Trucking

(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Lags Earnings – Beats Revenue Forecast

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), one of the largest U.S. truckload carriers, reported first quarter 2013 earnings of 61 cents per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 64 cents. Earnings per share rose 7% from 57 cents...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Lags Earnings – Beats Revenue Forecast | Continued

(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Raises Dividend

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) has increased its quarterly dividend to 15 cents from 14 cents paid in November 2012. The company declares dividend hikes in February each year. However, this time the company announced the hike...

10Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Raises Dividend | Continued

(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Reports Below Par

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), one of the largest U.S. truckload carriers, reported third quarter 2012 earnings of 65 cents per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 67 cents. However, earnings per share increased 14%...

12Oct2012 | | Comments Off on (JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Reports Below Par | Continued

(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transportation Services Stays Neutral

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT) remains well established on its growth trajectory given the underlying market trends that bode well for most of its segments, especially Intermodal and Dedicated Contract...

21Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transportation Services Stays Neutral | Continued

(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Reports Second Quarter Earnings In Line With Forecasts

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), one of the largest U.S. truckload carriers, reported second quarter 2012 earnings of 67 cents per share, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Earnings per share increased 26.4% from 53 cents...

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(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Earnings Preview

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), one of the largest U.S. truckload carriers, is slated to release its second quarter 2012 results on Monday, July 16. The current Zacks Consensus Estimate for second quarter earnings per share is...

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(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Raises Dividend

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) recently announced that its board of directors has increased the quarterly cash dividend payment by 7.7% to 14 cents per share paid previously in 2011. This represents an annual dividend of 56 cents...

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(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Betters Earnings Forecast – Grows Year over Year

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), the third-largest U.S. truckload carrier, reported third quarter 2011 earnings of 57 cents per share, which surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. Earnings per share soared 39.0% from...

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(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Transport Services Meets Earnings Forecast – Misses Revenues

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), the third-largest U.S. truckload carrier, reported second quarter 2011 earnings of 53 cents per share, which came in at par with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Earnings per share rose 32.5% from...

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(YRCW) YRC Worldwide Adopts New Facilityg

The leading transportation service provider in the world, YRC Worldwide (YRCW) received a commitment for a three-year asset-based loan (ABL) scheme worth $400 million. The introduction of this new facility will bring in fresh capital...

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(CNW) Company News for July 7, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Share prices of disk-drive components suppliers Hutchinson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:HTCH) shot up by 21.15% after the company said it is optimistic about posting  higher-than-expected third quarter earnings results

•    Shares...

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(YRCW) YRC Worldwide Revert to Neutral

We upgrade our recommendation on YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) on the basis of current valuation. During the last two and half years, YRC Worldwide is reeling under bankruptcy threat resulting from a significant fall in freight volume...

29Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(YRCW) YRC Worldwide – Bear of the Day

Struggling trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) continues to suffer from one setback after another. In its annual report, management declared that it missed a major restructuring milestone in the first week of March 2011.

This...

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(JBHT) J.B. Hunt 2011 First Quarter Earnings Beats – Company Grows Overall

J.B. Hunt Transport Services(JBHT), the third-largest U.S. truckload carrier, reported first quarter 2011 earnings of 40 cents per share, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 38 cents. Earnings per share rose 37.9% from the...

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(JBHT) J.B. Hunt Freight Trucking Analyst Initiates Coverage at Neutral

We are initiating coverage on J.B. Hunt (JBHT) with a Neutral rating. Currently, the stock has a Zacks #3 Rank (Hold).

Our positive outlook on J.B. Hunt is based on continued strength in freight demand, strong balance sheet,...

22Sep2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(LSTR) Landstar System Tops Earnings Expectations

Landstar System Inc. (LSTR) posted 2010 first-quarter results after the closing bell yesterday. The company’s net income recorded growth of 23.7% to $17.2 million, from $13.9 million in the year-ago quarter. Earnings per share of...

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(YRCW) YRC Worldwide Gives First Quarter 2010 Update

Yesterday, YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) provided its first quarter 2010 update. The company expects to incur $108 million of non-cash compensation charge related to stock awards for its union employees.

YRC Worldwide also disclosed...

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(LSTR) Landstar System Inc Meets Expectations

Landstar System Inc. (LSTR) reported third-quarter results after the closing bell yesterday. The company’s net income declined 38.7% to $20.1 million, compared to $32.8 million in the year-ago quarter. Earnings per share of 39 cents was well below the year-ago result of 62 cents...

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(MRTN) Marten Transports Ltd. and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. – Charting Zacks Elite Stocks

Marten Transports Ltd. (MRTN) has gotten a lift from an optimistic market anticipating increased economic activity driving demand for transports. Marten specializes in temperature controlled shipping. The company’s share price has rallied from just short of $15 in early March...

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(MRTN) Marten Trasport, Ltd. – Aggressive Growth – Zacks Rank Buy

Marten Transport Ltd. (MRTN) is an honest company with great growth potential and estimates are on the rise.

Company Description

Marten Transport, Ltd. is a long-haul truckload carrier providing protective service and time- sensitive transportation....

29Apr2009 | | 0 comments | Continued