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Student Transportation Inc T.STB

Sector: Industrials | Sub-Sector: Railroads
Alternate Symbol(s):  STB | T.STB.DB.B | T.STB.DB.U

Student Transportation Inc is engaged in providing school bus transportation and management services to public and private schools in United States and Canada. It is also engaged in investing as a non-operator in oil and gas interests.
Price: $7.14 | Change: $0.00 | %Change: 0.00%
Volume: 185,124 | Day High/Low: 7.16/7.04 | 52 Week High/Low: 7.35/6.56
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0 stars

I don't understand the math here, please help

Over the last 5 years, EBIT has shrunk by 7% per year, and EBITDA is flat, but the company continues to pay dividends of in excess of free cash flow.  At the same time, net debt has grown from $160M...read more
5 stars

new contract :)

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/student-transportation-inc-awarded-new-5-year-contract-in-columbia-missouri-2014-12-09?reflink=MW_news_stmp  rate and reply
0 stars

RE:Student Transportation and Transat and low oil prices.

Royal10 wrote: STB and TRZ.B are two stocks that will profit from low energy prices, like Air Canada and Transforce. Any idea on the how much lower oil prices will impact earnings?  rate and reply
0 stars

Student Transportation and Transat and low oil prices.

STB and TRZ.B are two stocks that will profit from low energy prices, like Air Canada and Transforce.  rate and reply
5 stars

No complaints

I've held STB for a year now, I'm very happy here, with the modest capital gain and the nice juicy dividend. nice to see the modest growth as well. My only regret is not buying more when I had the...read more
2.5 stars

RE:RE:Trade for the next 6 months.

Goldsternp people can do whatever they wish, but I think it's prudent to take some money off the table when the risk increases. The difference between my opinion and actions is that the money I have...read more
0 stars

RE:Trade for the next 6 months.

Someone else has been saying the same thing for a few months. It's nice to know that there are folks in this rough world watching out for the interests of us ignorant investors which includes the...read more
1 star

Trade for the next 6 months.

I suspect interest rates will move up sooner than expected and this coupled with a bull market that's getting "long in the tooth" suggests to me investors would be wise to lighten up on all high yield...read more
0 stars

RE:RE:8% is just fine

As was yours ... and just so I don't feel left out, mine as well! :)  rate and reply
0 stars

Anyone else expect a dip through the summer?

Looking at chart, historically it dips in the summer.  Not like anyone taking the school bus.  Looking to reenter and hoping it dips. 6.40 would be sweet :)  rate and reply
3 stars

RE:8% is just fine

totally useless post  rate and reply
3.5 stars

8% is just fine

Interest rates will rise, but not significantly.  For many years.  It keeps getting talked about, but won't happen.  The yield should keep pace with inflation, and elementary and seconday education is...read more
2.5 stars

RE:RE:RE:I like the model of the company

Since this stock is a yield play it will be interesting to see how it performs in a rising interest rate environment. My guess is the stock price will decline just like a bond, but only time will tell...read more
3 stars

RE:RE:I like the model of the company

I got into this stock just for yield I don't expect much stock appreciation or depreciation. Banking on this being safe income play. Trades in the $6-$7 range for the past few years.  rate and reply
4 stars

RE:I like the model of the company

Rapidfire I'm certain you're aware that the dividend yield is one of the main reasons this stock is trading at it's current level since it's priced at almost three times book and has an extremely high...read more
2.5 stars

I like the model of the company

....but... The stock is stuck trading at 6.40-6.90 range for years . Debt and accounting is another whole issue I think. However , I like the business space . Maybe Orange capital ( New York) could...read more
3 stars

C$

I also saw the mear jump in price and got somewhat excited but again I think this is all program trading. Thedrop in the US$ quote is basically all Canadian dollar related. I"m asuming that the...read more
1 star

RE:RE:RE:RE:Nice bounce this afternoon

We all make mistakes, over the years I've sure as hell made my share.  rate and reply
0 stars

RE:RE:RE:Nice bounce this afternoon

Looks like you are right. Once in a while I make the mistake of thinking tht there is a rational reason for the behavior of a stock.  rate and reply
3 stars

RE:RE:Nice bounce this afternoon

Based on today's price decline one can only assume that Friday's price pop was just a fluke.  rate and reply