CAI International Inc (CAI) reported quarterly earnings results on Monday, Aug-8-2016. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $-0.18. Analysts had a consensus of $0.37. The company posted revenue of $71.60 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $70.22 million. The company’s revenue was up 20.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 EPS.
CAI International Inc. is a transportation finance and logistics company. The Company purchases equipment which it leases primarily to container shipping lines freight forwarders and other transportation companies. The Company operates primarily in the intermodal freight container leasing industry. It also manages equipment for third-party investors. In operating the Company’s fleet it leases re-leases and disposes equipment and contract for the repair repositioning and storage of equipment. Its equipment fleet consists primarily of intermodal marine containers. The Company leases its container equipment to lessees under long-term leases short-term leases and finance leases. The Company also operates a fleet of railcars that are used to transport industrial goods materials and other products on railroad tracks throughout North America.