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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: $7.06 | Change: $-0.05 | %Change: -0.70%
Volume: 140,567 | Day High/Low: 7.10/7.01 | 52 Week High/Low: 7.375/6.63
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RE:STB Then and Now

I sold mine as well. have difficulty to understand where is the mnoy come from for the distribution. and how long it can last.  rate and reply
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RE:STB Then and Now

Great to hear that you have done so well and hopefully your next investment will also be succesful. You are certainly good at timing the market as you bought close to the US/CAD  historical low and...read more
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STB Then and Now

I bought a position in STB in 2009 at $3.45 / share I reduced my position a bit last year. I sold all of my remaining shares today at $7.33   It has been a very good investment.   The reason I have...read more
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RE:oh Captain, my Captain

Doing great in CDN. It's just the USD shares that are hurting.  rate and reply
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oh Captain, my Captain

Set course for 52 week highs. Steady as she goes, Mr Dividend, steady as she goes  rate and reply
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RE:RE:should be performing better??

The Annual Report says that 40% of their fuel has some protection from the school boards and 25% of the remaining 60% has been pre-purchased. So that suggests that 45% of the fuel costs will be lower....read more
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RE:should be performing better??

bychoice wrote: Given the new contracts, the strong US dollar, and the low cost of fuel...........it seems to me that this stock should be faring better. Yes it should be trading higher. The U.S...read more
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RE:RE:RE:should be performing better??

Earnings are reported in USD and dividend is CDN dollars. Over the last year, stock price has gained around 6% in CDN  while losing around 2.5% in USD. At the same time the CDN has lost 9%. I think...read more
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RE:RE:should be performing better??

I believe it is the other way around.  They are paid in US dollars from the US contracts.  That is converted into CDN dollars (a lot more of them now) and they report their earnings and pay their...read more
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RE:should be performing better??

how does a low cnd dollar benefit this company? I assume they generate income in cnd dollars and report in us?  rate and reply
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should be performing better??

Given the new contracts, the strong US dollar, and the low cost of fuel...........it seems to me that this stock should be faring better.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:Scotia's take on STB

leases have already been expensed in the P&L. Coming due means the company now "owns" the vehicle with 6 years life left and no debt on it. In a case where they own they depreciate the vehicle over 12...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:next 3 monthes of divs announced

The price activity hasn't been encouraging over the last few days but, unfortunately that seems to be true for a wide range of stocks. I still think that the depreciation of the Canadian $, fuel...read more
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RE:RE:RE:next 3 monthes of divs announced

I'm obviously way over my head.  See you at $2.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:next 3 monthes of divs announced

It's too bad that you seem to be over your head on this matter as you don't realize that at least 25% of the dividends are DRIP for SNCF and Caisse. Last year,  3 months dividends were US$8.5 million,...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:Seeking alpha article targeting $3.9/$4.5, I target $2

you are a riot  rate and reply
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RE:next 3 monthes of divs announced

Working backwards, .046 x 83M shares = $3.8M x 3 months = $11.5M cash out.  December quarter last year, cash flow from operations was $22.3M - $11.5M in dividends gives them net cash of $10.8M to...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:Seeking alpha article targeting $3.9/$4.5, I target $2

No interest at all in looking out for shareholder interests, that's the investors job.  Isn't it strange that all I do is post observations based on math which are contrary to what the ostriches...read more
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next 3 monthes of divs announced

another 3 monthes of  dividends announced. No matter what the 'economy' does, kids still gotta go to school. steady as she goes captain, aye aye.  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:Seeking alpha article targeting $3.9/$4.5, I target $2

Thanks for info, one of those ignores is from me.  I thought I'd "fade the noise" haha  rate and reply