NASDAQ:JBHT - J B Hunt Transport Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$109.11 -2.34 (-2.10 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$109.11
Today's Range$108.59 - $111.63
52-Week Range$88.38 - $131.74
Volume1.46 million shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.86 billion
P/E Ratio19.24
Dividend Yield0.93%
Beta1.1
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through four segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions, such as origin and destination pickup, and delivery services. It operates 88,610 pieces of company-owned trailing equipment; owns and maintains its chassis fleet comprising 77,946 units; and manages a fleet of 4,776 company-owned tractors, 764 independent contractor trucks, and 5,782 company drivers. The DCS segment designs, develops, and executes supply-chain solutions that support various transportation networks. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 8,124 company-owned trucks, 544 customer-owned trucks, and 59 independent contractor trucks, as well as 18,579 owned pieces of trailing equipment, and 7,232 customer-owned trailers. The ICS segment provides traditional freight brokerage and transportation logistics solutions; and flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, and less-than-truckload solutions, as well as various dry-van and intermodal solutions. It also offers single-source logistics management for customers that desire to outsource their transportation functions. This segment operates 44 remote sales offices or branches. The JBT segment provides full-load and dry-van freight services by utilizing tractors operating over roads and highways. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 1,291 company-owned tractors. The company also transports or arranges for the transportation of freight, including 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. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Lowell, Arkansas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:JBHT
CUSIP44565810
Phone479-820-0000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.61 billion
Cash Flow$9.3737 per share
Book Value$19.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$489.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees24,681
Market Cap$11.86 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, February 22nd. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 7th. This is a positive change 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Monday, April 24th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 51% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were J B Hunt Transport Services' earnings last quarter?

J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 17th. The transportation company reported $0.81 earnings per share (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 analyst estimates of $2.29 billion. J B Hunt Transport Services had a net margin of 5.68% and a return on equity of 30.72%. The firm's revenue was up 16.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $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?

16 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for J B Hunt Transport Services' stock. Their predictions range from $102.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect J B Hunt Transport Services' stock price to reach $124.3077 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% 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?

16 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 7 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?

News headlines about JBHT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. J B Hunt Transport Services earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of J B Hunt Transport Services' key competitors?

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM) and Celgene (CELG).

Who are J B Hunt Transport Services' key executives?

J B Hunt Transport Services' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John N. Roberts III, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. David G. Mee, Exec. VP of Fin. & Admin. and CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Terrence D. Matthews, Exec. VP & Pres of Intermodal (Age 60)
  • Ms. Shelley Simpson, Corp. Exec. VP, Chief Commercial Officer & Pres of Highway Services (Age 47)
  • Mr. Nicholas Hobbs, Exec. VP & Pres of Dedicated Contract Services (Age 56)

Who are J B Hunt Transport Services' major shareholders?

J B Hunt Transport Services' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.70%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.19%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.68%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.14%), Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (0.96%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.93%). Company insiders that own J B Hunt Transport Services stock include 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, Park Presidio Capital LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., 1832 Asset Management L.P., Eaton Vance Management and Millennium Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold J B Hunt Transport Services company stock in the last year include Bradley W Hicks, Darren P Field, David G Mee, Earl Wayne Garrison, Eric Mcgee, James K Thompson, John N Roberts, Johnnie B Hunt Jr, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, TD Asset Management Inc., Westpac Banking Corp, Brown Advisory Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $109.11.

How big of a company is J B Hunt Transport Services?

J B Hunt Transport Services has a market capitalization of $11.86 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 24,681 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 DRIVE, 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  526 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  575 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,101
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This page was last updated on 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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