For those looking to find strong Transportation stocks, it is prudent to search for companies in the group that are outperforming their peers. U.S. Xpress Enterprises (USX) is a stock that can certainly grab the attention of many investors, but do its recent returns compare favorably to the sector as a whole? One simple way to answer this question is to take a look at the year-to-date performance of USX and the rest of the Transportation group’s stocks.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises is a member of the Transportation sector. This group includes 141 individual stocks and currently holds a Zacks Sector Rank of #8. The Zacks Sector Rank considers 16 different sector groups. The average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups is measured, and the sectors are listed from best to worst.
The Zacks Rank emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find stocks with improving earnings outlooks.