Dropping The 52 Week Low, Marten Transport, Ltd (Nasdaq:MRTN) Ending The Day At $17.81

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Marten Transport, Ltd (Nasdaq:MRTN)

December 5th, 2018
Amidst falling markets Marten Transport, Ltd finished Tuesday’s trading session down 6.66%, a $1.27 decrease to close on $17.81. As well as the drop in value, Marten Transport, Ltd hit a new 52 week low of $17.72, breaking the previous low of $18.07 from earlier this July.

MRTN was outperformed by the rest of the Industrials sector which went down just 4.35%.

Analysis results from 3 analysts indicates that Marten Transport, Ltd could grow significantly (24%), while Finbox has calculated (with low uncertainty) a fair value price of $17.95.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Utilities saw the biggest increase of the day (0.15%), while Financials saw the biggest drop (4.40%). Healthcare has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 13%. The biggest loss this year has been the Communication Services sector falling 13%.

Utilities saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of 2.31%, as it went up 0.15%. Industrials and Consumer Discretionary experienced turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Industrials with a drop of 4.35%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Utilities went up with a 0.15% change.
  • Real Estate went down with a -1.26% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -1.63% change.
  • Healthcare went down with a -2.30% change.
  • Energy went down with a -2.93% change.
  • Materials went down with a -3.08% change.
  • Communication Services went down with a -3.14% change.
  • Information Technology went down with a -3.86% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went down with a -3.91% change.
  • Industrials went down with a -4.35% change.
  • Financials went down with a -4.40% change.

Marten Transport, Ltd Info

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through four segments: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. The Truckload segment transports food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. The Dedicated segment provides transportation solutions to individual customers using temperature-controlled trailers, dry vans, and other specialized equipment. The Intermodal segment transports its customers’ freight utilizing temperature-controlled trailers and dry containers on railroad flatcars for portions of trips, as well as using tractors and contracted carriers. The Brokerage segment develops contractual relationships with and arranges for third-party carriers to transport freight for its customers in temperature-controlled trailers and dry vans. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated a fleet of 2,738 tractors, including 2,678 company-owned tractors and 60 tractors supplied by independent contractors. Marten Transport, Ltd. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Mondovi, Wisconsin.

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