Analysts Point To J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) Growth In The Future

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Industrials sector while operating in the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry. The current market capitalization of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. is $20.14B. A total of 0.53 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 774.84K shares.

In the most recent transaction, Ottensmeyer Patrick J bought 5,000 shares of JBHT for 202.99 per share on Mar 04 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 5,000 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 26 ’24, Webb Brian sold 900 shares at 208.54 per share. JBHT shares that EVP- Final Mile Services owns now total 15,032.

Among the insiders who sold shares, HARPER ALFRED C disposed of 6,500 shares on Feb 23 ’24 at a per-share price of $212.71. This resulted in the Retired holding 42,411 shares of JBHT after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Field Darren P. sold 6,000 shares at $212.98 per share on Feb 23 ’24. Company shares held by the EVP and President Intermodal now total 14,295.


The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.69, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.87%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.97. JBHT’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/8/2024 when it declared a $0.43 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 2/23/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 11/24/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 11/9/2023. The JBHT stock dividend was $0.42 per share in cash.

Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, JBHT has a high of $219.51 and a low of $164.39.

As of this writing, JBHT has an earnings estimate of $1.6 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 18 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.89 per share and a lower estimate of $1.4. The company reported an EPS of $1.8 in the last quarter, which was -1.60% lower than expectations of $1.83.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. JBHT’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $355.55M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $1.30B in debt and $1.73B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $39.76, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.12B.

Analysts Opinion

After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for JBHT is Buy with a score of 4.38.

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