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

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$97.17 -0.04 (-0.04 %)
(As of 04/22/2019 10:06 AM ET)
Previous Close$97.21
Today's Range$96.57 - $97.35
52-Week Range$88.38 - $131.74
Volume4,373 shs
Average Volume1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.57 billion
P/E Ratio17.16
Dividend Yield1.07%
Beta1.13
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 in four segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions, including origin and destination pickup, and delivery services. It operates 88,739 pieces of company-owned trailing equipment; owns and maintains its own chassis fleet of 81,442 units; and manages a fleet of 5,017 company-owned tractors, 633 independent contractor trucks, and 6,208 company drivers. The DCS segment designs, develops, and executes supply-chain solutions that support various transportation networks. As of December 31, 2018, it operated 9,652 company-owned trucks, 412 customer-owned trucks, and 51 independent contractor trucks, as well as 20,344 owned pieces of trailing equipment and 6,366 customer-owned trailers. The ICS segment offers 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 provides 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 offers full-load and dry-van freight services by utilizing tractors operating over roads and highways. As of December 31, 2018, it operated 1,139 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 incorporated 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$9.7658 per share
Book Value$20.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$489.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,410
Market Cap$10.57 billion
Next Earnings Date7/15/2019 (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 Friday, April 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, May 17th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 2nd. 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 initiated a share repurchase program on Monday, April 24th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 51% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors 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 earnings results on Monday, April, 15th. The transportation company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.25 by $0.16. The transportation company had revenue of $2.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.17 billion. J B Hunt Transport Services had a return on equity of 29.84% and a net margin of 5.61%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.07 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, July 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 1-year price objectives for J B Hunt Transport Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $133.00. On average, they expect J B Hunt Transport Services' share price to reach $115.3758 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.3% 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, 9 hold ratings and 5 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 trended somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. J B Hunt Transport Services earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Visa (V), salesforce.com (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Paypal (PYPL).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Rothschild Investment Corp IL (0.05%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV (0.03%), Strs Ohio (0.02%) and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling J B Hunt Transport Services stock?

JBHT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Rothschild Investment Corp IL, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Private Trust Co. NA and Strs Ohio. 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 institutional investors are buying J B Hunt Transport Services stock?

JBHT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Virtu Financial LLC, Howard Capital Management Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. and DNB Asset Management AS. 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 $96.72.

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

J B Hunt Transport Services has a market capitalization of $10.52 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  534 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  597 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,131
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This page was last updated on 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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