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NASDAQ:MRTNMarten Transport Stock Price, Forecast & News

$28.12
+0.04 (+0.14 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.11
Now: $28.12
$29.07
50-Day Range
$24.51
MA: $26.18
$28.63
52-Week Range
$16.01
Now: $28.12
$30.19
Volume14,658 shs
Average Volume266,399 shs
Market Capitalization$1.54 billion
P/E Ratio24.03
Dividend Yield0.58%
Beta1
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.34 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$843.27 million
Cash Flow$2.93 per share
Book Value$10.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$61.07 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,087
Market Cap$1.54 billion
Next Earnings Date10/15/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$28.12
+0.04 (+0.14 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Marten Transport's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Marten Transport's stock was trading at $18.70 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MRTN stock has increased by 50.4% and is now trading at $28.12.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Marten Transport?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marten Transport in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Marten Transport's next earnings date?

Marten Transport is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 15th 2020.
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How were Marten Transport's earnings last quarter?

Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 16th. The transportation company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.10. The transportation company had revenue of $212.38 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $207.80 million. Marten Transport had a return on equity of 10.61% and a net margin of 7.44%.
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How often does Marten Transport pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marten Transport?

Marten Transport announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 15th.
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When did Marten Transport's stock split? How did Marten Transport's stock split work?

Marten Transport shares split before market open on Friday, August 14th 2020. The 3-2 split was announced on Thursday, July 16th 2020. The newly minted shares will be payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Thursday, August 13th 2020. An investor that had 100 shares of Marten Transport stock prior to the split would have 150 shares after the split.

What price target have analysts set for MRTN?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Marten Transport's shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Marten Transport's stock price to reach $26.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.5%.
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Has Marten Transport been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about MRTN stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Marten Transport earned a news sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Marten Transport?

Marten Transport saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 981,000 shares, a decrease of 11.6% from the December 31st total of 1,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 174,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.6 days. Currently, 2.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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 Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), Comcast (CMCSA), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), 3M (MMM), Procter & Gamble (PG), Primo Water (PRMW) and AT&T (T).

Who are Marten Transport's key executives?

Marten Transport's management team includes the following 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)

What is Marten Transport's stock symbol?

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

Who are Marten Transport's major shareholders?

Marten Transport's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.03%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.92%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.24%), 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC (0.67%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.53%) and Moody Aldrich Partners LLC (0.40%). Company insiders that own Marten Transport stock include James J Hinnendael, John H Turner, Larry B Hagness, Randolph L Marten, Robert L Demorest, Thomas J Winkel and Timothy M Kohl.
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Which institutional investors are selling Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Granite Investment Partners LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC, and Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Marten Transport company stock in the last year include James J Hinnendael, John H Turner, Larry B Hagness, Randolph L Marten, Thomas J Winkel, and Timothy M Kohl.
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Which institutional investors are buying Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Bessemer Group Inc., Hodges Capital Management Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, and KAMES CAPITAL plc.
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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 $28.12.

How big of a company is Marten Transport?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $1.54 billion and generates $843.27 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $61.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.11 on an earnings per share basis. Marten Transport employs 4,087 workers across the globe.

What is Marten Transport's official website?

The official website for Marten Transport is 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 www.marten.com.

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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