NASDAQ:JBHT - J B Hunt Transport Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $97.54 -2.52 (-2.52 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$100.06Today's Range$97.43 - $99.807552-Week Range$88.38 - $131.74Volume1.06 million shsAverage Volume1.00 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.61 billionP/E Ratio17.20Dividend Yield1.04%Beta1.14 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. engages in the provision of logistics solutions. It operates through the following segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight operations for rail carriers. The DCS segment includes private fleet conversion and final-mile delivery services. The ICS segment provides a single-source logistics management for clients who intends to outsource their transportation activities. It offers flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, less-than-truckload, dry-van, and intermodal freight services. The JBT segment is responsible for full-load, dry-van freight that is transported via roads and highways. The company was founded by Johnnie Bryan Hunt, Sr. and Johnelle D. Hunt on August 10, 1961 and is headquartered in Lowell, AR. Receive JBHT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for JBHT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Trucking, except local Sub-IndustryTrucking SectorTransportation Current SymbolNASDAQ:JBHT Previous Symbol CUSIP44565810 CIK728535 Webwww.jbhunt.com Phone479-820-0000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.43 Current Ratio1.11 Quick Ratio1.10Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.20 Forward P/E Ratio15.66 P/E Growth1.33 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.61 billion Price / Sales1.23 Cash Flow$9.5627 per share Price / Cash Flow10.20 Book Value$19.33 per share Price / Book5.05Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.67 Net Income$489.58 million Net Margins5.68% Return on Equity30.72% Return on Assets13.31%Miscellaneous Employees23,410 Outstanding Shares108,739,000Market Cap$10.61 billion Next Earnings Date4/15/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable J B Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) Frequently Asked Questions What is J B Hunt Transport Services' stock symbol? J B Hunt Transport Services trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "JBHT." How often does J B Hunt Transport Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for J B Hunt Transport Services? J B Hunt Transport Services announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, February 8th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, February 22nd. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 7th. This is a boost from J B Hunt Transport Services's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. View J B Hunt Transport Services' Dividend History. How will J B Hunt Transport Services' stock buyback program work? J B Hunt Transport Services declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 51% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were J B Hunt Transport Services' earnings last quarter? J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 17th. The transportation company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.48 by $0.67. The transportation company had revenue of $2.32 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.29 billion. J B Hunt Transport Services had a return on equity of 30.72% and a net margin of 5.68%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 16.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.87 earnings per share. View J B Hunt Transport Services' Earnings History. When is J B Hunt Transport Services' next earnings date? J B Hunt Transport Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for J B Hunt Transport Services. What price target have analysts set for JBHT? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for J B Hunt Transport Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $143.00. On average, they anticipate J B Hunt Transport Services' share price to reach $122.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for J B Hunt Transport Services. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for J B Hunt Transport Services? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for J B Hunt Transport Services in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for J B Hunt Transport Services. Has J B Hunt Transport Services been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about JBHT stock has been trending positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. J B Hunt Transport Services earned a media sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of J B Hunt Transport Services' key competitors? Some companies that are related to J B Hunt Transport Services include Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL), Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX), Landstar System (LSTR), Schneider National (SNDR), Werner Enterprises (WERN), Heartland Express (HTLD), Saia (SAIA), Marten Transport (MRTN), ArcBest (ARCB), Universal Logistics (ULH), Covenant Transportation Group (CVTI), US Xpress Enterprises (USX), P.A.M. Transportation Services (PTSI), YRC Worldwide (YRCW) and USA Truck (USAK). What other stocks do shareholders of J B Hunt Transport Services own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other J B Hunt Transport Services investors own include Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), Visa (V), Netflix (NFLX), Caterpillar (CAT), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Exxon Mobil (XOM), salesforce.com (CRM), Micron Technology (MU) and Celgene (CELG). Who are J B Hunt Transport Services' key executives? J B Hunt Transport Services' management team includes the folowing people: John N. Roberts, President, CEO & Non-Independent DirectorAlfred Craig Harper, Executive Vice President-OperationsDavid G. Mee, CFO, Secretary, EVP-Finance & AdministrationStuart Lockard Scott, Chief Information Officer & Executive VPNick Hobbs, President-Dedicated Contract Services & EVP Who are J B Hunt Transport Services' major shareholders? J B Hunt Transport Services' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.70%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.19%), FMR LLC (2.32%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.68%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.14%) and American Century Companies Inc. (1.01%). Company insiders that own J B Hunt Transport Services stock include Alfred C Harper, Bradley W Hicks, Darren P Field, David G Mee, Earl Wayne Garrison, Eric Mcgee, J B Hunt Llc, James K Thompson, John Kuhlow, John N Roberts, Johnnie B Hunt Jr, Nicholas Hobbs, Shelley Simpson and Terrence D Matthews. View Institutional Ownership Trends for J B Hunt Transport Services. Which major investors are selling J B Hunt Transport Services stock? JBHT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Jennison Associates LLC, FMR LLC, Park Presidio Capital LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., 1832 Asset Management L.P. and Eaton Vance Management. Company insiders that have sold J B Hunt Transport Services company stock in the last year include Alfred C Harper, Bradley W Hicks, Darren P Field, David G Mee, Earl Wayne Garrison, Eric Mcgee, James K Thompson, John N Roberts, Nicholas Hobbs and Terrence D Matthews. View Insider Buying and Selling for J B Hunt Transport Services. Which major investors are buying J B Hunt Transport Services stock? JBHT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, TD Asset Management Inc., Westpac Banking Corp, Brown Advisory Inc. and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for J B Hunt Transport Services. How do I buy shares of J B Hunt Transport Services? Shares of JBHT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is J B Hunt Transport Services' stock price today? One share of JBHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.54. How big of a company is J B Hunt Transport Services? J B Hunt Transport Services has a market capitalization of $10.61 billion and generates $8.61 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $489.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.67 on an earnings per share basis. J B Hunt Transport Services employs 23,410 workers across the globe. What is J B Hunt Transport Services' official website? The official website for J B Hunt Transport Services is http://www.jbhunt.com. How can I contact J B Hunt Transport Services? J B Hunt Transport Services' mailing address is 615 JB HUNT CORPORATE DR, LOWELL AR, 72745. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 479-820-0000. MarketBeat Community Rating for J B Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ JBHT)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 529 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 582 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,111MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about J B Hunt Transport Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe JBHT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe JBHT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is a buy-side analyst different from a sell-side analyst?