JB Hunt 4Q Earnings Up 228 Percent

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 70.96% of the company's stock. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a current ratio of 1.48.

Fourth quarter 2017 net earnings at the Arkansas-based trucking, intermodal and logistics services provider totaled $385.3 million, or $3.48 per share, compared to net earnings of $117.6 million a year earlier, or $1.05 per share. (NASDAQ:JBHT) Cheap From Peers? Trading activity relates to the liquidity of a security. A company with higher PE ratio is more worthy against a company with lower PE ratio. (NASDAQ:JBHT) has experienced an average volume of 823349. Traders acquired 10,762 call options on the company. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 33,243 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $3,038,000 after acquiring an additional 3,617 shares during the period. Apg Asset Nv holds 0.03% or 149,826 shares. Market capitalization is important because company size is a basic indicator of multiple characteristics in which investors are interested in, including risk. It is easy to calculate.

The company said its bottom line climbed to $0.39 billion, or $3.48 per share. The company has market cap of $13.47 billion. As per Monday, June 19, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. These companies are usually young in age and they could serve new industries as well as niche markets. Field Darren P. sold $99,102 worth of stock or 1,000 shares.

Analysts expect Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) to report $0.11 EPS on January, 24.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 31.25% from last quarter's $0.16 EPS. But it's not just the outlook that's being affected for the stock. These earnings "surprises" can lead to big gains or inflict huge losses to a portfolio, so it is extremely important to find these surprises ahead of time.

A number of research analysts recently commented on JBHT shares. The mean target price as estimated by the analysts for the company has been recorded at $116.60. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $114.00 price objective (up previously from $100.00) on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in a report on Thursday, October 12th. There has been an observed change of -9.78% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that J.B. Hunt Transport Services will post 3.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (NASDAQ:JBHT) has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, October 16 by UBS. Earnings Per Share is computed by dividing the profit total by its share total. If a company's profit is $800 million and there are 40 million shares, then the EPS is $20.

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"Benefits from increased volume and revenue per load were offset by increased costs to attract and retain drivers, higher third-party dray costs, increased insurance and claims costs, and inefficiencies in the rail networks due to congestion and track and yard maintenance", the company said. (NasdaqGS:JBHT) is 18.719300. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. In finance, it serves many purposes, and is often used to represent the price change of a commodity.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. (NASDAQ:JBHT) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, November 17 by BMO Capital Markets. Shares of JBHT have increased 18.7% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 8.57% in that time. Similarly, investors look up the share price over 12 month periods.

The Zacks Rank was developed based on this important finding in order to capture the power of earnings estimates.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.is Hold, according to the average of 14 analyst scores. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is now sitting at 41. This comparison showed up direction of price above its 200-SMA. Zacks Earnings ESP (Expected Surprise Prediction) determines how likely an earnings surprise might occur before it's reported and, finally, Zacks Most Accurate Estimate which knows the most accurate estimate for a stock, not just the consensus. The material on this website does not constitute advice and you should not rely on any material in this website to make (or refrain from making) any decision or take (or refrain from making) any action.

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