NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Swift Transportation Company (NYSE: SWFT), Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ: ABFS), Marten Transport Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRTN) and Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/1523-100free.
Swift Transportation Company Analyst Notes
On April 16, 2014, Swift Transportation Company (Swift Transportation) announced that it will hold its 3rd Annual Investor Day on May 2, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. EDT at the New York Stock Exchange. A webcast of the presentation will be available at the Company's website. The full analyst notes on Swift Transportation are available to download free of charge at:
Con-way Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 10, 2014, Con-Way Inc. (Con-Way) announced that one of its subsidiaries, Con-Way Freight, is outfitting line haul trailer fleet with DuraPlate® AeroSkirts®, aiming to improve overall fleet fuel efficiency while also reducing carbon emissions. The fitment is known as "trailer skirts," and is designed to improve trailer aerodynamics, reduce wind drag and contribute to improve fuel economy and trailer stability. "Enhancing environmental sustainability, reducing operating costs and improving safety don't have to be mutually exclusive goals," explained Tom Clark, Senior Vice President, Operations for Con-way Freight. "We continually look to invest in technologies and adopt business practices that can accomplish these objectives." The full analyst notes on Con-way are available to download free of charge at:
Arkansas Best Corporation Analyst Notes
On April 4, 2014, Arkansas Best Corp. (Arkansas) announced that it will release its Q1 2014 financial results, after the market close, on May 1, 2014. A conference call will be held on the same day at 5:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. CT to discuss the results. The call will be webcast live on the Company's website, wherein an archived version will also be made available for replay. The full analyst notes on Arkansas are available to download free of charge at:
Marten Transport Ltd. Analyst Notes
On April 15, 2014, Marten Transport Ltd. (Marten Transport) reported its Q1 2014 financial results. The Company reported net income of $5.3 million or $0.16 per diluted share, compared with $7.2 million or $0.22 per diluted share in Q1 2013. Operating revenue totaled $159.4 million, down compared with $164.5 million in Q1 2013. "Our results reflect the impact of the severe weather conditions that greatly hindered each of our operating segments in this year's first quarter," said Chairman and CEO Randolph L. Marten. "The conditions were unusually harsh and widespread, significantly affecting both freight volumes and operating costs." He continued, "However, we are better positioned than ever for the remainder of 2014 and beyond based on the current freight environment and the continued improvements we are driving in freight network efficiencies within our diverse service infrastructure." The full analyst notes on Marten Transport are available to download free of charge at:
Heartland Express, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 21, 2014, Heartland Express, Inc.'s (Heartland) stock ended the day at $23.15 which is 2.52% higher than the previous day's closing price of $22.58. The Company's stock increased 5.23% over the past three trading days, compared to the Nasdaq Composite which rose 2.17% during the same trading period. The full analyst notes on Heartland are available to download free of charge at:
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