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

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$92.69 -3.18 (-3.32 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$95.87
Today's Range$92.47 - $94.93
52-Week Range$92.47 - $131.74
Volume1.29 million shs
Average Volume905,046 shs
Market Capitalization$10.73 billion
P/E Ratio24.78
Dividend Yield0.98%
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 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:JBHT
Previous Symbol
CUSIP44565810
Phone479-820-0000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio1.11
Quick Ratio1.11

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.78
Forward P/E Ratio17.13
P/E Growth1.51

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.19 billion
Price / Sales1.41
Cash Flow$6.8608 per share
Price / Cash Flow13.51
Book Value$16.76 per share
Price / Book5.53

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.74
Net Income$686.26 million
Net Margins9.49%
Return on Equity27.71%
Return on Assets12.02%

Miscellaneous

Employees24,681
Outstanding Shares109,180,000
Market Cap$10.73 billion
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 Thursday, October 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, November 16th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. 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 has initiated a share buyback plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 51% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 15th. The transportation company reported $1.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.07. The transportation company earned $2.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.22 billion. J B Hunt Transport Services had a return on equity of 27.71% and a net margin of 9.49%. The company's revenue was up 19.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.91 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 Thursday, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for J B Hunt Transport Services.

What price target have analysts set for JBHT?

18 equities research analysts 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 $127.1875 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.2% 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?

18 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, 10 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?

Press coverage about JBHT stock has trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. J B Hunt Transport Services earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the transportation company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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

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 54)
  • Mr. David G. Mee, Exec. VP of Fin. & Admin. and CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Terrence D. Matthews, Exec. VP & Pres of Intermodal (Age 59)
  • Ms. Shelley Simpson, Corp. Exec. VP, Chief Commercial Officer & Pres of Highway Services (Age 46)
  • Mr. Nicholas Hobbs, Exec. VP & Pres of Dedicated Contract Services (Age 55)

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 Vanguard Group Inc (8.97%), Capital Research Global Investors (8.65%), BlackRock Inc. (5.60%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.17%), FMR LLC (2.47%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.25%). 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 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 Bessemer Group Inc., FMR LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Baird Financial Group Inc. and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & 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, Eric Mcgee, James K Thompson, John N Roberts, Johnnie B Hunt Jr 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 Capital International Investors, Capital Research Global Investors, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, TD Asset Management Inc. and AQR 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 $92.69.

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

J B Hunt Transport Services has a market capitalization of $10.73 billion and generates $7.19 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $686.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.74 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:  517 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  560 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,077
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This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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