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NASDAQ:MRTNMarten Transport Stock Price, Forecast & News

$25.59
+0.38 (+1.51 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.96
Now: $25.59
$25.67
50-Day Range
$20.60
MA: $23.21
$26.05
52-Week Range
$16.01
Now: $25.59
$26.59
Volume386,833 shs
Average Volume249,924 shs
Market Capitalization$1.40 billion
P/E Ratio22.85
Dividend Yield0.63%
Beta0.97
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: 1.3Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.62 out of 5 stars


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$843.27 million
Cash Flow$2.81 per share
Book Value$11.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$61.07 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,087
Market Cap$1.40 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2020 (Estimated)
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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MRTN shares have increased by 36.8% and is now trading at $25.59. 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 2 hold ratings and 2 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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 16th. The transportation company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.01. The transportation company earned $218.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $207.55 million. Marten Transport had a return on equity of 10.24% and a net margin of 7.10%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share on Tuesday, June 30th. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.63%. 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 issued shares were payable 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.

What price target have analysts set for MRTN?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Marten Transport's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Marten Transport's stock price to reach $23.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.1%. View analysts' price targets for Marten Transport.

Has Marten Transport been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about MRTN stock have been trending extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Marten Transport earned a daily sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave 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 company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutMarten Transport.

Are investors shorting Marten Transport?

Marten Transport saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,000,000 shares, an increase of 15.7% from the April 30th total of 864,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 271,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 2.6% of the shares of the stock 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.34%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.02%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.02%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.62%), State Street Corp (2.48%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (1.97%). 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Citigroup Inc., and Federated Hermes 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. View insider buying and selling activity for Marten Transport.

Which major investors are buying Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Wellington Management Group LLP, Scopus Asset Management L.P., and State Street Corp. 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 $25.59.

How big of a company is Marten Transport?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $1.40 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 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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