Earnings Forecast Research on J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. has received $0.89 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Mar 2017 ,According to the estimate provided by 8 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 8 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $0.84 while the top line estimate is $0.93 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at 1.7%.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. results fell short with a surprise EPS of -3% or $-0.03. The Actual EPS was $0.97 compared to the Estimated EPS of $1 during its most recent quarterly earnings. Lowell based J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Apr 17, 2017.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. has a Price to Earnings ratio of 26.45 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 7.79. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. has a price to cash ratio of 14.04. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 6.6% and Return on Equity of the stock is 30.96%.

In the last quarter, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. reported Annual Earnings of $0.97. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $3.73. In the last Quarter, JBHT reported a surprise Earnings per Share of -3% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $0.89 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $4.2. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $4.73 based on the consensus.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) : On Tuesday heightened volatility was witnessed in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $99.25 and hit $100.21 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $99.08, with a gain of 0.15% or 0.15 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,312,651 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $102.38 and the company has a market cap of $11,028 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $71.07 .

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a diversified transportation services and logistics company. Through its subsidiaries the company transports primarily full-load containerizable freight throughout the continental United States and portions of Canada and Mexico. The company also manages or provides logistics and transportation-related services which may utilize the companys own equipment and employees, or may employ equipment and services provided by unrelated third parties.

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