will record a third-quarter pretax charge of $34 million to $37 million, or 35 to 39 cents a share, because of an industry-wide downturn in the market for new and used Class 8 trucks.
The rental-truck leasing company said its EPS, excluding charges, should meet analysts' expectations. A seven-analyst poll by
First Call/Thomson Financial
produced a consensus earnings estimate of 60 cents a share for the company's third quarter. The company earned 51 cents a share in the year-ago period.