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Highest Future Earnings Growth in the Air Freight & Logistics Industry Detected for Pacer International (PACR, AIRT, PKOH)

Published on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 11:16
By Robert Cotter

Below are the three companies in the Air Freight & Logistics industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Pacer International (NASDAQ:PACR) is highest with future earnings growth of 123.1%. Pacer International, Inc. provides transportation and logistics solutions. The Company offers a variety of transportation-related services, including trucking, intermodal marketing, logistics, and freight services. Pacer provides integrated services through a national network of sales agents, independent contractors, and railroad/drayage partnerships. Thus far today, Pacer International has traded 39,000 shares, vs. average volume of 220,000 shares per day. The stock has underperformed the Dow (-0.9% to the Dow's -0.1%) and underperformed the S&P 500 (-0.9% to the S&P's -0.2%) during today's trading.

Air T Inc (NASDAQ:AIRT) is next with future earnings growth of 34.6%.

Finishing up the top three is Park-Ohio Holdings (NASDAQ:PKOH), with future earnings growth of 32.7%.

By Robert Cotter
rcotter@fnno.com