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NASDAQ:JBHT

J.B. Hunt Transport Services - JBHT Stock Forecast, Price & News

$194.13
+3.21 (+1.68%)
(As of 08/11/2022 01:02 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$191.38
$195.93
50-Day Range
$154.88
$190.92
52-Week Range
$153.92
$218.18
Volume
11,978 shs
Average Volume
713,602 shs
Market Capitalization
$20.15 billion
P/E Ratio
21.89
Dividend Yield
0.87%
Price Target
$203.63

J.B. Hunt Transport Services MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.70 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.4% Upside
$203.63 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.60% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-7.26
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.28mentions of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$395,670 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.75%
From $9.61 to $9.97 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.14 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

71st out of 124 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

6th out of 16 stocks

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About J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) Stock

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. provides surface transportation, delivery, and logistic services in North America. It operates through five segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), Final Mile Services (FMS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions. It operates 104,973 pieces of company-owned trailing equipment; owns and maintains its chassis fleet of 85,649 units; and manages a fleet of 5,612 company-owned tractors, 582 independent contractor trucks, and 6,943 company drivers. The DCS segment designs, develops, and executes supply chain solutions that support various transportation networks. As of December 31, 2021, it operated 11,139 company-owned trucks, 544 customer-owned trucks, and 6 contractor trucks. The company also operates 21,069 owned pieces of trailing equipment and 7,753 customer-owned trailers. The ICS segment provides freight brokerage and transportation logistics solutions; flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, and less-than-truckload, as well as dry-van and intermodal solutions; an online multimodal marketplace; and logistics management for customers to outsource the transportation functions. The FMS segment offers delivery services through 1,272 company-owned trucks, 272 customer-owned trucks, and 19 independent contractor trucks; and 1,036 owned pieces of trailing equipment and 185 customer-owned trailers. The JBT segment provides dry-van freight services by utilizing tractors and trailers operating over roads and highways through 734 company-owned tractors and 11,172 company-owned trailers. It also transports or arranges for the transportation of freight, such as 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. The company was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Lowell, Arkansas.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on JBHT shares. Susquehanna Bancshares raised J.B. Hunt Transport Services from a "neutral" rating to a "positive" rating and set a $217.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, April 26th. Cowen lifted their price target on J.B. Hunt Transport Services from $188.00 to $193.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. Bank of America upped their price objective on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services from $195.00 to $203.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. StockNews.com cut shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus increased their price target on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services from $184.00 to $185.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and sixteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $203.63.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Trading Up 3.5 %

Shares of NASDAQ:JBHT traded up $6.52 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $190.92. 494,249 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 827,610. The company has a quick ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The business's 50 day moving average is $168.29 and its two-hundred day moving average is $180.03. The stock has a market capitalization of $19.82 billion, a PE ratio of 21.53, a P/E/G ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 1.12. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a one year low of $153.92 and a one year high of $218.18.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 19th. The transportation company reported $2.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.35 by $0.07. J.B. Hunt Transport Services had a return on equity of 29.82% and a net margin of 6.73%. The company had revenue of $3.84 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.61 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.61 EPS. J.B. Hunt Transport Services's revenue was up 31.9% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, research analysts forecast that J.B. Hunt Transport Services will post 9.61 earnings per share for the current year.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 19th. Investors of record on Friday, August 5th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 4th. J.B. Hunt Transport Services's dividend payout ratio is currently 18.04%.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other news, Director Sharilyn S. Gasaway bought 650 shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 19th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $161.87 per share, for a total transaction of $105,215.50. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 26,200 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,240,994. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In other news, Director Sharilyn S. Gasaway acquired 650 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 19th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $161.87 per share, for a total transaction of $105,215.50. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 26,200 shares in the company, valued at $4,240,994. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP Darren P. Field sold 2,200 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $179.85, for a total transaction of $395,670.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 9,058 shares in the company, valued at $1,629,081.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3.10% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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JBHT Stock News Headlines

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JB Hunt's Results Beat Forecasts As Transport Industry Continues To Enjoy Strong Results.
JB Hunt Transport (Nasdaq: JBHT) announced its second-quarter earnings on 21st July. JB Hunt is a transportation and logistics company based in Lowell, Arkansas. The company remains one of the most prominent transportation companies with a 12% market share.
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The WORST National Security Threat To The USA Since The 1973 Arab Oil Embargo?
Communist China has the USA in a resource stranglehold. They have a monopoly on this CRITICAL metal that we desperately need for military technology. In fact, both Trump AND Biden passed executive orders that addressed this crisis. And it could have a massive effect on smart investor's bank accounts.
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JBHT Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
5/12/2022
Dividend Payable
5/27/2022
Last Earnings
7/19/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/19 Dividend
8/04/2022
Today
8/11/2022
Dividend Payable
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/21/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Trucking, except local
Sub-Industry
Trucking
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:JBHT
CUSIP
44565810
Employees
33,045
Year Founded
1961

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$203.63
High Stock Price Forecast
$231.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$170.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+4.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.70
Research Coverage
23 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$760.81 million
Pretax Margin
8.85%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.17 billion
Cash Flow
$13.22 per share
Book Value
$32.03 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
100,595,000
Market Cap
$20.15 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.12

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JBHT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell J.B. Hunt Transport Services stock right now?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for J.B. Hunt Transport Services in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" JBHT shares.
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What is J.B. Hunt Transport Services' stock price forecast for 2022?

23 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for J.B. Hunt Transport Services' stock. Their JBHT share price forecasts range from $170.00 to $231.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $203.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have JBHT shares performed in 2022?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services' stock was trading at $204.40 at the start of the year. Since then, JBHT stock has decreased by 6.6% and is now trading at $190.92.
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When is J.B. Hunt Transport Services' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 21st 2022.
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How were J.B. Hunt Transport Services' earnings last quarter?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 19th. The transportation company reported $2.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.35 by $0.07. The transportation company had revenue of $3.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.61 billion. J.B. Hunt Transport Services had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.82% and a net margin of 6.73%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 31.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.61 earnings per share.
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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, July 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, August 19th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 4th.
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Is J.B. Hunt Transport Services a good dividend stock?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.87%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 20 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 18.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, JBHT will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.05% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is John N. Roberts III's approval rating as J.B. Hunt Transport Services' CEO?

756 employees have rated J.B. Hunt Transport Services Chief Executive Officer John N. Roberts III on Glassdoor.com. John N. Roberts III has an approval rating of 86% among the company's employees.

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 Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Micron Technology (MU), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.16%), abrdn plc (0.69%), TD Asset Management Inc. (0.42%), Hexagon Capital Partners LLC (0.34%), Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.33%) and Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC (0.29%). Insiders that own company stock include Bradley W Hicks, Darren P Field, Darren P Field, David G Mee, Earl Wayne Garrison, Eric Mcgee, Gary Charles George, James K Thompson, Jennifer Boattini, Joe Bob Perkins, John Kuhlow, John N Roberts, Kevin Bracy, Nicholas Hobbs, Sharilyn S Gasaway, Shelley Simpson, Stuart Lockard Scott and Terrence D Matthews.
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How do I buy shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services?

Shares of JBHT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is J.B. Hunt Transport Services' stock price today?

One share of JBHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $190.92.

How much money does J.B. Hunt Transport Services make?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) has a market capitalization of $19.82 billion and generates $12.17 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $760.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.87 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does J.B. Hunt Transport Services have?

The company employs 33,045 workers across the globe.

Does J.B. Hunt Transport Services have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services: Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. a Georgia corporation, Mass Movement, RDI Logistics, Special Logistics, and Zenith Global Logistics.
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When was J.B. Hunt Transport Services founded?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services was founded in 1961.

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 official website for the company is www.jbhunt.com. The transportation company can be reached via phone at (479) 820-0000 or via fax at 479-820-8397.

This page (NASDAQ:JBHT) was last updated on 8/11/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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