J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (JBHT) EPS Estimated At $1.00

September 17, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

 J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (JBHT) EPS Estimated At $1.00
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.13, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 38 investors sold J B Hunt Transport Services Inc shares while 144 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 77.97 million shares or 0.65% less from 78.48 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Bbva Compass National Bank, a Texas-based fund reported 3,558 shares. Strs Ohio reported 0% stake. 251 are owned by Piedmont Investment Advsrs Llc. Stephens Mgmt Gp Ltd Co holds 120,719 shares or 0.33% of its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Co Can accumulated 62,667 shares. Barbara Oil Communication, Illinois-based fund reported 10,000 shares. Moreover, Sandler Cap Mgmt has 0.21% invested in J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT). Allstate accumulated 25,596 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Parkside Fincl Bank stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT). 39,082 are held by Buckingham Capital Mngmt. Glg Limited Liability Company invested in 0.22% or 33,007 shares. Exxonmobil Management Inc Tx has invested 0.04% in J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT). 84,728 are owned by Savings Bank Of Montreal Can. Ruggie Capital Gru holds 0.01% in J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) or 50 shares. 8,364 are held by Mai Management.

Wall Street await J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) to release earnings on October, 16. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $1.00, up exactly $0.03 or 3.09 % from 2014’s $0.97 EPS. The expected JBHT’s profit could reach $109.48 million giving the stock 25.39 P/E in the case that $1.00 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.88 EPS for the previous quarter, J B Hunt Transport Services Inc’s analysts now forecast 13.64 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.74% or $1.74 on September 15, reaching $101.57. About 1.09M shares traded or 16.58% up from the average. J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) has risen 5.07% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.63% the S&P500.

J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering JB Hunt Trans (NASDAQ:JBHT), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. JB Hunt Trans had 39 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, October 12. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, July 26 by Buckingham Research. As per Tuesday, January 12, the company rating was upgraded by Wolfe Research. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, February 22 report. The company was maintained on Friday, July 21 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Friday, October 9. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of JBHT in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, October 15 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Strong-Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by Vetr. The stock of J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, March 29.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. is a surface transportation, delivery, and logistics firm in North America. The company has market cap of $11.12 billion. The Firm divisions include Intermodal , Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS) and Truck (JBT). It has a 26.65 P/E ratio. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides transportation and delivery services to a range of clients and clients throughout the continental United States, Canada and Mexico.

More notable recent J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “JB Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA” on July 13, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “JB Hunt (JBHT) Q2 Earnings: Disappointment in the Cards?” published on July 13, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “JB Hunt Transport Beats On The Bottom Line, But Stock Price Still Fizzles” on April 18, 2017. More interesting news about J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) were released by: Reuters.com and their article: “BRIEF-J B Hunt Transport Services Q2 earnings per share $0.88” published on July 17, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “How To YieldBoost JB Hunt Transport Services From 0.9% To 10.3% Using Options” with publication date: August 21, 2017.

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