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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services    NAICS: 532120    SIC: 7353
Headquarter Location:USA
Essex Rental Corp provides lattice-boom crawler crane and attachment rental services used in construction projects.

Essex Rental Corp was incorporated in Delaware on August 21, 2006 as a blank check company whose objective was to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition or other similar business combination with an operating business. On October 31, 2008, the Company consummated the acquisition of Holdings and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Essex Crane. Through its operating subsidiaries, Essex Crane and Coast Crane, it is one of North America's providers of lifting equipment including lattice-boom crawler cranes, truck cranes and rough terrain cranes, tower cranes, and other lifting equipment used in construction projects. Its products and services as grouped within the Company's three defined operating segments; equipment rentals; equipment distribution; and parts and service. It offers for rent, crawler cranes and attachments, rough terrain cranes, boom trucks, tower cranes, and other construction related rental equipment. Most attachments are rented separately and increase either the lifting capacity or the reach capabilities of the base crawler cranes and tower cranes. It also offers transportation, rigging and repair and maintenance services while equipment is on rent. It also provides repairs and maintenance services for customers that own their own equipment and request its services at one of its service center locations. Its target customers for these ancillary services are its current rental customers, customers that own their own equipment and those who purchase new and used equipment from the Company. Its parts and services operations are conducted through its Coast Crane subsidiary. Its operations are also subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to occupational safety and health, most notably standards promulgated by OSHA. It is subject to various OSHA regulations that primarily deal with maintaining a safe work-place environment.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $99.64
EPS (TTM) $ -0.49
Short Percentage of Float0.64%
52-Week Range $0.12 - 0.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)25.19

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 115 137 154
EPS ($) -0.65 0.03 0.25
EPS without NRI ($) -0.65 0.03 0.25
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