|Bid||90.00 x 100|
|Ask||130.00 x 100|
|Day's Range||119.29 - 122.06|
|52 Week Range||83.35 - 126.49|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||19.35|
|Earnings Date||Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 17, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.96 (0.85%)|
|1y Target Est||130.19|
J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) has a consensus rating of 2.3, suggesting a “buy.” The company is tracked by 24 analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters. Seven (29.2%) of them are recommending a “strong buy” for JBHT stock. Five (20.8%) are recommending a “buy,” 11 (45.8%) are recommending a “hold,” and one (4.2%) is recommending a “sell.”
Let’s look now at J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ (JBHT) operating margin in 1Q18. During the quarter, it expanded 13.4% to $169 million, from $149 million in 1Q17. However, it contracted 0.5% to 8.7% from 9.5% in the corresponding quarter last year. Higher operating costs took a toll on its operating margin.
The Truck segment is J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ (JBHT) smallest segment by revenue. The share of its revenue fell to 5% in the first quarter of 2018 from 6% in 1Q17. In 1Q18, the segment recorded a 1% fall in revenue to $92.7 million from $94 million in 1Q17.
In 1Q18, J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ (JBHT) Integrated Capacity Solutions (or ICS) segment reported a robust 41% rise in revenue. Its revenue was $296.1 million, up from $209 million in the same quarter last year. This non-asset-based segment is the third-largest source of JBHT’s total revenues.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.24 per common share, payable to stockholders of record on May 4, 2018.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ (JBHT) Dedicated Contract Services (or DCS) segment is the company’s second-largest revenue source. In 1Q18, the segment’s revenue share was 25%, up 1% from 24% in the same quarter last year.
The revenue of J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ (JBHT) Intermodal segment is very important. The segment contributes more than half of the company’s total revenues. In the first quarter of 2018, the segment’s revenue was $1.1 billion, up 14.2% from 1Q17. The segmental revenue was 55% of the company’s total revenue in 1Q18, down 2% from 57% in the first quarter of 2017.
In the trucking industry, the quarterly earnings releases typically start with J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT). On April 16, 2018, this North American trucking and transportation company announced its 1Q18 earnings. It reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.07, which missed the Thomson Reuters–surveyed analyst estimate of $1.09 by 2%.
The S&P 500’s top gainers on April 16 were: JB Hunt Transport (JBHT) gained 6.2%. CVS (CVS) gained 4.2%. Ecolab (ECL) gained 4.1%. Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) gained 4.1%. Charles Schwab (SCHW) gained 4%. JB Hunt Transport Services
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