Marten Transport Company Profile (NASDAQ:MRTN)

About Marten Transport

Marten Transport logoMarten Transport, Ltd. is a national protective service transportation company. It is a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier. The Company specializes in transporting and distributing food and other consumer-packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. The Company operates through four segments: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal and Brokerage. Truckload segment provides a combination of regional short-haul and medium-to-long-haul full-load transportation services. The Dedicated segment provides temperature-controlled trailers, dry vans and other specialized equipment within the United States. The Intermodal segment transports its customers' freight within the United States. The Brokerage segment arranges for smaller third-party carriers to transport freight for its customers in temperature-controlled trailers and dry vans. It operates throughout the United States and in parts of Canada and Mexico.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Trucking
  • Sub-Industry: Trucking
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: MRTN
  • CUSIP: 57307510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $21.26
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.64
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $19.96
  • 52-Week Range: $14.62 - $22.27
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.84
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.50
  • P/E Growth: 2.17
  • Market Cap: $690.50M
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,479,000
  • Beta: 1.01
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.08%
  • Return on Equity: 8.19%
  • Return on Assets: 5.43%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.01%
  • Current Ratio: 1.38%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.38%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (5.93% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/22/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$22.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$20.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
7/15/2015StephensLower Price TargetOverweight$28.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
1/28/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/17/2016        
7/19/2016Q216$0.25$0.26$168.17 million$166.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q1$0.23$0.25$168.70 million$151.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2016Q4$0.26$0.26$176.20 million$168.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2015Q315$0.25$0.25$167.10 million$154.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/14/2015Q2$0.30$0.25$163.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/14/2015Q115$0.22$0.24$161.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2015Q414$0.25$0.27$176.47 million$173.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2014$0.25$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/14/2014Q314$0.26$0.23$171.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/15/2014Q214$0.26$0.24$172.10 million$168.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/15/2014Q1 14$0.19$0.16$162.06 million$159.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2014Q4$0.24$0.22$168.74 million$166.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/15/2013Q313$0.24$0.24$168.47 million$167.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/16/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.23$167.31 million$161.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q1 2013$0.27$0.32$161.38 million$164.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2013Q4 2012$0.30$0.35$165.36 million$166.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2012$0.31$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2012$0.33$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012$0.23$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2012$0.28$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$0.32$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$0.29$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2011$0.18$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.00 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.09 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.20$0.23$0.22
Q2 20162$0.25$0.26$0.26
Q3 20162$0.25$0.26$0.26
Q4 20162$0.24$0.27$0.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)
Annual Dividend:$0.10
Dividend Yield:0.47%
Payout Ratio:9.80% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
10.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
9.17% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/17/2016quarterly$0.030.47%9/9/20169/13/20169/27/2016
5/11/2016quarterly$0.030.54%6/10/20166/14/20166/28/2016
3/3/2016quarterly$0.030.61%3/11/20163/15/20163/29/2016
12/2/2015quarterly$0.030.57%12/11/201512/15/201512/29/2015
8/12/2015quarterly$0.030.54%9/14/20159/16/20159/30/2015
5/13/2015quarterly$0.030.45%6/12/20156/16/20156/30/2015
3/4/2015quarterly$0.030.44%3/13/20153/17/20153/31/2015
12/2/2014quarterly$0.030.48%12/12/201412/16/201412/30/2014
8/12/2014quarterly$0.030.5%9/12/20149/16/20149/30/2014
5/6/2014quarterly$0.030.43%6/12/20146/16/20146/30/2014
3/7/2014quarterly$0.030.47%3/19/20143/21/20144/4/2014
12/3/2013quarterly$0.030.54%12/13/201312/17/201312/30/2013
8/13/2013quarterly$0.038/27/20139/10/2013
5/3/2013quarterly$0.030.46%5/15/20135/17/20135/31/2013
3/1/2013quarterly$0.030.48%3/13/20133/15/20133/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 23.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 69.01%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/2/2016John H. TurnerInsiderSell3,825$22.00$84,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016John H. TurnerInsiderSell1,275$22.00$28,050.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Randolph L. MartenChairmanSell100,000$21.76$2,176,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016John H TurnerVPSell2,400$19.40$46,560.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Randolph L MartenCEOSell40,000$19.27$770,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016Randolph L MartenCEOSell60,000$19.21$1,152,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Thomas J WinkelDirectorSell3,250$17.96$58,370.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Randolph L. MartenCEOSell36,000$17.58$632,880.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016James J. HinnendaelCFOSell18,000$17.70$318,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Timothy P. NashVPSell22,500$17.61$396,225.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015James J. HinnendaelCFOSell69,000$17.91$1,235,790.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Timothy M KohlPresidentSell26,839$23.14$621,054.46View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015Timothy M KohlPresidentSell1,940$24.01$46,579.40View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Timothy M KohlPresidentSell35,721$24.29$867,663.09View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015John H TurnerSVPSell2,644$24.50$64,778.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015James J HinnendaelCFOSell10,750$23.80$255,850.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Larry B HagnessDirectorSell5,000$24.00$120,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Timothy M KohlPresidentBuy7,300$22.42$163,666.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Timothy P NashVPSell7,000$21.00$147,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2014Timothy M KohlPresidentBuy1,200$20.86$25,032.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014G Larry OwensDirectorSell22,850$24.65$563,252.50View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014John H TurnerVPSell1,211$25.00$30,275.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Randolph MartenCEOSell25,000$19.45$486,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2013Timothy NashVPSell10,000$19.50$195,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Randolph MartenCEOSell100,000$18.31$1,831,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Randolph L MartenCEOSell47,586$17.03$810,389.58View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Randolph MartenCEOSell2,414$18.36$44,321.04View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013John TurnerVPSell6,200$18.34$113,708.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Randolph L MartenCEOSell53,215$17.08$908,912.20View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Larry B HagnessDirectorSell11,250$24.05$270,562.50View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Larry B HagnessDirectorSell7,500$23.00$172,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012Jerry M BauerDirectorBuy7,500$17.80$133,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MRTN-US : September 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - September 26 at 10:54 AM
mysmartrend.com logoMarten Transport Shares Up 22.1% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (MRTN) (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 21 at 5:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:MRTN) : September 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 6:20 PM
mysmartrend.com logoUptrend Call Working As Marten Transport Stock Rises 22.9% (MRTN) (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 13 at 11:04 AM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRTN-US : September 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - September 13 at 11:04 AM
mysmartrend.com logoMarten Transport Shares Up 22.8% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (MRTN) (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 26 at 9:20 AM
mysmartrend.com logo22.0% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Marten Transport Call (MRTN) (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 18 at 6:25 PM
mysmartrend.com logoUptrend Call Working As Marten Transport Stock Rises 21.0% (MRTN) (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 12 at 9:31 AM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. :MRTN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 21, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - July 21 at 11:26 AM
wsj.com logoTrucking Companies Moved Less Freight in June (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.wsj.com - July 20 at 7:00 PM
News IconEarnings Watch: Marten Profit Bumps 2% Higher (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.truckinginfo.com - July 20 at 9:12 AM
nasdaq.com logoMarten Transport Announces Second Quarter Results (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.nasdaq.com - July 20 at 9:12 AM
4-traders.com logoMarten Transport : beats 2Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.4-traders.com - July 20 at 9:12 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoMarten Transport beats 2Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:MRTN)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 5:18 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-Marten Transport Q2 earnings per share $0.26 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
feeds.reuters.com - July 19 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTransportation Stocks to Post Q2 Earnings: CMRE, KSU, MRTN (NASDAQ:MRTN)
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 10:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarten Transport downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts (NASDAQ:MRTN)
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 6:39 AM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MRTN-US : June 29, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - June 29 at 8:16 AM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. :MRTN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - June 28 at 1:21 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Marten Transport Ltd. : June 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - June 13 at 12:03 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Marten Transport Ltd. : May 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - May 17 at 8:29 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MRTN-US : May 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - May 16 at 8:49 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoMARTEN TRANSPORT LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements an (NASDAQ:MRTN)
biz.yahoo.com - May 13 at 4:03 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMARTEN TRANSPORT LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Creation of a Direct Financia (NASDAQ:MRTN)
biz.yahoo.com - April 28 at 6:16 AM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. :MRTN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - April 27 at 10:02 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoMarten Transport beats 1Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:MRTN)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 4:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarten Transport Announces First Quarter Results (NASDAQ:MRTN)
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 4:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarten Transport Announced as Walmart Transportation’s 2015 Grocery Dedicated Carrier of the Year (NASDAQ:MRTN)
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 4:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:MRTN) : April 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - April 11 at 3:24 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MRTN-US : April 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - April 8 at 8:32 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoMARTEN TRANSPORT LTD Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:MRTN)
biz.yahoo.com - March 11 at 7:37 AM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRTN-US : March 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - March 10 at 8:07 AM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : February 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - February 23 at 8:29 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. (MRTN) (NASDAQ:MRTN)
biz.yahoo.com - February 21 at 2:38 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2015 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - February 2 at 10:28 AM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:MRTN) : January 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - January 27 at 2:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : January 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - January 27 at 8:08 AM
News IconMarten Transport Increases Annual Profit Nearly 20 Percent (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.truckinginfo.com - January 26 at 7:40 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoMarten Transport meets 4Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:MRTN)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 6:29 PM
publicnow.com logoMARTEN TRANSPORT ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.publicnow.com - January 26 at 4:44 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMARTEN TRANSPORT LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhi (NASDAQ:MRTN)
biz.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:02 pm Marten Transport reports EPS in-line, misses on revs (NASDAQ:MRTN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:02 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : December 4, 2015 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - December 4 at 12:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarten Transport Declares Quarterly Dividend (NASDAQ:MRTN)
finance.yahoo.com - December 1 at 4:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Marten Transport Ltd. : November 23, 2015 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - November 23 at 10:04 AM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:MRTN) : November 20, 2015 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - November 20 at 12:42 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarten Transport Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : November 10, 2015 (NASDAQ:MRTN)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 11:11 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoMARTEN TRANSPORT LTD Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial O (NASDAQ:MRTN)
biz.yahoo.com - November 6 at 4:03 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMARTEN TRANSPORT LTD Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:MRTN)
biz.yahoo.com - November 6 at 8:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarten Transport Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Program to $40 Million (NASDAQ:MRTN)
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 4:01 PM

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