May 3, 2013, 12:48 PMTrucking stocks outperform the broad market after the jobs report indicates for-hire trucking firms unexpectedly added 11.7K jobs in April after shedding 6.3K in March. Advancers: United Rentals (URI) +7.2%, Ryder Systems (R) +4.5%, GATX Corporation (GATX) +3.3%, J.B. Hunt Transportation (JBHT) +1.8%, Knight Transportation (KNX) +3.7%, Amerco (UHAL) +5.0%, Pacer International (PACR) +4.1%, H&E Equipment Services (HEES) +5.9%. | Comment!
Feb. 15, 2013, 9:49 AMAmerco (UHAL +2.3%) rises as SA Pro author Kerrisdale Capital argues the orphaned stock (no guidance, small float, no sell-side coverage, no regular dividend) deserves a premium to the S&P market multiple instead of its current substantial discount (11x vs. 15x). In addition to U-Haul, Amerco also is a substantial property owner through its self-storage facilities, and this could be converted to a sizable REIT. | Comment!
Jun. 6, 2012, 5:11 PMMore on Amerco (UHAL): Q1 beats solidly as a 7.2% rise in total revenue offset higher expenses. Core moving and storage businesses were strong, with self-moving equipment rental revenue increasing $27M or 8% Y/Y, while the average occupied storage square footage rose over 10% during the same period. Shares +7.5% AH. | Comment!
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Amerco Inc is a moving and storage operator and also supply products and services to help people move and store their household and commercial goods through its subsidiary. It also provides Life insurance, and Property and Casualty Insurance.
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