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Highest Return on Equity in the Trucking Industry Detected in Shares of Avis Budget Group (CAR, JBHT, UACL, LSTR, CVTI)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Trucking industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Avis Budget Group ranks highest with a ROE of 51.2%. JB Hunt Transport Services is next with a ROE of 34.9%. Universal Truckload Services ranks third highest with a ROE of 32.6%.

Landstar System follows with a ROE of 30.4%, and Covenant Transportation rounds out the top five with a ROE of 28.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Avis Budget Group on May 23rd, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $27.41. Since that recommendation, shares of Avis Budget Group have risen 19.9%. We continue to monitor Avis Budget Group for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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