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What factors warrant a company's stock price trading at a premium to peers? The following table highlights the similarities and differences of standard stock metrics of three of the top five stocks in the intermodal container leasing industry:

#1 by Market Share

#4 by Market Share

#5 by Market Share

Enterprise Value/Revenue

8.89

6.76

8.65

Operating Margin

57.73%

53.87%

57.97%

Profit Margin

41.21%

22.20%

35.12%

Return on Equity

22.79%

22.25%

21.01%

Total Debt/Equity

221.91

434.69

287.96

Fixed Charge Coverage

3.89

6.13

3.57

Cash per Share

$1.37

$1.85

$1.21

Book Value per Share

$18.40

$18.88

$16.39

Dividend

4.90%

6.20%

0.00%

2014 Estimated EPS

$4.27

$4.72

$4.14

Long-term EPS Growth Estimate

9.73%

10.00%

9.50%

2012 Over 2011 Revenue Growth

15.21%

14.03%

38.34%

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