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Top 5 Companies in the Trucking Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (LSTR, JBHT, ODFL, KNX, UHAL)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Trucking industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Landstar System ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 10.43. JB Hunt Transport Services is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.79. Old Dominion Freight Line ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.19.

Knight Transportation follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.10, and Amerco rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.31.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Landstar System on February 4th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $59.82. Since that recommendation, shares of Landstar System have risen 9.2%. We continue to monitor Landstar System for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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