NASDAQ:MRTN - Marten Transport Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$20.65 +0.29 (+1.42 %)
(As of 04/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.36
Today's Range$20.17 - $20.67
52-Week Range$15.39 - $24.55
Volume222,900 shs
Average Volume240,212 shs
Market Capitalization$1.13 billion
P/E Ratio20.60
Dividend Yield0.59%
Beta1.52
Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through four segments: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. The Truckload segment transports food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. The Dedicated segment offers transportation solutions for individual customers' requirements using temperature-controlled trailers, dry vans, and other specialized equipment. The Intermodal segment transports its customers' freight utilizing its temperature-controlled trailers on railroad flatcars for portions of trips, as well as using tractors and contracted carriers. The Brokerage segment develops contractual relationships with and arranges for third-party carriers to transport freight for its customers in temperature-controlled trailers and dry vans. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated a fleet of 2,755 tractors, including 2,709 company-owned tractors and 46 tractors supplied by independent contractors. Marten Transport, Ltd. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Mondovi, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MRTN
CUSIP57307510
Phone715-926-4216

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$787.59 million
Cash Flow$2.6645 per share
Book Value$10.77 per share

Profitability

Net Income$55.03 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,589
Market Cap$1.13 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marten Transport's stock symbol?

Marten Transport trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MRTN."

How often does Marten Transport pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marten Transport?

Marten Transport declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 27th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. This is a boost from Marten Transport's previous quarterly dividend of $0.03. View Marten Transport's Dividend History.

When did Marten Transport's stock split? How did Marten Transport's stock split work?

Marten Transport's stock split before market open on Monday, July 10th 2017. The 5-3 split was announced on Thursday, June 15th 2017. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, July 7th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Marten Transport stock prior to the split would have 167 shares after the split.

How were Marten Transport's earnings last quarter?

Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 16th. The transportation company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.01. The transportation company earned $199 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $196.60 million. Marten Transport had a net margin of 7.28% and a return on equity of 10.23%. Marten Transport's revenue for the quarter was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.19 earnings per share. View Marten Transport's Earnings History.

When is Marten Transport's next earnings date?

Marten Transport is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 16th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Marten Transport.

What price target have analysts set for MRTN?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Marten Transport's shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Marten Transport's stock price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Marten Transport.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Marten Transport?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marten Transport in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Marten Transport.

Has Marten Transport been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MRTN stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Marten Transport earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the transportation company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Marten Transport's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Marten Transport own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Marten Transport investors own include Accenture (ACN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Pentair (PNR), Mondi (MNDI), Eagle Bancorp Montana (EBMT), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Charles Schwab (SCHW), CA (CA), Clementia Pharmaceuticals (CMTA) and Endologix (ELGX).

Who are Marten Transport's key executives?

Marten Transport's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Randolph L. Marten, Chairman & CEO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Timothy M. Kohl, Pres (Age 71)
  • Mr. James J. Hinnendael, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Timothy P. Nash, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 67)
  • Mr. John H. Turner, Sr. VP of Sales (Age 57)

Who are Marten Transport's major shareholders?

Marten Transport's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.53%). Company insiders that own Marten Transport stock include James J Hinnendael, John H Turner, Larry B Hagness, Randolph L Marten, Robert L Demorest and Thomas J Winkel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Marten Transport.

Which major investors are buying Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Marten Transport.

How do I buy shares of Marten Transport?

Shares of MRTN 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 Marten Transport's stock price today?

One share of MRTN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.65.

How big of a company is Marten Transport?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and generates $787.59 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $55.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.00 on an earnings per share basis. Marten Transport employs 3,589 workers across the globe.

What is Marten Transport's official website?

The official website for Marten Transport is http://www.marten.com.

How can I contact Marten Transport?

Marten Transport's mailing address is 129 MARTEN STREET, MONDOVI WI, 54755. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 715-926-4216 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Marten Transport (NASDAQ MRTN)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  312 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  507
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This page was last updated on 4/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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