JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc

04/17/2017 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen.

04/03/2017 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ JBHT) opened at 99.09 on Thursday. This indicates the dollar amount an investor can expect to invest in a company in order to receive one dollar of that company's earnings. Weiss Multi reported 0.25% of its portfolio in J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT). The transportation company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.92 by $0.04. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st.

Breaking: J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) has hit maximum technical strength - watch the technical oscillators for momentum gaps. Art Advsrs Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.14% in J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT). Zooming in closer, company stock has been 15.13% for the quarter, 10.49% over the past month, and 2.98% over the past week. The transportation business posted $0.88 EPS (EPS) for the period, falling below Zacks' average forecast of $0.92 by $0.04. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. JB Hunt Trans had 39 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America Corporation reissued a "buy" rating and set a $109.00 target price (up from $98.00) on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in a research note on Monday, July 10th. J P Morgan Chase & Co initiated coverage on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. For the past month, shares are -0.56%. BidaskClub upgraded shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. The stock has "Hold" rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, July 28. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $98.80.

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Eric Mcgee, EVP Highway Services sold $127,730 worth of shares at an average price of $93.37 on Wednesday the 26th. Baird Financial Group, Inc. now controls 295,999 shares valued at $27,048,000. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, SVP John Kuhlow sold 810 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 25th. Firsthand Capital Management Inc. owns 179,683 shares or 1.62% of their U.S. portfolio. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insider activity and sentiment signals are important to monitor because they can shed light on how "risky" a stock is perceived to be at it's current valuation. It improved, as 10 investors sold PLT shares while 69 reduced holdings. As of the end of the quarter Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company, LLC had bought a total of 2,135 shares growing its holdings by 12.2%. 81 funds opened positions while 371 raised stakes. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,296 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 43 shares during the period. The ROA for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. tells us exactly what earnings were generated from the invested capital. Farmers & Merchants Investments has an ownership of 1,420 stocks of the transportation firms shares valued at $130,000 after scooping up an extra 20 shares through out the previous quarter, Van ECK Associates upgraded its stake in J.B. Hunt Transport Services by 6.9% in the Q1. (NYSE:HON) by 29,088 shares in the quarter, for a total of 38,279 shares, and has risen its stake in Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN). Frontier Management Communications Limited Co holds 0.39% or 520,238 shares.

01/20/2017 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. Paradigm Asset Management Co.

Ameriprise Financial Inc decreased Vasco Data Security Intl (NASDAQ:VDSI) stake by 35,458 shares to 299,913 valued at $4.09 million in 2016Q4. Institutional investors own 71.60% of the company's stock.

Based on recent analysis, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. The stock increased 1.36% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $49.95. Latest closing price was 7.42% above its 50-day moving average and 7.72% above its 200-day moving average. The SI to JB Hunt Transport Services Incorporated's float is 3.61%. The stock now has a Market Cap of $4.31B. Investors of record on Monday, August 7th were paid a $0.23 dividend. (JBHT) pays out an annual dividend of 0.92 per share. J.B. Hunt Transport Services's dividend payout ratio is now 24.08%.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., launched on September 10, 1961, is a holding company.

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