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CAI International Inc (CAI) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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CAI International Inc (CAI) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. CAI International Inc is a transportation finance and logistics company. It purchases equipment and then leases it to container shipping lines, freight forwarders and other transportation companies. CAI International Inc has a market cap of $454.830 million; its shares were traded at around $24.24 with a P/E ratio of 6.51 and P/S ratio of 1.11. CAI International Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 26.10% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated CAI International Inc the business predictability rank of 3-star.


For the last quarter CAI International Inc reported a revenue of $115.6 million, compared with the revenue of $94.03 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $432.1 million, an increase of 24% from last year. For the last five years CAI International Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 15.3% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $3.71 for the year, an increase of 0.8% from previous year. Over the last five years CAI International Inc had an EPS growth rate of 2.2% a year. The CAI International Inc enjoyed an operating margin of 34.43%, compared with the operating margin of 30.33% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of CAI International Inc is 35.68%. The profitability rank of the company is 9 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, CAI International Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $45.3 million, compared with $35.4 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $1.8 billion, compared with $1.6 billion in the previous year. CAI International Inc has a financial strength rank of 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $24.24, CAI International Inc is traded at 47.8% discount to its historical median P/S valuation band of $46.44. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.11, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.13. The intrinsic value of the stock is $39.81 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 20.44% during the past 12 months.

CEO Recent Trades:

  • President and CEO Victor Garcia bought 10,608 shares of CAI stock on 02/27/2019 at the average price of $22.24. The price of the stock has increased by 8.99% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of CAI, click here.

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