CAI International (CAI) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.16

Press coverage about CAI International (NYSE:CAI) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CAI International earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.9052905173488 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on CAI shares. Wells Fargo upgraded CAI International from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $35.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CAI International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price for the company in a report on Monday, February 19th. ValuEngine upgraded CAI International from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Cowen reduced their target price on CAI International from $46.00 to $40.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, February 15th. Finally, William Blair restated an “outperform” rating on shares of CAI International in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.20.

CAI International (CAI) traded up $0.40 on Friday, hitting $22.41. The stock had a trading volume of 350,294 shares, compared to its average volume of 438,370. The stock has a market capitalization of $459.20, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.17, a P/E/G ratio of 0.72 and a beta of 2.31. CAI International has a one year low of $13.82 and a one year high of $40.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.79, a current ratio of 0.54 and a quick ratio of 0.54.

CAI International (NYSE:CAI) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. The transportation company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.17. The company had revenue of $94.03 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $95.66 million. CAI International had a return on equity of 11.21% and a net margin of 20.68%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 21.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.09) earnings per share. equities analysts expect that CAI International will post 3.89 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, major shareholder Ogawa Family Trust sold 1,250,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.58, for a total transaction of $26,975,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 24.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About CAI International

CAI International, Inc is a transportation finance and logistics company. The Company purchases equipment, primarily intermodal shipping containers and railcars, which it leases to its customers, and also manages equipment for third-party investors. The Company operates through three segments: container leasing, rail leasing and logistics.

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