Gary Bourgeault
Long only, research analyst, portfolio strategy, media

Wabash National: Strong Upside On Trailer Replacement Needs

Wabash National Corp. (NYSE:WNC) has been working hard at trying to ease the effects of the cyclical nature of the business it is in by diversifying its product line and being picky as to the type of orders it accepts; specifically in regard to maintaining margin in its core trailer business.

Over the last half of 2013 Wabash has an excellent chance of jumping by about 25% from its current share price of $10.36. That would bring it to just under $13.00 per share. I see that happening in the fourth quarter, as the third quarter may be slightly weaker than the second, which may put some downward pressure on the share price.

The primary reason the share...

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