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J.B. Hunt Transport Beat Earnings Estimate, Stock Rose 2.1%

Samuel Prince
J.B. Hunt Transport Beat Earnings Estimate, Stock Rose 2.1%

On October 15, North America’s major trucking giant J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) announced its third-quarter earnings after the market closed. The company reported an adjusted EPS of $1.47, which exceeded analysts’ estimate of $1.40 by 5%. The analysts were surveyed by Thomas Reuters. J.B. Hunt’s adjusted EPS in the third quarter rose 52% YoY (year-over-year) from $0.96 in the third quarter of 2017.