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QQQ   377.93
S&P 500   4,566.48
DOW   35,741.15
QQQ   377.93
S&P 500   4,566.48
DOW   35,741.15
QQQ   377.93

Marten Transport Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.19 (+1.15 %)
(As of 10/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume212,666 shs
Average Volume336,175 shs
Market Capitalization$1.39 billion
P/E Ratio17.83
Dividend Yield0.97%
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About Marten Transport

Marten Transport Ltd. engages in the provision of temperature-sensitive truckload carrier services. It operates through the following segments: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. The Truckload segment includes transport of food and 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 specialized equipment. The Intermodal segment offers transports its customer's freight utilizing temperature-controlled trailers and dry containers on railroad flatcars for portions of trips. The Brokerage segment involves in arranging smaller third-party carriers to transport freight for its customers in temperature-controlled trailers and dry vans. The company was founded by Roger R. Marten in 1946 and is headquartered in Mondovi, WI.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Trucking, except local
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$874.37 million
Cash Flow
$2.23 per share
Book Value
$7.50 per share


Net Income
$69.50 million




Market Cap
$1.39 billion
Next Earnings Date
1/25/2022 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

3.10 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

3rd out of 172 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

1st out of 18 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 5.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Marten Transport a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marten Transport in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Marten Transport stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Marten Transport?

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Are investors shorting Marten Transport?

Marten Transport saw a drop in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,640,000 shares, a drop of 18.8% from the August 31st total of 2,020,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 325,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.0 days. Currently, 2.6% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Marten Transport's next earnings date?

Marten Transport is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 25th 2022.
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How were Marten Transport's earnings last quarter?

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 18th. The transportation company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.01. The transportation company had revenue of $251.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $237.50 million. Marten Transport had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.07% and a net margin of 8.57%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 16.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.22 earnings per share.
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How has Marten Transport's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Marten Transport's stock was trading at $12.4667 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MRTN shares have increased by 34.4% and is now trading at $16.76.
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How often does Marten Transport pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marten Transport?

Marten Transport declared a None dividend on Tuesday, August 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 20th will be given a dividend of $0.54 per share on Monday, October 4th. This represents a yield of 1%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 17th.
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Is Marten Transport a good dividend stock?

Marten Transport pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.97%. Marten Transport has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Marten Transport is 19.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Marten Transport will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.55% next year. This indicates that Marten Transport will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Marten Transport's stock split? How did Marten Transport's stock split work?

Shares of Marten Transport split before market open on Friday, August 14th 2020. The 3-2 split was announced on Thursday, July 16th 2020. The newly issued shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Marten Transport's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Marten Transport's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Marten Transport's key executives?

Marten Transport's management team includes the following people:
  • Timothy M. Kohl, Chief Executive Officer
  • Douglas P. Petit, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • James J. Hinnendael, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • John H. Turner, Executive Vice President-Sales & Marketing
  • Thomas A. Letscher, Secretary

What is Randy Marten's approval rating as Marten Transport's CEO?

91 employees have rated Marten Transport CEO Randy Marten on Glassdoor.com. Randy Marten has an approval rating of 72% among Marten Transport's employees.

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), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Pentair (PNR), AT&T (T), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Accenture (ACN), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.52%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.10%), SummerHaven Investment Management LLC (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL (0.04%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.04%). Company insiders that own Marten Transport stock include James J Hinnendael, Jerry M Bauer, Jerry M Bauer, John H Turner, Larry B Hagness, Randolph L Marten, 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 Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Marten Transport company stock in the last year include John H Turner, and Thomas J Winkel.
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Which institutional investors are buying Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC, SummerHaven Investment Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and New York State Teachers Retirement System.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Marten Transport's stock price today?

One share of MRTN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.76.

How much money does Marten Transport make?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $1.39 billion and generates $874.37 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $69.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.84 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Marten Transport have?

Marten Transport employs 4,162 workers across the globe.

What is Marten Transport's official website?

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

Where are Marten Transport's headquarters?

Marten Transport is headquartered at 129 MARTEN STREET, MONDOVI WI, 55402.

How can I contact Marten Transport?

Marten Transport's mailing address is 129 MARTEN STREET, MONDOVI WI, 55402. 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 10/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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