NASDAQ:JBHT - J B Hunt Transport Services Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$128.48 +1.18 (+0.93 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$127.30
Today's Range$127.10 - $129.07
52-Week Range$86.04 - $131.74
Volume481,200 shs
Average Volume943,681 shs
Market Capitalization$14.19 billion
P/E Ratio34.35
Dividend Yield0.74%
Beta0.96
J B Hunt Transport Services logoJ.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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio1.13
Quick Ratio1.13

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio34.35
Forward P/E Ratio24.29
P/E Growth1.93

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.19 billion
Price / Sales1.96
Cash Flow$7.2342 per share
Price / Cash17.76
Book Value$16.76 per share
Price / Book7.67

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.74
Net Income$686.26 million
Net Margins9.35%
Return on Equity25.90%
Return on Assets10.32%

Miscellaneous

Employees24,681
Outstanding Shares109,760,000

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, April 19th. Investors of record on Friday, May 4th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, May 18th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 3rd. 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 of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program 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 reacquire up to 51% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management 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 earnings results on Monday, April, 16th. The transportation company reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.07. The transportation company had revenue of $1.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.88 billion. J B Hunt Transport Services had a return on equity of 25.90% and a net margin of 9.35%. J B Hunt Transport Services's revenue for the quarter was up 19.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.92 EPS. 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, July, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for J B Hunt Transport Services.

What price target have analysts set for JBHT?

19 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for J B Hunt Transport Services' stock. Their predictions range from $84.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect J B Hunt Transport Services' stock price to reach $124.4211 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for J B Hunt Transport Services.

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., CFO and Corp. Sec. (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)

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

News stories about JBHT stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. J B Hunt Transport Services earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.40 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are J B Hunt Transport Services' major shareholders?

J B Hunt Transport Services' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.24%), Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. (0.08%), Azimuth Capital Management LLC (0.05%) and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd (0.00%). 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, Stuart Lockard Scott 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 New York State Common Retirement Fund and Foresters Investment Management Company Inc.. 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, 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 Insider Buying and Selling for J B Hunt Transport Services.

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

JBHT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and Azimuth 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 $128.48.

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

J B Hunt Transport Services has a market capitalization of $14.19 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.

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 (JBHT)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  471 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  488 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  959
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This page was last updated on 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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