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NASDAQ:HUBG

Hub Group (HUBG) Competitors

$75.70
+2.18 (+2.97%)
(As of 03:57 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$72.77
$76.24
50-Day Range
$72.36
$83.94
52-Week Range
$66.50
$104.67
Volume
272,488 shs
Average Volume
225,094 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.52 billion
P/E Ratio
7.62
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$101.21

HUBG vs. FWRD, RXO, MATX, GLNG, JBLU, STNG, WERN, TRMD, ARCB, and HRI

Should you be buying Hub Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Hub Group include Forward Air (FWRD), RXO (RXO), Matson (MATX), Golar LNG (GLNG), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Scorpio Tankers (STNG), Werner Enterprises (WERN), TORM (TRMD), ArcBest (ARCB), and Herc (HRI). These companies are all part of the "transportation" sector.

Hub Group vs.

Hub Group (NASDAQ:HUBG) and Forward Air (NASDAQ:FWRD) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, media sentiment, valuation, risk, community ranking and dividends.

Forward Air has a net margin of 9.66% compared to Hub Group's net margin of 6.38%. Forward Air's return on equity of 27.50% beat Hub Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hub Group 6.38% 20.99% 11.90%
Forward Air 9.66% 27.50% 15.64%

94.5% of Hub Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.3% of Forward Air shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Hub Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Forward Air shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Hub Group has a beta of 0.89, indicating that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Forward Air has a beta of 1.13, indicating that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Hub Group received 125 more outperform votes than Forward Air when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 55.99% of users gave Forward Air an outperform vote while only 55.46% of users gave Hub Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Hub GroupOutperform Votes
452
55.46%
Underperform Votes
363
44.54%
Forward AirOutperform Votes
327
55.99%
Underperform Votes
257
44.01%

Hub Group currently has a consensus target price of $101.21, suggesting a potential upside of 34.09%. Forward Air has a consensus target price of $118.20, suggesting a potential upside of 16.72%. Given Hub Group's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Hub Group is more favorable than Forward Air.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hub Group
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.58
Forward Air
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

Hub Group has higher revenue and earnings than Forward Air. Hub Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Forward Air, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hub Group$5.34 billion0.48$356.95 million$9.947.65
Forward Air$1.97 billion1.35$193.19 million$6.9414.76

In the previous week, Forward Air had 5 more articles in the media than Hub Group. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Forward Air and 2 mentions for Hub Group. Hub Group's average media sentiment score of 1.43 beat Forward Air's score of 1.20 indicating that Hub Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Hub Group
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Forward Air
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Forward Air beats Hub Group on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding HUBG and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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HUBG vs. The Competition

MetricHub GroupFreight transportation arrangement IndustryTransportation SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.54B$3.73B$7.93B$6.29B
Dividend YieldN/A1.36%8.09%6.50%
P/E Ratio7.659.4323.7011.52
Price / Sales0.480.9412.3695.94
Price / Cash4.9111.1512.8123.58
Price / Book1.583.224.455.45
Net Income$356.95M$361.77M$710.30M$192.34M
7 Day Performance1.37%1.80%1.81%3.02%
1 Month Performance2.74%6.09%1.43%4.44%
1 Year Performance-3.24%-9.72%-4.01%2.43%

Hub Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FWRD
Forward Air
2.6022 of 5 stars
$98.31
+0.1%
$118.20
+20.2%
+1.8%$2.55B$1.97B14.174,427
RXO
RXO
1.5872 of 5 stars
$20.90
+1.7%
$22.00
+5.3%
N/A$2.44B$4.80B0.008,590News Coverage
MATX
Matson
1.8832 of 5 stars
$72.09
+0.3%
$73.33
+1.7%
-23.2%$2.59B$4.34B3.714,288
GLNG
Golar LNG
2.4852 of 5 stars
$21.43
-4.2%
$32.88
+53.4%
-16.0%$2.30B$267.74M3.201,703Dividend Increase
High Trading Volume
JBLU
JetBlue Airways
1.8879 of 5 stars
$6.81
-0.3%
$8.65
+27.0%
N/A$2.23B$9.16B-7.4820,901Positive News
STNG
Scorpio Tankers
2.3872 of 5 stars
$47.10
-2.7%
$74.17
+57.5%
+30.4%$2.81B$1.56B3.1426News Coverage
WERN
Werner Enterprises
1.9377 of 5 stars
$45.22
+1.1%
$49.28
+9.0%
+4.9%$2.87B$3.29B13.0310,249
TRMD
TORM
1.8612 of 5 stars
$25.59
-1.5%
$25.00
-2.3%
+81.5%$2.12B$1.62B3.02439Gap Down
ARCB
ArcBest
2.5193 of 5 stars
$87.32
+0.4%
$116.25
+33.1%
+2.2%$2.09B$5.32B7.3915,700Positive News
HRI
Herc
3.0071 of 5 stars
$104.63
-1.5%
$158.00
+51.0%
-10.1%$2.98B$2.74B9.276,600Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:HUBG) was last updated on 6/6/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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