J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. [JBHT] stock is down -8.19 while the S&P 500 has risen 0.52% on Thursday, 10/15/20. While at the time of this article, JBHT ATR is sitting at 3.44, with the beta value at 1.01. This stock’s volatility for the past week remained at 2.10%, while it was 2.51% for the past 30-day period. JBHT has fallen -$11.61 from the previous closing price of $141.84 on volume of 1.68 million shares.

On 16, October 2020, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Reports Earnings for the Third Quarter 2020. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Third Quarter 2020 Revenue: $2.47 billion; up 5%.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. [NASDAQ:JBHT] stock was on September 24, 2020, when it was Initiated with an Overweight rating from Wells Fargo, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $155. On August 10, 2020, Evercore ISI Initiated an Outperform rating. On July 17, 2020, Deutsche Bank Upgrade a Hold rating and increased its price target from $98 to $140. On July 17, 2020, Cowen Reiterated a Market perform rating and increased its price target to $129. On June 23, 2020, KeyBanc Capital Markets Upgrade an Overweight rating and boosted its amount on this stock to $135. On May 26, 2020, Robert W. Baird Upgrade an Outperform rating and boosted its target amount on this stock from $115 to $125.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $75.29 and a peak of $144.35. Right now, according to Wall Street analyst the average 12-month amount target is $142.50. At the most recent market close, shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. [NASDAQ:JBHT] were valued at $130.23. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 2.78%.

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. [NASDAQ:JBHT] most recently reported quarterly sales of 2.15 billion, which represented growth of -5.10%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $315,434 per employee, while its income is $17,770 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 17.70%, its Operating Margin is 7.60%, its Pretax Margin is +7.43, and its Net Margin is +5.63. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 9.60, 23.64, 21.63 and 15.55 respectively.

If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 38.52 and the whole liability to whole assets at 25.44. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 37.31 and enduring liability to assets at 0.25 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 138.87 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 135.91. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 143.70 and at 145.57 for 2nd resistance point.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. [JBHT] reported its earnings at $1.14 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 6/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $0.83/share signifying the difference of 0.31 and 37.30% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 3/30/2020, the stated earnings were $0.98 calling estimates for $0.98/share with the difference of 0 depicting the surprise of 0.00%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. [NASDAQ:JBHT] is 1.60. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.03. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.38, it’s amount to book ratio is 5.47 and showing 30.98 of P/E (TTM) ratio.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by MATTHEWS TERRENCE D, Retired, and it was the sale of 1000.0 shares on Sep 03. Kuhlow John, the Sr VP/Controller, completed a sale of 2737.0 shares on Sep 03. On Aug 27, Hicks Bradley W., EVP Dedicated, completed a sale of 2000.0 shares.