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

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$22.95 +0.20 (+0.88 %)
(As of 08/22/2018 03:37 AM ET)
Previous Close$22.75
Today's Range$22.65 - $23.15
52-Week Range$15.60 - $29.60
Volume178,500 shs
Average Volume335,714 shs
Market Capitalization$1.24 billion
P/E Ratio37.02
Dividend Yield0.44%
Beta1.31
Marten Transport logoMarten 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 provides transportation solutions to individual customers using temperature-controlled trailers, dry vans, and other specialized equipment. The Intermodal segment transports its customers' freight utilizing temperature-controlled trailers and dry containers 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, 2017, the company operated a fleet of 2,738 tractors, including 2,678 company-owned tractors and 60 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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.89
Quick Ratio1.89

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio37.02
Forward P/E Ratio23.42
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$698.12 million
Price / Sales1.80
Cash Flow$2.2153 per share
Price / Cash10.36
Book Value$9.64 per share
Price / Book2.38

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.62
Net Income$90.28 million
Net Margins13.15%
Return on Equity7.82%
Return on Assets5.78%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,492
Outstanding Shares54,660,000
Market Cap$1.24 billion

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, August 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.025 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. View Marten Transport's Dividend History.

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

Shares of Marten Transport 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 20th. The transportation company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.03. The transportation company had revenue of $197 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $193.90 million. Marten Transport had a net margin of 13.15% and a return on equity of 7.82%. The firm's revenue was up 14.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.17 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 Thursday, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Marten Transport.

What price target have analysts set for MRTN?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Marten Transport's stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Marten Transport's stock price to reach $25.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Marten Transport.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Marten Transport?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marten Transport in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Marten Transport.

Are investors shorting Marten Transport?

Marten Transport saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 821,242 shares, a decline of 38.9% from the July 13th total of 1,344,810 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 532,795 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 2.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Marten Transport's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Marten Transport's key competitors?

Who are Marten Transport's key executives?

Marten Transport's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Randolph L. Marten, Chairman & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Timothy M. Kohl, Pres (Age 70)
  • Mr. James J. Hinnendael, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Timothy P. Nash, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 66)
  • Mr. John H. Turner, Sr. VP of Sales (Age 56)

Has Marten Transport been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MRTN stock have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Marten Transport earned a coverage optimism score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.70 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Marten Transport.

Who are Marten Transport's major shareholders?

Marten Transport's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.46%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.29%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.81%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.61%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.89%) and Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.19%). Company insiders that own Marten Transport stock include James J Hinnendael, John H Turner, Larry B Hagness, Randolph L Marten and Thomas J Winkel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Marten Transport.

Which institutional investors are selling Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Portolan Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Arizona State Retirement System and US Bancorp DE. Company insiders that have sold Marten Transport company stock in the last year include Larry B Hagness and Thomas J Winkel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Marten Transport.

Which institutional investors are buying Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., KAMES CAPITAL plc, BlackRock Inc., Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. and Citadel Advisors LLC. 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 $22.95.

How big of a company is Marten Transport?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $1.24 billion and generates $698.12 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $90.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.62 on an earnings per share basis. Marten Transport employs 3,492 workers across the globe.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  417
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This page was last updated on 8/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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