J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) will release its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, January 18th. Analysts expect J.B. Hunt Transport Services to post earnings of $1.03 per share for the quarter.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 13th. The transportation company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.96 by ($0.05). J.B. Hunt Transport Services had a net margin of 6.05% and a return on equity of 28.90%. The business had revenue of $1.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.82 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.97 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect J.B. Hunt Transport Services to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ JBHT) opened at $120.11 on Thursday. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a twelve month low of $83.35 and a twelve month high of $120.66. The company has a market capitalization of $13,180.00, a P/E ratio of 32.03, a P/E/G ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 1.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 1.48 and a quick ratio of 1.48.
A number of research firms recently commented on JBHT. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $129.00 price objective (up from $111.00) on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in a report on Monday. Stephens reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $135.00 price objective on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $120.00 price objective on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in a report on Friday, December 29th. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 price objective on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in a report on Friday, December 29th. Finally, Bank of America restated a “buy” rating and set a $128.00 price target (up from $117.00) on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in a research note on Thursday, December 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $114.28.
About J.B. Hunt Transport Services
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc is a surface transportation, delivery, and logistics company in North America. The Company segments include Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS) and Truck (JBT). The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides transportation and delivery services to a range of customers and consumers throughout the continental United States, Canada and Mexico.
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