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

$20.84
-0.34 (-1.61 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$20.75
Now: $20.84
$21.34
50-Day Range
$20.73
MA: $21.59
$22.78
52-Week Range
$15.39
Now: $20.84
$22.80
Volume189,685 shs
Average Volume143,520 shs
Market Capitalization$1.14 billion
P/E Ratio20.84
Dividend Yield0.56%
Beta1.43
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. Read More…

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$2.58 per share
Book Value$10.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$55.03 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,589
Market Cap$1.14 billion
Next Earnings Date1/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, December 27th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 12th. 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 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 results on Thursday, October, 17th. The transportation company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.02. The transportation company earned $214.97 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $208.10 million. Marten Transport had a net margin of 7.36% and a return on equity of 10.40%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.28 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, January 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Marten Transport.

What price target have analysts set for MRTN?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Marten Transport's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Marten Transport's stock price to reach $21.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.2% 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 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Marten Transport.

Has Marten Transport been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MRTN stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Marten Transport earned a media sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Marten Transport.

Are investors shorting Marten Transport?

Marten Transport saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 875,900 shares, an increase of 14.6% from the November 14th total of 764,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 181,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.8 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's stock are sold short. View Marten Transport's Current Options Chain.

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 Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Accenture (ACN), Pentair (PNR), Honeywell International (HON), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Charles Schwab (SCHW), Unilever (UL), Mondi (MNDI), CA (CA) and Comcast (CMCSA).

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.23%), Millennium Management LLC (0.88%), Empirical Capital Management LLC (0.73%), MSD Partners L.P. (0.45%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.43%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.31%). Company insiders that own Marten Transport stock include James J Hinnendael, Larry B Hagness, Randolph L Marten, Robert L Demorest and Thomas J Winkel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Marten Transport.

Which major investors are selling Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MSD Partners L.P., State Street Corp, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, AE Wealth Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Strs Ohio and Keybank National Association OH. Company insiders that have sold Marten Transport company stock in the last year include Randolph L Marten, Robert L Demorest and Thomas J Winkel. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Empirical Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., SG Americas Securities LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Rhumbline Advisers, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, California Public Employees Retirement System and Van Hulzen Asset Management 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Marten Transport's stock price today?

One share of MRTN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.84.

How big of a company is Marten Transport?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $1.14 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.View Additional Information About Marten Transport.

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:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  361 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  581
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Marten Transport and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MRTN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MRTN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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