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

+0.61 (+0.52 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $118.26
50-Day Range
MA: $114.82
52-Week Range
Now: $118.26
Volume563,311 shs
Average Volume760,671 shs
Market Capitalization$12.47 billion
P/E Ratio23.84
Dividend Yield0.91%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.99 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Trucking, except local
Current SymbolNASDAQ:JBHT



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.17 billion
Cash Flow$9.67 per share
Book Value$21.27 per share


Net Income$516.32 million


Market Cap$12.47 billion
Next Earnings Date7/20/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, JBHT shares have increased by 33.9% and is now trading at $118.26. 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 14th. The transportation company reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.06. The transportation company earned $2.28 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.20 billion. J B Hunt Transport Services had a return on equity of 24.76% and a net margin of 5.71%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 8th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Friday, May 22nd. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 price objectives for J B Hunt Transport Services' stock. Their forecasts range from $91.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect J B Hunt Transport Services' share price to reach $112.81 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.6%. View analysts' price targets for J B Hunt Transport Services.

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

Press coverage about JBHT stock has been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. J B Hunt Transport Services earned a daily sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about J B Hunt Transport Services.

Are investors shorting J B Hunt Transport Services?

J B Hunt Transport Services saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,830,000 shares, an increase of 15.0% from the May 31st total of 3,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 938,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.1 days. Currently, 4.6% of the shares of the stock 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."

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 $118.26.

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

J B Hunt Transport Services has a market capitalization of $12.47 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 7/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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