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Tuesday, April 16


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J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc (INX:JBHT) social chatter is higher than usual

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$JBHT (-4.0% pre) J.B. Hunt Profit Rises, But Lower Volumes Weigh on Results - WSJ https://t.co/SV96cYWqsd

Monday, April 15


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J. B. Hunt stock down 4% after trucking company misses Q1 views

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Hunt Transport Services Inc. fell more than 4% in the extended session Monday after the trucking company reported first-quarter earnings and sales that fell short of expectations. Hunt said it earned $119.6 million, or $1.09 a share, in the quarter, compared with $118.1 million, or $1.07 a share, in the year-ago period. Intermodal revenue per load excluding fuel surcharges rose about 11%, but that was offset by a 7% decline in volumes, the company said. Analysts polled by FactSet had expected earnings of $1.25 a share on sales of $2.2 billion.

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Wednesday, April 10


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J.B. Hunt (JBHT) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in Store?

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J.B. Hunt (JBHT) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in Store? The increased wages are primarily aimed at retaining drivers amid their scarcity.Additionally, rising operating costs might lead to deterioration in operating ratio (operating expenses as a percentage of revenues), a key measure of operational efficiency.However, J.B. Hunt is benefiting from high freight rates on the back of strong shipping demand. Moreover, an impressive segmental performance is likely to boost the company’s top line.The Zacks Consensus Estimate for Dedicated Contract Services segment revenues in the first quarter stands at $607 million, higher than $494 million reported in the year-ago period.The consensus mark for Integrated Capacity Solutions revenues is pegged at $310 million, above the reported figure of $296 million reported in the first quarter of 2018.The same for intermodal revenues stands at $1,210 million compared with $1,070 million reported in the prior-year quarter.Meanwhile, the consensus estimate for truck revenues is pegged at $106 million, up from $93 million reported in the year-earlier period.Further, the company’s Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery acquisition completed this February, which has strengthened its Final Mile operations, is likely to bolster results in the first quarter. Thus, a negative Earnings ESP in this case leaves the surprise prediction inconclusive.We caution against all Sell-rated stocks (#4 or 5) going into an earnings announcement, especially when the company is seeing negative estimate revisions.Stocks to ConsiderInvestors interested in the broader Transportation sector may consider Air Lease Corporation AL, Ryder System, Inc. R and SkyWest, Inc. SKYW as these stocks possess the right combination of elements to beat on earnings in the next releases.Air Lease has an Earnings ESP of +4.41% and a Zacks Rank of 3.

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Friday, March 29


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J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT), (USX) - Simpson: J.B. Hunt Committed To Freight Market Transparency

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On Friday morning at FreightWaves' Market Street headquarters in Chattanooga, executives from DAT, Nodal Exchange, J.B. Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT), as well as former U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), spoke to a large audience about the problems in the transportation and logistics industry that led to the creation of trucking freight futures. "We're thrilled to be providing transparency, liquidity, and risk management to the trucking industry, the backbone of the U.S. economy," said Demetri Karousos, chief operating officer of Nodal Exchange and chief risk officer at Nodal Clear. Hunt, and president of Highway Services, took the stage to praise FreightWaves, DAT, and Nodal Exchange for bringing high-quality information into the freight marketplace.

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Friday, March 15


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Analysts See $-1.01 EPS for Transat A.T. Inc. (TRZ); Hunt J B Transport Services Has 0.89 Sentiment – The Financial Examiner

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Analysts expect Transat A.T. Inc. (TSE:TRZ) to report $-1.01 EPS on March, 21.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 10.99% from last quarter’s $-0.91 EPS. Also, the number of investment managers holding Hunt J B Transport Services Inc in top ten holdings decreased from 5 to 2 for a decrease of 3. Sold All: 56 Reduced: 125 Increased: 119 New Position: 42. It has underperformed by 14.87% the S&P500. Some Historical JBHT News: 16/04/2018 – J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Reports Revenues and Earnings for the First Quarter 2018; 16/04/2018 – J.B. Hunt Revenue Tops Estimates — Earnings Review; 16/04/2018 – JB Hunt 1Q Truck Rev $92.7M; 15/05/2018 – Polar Asset Adds JB Hunt, Exits Bank of America: 13F; 16/04/2018 – JB Hunt 1Q Intermodal Load Volumes Rose 6%; 21/05/2018 – JB Hunt Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 16/04/2018 – JB Hunt 1Q Intermodal Revenue Per Load Rose 8%; 07/05/2018 – JB Hunt Presenting at Conference May 15; 08/03/2018 J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. to Participate in J.P. Morgan 2018 Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference; 16/04/2018 – JB Hunt 1Q Net $118.1M. After $1.77 actual earnings per share reported by J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -24.86% negative EPS growth. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $314,747 activity.

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Thursday, March 14


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Regions Financial Corp Holding in Jb Hunt Transport Services INC (JBHT) Has Trimmed by $61.37 Million as Valuation Declined

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Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 0.01% in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) or 7,798 shares. The institutional investor held 812,397 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $75.59M, down from 1.47 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Regions Financial Corp who had been investing in Jb Hunt Transport Services Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.38B market cap company. More interesting news about J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “First Week of January 2019 Options Trading For J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) – Nasdaq” published on November 27, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “J.B.

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Sunday, March 10


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Jb Hunt Transport Services INC (JBHT) Valuation Declined While Regions Financial Corp Has Lowered Stake

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Hrt Fincl Ltd invested 0.21% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Cushing Asset Management LP stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Since February 11, 2019, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $314,747 activity. The institutional investor held 812,397 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $75.59 million, down from 1.47M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Regions Financial Corp who had been investing in Jb Hunt Transport Services Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.07 billion market cap company.

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Summary of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) Ratings

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The ratio fall due to J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. positioning: 56 sold and 125 reduced. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. registered $314,747 net activity with 0 buys and 1 sale since February 11, 2019. The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions, such as origin and destination pickup, and delivery services. For more J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) news posted recently go to: Nasdaq.com, Benzinga.com, Benzinga.com, Nasdaq.com or Nasdaq.com. The titles are as follows: “Notable ETF Outflow Detected – IYT, FDX, NSC, JBHT – Nasdaq” posted on February 13, 2019, “Hound Labs Announces Positive Results Of Second Clinical Trial Of THC Breathalyzer – Benzinga” on February 27, 2019, “FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX), J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) – JB Hunt Expands Its Last Mile ‘Big And Bulky’ Business With Cory Acquisition – Benzinga” with a publish date: January 09, 2019, “J.B.

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