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Shares of Ryder System Inc Rank the Lowest in Terms of Projected Earnings Growth in the Trucking Industry (R, HTLD, JBHT, ODFL, MRTN)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Trucking industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Ryder System Inc ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 22.2%. Following is Heartland Expres with a projected earnings growth of 33.6%. Hunt (Jb) Trans ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 45.1%.

Old Dominion Frt follows with a projected earnings growth of 46.8%, and Marten Transport rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 48.4%.

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Keywords: lowest projected earnings growth ryder system inc heartland expres hunt (jb) trans old dominion frt marten transport

Ticker(s): R HTLD JBHT ODFL MRTN