except for home pot cultivation. It keeps a mainline co. "Miracle Gro" at arms length and majority control until that day pot becomes legal gradually. Meanwhile profitability is about as important as the next downer. Primary is R & D for the inevitable legalization. If you like the concept buy SMG. Otherwise as I am going to do, dump this.
From Rush's last earnings announcement. "ACT Research forecasts U.S. retail sales for Class 8 vehicles to reach 267,000 units in 2015, a 19% increase over 2014."
New data from FTR July 7 Article
"According to forecasting firm FTR, its preliminary data shows that North American Class 8 truck net orders reached 26,255 units last month. FTR said that marked “an impressive 41% year-over-year increase and the best June since 2005.”
Class 8 orders have now notched 17 consecutive months with year-over-year increases, FTR stated.
“OEMs continue to increase build rates in response to solid demand for Class 8 trucks with June order activity putting additional pressure on supply,” per the firm. In addition, FTR’s figures show that Class 8 orders for the latest six-month period through June annualize to 333,000 units. "