to economic development

    With 16,000 unique city pairs, connectivity by air is estimated to have doubled in the past two decades. Moreover, although demand continues to rise, the price of travel has fallen.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Miscellaneous

    Airline Mergers and Acquisitions: Are We There Yet?

    The most recent phase of consolidation that began in 2005 has seen 13 airline mergers and acquisitions. Four of these deals are worth special mention because they changed the face of the industry.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Real Insights

    What to Expect from Transportation Stocks This Fall

    The airline industry has maintained its stellar performance in the last five years.

    By Direxion
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    Consumer

    Why CSX’s Freight Volumes Fell in Week 46

    CSX’s carload volumes in Week 46 In the week ended November 18, 2017, Jacksonville-based CSX (CSX) reported a 4.7% fall in carload traffic from the week ended November 19, 2016. CSX’s carloads fell to 69,500 units in the 46th week of this year, from ~73,000 carloads in the corresponding week of 2016. The company’s volume loss was […]

    By Samuel Prince
  • Industrials

    Why the end of the Wright Amendment helps Southwest

    With the repeal of the Wright Amendment on October 13, 2014, the company immediately launched nonstop flights to seven destinations. This was the largest single-day expansion in Southwest’s history.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Energy & Utilities

    Trends behind Genesee & Wyoming’s European Carloads in August 2017

    Genesee & Wyoming saw its coal (ARLP) and coke railcars fall 63% in August 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
  • Industrials

    Why you should consider investing in American Airlines

    In this series, we’ll discuss why the ~25% share price decline since June was actually an opportunity for long-term investors to buy shares of American Airlines.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Industrials

    Airline Stocks: Key Indicators to Watch

    After crude oil prices, labor costs are the largest part of an airline’s expenses. Pilot strikes and shortages continue to present problems.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Industrials

    Must-know: Why did Ebola reach the US?

    Concerns about Ebola increased in the U.S. after September 30, 2014. Thomas Eric Duncan was the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Industrials

    Why economic indicators influence travel and tourism demand

    The airline industry contributes to U.S. economic growth. The industry drives $1.5 trillion in U.S. economic activity. It also generates more than 11 million jobs in the U.S.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Reading US Class I Railroads’ Recent Stock Buybacks

    In 1H17, Union Pacific (UNP) repurchased common stock worth $1.6 billion, compared with $1.2 billion in 1H16. Its FCF was lower in 1H17 YoY.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How Does Kansas City Southern Compare to Its Peers?

    Kansas City Southern is way ahead of its peers based on the PE ratio and EPS. The ETFs outperformed it based on the price movement and PBV ratio.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Why Genesee & Wyoming Expects Lower Operating Margin in 1Q16

    Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) operates on a lower operating margin. GWR’s North American operating margins are relatively higher compared to its Australian and European operations.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Labor costs offset lower fuel costs as airlines boost hiring

    There has been a recent substantial increase in profit-sharing expenses related to the employees, as the profitability of major US airlines increased.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Earnings Report

    Kansas City Southern: Chemicals and Petroleum Shine in 1Q16

    For Kansas City Southern’s (KSU) Chemicals and Petroleum division, the chemical revenues in 1Q16 were $117.3 million, up by 2% on a year-over-year basis.

    By Samuel Prince
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    Airlines sell more tickets, report higher October passenger yield

    The dollar value of airline tickets sold by US-based travel agencies rose 2.24% in October to $7.5 billion.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Low-entry barriers intensify competition in airline industry

    Short-term outlook above expectations The IATA (International Air Transport Association) has revised its forecast upwards on global airline profitability after the free fall of crude oil prices in the second half of 2014. Global net profit for 2014 is now estimated at $19.9 billion, higher than $18 billion projected in June. Profitability is expected to […]

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    United expands presence in international markets with new routes

    United’s capacity growth is concentrated in the Pacific and Latin American markets. United has the most extensive Pacific service compared to all other US airlines.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    United’s capital expenditure and fleet management strategies

    For each 50-seat aircraft that it replaces, United expects its profitability to improve by $1 million.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    Why high operating expenses were negative for Delta’s profit margins

    In 3Q14, Delta’s operating margin decreased to 7.5%—from 14.9% in the previous year. Non-operating expenses also increased by 28% in spite of a decrease in interest expense.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    Southwest’s latest flight paths soar beyond borders

    Southwest’s first five international routes were launched this year. Flights to Oranjestad, Aruba, Nassau and Paradise Island in the Bahamas, and Montego Bay, Jamaica were launched on July 1, 2014. Flights to San Jose del Cabo and Cancun, Mexico started in August, as scheduled.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    Assessing the key drivers of global airline industry growth

    There was an overall increase in worldwide passenger traffic and capacity in August. Passenger capacity increase of 5.5% year-over-year and was driven by strong growth in the international market.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    Why fewer aircraft deliveries in August slowed capacity growth

    Airlines increase capacity by adding more aircraft to their fleet. In August, as we saw in Part 2 of this series, the rate of growth in capacity was lower compared to demand growth.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    Why investors should track the Transportation Services Index

    The Transportation Services Index (or TSI) measures changes in the passenger and freight movements in the U.S. domestic market.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    Why there’s a trend in crude oil and jet fuel prices

    The Brent crude oil price is expected to fall by ~4% in 2014—to $104.42 per barrel. Jet fuel price is a refined product of crude oil. It fell below $112 per barrel in September.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Industrials

    Why investors should track labor cost in the airline industry

    The second largest cost component for airlines—after fuel cost—is salaries, wages, and benefits. Employment in the U.S. airline industry increased in the last couple of years.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why the crude oil price fluctuates

    Fuel cost is the largest cost component for airline companies. Jet fuel is produced by refining crude oil. As a result, jet fuel prices follow the trend in crude oil prices.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Earnings Report

    Where FedEx Stock Could Be Heading

    FedEx (FDX) has fallen significantly over the last year, and the trend is likely to continue for the stock as its fiscal 2020 earnings outlook fell short of analysts’ expectations. As of its June 25 closing price of $155.98, the stock has lost 33.5% of its value in the past year.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Union Pacific’s Rail Traffic Plunged in Week 18

    Union Pacific’s (UNP) rail traffic fell 2.9% YoY (year-over-year) in Week 18, which ended on May 4.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Canadian National’s Rail Traffic in Week 12

    In Week 12, Canadian National Railway’s (CNI) total traffic volume fell 2.2% YoY (year-over-year) to 115,404 railcars from 117,990.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Canadian Pacific’s Rail Traffic in Week 10

    Canadian Pacific Railway registered a 7.7% YoY decline in its total rail traffic in week 10. The company carried 48,329 railcars during the week.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Norfolk Southern: Weak Carload Performance in Week 7

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) rail freight traffic fell 3.4% YoY (year-over-year) in week 7. The company hauled 147,531 railcars during week 7.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NSC Had the Worst Traffic Performance among Peers in Week 5

    Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) rail freight traffic plunged 11.9% YoY (year-over-year) in the fifth week of 2019, the most among all Class I railroad companies.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Weak Carload Performance Hurt Norfolk Southern’s Rail Traffic

    After registering strong double-digit rail traffic volume growth in Week 3, Norfolk Southern reported a massive plunge in Week 4 of 2019.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Weak Intermodal Growth Slows CP’s Total Traffic Growth

    Due to weak intermodal traffic, Canadian Pacific Railway’s (CP) total rail traffic growth was much lower than rival Canadian National Railway’s (CNI) in Week 3.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Norfolk Southern’s Rail Traffic Uptrend Continues

    In Week 3, Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) rail traffic volumes rose 10.5% YoY (year-over-year) to 153,801 units from 139,185, driven primarily by robust growth in carloads and intermodal units.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Norfolk Southern’s Rail Traffic Uptrend Continued in Week 2

    Norfolk Southern reported an 8.3% YoY increase in its rail traffic volumes in Week 2 driven primarily by robust growth in carloads and intermodal units.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Norfolk Southern Was Top Traffic Volume Gainer in First Week

    Norfolk Southern (NSC) reported the highest traffic volume growth among all of the Class I railroads (XTN) for the first week of 2019.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Union Pacific Rose 6.6% in After-Market Trading on January 7

    On January 7, Union Pacific shares rose 6.7% in after-market trading and touched $147.75. Union Pacific stock closed at $138.65.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    UNP’s Intermodal Traffic Growth Was the Highest among Its Peers

    Union Pacific’s (UNP) rail traffic volumes increased 5.7% YoY (year-over-year) to 183,346 units in Week 49.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Industrials

    Wall Street Expects Double-Digit Price Surge in AAL Stock

    American Airlines (AAL) has received a consensus “buy” rating from analysts polled by Reuters.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    United Parcel Service Reports Q3 Earnings Beat, Stock Slips

    UPS reported its Q3 2018 earnings on October 24. UPS’s Q3 earnings reached $1.73, up 19.3% from $1.45 in Q3 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Ryder System Missed Earnings but Beat Revenues, Stock Down 7%

    Today, Ryder System (R) released its Q3 2018 earnings before the opening bell. Ryder’s Q3 adjusted EPS jumped 23.3% year-over-year.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    United Parcel Service Stock ahead of Q3 Earnings

    United Parcel Service (UPS) is set to announce its Q3 earnings on October 24. On October 22, UPS stock closed at $115.64.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Canadian Pacific Railway Reports Solid Third Quarter, Stock Down 3%

    On October 18, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) announced its third-quarter earnings, reporting adjusted EPS of 4.12 Canadian dollars.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Road Transportation Stocks Have Performed So Far in 2018

    On a macro level, 2018 has emerged as a good year for the US road transportation sector for multiple reasons.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Union Pacific Hops on Precision Scheduled Railroading Bandwagon

    Union Pacific’s new operating plan follows the principles of precision scheduled railroading.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Labor Costs Impacted FedEx’s Q1 2019 Earnings, Stock Fell 2.8%

    FedEx (FDX) announced its first-quarter earnings after the market closed on September 17. FedEx missed analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate by 9%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Driver Shortage for Truckload Carriers and Q2 Employee Costs

    The LTL (less-than-truckload) companies were nearly immune to the acute driver shortage faced by the US trucking industry until 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How Major US Road Transporter Stocks Fared in 2018

    In 2017, trucks hauled 10.8 billion tons of freight, representing 70.2% of all the domestic freight tonnage in the United States.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Why Higher Crude Oil Prices Are a Concern for US Trucking

    The EIA anticipates Brent spot prices will average $72 per barrel in 2018 and $71 per barrel in 2019.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Trump Talks Trade with Mexico: Truckers Optimistic

    The US trucking industry is keeping a close eye on President Trump’s trade agreement with Mexico since there’s so much at stake.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s Q3 Dividend and Its History

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.46 per share on August 9, maintaining its 25-year payout streak.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will KSU Stock Continue to Rise due to US-Mexico Trade Deal?

    On August 27, President Trump stated that the United States and Mexico had reached an agreement to alter key aspects of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Genesee & Wyoming’s Rail Traffic Growth Compared to Its Peers

    On August 13, Genesee & Wyoming (GWR), the largest short line rail operator in the United States, released its rail freight data for July.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    EXPD’s Second-Quarter Earnings Beat Estimates, Stock Zigzags

    Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD) reported its Q2 earnings on August 7. Adjusted EPS was $0.79, beating the $0.78 estimate.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Could United Parcel Service’s Revenues Grow in H2 2018?

    United Parcel Service (UPS) expects its B2C volumes to outpace its B2B volumes for the rest of 2018.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why XPO Could Beat Analysts’ Q2 2018 Earnings Estimate

    For XPO, analysts estimate adjusted EPS of $0.98 in the second quarter. That’s a 63.3% growth rate YoY (year-over-year).

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How XPO Logistics Stock Is Trending ahead of Q2 Earnings

    XPO Logistics (XPO) is set to announce its Q2 earnings on August 1 after the market closes. On July 26, XPO stock closed at $99.26.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    CSX Delivers Record Q2 2018 Results—Stock at an All-Time High

    CSX reported its Q2 earnings on July 17, beating the adjusted EPS estimate of $0.87 by ~17%. CSX posted adjusted EPS of $1.01, up ~58% YoY.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Kansas City Southern Beats Q2 Earnings, Lowers Volume Guidance

    Kansas City Southern (KSU) posted its Q2 results today before the market opened. KSU opened at $107.25, down 1.1% from $108.45 on July 19.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    J.B. Hunt Transport’s ICS Segment’s Revenue Growth

    J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ (JBHT) ICS (Integrated Capacity Solutions) segment reported blockbuster growth in the second quarter.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Labor Issues Impact CP Railway’s Q2 Earnings, but Stock Up 1.7%

    Canada’s number two rail freight carrier, Canadian Pacific Railway, announced its second-quarter earnings on July 18 after the market closed.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Navisphere: C.H. Robinson’s Technology Backbone

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s (CHRW) Navisphere is a proprietary global technology platform that matches customer requirements with supplier capabilities to fit customers’ needs.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    C.H. Robinson: Down Memory Lane

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) is a 113-year-old transportation and logistics service company.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which Railroad Had the Highest Capex-to-Revenue Ratio in Q1 2018?

    The smallest Class I railroad, Kansas City Southern (KSU), has the highest capex-to-revenue ratio of 19% in the first quarter.

    By Samuel Prince
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