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Student Transportation Inc T.STB

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

Student Transportation Inc is a provider of school bus transportation and management services to public and private schools in the United States and Canada.
Price: $5.88 | Change: +$0.03 | %Change: +0.51%
Volume: 114,373 | Day High/Low: 5.97/5.83 | 52 Week High/Low: 7.48/5.40
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RE:RE:RE:picked some up today...

My sense with STB was always that it functioned more like an income trust (which it used to be). Like REITs and other similar trusts, P/E multiples don't tend to provide the same indicator they do for...read more
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RE:RE:picked some up today...

My concern with this company is the P/E multiple is almost 300, which is too high for my liking. With fuel prices and interest rates low there is no where for them to go but up and that's a major cost...read more
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RE:picked some up today...

Agree.  This should be trading higher and will likely move up with the beginning of school in the fall.  Lots of insider buying by SNCF and buy backs by the company.  rate and reply
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picked some up today...

nice defensive play with juicy yield. Ok the balance sheet isn't great, but low oil prices, low CAD and also its insulated from all the nonsense going on around the world.  I also heard about the US...read more
5 stars

buy and hold

Used to post on Stockhouse a lot, but haven't even looked at it for awhile. Used to be you could search old posts going way back but seems like it is only 6-7 months now. Anyway - I've held STB for a...read more
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RE:RE:Canadian dollar down, but the US dollar up against Canadian

Price at pump not as material for big companies compared to me and you. Depending on the state where the business is located, they will often get a "fleet" rate at a retail location or get a bulk rate...read more
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RE:Canadian dollar down, but the US dollar up against Canadian

Everyone loves to point out that oil price falling like a stone.  I'm not sure where you live, but regardless of the fact that oil is almost half what it was at the peak ... the price at the pump is...read more
4.5 stars

RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:That U.S. dividend looking a lot better now and with the

From May 15th to June 30th, short interest on the Canadian side increased by about 750K, roughly 10% of all trades. Probably a significant amount of today's trading is short covering.. I fail to see...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:That U.S. dividend looking a lot better now and with the

"the short sellers comment makes a lot of sense" It would be interesting to know how he found out about the American shorter.  I suspected someone was playing games.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:That U.S. dividend looking a lot better now and with the

scoty, the short sellers comment makes a lot of sense.  I couldn't figure out why it had dropped so much. A while ago, on this board, we discussed the possibility of how some Canadian shareholders...read more
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Canadian dollar down, but the US dollar up against Canadian

Plus oil price falling like a stone....no better turn of events for STB, people finally putting 2 and 2 together.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:That U.S. dividend looking a lot better now and with the

Thanks for the comment B2run, I've been with these guys since forever.  I've always felt this should be one of my most stable investments.  But as we have seen,  it does go up and it does go down...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:That U.S. dividend looking a lot better now and with the

scoty, spike probably a reaction to Don Lato's positive comments on BNN yesterday A student’s school bus company. A very, very stable business. Fuel costs are a little bit of a help to them. They...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:That U.S. dividend looking a lot better now and with the

Soooo,  no-body interested in this little spike.    Hopefully we get back to the good old $6.80 days.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:RE:That U.S. dividend looking a lot better now and with the

They say the P/E is too high/  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:That U.S. dividend looking a lot better now and with the

It's certainly not helping the stock price.  Expect lower oil prices will cause further devaluing of the Canadian dollar.   New contracts signed, fuel price improvements, potential of smart phone app...read more
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RE:RE:That U.S. dividend looking a lot better now and with the

Are we actually getting a dividend hike?  GLTA.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:Can anyone tell me about the potential for SafeStop ...?

Thanks so much for the detailed and thoughtful response>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> you're more than welcome.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:Can anyone tell me about the potential for SafeStop ...?

Hi Franko13 ... Thanks so much for the detailed and thoughtful response (5 stars in every catagory). It's a fantastic idea.  For $10 a month, so many parents would find value in being able to track...read more
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RE:Can anyone tell me about the potential for SafeStop ...?

The SafeStop app only just launched during the past school year, so its contribution to revenue does not appear to be all that meaningful at this point. Its difficult to tell precisely how much...read more