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Marten Transport (MRTN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.01 (+0.06%)
(As of 02:51 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
142,599 shs
Average Volume
443,381 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.44 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Marten Transport MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
24.2% Upside
$22.00 Price Target
Short Interest
1.41% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
1.77mentions of Marten Transport in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $0.66 to $1.01 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.85 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

43rd out of 116 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

9th out of 13 stocks

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About Marten Transport Stock (NASDAQ:MRTN)

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United State, Mexico, and Canada. The company 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, as well as dry freight; and regional short-haul and medium-to-long-haul full-load transportation services. The Dedicated segment offers customized transportation solutions for individual customers' requirements using temperature-controlled trailers, dry vans, and other specialized equipment. The Intermodal segment transports customers' freight utilizing its refrigerated containers and 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 customers in temperature-controlled trailers and dry vans. As of December 31, 2023, the company operated a fleet of 3,349 tractors, that included 3,255 company-owned tractors and 94 tractors supplied by independent contractors. Marten Transport, Ltd. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Mondovi, Wisconsin.

MRTN Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Trucking, except local
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
$70.37 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.13 billion
Cash Flow
$2.30 per share
Book Value
$9.31 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$1.44 billion
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Randolph L. Marten (Age 71)
    Executive Chairman of the Board
    Comp: $820.48k
  • Mr. Timothy M. Kohl (Age 76)
    Chief Executive Officer
    Comp: $753.49k
  • Mr. Douglas Paul Petit (Age 57)
    Comp: $405.76k
  • Mr. James J. Hinnendael (Age 61)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $416.76k
  • Mr. Adam D. Phillips
    Executive VP & COO
  • Mr. Randall J. Baier
    Executive VP & CTO
  • Mr. Patrick J. Pazderka J.D.

MRTN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Marten Transport stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marten Transport in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" MRTN shares.
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What is Marten Transport's stock price target for 2024?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Marten Transport's shares. Their MRTN share price targets range from $20.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have MRTN shares performed in 2024?

Marten Transport's stock was trading at $20.98 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, MRTN shares have decreased by 15.6% and is now trading at $17.71.
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When is Marten Transport's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 17th 2024.
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How were Marten Transport's earnings last quarter?

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 18th. The transportation company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.12. The transportation company earned $249.67 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $262.77 million. Marten Transport had a net margin of 5.31% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.65%. The company's revenue was down 16.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.28 earnings per share.

How often does Marten Transport pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marten Transport?

Marten Transport declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 7th. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 14th.
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Is Marten Transport a good dividend stock?

Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.36%. The dividend payout ratio is 33.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MRTN will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.76% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Marten Transport's stock split?

Marten Transport shares split before market open on Friday, August 14th 2020. The 3-2 split was announced on Thursday, July 16th 2020. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Thursday, August 13th 2020. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 150 shares after the split.

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

91 employees have rated Marten Transport Chief Executive Officer Randy Marten on Randy Marten has an approval rating of 72% among the company'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), Procter & Gamble (PG), Pentair (PNR), AT&T (T), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Accenture (ACN), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Marten Transport's major shareholders?

Marten Transport's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.22%), Geneva Capital Management LLC (4.05%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.86%), Nuance Investments LLC (1.60%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (0.85%) and TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (0.75%). Insiders that own company stock include James J Hinnendael, Jerry M Bauer, John H Turner, Larry B Hagness, Robert L Demorest and Thomas J Winkel.
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How do I buy shares of Marten Transport?

Shares of MRTN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:MRTN) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by Staff

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