• user warning: Table './fnndrupaldev/term_node' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: SELECT t.* FROM term_node r INNER JOIN term_data t ON r.tid = t.tid INNER JOIN vocabulary v ON t.vid = v.vid WHERE r.vid = 431190 ORDER BY v.weight, t.weight, t.name in /var/www/www.fnno.com/htdocs/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.module on line 617.
  • user warning: Table './fnndrupaldev/sessions' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: SELECT COUNT(sid) AS count FROM sessions WHERE timestamp >= 1414311407 AND uid = 0 in /var/www/www.fnno.com/htdocs/includes/session.inc on line 111.
  • user warning: Table './fnndrupaldev/sessions' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: SELECT DISTINCT u.uid, u.name, s.timestamp FROM users u INNER JOIN sessions s ON u.uid = s.uid WHERE s.timestamp >= 1414311407 AND s.uid > 0 ORDER BY s.timestamp DESC in /var/www/www.fnno.com/htdocs/modules/user/user.module on line 765.

Top 3 Companies in the Trucking Industry With the Highest Operating Margin (UHAL, DTG, HTZ)

Published on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 11:16
By Peter Chu

Below are the three companies in the Trucking industry with the highest operating margin. A healthy operating margin is required for a company to pay for its fixed costs and generate cash.

Amerco (NASDAQ:UHAL) is highest with an operating margin of 26.2%. AMERCO is the holding company for U-Haul International, Inc., Amerco Real Estate Company, Republic Western Insurance Company, and Oxford Life Insurance Company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, offers rental of trucks, trailers, and self storage space, as well as property and casualty insurance and life insurance products. Thus far today, Amerco has traded 5,000 shares, vs. average volume of 25,000 shares per day. The stock has underperformed the Dow (-1.0% to the Dow's 0.2%) and underperformed the S&P 500 (-1.0% to the S&P's 0.1%) during today's trading.

Dollar Thrifty Automotive (NYSE:DTG) is next with an operating margin of 22.0%.

Finishing up the top three is Hertz Global (NYSE:HTZ), with an operating margin of 20.4%.

By Peter Chu
pchu@fnno.com

Latest News from FNNO

Shares of Travelers Rise Above Previous ...

Shares of Travelers (NYSE:TRV) traded today at $97.70, breaking its 52-week high. Appr ...

Shares of Transglobe Energy Fall to a Ne...

Transglobe Energy (NASDAQ:TGA) traded today at a new 52-week low of $4.66. So far toda ...

Shares of Teleflex Have Risen Above Prev...

Shares of Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) traded today at $111.56, breaking its 52-week high. Appr ...

Southwest Gas: 52-Week High Recently Ecl...

Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) traded today at a new 52-week high of $56.15. So far today ap ...

Shares of Southwestern Energy Have Falle...

Shares of Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) traded at a new 52-week low today of $31.28. ...

Shares of Sovran Self Storage Rise to a ...

Shares of Sovran Self Storage (NYSE:SSS) traded today at $82.98, breaking its 52-week h ...

Recent 52-Week High Exceeded in Shares o...

Sonic (NASDAQ:SONC) traded at a new 52-week high today of $24.92. So far today approxi ...

Super Micro Computer: The Winning Streak...

Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI) traded today at a new 52-week high of $31.00. This ...