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NASDAQ:JBHT

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$203.96
-1.24 (-0.60%)
(As of 10:14 AM ET)
Today's Range
$203.96
$207.53
50-Day Range
$189.04
$218.78
52-Week Range
$163.66
$219.51
Volume
61,773 shs
Average Volume
823,968 shs
Market Capitalization
$21.07 billion
P/E Ratio
29.26
Dividend Yield
0.84%
Price Target
$206.37

J.B. Hunt Transport Services MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.69 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.6% Upside
$206.37 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.39% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-7.26
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.35mentions of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in the last 14 days
Based on 30 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.60 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
21.54%
From $7.80 to $9.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.40 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

19th out of 114 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

5th out of 12 stocks


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About J.B. Hunt Transport Services Stock (NASDAQ:JBHT)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. provides surface transportation, delivery, and logistic services in North America. It operates through five segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), Final Mile Services (FMS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions. It operates 115,150 pieces of company-owned trailing equipment; owns and maintains its chassis fleet of 95,553 units; and manages a fleet of 6,081 company-owned tractors, 615 independent contractor trucks, and 7,972 company drivers. The DCS segment designs, develops, and executes supply chain solutions that support various transportation networks. As of December 31, 2022, it operated 12,328 company-owned trucks, 570 customer-owned trucks, and 1 contractor trucks. The company also operates 23,354 owned pieces of trailing equipment and 4,968 customer-owned trailers. The ICS segment provides freight brokerage and transportation logistics solutions; flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, and less-than-truckload, as well as dry-van and intermodal solutions; an online multimodal marketplace; and logistics management for customers to outsource the transportation functions. The FMS segment offers delivery services through 1,506 company-owned trucks, 303 customer-owned trucks, and 20 independent contractor trucks; and 1,297 owned pieces of trailing equipment and 316 customer-owned trailers. The JBT segment provides dry-van freight services by utilizing tractors and trailers operating over roads and highways through 620 company-owned tractors and 14,718 company-owned trailers. It also transports or arranges for the transportation of freight, such as general merchandise, specialty consumer items, appliances, forest and paper products, food and beverages, building materials, soaps and cosmetics, automotive parts, agricultural products, electronics, and chemicals. The company was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Lowell, Arkansas.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/18/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/23 Dividend
2/08/2024
Dividend Payable
2/23/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/15/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Trucking, except local
Sub-Industry
Trucking
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:JBHT
CUSIP
44565810
Employees
37,151
Year Founded
1961

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$206.37
High Stock Price Target
$234.00
Low Stock Price Target
$165.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+0.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.69
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$728.29 million
Pretax Margin
7.29%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.83 billion
Cash Flow
$14.03 per share
Book Value
$39.73 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
99,946,000
Market Cap
$21.20 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.12

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Should I Buy J.B. Hunt Transport Services Stock? JBHT Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of J.B. Hunt Transport Services was last updated on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 4:04 PM.

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.:

  • J.B. Hunt Transport Services operates through various segments like Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, and Integrated Capacity Solutions, providing diversified revenue streams.
  • The company offers intermodal freight solutions, which can be a cost-effective and efficient transportation option for businesses.
  • J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a strong fleet of company-owned tractors, trailers, and chassis, indicating a robust infrastructure to support its operations.
  • With a focus on supply chain solutions and logistics management, the company can adapt to changing market demands and offer tailored services to customers.
  • Considering the current stock price of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., investors may find the valuation attractive for potential returns.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. for these reasons:

  • The trucking industry, in which J.B. Hunt operates, can be sensitive to economic fluctuations and regulatory changes, impacting the company's financial performance.
  • Competition in the transportation and logistics sector is intense, leading to potential pricing pressures and margin challenges for J.B. Hunt Transport Services.
  • Dependence on fuel prices can affect the company's operating costs and profitability, especially in times of volatile energy markets.
  • Market risks such as geopolitical events, trade policies, and natural disasters can disrupt supply chains and impact J.B. Hunt's operations and revenue.
  • Investors should consider the cyclical nature of the transportation industry, which may lead to fluctuations in demand and earnings for J.B. Hunt Transport Services.














JBHT Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell J.B. Hunt Transport Services stock right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for J.B. Hunt Transport Services in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" JBHT shares.
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What is J.B. Hunt Transport Services' stock price target for 2024?

16 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for J.B. Hunt Transport Services' stock. Their JBHT share price targets range from $165.00 to $234.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $206.37 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have JBHT shares performed in 2024?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services' stock was trading at $199.74 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, JBHT stock has increased by 2.7% and is now trading at $205.20.
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When is J.B. Hunt Transport Services' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 15th 2024.
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How were J.B. Hunt Transport Services' earnings last quarter?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 18th. The transportation company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.74 by $0.27. The transportation company earned $3.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.29 billion. J.B. Hunt Transport Services had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.40% and a net margin of 5.68%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.92 EPS.
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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 Thursday, January 18th. Investors of record on Friday, February 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, February 23rd. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 8th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.42.
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Is J.B. Hunt Transport Services a good dividend stock?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.83%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 21 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 24.68%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, JBHT will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.14% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is John N. Roberts III's approval rating as J.B. Hunt Transport Services' CEO?

756 employees have rated J.B. Hunt Transport Services Chief Executive Officer John N. Roberts III on Glassdoor.com. John N. Roberts III has an approval rating of 86% among the company's employees.

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 Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Micron Technology (MU), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are J.B. Hunt Transport Services' major shareholders?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.45%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.10%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.10%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.76%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.95%) and Norges Bank (0.90%). Insiders that own company stock include Alfred C Harper, Bradley W Hicks, Brian Webb, Darren P Field, Darren P Field, David Keefauver, Earl Wayne Garrison, Eric Mcgee, Gary Charles George, James K Thompson, Jennifer Boattini, Joe Bob Perkins, John Kuhlow, Kevin Bracy, Nicholas Hobbs, Sharilyn S Gasaway, Shelley Simpson, Spencer Frazier and Stuart Lockard Scott.
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How do I buy shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services?

Shares of JBHT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does J.B. Hunt Transport Services have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services: Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. a Georgia corporation, Mass Movement, RDI Logistics, Special Logistics, and Zenith Global Logistics.
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This page (NASDAQ:JBHT) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff