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J.B. Hunt Beat Q3 Earnings Estimate, Missed on Revenues

Samuel Prince
J.B. Hunt Beat Q3 Earnings Estimate, Missed on Revenues

US road transportation companies’ earnings releases usually start with J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT). On October 15, the company announced its third-quarter earnings after the market closed. J.B. Hunt (XTN) reported an adjusted EPS of $1.47, which exceeded analysts’ estimate by $0.07. The analysts were surveyed by Thomas Reuters. J.B. Hunt beat analysts’ adjusted earnings estimate by 5%. The company’s adjusted EPS for the third quarter rose 52% YoY (year-over-year) from $0.96 in the third quarter of 2017.