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

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$100.50 -3.63 (-3.49 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$104.13
Today's Range$100.34 - $104.10
52-Week Range$88.38 - $131.74
Volume702,870 shs
Average Volume881,801 shs
Market Capitalization$10.93 billion
P/E Ratio17.72
Dividend Yield1.01%
Beta1.14
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. engages in the provision of logistics solutions. It operates through the following segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight operations for rail carriers. The DCS segment includes private fleet conversion and final-mile delivery services. The ICS segment provides a single-source logistics management for clients who intends to outsource their transportation activities. It offers flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, less-than-truckload, dry-van, and intermodal freight services. The JBT segment is responsible for full-load, dry-van freight that is transported via roads and highways. The company was founded by Johnnie Bryan Hunt, Sr. and Johnelle D. Hunt on August 10, 1961 and is headquartered in Lowell, AR.

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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$9.5080 per share
Book Value$19.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$489.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,410
Market Cap$10.93 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. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 8th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, February 22nd. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 7th. This is a boost 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 declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 51% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

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

J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 17th. The transportation company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate 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 company's revenue for the quarter was up 16.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for J B Hunt Transport Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $150.00. On average, they anticipate J B Hunt Transport Services' stock price to reach $124.3077 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.7% 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?

Media stories about JBHT stock have trended neutral on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. J B Hunt Transport Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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), salesforce.com (CRM), Celgene (CELG) and Intel (INTC).

Who are J B Hunt Transport Services' key executives?

J B Hunt Transport Services' management team includes the folowing people:
  • John N. Roberts, President, CEO & Non-Independent Director
  • Alfred Craig Harper, Executive Vice President-Operations
  • David G. Mee, CFO, Secretary, EVP-Finance & Administration
  • Stuart Lockard Scott, Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Nick Hobbs, President-Dedicated Contract Services & EVP

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 BlackRock Inc. (5.70%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.19%), FMR LLC (2.32%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.68%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.14%) and American Century Companies Inc. (1.01%). 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 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, FMR LLC, Park Presidio Capital LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., 1832 Asset Management L.P. and Eaton Vance Management. 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 major investors are buying J B Hunt Transport Services stock?

JBHT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, TD Asset Management Inc., Westpac Banking Corp, Brown Advisory Inc. and BlackRock Inc.. 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 $100.50.

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

J B Hunt Transport Services has a market capitalization of $10.93 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:  528 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  580 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,108
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This page was last updated on 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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