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Top 5 Companies in the Trucking Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (R, HTLD, JBHT, ODFL, MRTN)

By Shiri Gupta

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%. Heartland Expres is next 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%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Ryder System Inc on June 10th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $54.40. Since that recommendation, shares of Ryder System Inc have risen 5.8%. We continue to monitor Ryder System Inc for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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