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

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$17.51 -0.51 (-2.83 %)
(As of 12/9/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.51
Today's Range$17.32 - $18.5650
52-Week Range$17.13 - $29.60
Volume116,684 shs
Average Volume135,203 shs
Market Capitalization$953.65 million
P/E Ratio28.24
Dividend Yield0.57%
Beta1.37
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 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MRTN
Previous Symbol
CUSIP57307510
Phone715-926-4216

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.98
Quick Ratio1.98

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.24
Forward P/E Ratio17.69
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$698.12 million
Price / Sales1.37
Cash Flow$2.1806 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.03
Book Value$9.64 per share
Price / Book1.82

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.62
Net Income$90.28 million
Net Margins13.62%
Return on Equity8.81%
Return on Assets6.67%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,492
Outstanding Shares54,460,000
Market Cap$953.65 million
OptionableOptionable

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 Thursday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be given a dividend of $0.025 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $0.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 17th. 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 the morning of Monday, July 10th 2017. The 5-3 split was announced on Thursday, June 15th 2017. The newly created shares were distributed 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.

How were Marten Transport's earnings last quarter?

Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 16th. The transportation company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.02. The transportation company earned $199.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $203.10 million. Marten Transport had a net margin of 13.62% and a return on equity of 8.81%. The business's revenue was up 16.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.14 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 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Marten Transport.

What price target have analysts set for MRTN?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Marten Transport's shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Marten Transport's share price to reach $24.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.0% 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?

Media stories about MRTN stock have trended positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Marten Transport earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the transportation company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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)

Who are Marten Transport's major shareholders?

Marten Transport's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.17%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.88%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.59%) and Morgan Stanley (1.28%). 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 WINTON GROUP Ltd, FMR LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Heartland Advisors Inc., Royce & Associates LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clearbridge Investments LLC, Morgan Stanley, Victory Capital Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Citadel Advisors LLC and PNC Financial Services Group Inc.. 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 $17.51.

How big of a company is Marten Transport?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $953.65 million 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.

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:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  471
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This page was last updated on 12/9/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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