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NASDAQ:JBHTJ B Hunt Transport Services Stock Price, Forecast & News

$119.67
+0.79 (+0.66 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$118.02
Now: $119.67
$120.21
50-Day Range
$94.93
MA: $102.78
$119.52
52-Week Range
$75.29
Now: $119.67
$122.29
Volume1.01 million shs
Average Volume688,366 shs
Market Capitalization$12.62 billion
P/E Ratio24.13
Dividend Yield0.90%
Beta0.95
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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Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.17 billion
Cash Flow$9.67 per share
Book Value$21.64 per share

Profitability

Net Income$516.32 million

Miscellaneous

Employees29,056
Market Cap$12.62 billion
Next Earnings Date7/20/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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J B Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has J B Hunt Transport Services' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

J B Hunt Transport Services' stock was trading at $88.32 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, JBHT shares have increased by 35.5% and is now trading at $119.67. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of J B Hunt Transport Services?

17 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, 12 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for J B Hunt Transport Services.

When is J B Hunt Transport Services' next earnings date?

J B Hunt Transport Services is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 20th 2020. View our earnings forecast for J B Hunt Transport Services.

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

J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 14th. The transportation company reported $0.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.06. The transportation company earned $2.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.20 billion. J B Hunt Transport Services had a net margin of 5.71% and a return on equity of 24.76%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.09 EPS. View J B Hunt Transport Services' earnings history.

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 Thursday, April 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Friday, May 22nd. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 7th. View J B Hunt Transport Services' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for JBHT?

17 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for J B Hunt Transport Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $82.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect J B Hunt Transport Services' stock price to reach $111.81 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.6%. View analysts' price targets for J B Hunt Transport Services.

Has J B Hunt Transport Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about JBHT stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutJ B Hunt Transport Services.

Are investors shorting J B Hunt Transport Services?

J B Hunt Transport Services saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,390,000 shares, an increase of 24.6% from the April 15th total of 2,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 931,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 4.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View J B Hunt Transport Services' Current Options Chain.

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 Visa (V), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walmart (WMT), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Broadcom (AVGO) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are J B Hunt Transport Services' key executives?

J B Hunt Transport Services' management team includes the following 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)

What is J B Hunt Transport Services' stock symbol?

J B Hunt Transport Services trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "JBHT."

Who are J B Hunt Transport Services' major shareholders?

J B Hunt Transport Services' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.65%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.00%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.95%), State Street Corp (3.35%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.88%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.90%). 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, Gary Charles George, James K Thompson, John N Roberts, Nicholas Hobbs, Shelley Simpson, Stuart Lockard Scott 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 Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Janus Henderson Group PLC, APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, and Westpac Banking Corp. 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, Gary Charles George, James K Thompson, Nicholas Hobbs, Shelley Simpson, Stuart Lockard Scott, and Terrence D Matthews. View insider buying and selling activity for J B Hunt Transport Services.

Which institutional investors are buying J B Hunt Transport Services stock?

JBHT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Oakview Capital Management L.P., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Invesco Ltd., and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC. Company insiders that have bought J B Hunt Transport Services stock in the last two years include Gary Charles George, and John N Roberts. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, 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 $119.67.

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

J B Hunt Transport Services has a market capitalization of $12.62 billion and generates $9.17 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $516.32 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.89 on an earnings per share basis. J B Hunt Transport Services employs 29,056 workers across the globe.

What is J B Hunt Transport Services' official website?

The official website for J B Hunt Transport Services is 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.

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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