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NASDAQ:MRTNMarten Transport Stock Price, Forecast & News

$26.20
-0.39 (-1.47 %)
(As of 07/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.86
Now: $26.20
$26.75
50-Day Range
$23.60
MA: $24.80
$26.20
52-Week Range
$16.01
Now: $26.20
$26.80
Volume222,200 shs
Average Volume255,046 shs
Market Capitalization$1.44 billion
P/E Ratio23.39
Dividend Yield0.61%
Beta0.99
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: 1.4Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.31 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$843.27 million
Cash Flow$2.86 per share
Book Value$10.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$61.07 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,087
Market Cap$1.44 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Marten Transport's stock was trading at $18.70 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MRTN stock has increased by 40.1% and is now trading at $26.20. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Marten Transport?

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

When is Marten Transport's next earnings date?

Marten Transport is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Marten Transport.

How were Marten Transport's earnings last quarter?

Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 16th. The transportation company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.01. The transportation company earned $218.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $207.55 million. Marten Transport had a return on equity of 10.24% and a net margin of 7.10%. Marten Transport's quarterly revenue was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.25 EPS. View Marten Transport's earnings history.

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

Marten Transport declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 16th will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share on Tuesday, June 30th. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 15th. View Marten Transport's dividend history.

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

Marten Transport shares split on the morning of Monday, July 10th 2017. The 5-3 split was announced on Thursday, June 15th 2017. The newly created shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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.

What price target have analysts set for MRTN?

4 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Marten Transport's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Marten Transport's share price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.4%. View analysts' price targets for Marten Transport.

Has Marten Transport been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about MRTN stock has trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Marten Transport earned a media sentiment score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news about Marten Transport.

Are investors shorting Marten Transport?

Marten Transport saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 909,500 shares, a decrease of 5.0% from the June 15th total of 957,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 293,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's shares are short sold. 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), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Primo Water (PRMW), Accenture (ACN), General Motors (GM), Harley-Davidson (HOG), IBM (IBM), 3M (MMM), Pfizer (PFE) and Pentair (PNR).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.36%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.24%), Diversified Trust Co (0.02%) and Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.02%). 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. 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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. 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. View insider buying and selling activity for Marten Transport.

Which major investors are buying Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Diversified Trust Co, and Everence Capital Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $26.20.

How big of a company is Marten Transport?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $1.44 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 7/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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