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Investors Grabbed These Trucking Companies, Fresh Off 52-Week Highs.

by | Nov 9, 2021 | Stock Picks

We Discuss 3 Popular Stocks in Trucking Companies That Recently Posted 52-Week Highs, Plus Updated Stock Price Targets For Each Company

All companies were identified using the Simple Investing Success stock screener, which scans for companies meeting our simple criteria of cheap and good, using simple metrics for discount and valuation.

Top Trucking Company Stocks That Recently Posted 52-Week Highs

  • Yellow Corporation (YELL)
  • USA Truck Inc. (USAK)
  • Patriot Transportation Holding (PATI)

Let’s take a closer look at each company.

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Yellow Corporation (YELL)

YELL Stock Rating
  • Earnings Yield: 15.69%
  • 52-week range: $3.99 – $11.70
  • Analyst Price target: $19.12
  • Price/Free Cash Flow: NA
  • Price/Sales: 0.10
  • Price/Earnings: NA

Yellow Corporation provides a range of transportation services primarily in North America through less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments and supply chain solutions. The company provides various services to transport goods, next-day ground services, and warehouse services. It also offers specialized services, such as coast-to-coast air delivery, temperature-sensitive shipment protection and government material shipment services.

Yellow Corporation provides consolidation and distribution, reverse logistics and residential white glove services. As of December 2020, it had a fleet of approximately 13,500 tractors (10,400 owned and 3,100 leased) and 41,900 trailers (29,600 owned and 12,300 leased).

Yellow Corporation was formerly known as YRC Worldwide Inc. and changed its name to Yellow Corporation in February 2021. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. The current CEO is Darren Hawkins.

The YTD performance for YELL stock is 159.14%.

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USA Truck Inc. (USAK)

USAK Stock Rating
  • Earnings Yield: 23.69%
  • 52-week range: $8.30 – $23.23
  • Analyst Price target: $33.07
  • Price/Free Cash Flow: 5.85
  • Price/Sales: 0.35
  • Price/Earnings: 10.54

USA Truck is a truckload carrier in the US, Mexico and Canada. The company operates through two segments: Trucking and USAT Logistics.

The Trucking segment offers truckload motor carrier services as a medium-haul common and contract carrier, and freight services. The USAT Logistics segment provides freight brokerage, logistics, and rail intermodal services.

As of December 2020, the company operated a fleet of 2,065 tractors (628 independent contractor tractors and 6,263 trailers). USA Truck, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Van Buren, Arkansas. The current CEO is James Reed.

The YTD performance for USAK is 149.16%.

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Patriot Transportation Holding (PATI)

PATI Stock Rating
  • Earnings Yield: 57.80%
  • 52-week range: $8.42 – $16.29
  • Analyst Price target: $27.64
  • Price/Free Cash Flow: NA
  • Price/Sales: 0.58
  • Price/Earnings: 45.94

Patriot Transportation Holding, through its subsidiary Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc., transports petroleum, other liquids and dry bulk commodities. The company is involved in hauling petroleum related products and dry bulk commodities, such as cement, lime, and various industrial powder products, as well as liquid chemicals.

Its petroleum clients include convenience stores, fuel wholesalers, and oil companies. Their dry bulk and chemical customers are industrial companies, such as cement and concrete accounts, and product distribution companies. As of September 2020, the company operated a fleet of 320 company tractors, 18 owner operators, and 444 trailers from its 18 terminals and 6 satellite locations in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.

Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The current CEO is Robert Sandlin.

The YTD performance for PATI is 74.72%.

We hope you enjoyed this list of the top Trucking Companies. Be sure to add YELL stock, USAK stock and PATI stock to your Watch List and if you haven’t done so already, check in on the performance of our Current Portfolio. Keep it simple and always do your due diligence.

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