J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) went down by -3.64% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $122.29 and move down -11.1%, while JBHT stocks collected -2.18% of loss with the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 02/07/20 that J.B. Hunt CFO to Retire as Company Faces Uncertain U.S. Shipping Market

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) Worth an Investment?

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 23.08 times of increase in earnings at the present.

JBHT Market Performance

JBHT stocks went down by -2.18% for the week, with the monthly drop of -7.53% and a quarterly performance of -5.54%, while its annual performance rate touched -1.82%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.99% for JBHT stocks with the simple moving average of 3.76% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for JBHT stocks, with Raymond James repeating the rating for JBHT shares by setting it to “Outperform”. The predicted price for JBHT socks in the upcoming period according to Raymond James is $130 based on the research report published on January 21, 2020.

Cowen, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see JBHT stock at the price of $118, previously predicting the value of $120. The rating they have provided for JBHT stocks is “Market Perform” according to the report published on January 21, 2020.

Bernstein gave “ Mkt Perform” rating to JBHT stocks, setting the target price at $124 in the report published on January 6, 2020.

JBHT Stocks -4.15% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought JBHT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -9.99% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.65%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.62%, while the shares sank at the distance of -8.09% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -1.38% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, JBHT went down by -2.18%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +19.89% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $112.97. In addition, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. saw -5.75% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

JBHT Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT), starting from MEE DAVID G, who sold 4,776 shares at the price of $114.30 back on Feb 13. After this action, Rushing now owns 108,650 shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., valued at $545,875 with the latest closing price.

McGee Eric, the EVP Highway Services of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., sold 1,000 shares at the value of $112.68 during a trade that took place back on Feb 11, which means that McGee Eric is holding 1,415 shares at the value of $112,680 based on the most recent closing price.

JBHT Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +8.01 for the present operating margin and +11.08 for gross margin. The net margin for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. stands at +5.63. Total capital return value is set at 21.54, while invested capital returns managed to touch 15.74. Equity return holds the value 21.90%, with 8.90% for asset returns.

Based on J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT), the company’s capital structure generated 57.16 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 36.37. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 23.68 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 13.86 and long-term debt to capital is 57.16.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.39 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.09. The receivables turnover for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. is 7.84 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.72. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.43.