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Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has the Lowest PEG Ratio in the Air Freight & Logistics Industry (AAWW, HUBG, PACR)

Published on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 10:19
By Adrienne Chilton

Below are the three companies in the Air Freight & Logistics industry with the lowest 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.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) is lowest with a PEG ratio of 0.69. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc., and Polar Air Cargo, Inc. Atlas provides aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance freighter aircraft to major airlines around the world. Polar operates a global, scheduled-service network and serves substantially all major trade lanes of the world. The Company also provides commercial and military charter services.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings have traded between a low of $38.35 and a high of $57.00 and are now at $39.82, which is 4% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has declined 0.9%.

Following is HUB Group (NASDAQ:HUBG) with a PEG ratio of 1.24.

Finishing up the bottom three is Pacer International (NASDAQ:PACR), with a PEG ratio of 1.28.

By Adrienne Chilton