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Hunt J B Transport Services Inc

J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. provides surface transportation, delivery, and logistic services in North America.

Hunt J B Transport Services stock last closed at $177.91, up 0.91% from the previous day, and has decreased 9.55% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry by 0.08 percentage points. Hunt J B Transport Services stock is currently +15.59% from its 52-week low of $153.92, and -18.46% from its 52-week high of $218.18.

At the moment, there are 103.54M shares of JBHT outstanding. The market capitalization of JBHT is $18.42B. In the last 24 hours, 463,274 JBHT shares were traded.

How to Buy Hunt J B Transport Services Stock

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  1. Decide where to buy Hunt J B Transport Services stock: You need to choose an online brokerage, but don't worry - we've sifted through dozens of online stock brokerages and apps to help you figure out where to buy Hunt J B Transport Services stock.
  2. Sign up for a brokerage account: Sign up for 0% fee trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've identified. It's the best place to buy JBHT stock.
  3. Deposit money your brokerage account: Select your method of payment and add your information.
  4. Evaluate Hunt J B Transport Services stock: The Hunt J B Transport Services ticker symbol is JBHT. Is Hunt J B Transport Services stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of JBHT? How do JBHT's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Hunt J B Transport Services is a good buy? Why has JBHT's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock market research website can help you figure out if JBHT is a good stock to buy).
  5. Make your JBHT purchase: Decide if you will purchase JBHT shares at the current market price or use a limit order to buy JBHT shares at a specific price.
  6. Get the latest scoop on your JBHT investment: Create a watchlist to track your position in Hunt J B Transport Services stock.

Step 1: Decide where to buy Hunt J B Transport Services stock

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Hunt J B Transport Services Numbers

JBHT Price
$177.91
1w %
-2.68%
1y %
-9.55%
5y %
58.13%
P/E
18.4x
P/B
5.26x
P/S
1.26x
PEG
74.9x
Revenue
$14.66B
Earnings
$1.01B
Fore. Rev. Growth
1.86%
Fore. Earn. Growth
0.27%
Market Cap
$18.42B
Next Earnings
Jan 19, 2023
Next Dividend
N/A

Fundamentals of JBHT

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You can view all of the due diligence checks on JBHT's stock page.

What is the fair value of JBHT stock?

Investors use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge JBHT's intrinsic value.

Using relative valuations metrics:

  • JBHT may be overvalued based on its P/E ratio of 18.4x, relative to Integrated Freight & Logistics industry P/E ratio of 14.26x
  • JBHT may be overvalued based on its P/B ratio of 5.26x, relative to Integrated Freight & Logistics industry P/B ratio of 4.41x
  • JBHT may be overvalued based on its PEG ratio of 74.9x

You can access more valuation research on JBHT's stock here.

JBHT Financial Health Overview

Signs that JBHT is financially healthy:

  • JBHT earnings of $1.37B is not enough to cover its interest payments.
  • JBHT profit margin has gone up from 5.9% to 6.9% in the past year.
  • JBHT's operating cash flow of $1.61B allows it to safely service it's debt of $1.24B.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the JBHT balance sheet.
  • Total JBHT debt is lower than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.

Signs that JBHT is not financially healthy:

  • JBHT has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 1.12.
  • There are more long-term liabilities than short-term assets on the JBHT balance sheet.

Do Wall Street analysts think it's a good time to buy JBHT stock

Out of 15 sell side analysts who research JBHT, the consensus analyst rating on Hunt J B Transport Services is a Buy

Should I buy or sell JBHT stock?

Based on 15 analysts offering ratings for Hunt J B Transport Services Inc.
Buy
Strong Buy
7 analysts 46.67%
Buy
2 analysts 13.33%
Hold
6 analysts 40%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

Most Recent JBHT Analyst Upgrades/Downgrades

Amit Mehrotra, a bottom 5% analyst from Deutsche Bank maintains JBHT with a strong buy rating and lowers their JBHT price target from $230.00 to $228.00, on Nov 29, 2022.

Christopher Kuhn, a top 39% analyst from Benchmark maintains JBHT with a strong buy rating and lowers their JBHT price target from $215.00 to $195.00, on Oct 20, 2022.

Bascome Majors, a bottom 21% analyst from Susquehanna maintains JBHT with a strong buy rating and lowers their JBHT price target from $196.00 to $194.00, on Oct 19, 2022.

Ariel Rosa, a top 8% analyst from Credit Suisse maintains JBHT with a hold rating and raises their JBHT price target from $185.00 to $186.00, on Oct 19, 2022.

Patrick Brown, a top 3% analyst from Raymond James maintains JBHT with a buy rating and raises their JBHT price target from $190.00 to $195.00, on Oct 19, 2022.

You can dive deeper into what analysts are saying on the Hunt J B Transport Services stock forecast page.

JBHT Technicals

SMA10
179.78
SMA20
181
SMA50
172.58
SMA100
175
SMA200
176.45
MACD
1.27
MACD Signal
2.2
MACD Histogram
-0.93
RSI
50.21
Stochastic %K
30.84
Stochastic %D
34.59
StochRSI %K
7.71
StochRSI %D
6.64

JBHT Growth Metrics

Last year, JBHT earnings were $1.01B. Over the past 5 year, JBHT's earnings have increased by 20.6% per year. This was slower than the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry average of 21.61%.

Last year, JBHT revenue was $14.66B. During the past 5 year, JBHT's revenue has increased by 16.2% per year. This was faster than the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry average of 11.87%.

You can research JBHT's earnings and revenue performance here.

Are JBHT insiders buying or selling the stock?

Over the last year, executives and large shareholders at JBHT have sold more shares than they have bought.

Shelley Simpson, EVP CCO PeopleHR of JBHT, was the latest JBHT insider to sell. They sold $1,302,161.00 worth of JBHT stock on Nov 11, 2022.

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Can I get consistent income from JBHT stock?

Hunt J B Transport Services pays a dividend of 0.9%, compared to the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry's average dividend yield of 1.97%. If you owned $1,000 of JBHT stock, you would have been paid $8.99 in the past 12 months.

Hunt J B Transport Services dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.

Dig into more info about Hunt J B Transport Services dividend yield and history here.

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Step 6: Get the latest scoop on your JBHT investment

Now that you own some JBHT stock, you'll want to keep up with your new stock purchase.

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How to Buy Stock in Hunt J B Transport Services

To summarize, here are the 6 steps to buy stock in Hunt J B Transport Services:

  1. Decide where to buy Hunt J B Transport Services stock
  2. Sign up for a brokerage account
  3. Deposit money your brokerage account
  4. Evaluate Hunt J B Transport Services stock
  5. Make your JBHT purchase
  6. Get the latest scoop on your JBHT investment

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NASDAQ: JBHT
$177.91+1.61 (+0.91%)
Updated Dec 8, 2022
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NASDAQ: JBHT
$177.91+1.61 (+0.91%)
Updated Dec 8, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Hunt J B Transport Services share?

As of Dec 8, 2022, it costs $177.91 to buy one share of Hunt J B Transport Services stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Hunt J B Transport Services stock?

According to 15 Wall Street analysts who monitor Hunt J B Transport Services, their consensus recommendation is to buy Hunt J B Transport Services stock.

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