|Bid||113.55 x 900|
|Ask||114.75 x 800|
|Day's Range||112.79 - 119.00|
|52 Week Range||83.64 - 122.29|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.11|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.14|
|Earnings Date||Apr 12, 2020 - Apr 16, 2020|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.04 (0.87%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Nov 05, 2019|
|1y Target Est||117.17|
"Housing reports have come out quite positive, the job growth continues to be healthy and all the worries we had about a recession seem to have passed," said Brad McMillan, chief investment officer for Commonwealth Financial Network, an independent broker-dealer. Declining issues outnumbered advancers for a 1.12-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq.
Decline in truck revenues weighs on J.B. Hunt's (JBHT) Q4 earnings. However, strong performance of the Dedicated Contract Services and Integrated Capacity Solutions segments boosts results.
U.S. stock indexes edged higher to hit fresh record highs on Friday on optimism over corporate earnings, economic data and indications of resilience in a Chinese economy battered by a prolonged trade war with the United States. "There's a lot of enthusiasm out there and it is a combination of earnings and strong data that is supporting the market," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Spartan Capital Securities in New York.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) reported fourth quarter 2019 earnings per share (EPS) of $1.35 versus the consensus estimate of $1.52. The earnings increase was 67% higher compared to the same period in 2018, which was negatively impacted by $134 million in charges associated with its arbitration with BNSF Railway. Excluding the charges, J.B. Hunt reported EPS of $1.78 in the fourth quarter 2018.
U.S. stock indexes were set to scale fresh record highs on Friday, on optimism over corporate earnings, fresh economic data and indications of resilience in a Chinese economy battered by a prolonged trade war with the United States. The three main stock indexes closed at record highs on Thursday, with the S&P 500 surging past the 3,300-mark for the first time, also boosted by a rally in technology stocks and strong U.S. retail sales data.
JB Hunt (JBHT) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -11.18% and -0.16%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) announced fourth quarter 2019 net earnings of $144.7 million, or diluted earnings per share of $1.35 vs. fourth quarter 2018 net earnings of $88.7 million, or $0.81 per diluted share. Fourth quarter 2018 net earnings included pretax charges of $134.0 million for contingent liabilities related to the arbitration with BNSF Railway Company.
Investing.com - JB Hunt (NASDAQ:JBHT) reported fourth quarter earnings that missed analysts' expectations on Monday and revenue that fell short of forecasts.
The report by analyst Bascome Majors expressed enough confidence in a coming upturn in trucking economics that it raised its ratings from neutral to positive for four companies: C.H. Robinson (NASDAQ: CHRW), Echo Global Logistics (NASDAQ: ECHO), Landstar (NASDAQ: LSTR) and Werner (NASDAQ: WERN). "Truckload's supply-side overhang on asset-based pricing and margins looks like the primary problem, as underlying volume grew (Susquehanna's italics) through 4Q and spot pricing showed more than seasonal m/m tightening despite falling y/y for 16 straight months," the report said. Majors noted that both the economy and truckload volumes are on the rise, while supply is expected to shrink 1% this coming year compared to a 4% increase in both 2018 and 2019.
JB Hunt (JBHT) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
J.B. Hunt recognizes first company driver to achieve 5 million safe miles driven and announces it has hired 10,000 veterans since 2014.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., (NASDAQ: JBHT) announced today that it expects to issue fourth quarter 2019 earnings before the market opens on Friday, January 17, 2020. It will hold a conference call from 9:00-10:00 a.m. CST on Friday, January 17, 2020, to discuss the quarterly earnings and answer listener questions. To receive a dial-in number and personal access code, participants must register here.
With e-commerce boom and the consequent rise in last-mile deliveries, J.B. Hunt (JBHT) is trying to capitalize on this upside through successive acquisitions.
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J.B. Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT ) announced that its subsidiary J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. acquired final-mile provider RDI Last Mile Co. Terms of the deal that closed Dec. 31 were not disclosed, but J.B. Hunt said ...
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., acquired the assets of RDI Last Mile Co.
JDA and J.B. Hunt will integrate JDA’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) Platform with J.B. Hunt 360 to provide customers with greater pricing visibility.
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At the recently concluded FreightWaves LIVE event in Chicago, leading supply chain solutions provider J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ: JBHT) bagged the fourth place in the FreightTech 25 list – a survey that recognizes companies pushing boundaries within the logistics industry through the use of technology. J.B. Hunt is one of the largest companies of its kind in North America, with its sustained attention to details and ceaseless spirit to innovate helping it jump one place up the ladder from its #5 finish in 2018. "Innovation is a big part of our company culture at J.B. Hunt," said Shelley Simpson, executive vice president, chief commercial officer, and president of highway services at J.B. Hunt.
J.B. Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT) Chief Commercial Officer Shelley Simpson praises the dynamic J.B. Hunt 360 freight matching platform that's bringing shippers and carriers together in a digital marketplace. J.B. Hunt launched a drop trailer program this summer called J.B. Hunt 360box.
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J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., announced today the planned succession of the top leadership for J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.’s Intermodal business unit. Effective April 1, 2020, Terry Matthews will retire from his current duties as executive vice president and president of Intermodal.