NASDAQ:MRTN - Marten Transport Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$24.00 +0.25 (+1.05 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 06:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$24.00
Today's Range$23.70 - $24.10
52-Week Range$15.60 - $29.60
Volume960,173 shs
Average Volume284,218 shs
Market Capitalization$1.30 billion
P/E Ratio38.71
Dividend Yield0.42%
Beta1.4
Marten Transport logoMarten 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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.59
Quick Ratio1.59

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio38.71
Forward P/E Ratio26.09
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$698.12 million
Price / Sales1.88
Cash Flow$2.2039 per share
Price / Cash10.89
Book Value$9.64 per share
Price / Book2.49

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.62
Net Income$90.28 million
Net Margins12.98%
Return on Equity7.27%
Return on Assets5.23%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,492
Outstanding Shares54,590,000

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.025 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $0.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. 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 issued 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.

How were Marten Transport's earnings last quarter?

Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 19th. The transportation company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19. The transportation company had revenue of $187 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $188.70 million. Marten Transport had a net margin of 12.98% and a return on equity of 7.27%. Marten Transport's quarterly revenue was up 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.25 EPS. 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 Wednesday, July, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Marten Transport.

What price target have analysts set for MRTN?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Marten Transport's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Marten Transport's share price to reach $25.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Marten Transport.

Are investors shorting Marten Transport?

Marten Transport saw a decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 808,480 shares, a decrease of 45.4% from the April 30th total of 1,481,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 345,981 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View Marten Transport's Current Options Chain.

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 & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Timothy P. Nash, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 66)
  • Mr. John H. Turner, Sr. VP of Sales (Age 56)

Has Marten Transport been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MRTN stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Marten Transport earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 45.90 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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. (9.92%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.35%), Northern Trust Corp (1.68%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.19%), 12th Street Asset Management Company LLC (0.99%) and Next Century Growth Investors LLC (0.78%). 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, Next Century Growth Investors LLC, Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC and Millennium Management 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Argent Capital Management LLC and CIBC World Markets 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 $24.00.

How big of a company is Marten Transport?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion 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.

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 [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Marten Transport (MRTN)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  152 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  386
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This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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