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Top 5 Companies in the Trucking Industry With the Highest PEG Ratio (ABFS, PATR, MRTN, LSTR, KNX)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Trucking industry with the highest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Arkansas Best ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 6.74. Patriot Transportation is next with a a PEG ratio of 2.70. Marten Transport ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 1.88.

Landstar System follows with a a PEG ratio of 1.83, and Knight Transportation rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 1.57.

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Ticker(s): ABFS PATR MRTN LSTR KNX