NEW YORK, October 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Union Pacific Corporation (UNP), CSX Corp. (CSX), JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT), Landstar System Inc. (LSTR), and Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Union Pacific Corporation Research Report
On October 10, 2013, Union Pacific Corp. reported that its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad (UPR) has received an appreciation award from ConAgra Mills for its responsiveness and outstanding partnerships with the latter. "Earning this award from ConAgra Mills shows Union Pacific's commitment to building and maintaining strong relationships with customers, as well as to providing value and quality service," said Paul Hammes, UPR's Vice President and General Manager-Agricultural Products. "It is a great honor for all Union Pacific employees who work hard daily to reliably deliver our customers' products." The Company further informed that UPR has bagged this award for the second consecutive year. The Full Research Report on Union Pacific Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/2c77_UNP]
CSX Corp. Research Report
On October 15, 2013, CSX Corp. (CSX) announced its Q3 2013 financial results. The Company reported total net earnings of $463 million or $0.46 per share in Q3 2013, up as compared to $455 million or $0.44 per share reported in Q3 2012. "CSX posted historically high financial results as it continued to effectively manage ongoing challenges in the coal market and leverage growth opportunities in merchandise and intermodal," said Michael J. Ward, Chairman, President and CEO of CSX. "The third quarter performance is an ongoing reflection of the company's ability to capitalize on the modest improvement in the economy with a relentless focus on customer service and asset efficiency." The Full Research Report on CSX Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/cc8a_CSX]
JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. Research Report
On October 15, 2013, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JB Hunt) announced its Q3 2013 financial results with net earnings of $89.5 million compared to $78.2 million in Q3 2012. Diluted EPS for the quarter amounted to $0.75, higher as compared to $0.65 per diluted share in Q3 2012. Operating income for the quarter totaled $150.7 million in Q3 2013, compared with $133.1 million in Q3 2012, driven by load growth, higher JBI box turns and freight mix. As of September 30, 2013, the Company had a total of $687 million outstanding on various debt instruments compared to $645 million at September 30, 2012 and $685 million at December 31, 2012. The Full Research Report on JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/34e2_JBHT]
Landstar System Inc. Research Report
On October 10, 2013, Landstar System Inc. (Landstar) announced its plans to release its Q3 2013 financial results on October 24, 2013, Thursday, before the market opens. The Company stated that it will also hold its quarterly conference call on the same day at 2:00 p.m. ET to discuss its financial results and current outlook. The webcast of the call will be available on the Investor Relations section at the Company's website. The Full Research Report on Landstar System Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9ff1_LSTR]
Scorpio Tankers Inc. Research Report
On October 11, 2013, Scorpio Tankers Inc. (Scorpio Tankers) announced that it has agreed to construct two Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCs) in South Korea. The Company informed that it has exercised options it held with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for the construction of two VLGCs for c.$75.0 million each. According to the Company, the vessels, 84,000 cubic meter tankers designed for the carriage of LPG, are scheduled to be delivered in Q1 2016. Further, the Company announced that it has taken delivery of the twelfth MR product tanker under its newbuilding program at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. of South Korea, STI Ville. Upon delivery, the vessel began a time charter for up to 120 days at approximately $19,000 per day. The Full Research Report on Scorpio Tankers Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/21cc_STNG]
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