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Marten Transport Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.70 (-4.19 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $16.00
50-Day Range
MA: $16.94
52-Week Range
Now: $16.00
Volume742,305 shs
Average Volume329,513 shs
Market Capitalization$1.32 billion
P/E Ratio20.00
Dividend Yield0.96%
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, 2019, the company operated a fleet of 3,212 tractors, including 3,120 company-owned tractors and 92 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MRTN
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$843.27 million
Cash Flow$1.74 per share
Book Value$7.28 per share


Net Income$61.07 million


Market Cap$1.32 billion
Next Earnings Date4/15/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.05 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

39th out of 239 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

9th out of 21 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.70 (-4.19 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Marten Transport a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marten Transport in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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When is Marten Transport's next earnings date?

Marten Transport is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 15th 2021.
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How were Marten Transport's earnings last quarter?

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) posted its earnings results on Monday, January, 25th. The transportation company reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.02. The transportation company earned $227.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $226.80 million. Marten Transport had a net margin of 7.60% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.58%. The business's revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.19 EPS.
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How has Marten Transport's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Marten Transport's stock was trading at $12.4667 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MRTN stock has increased by 28.3% and is now trading at $16.00.
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How often does Marten Transport pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marten Transport?

Marten Transport announced a None dividend on Wednesday, November 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Monday, December 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 11th. This is a positive change from Marten Transport's previous None dividend of $0.45.
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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 0.96%. The dividend payout ratio of Marten Transport is 21.62%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Marten Transport will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.02% 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?

Marten Transport's stock split on the morning of Friday, August 14th 2020. The 3-2 split was announced on Thursday, July 16th 2020. The newly minted shares were payable 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?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Marten Transport's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.67 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Marten Transport's stock price to reach $17.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.8% 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:
  • Mr. Randolph L. Marten, Chairman & CEO (Age 68, Pay $890.64k)
  • Mr. Timothy M. Kohl, Pres (Age 73, Pay $659.52k)
  • Mr. James J. Hinnendael, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $401.36k)
  • Mr. John H. Turner, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 59, Pay $389.66k)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Letscher, Sec.

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.

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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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.56%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.73%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.40%), Morgan Stanley (1.49%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.45%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.22%). Company insiders that own Marten Transport stock include James J Hinnendael, Jerry M Bauer, John H Turner, Larry B Hagness, Randolph L Marten, Robert L Demorest, Thomas J Winkel and Timothy M Kohl.
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Which major investors are selling Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Clearbridge Investments LLC, and Argent Capital Management LLC. 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.
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Which major investors are buying Marten Transport stock?

MRTN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Norges Bank, Next Century Growth Investors LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Pier Capital LLC, and Denali Advisors LLC.
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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 $16.00.

How much money does Marten Transport make?

Marten Transport has a market capitalization of $1.32 billion and generates $843.27 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $61.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.74 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Marten Transport have?

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.

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 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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