(Nasdaq:JBHT) J B Hunt Transport Services Inc Hits 52 Week Low

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J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (Nasdaq:JBHT)

December 6th, 2018
J B Hunt Transport Services Inc closed Thursday up 2.78%, a $2.80 increase to close on $103.43. Despite ending the day higher, J B Hunt Transport Services Inc hit a new 52 week low of $98.90, breaking the previous low of $99.63 from earlier this month.

JBHT outperformed the rest of the Industrials sector which went down 0.55% today.
J B Hunt Transport Services Inc is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 215 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, JBHT represents about 0.04% of the S&P 500.
J B Hunt Transport Services Inc is listed on NASDAQ 100, and was one of 62 stocks that increased today. Weighted by market cap, JBHT represents about 0.04% of NASDAQ 100.

Forecasts from 21 analysts suggest that J B Hunt Transport Services Inc might increase significantly (31%), while Finbox has calculated (with low uncertainty) a fair value price of $122.57.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Thursday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Real Estate saw the biggest increase of the day (2.66%), while Energy saw the biggest drop (1.77%). Healthcare has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 12%. The biggest loss this year has been the Materials sector dropping 12%.

Communication Services saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -1.28%, as it went up 1.04%. Utilities saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 2.33% trading down 0.10%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Real Estate went up with a 2.66% change.
  • Communication Services went up with a 1.04% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.61% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.23% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -0.10% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.10% change.
  • Healthcare went down with a -0.31% change.
  • Industrials went down with a -0.55% change.
  • Materials went down with a -1.36% change.
  • Financials went down with a -1.44% change.
  • Energy went down with a -1.77% change.

J. B. Hunt is based in Lowell, United States of America. It was founded by Johnnie Bryan Hunt in 1961.

J B Hunt Transport Services Inc Info

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through four segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions, such as origin and destination pickup, and delivery services. It operates 88,610 pieces of company-owned trailing equipment; owns and maintains its chassis fleet comprising 77,946 units; and manages a fleet of 4,776 company-owned tractors, 764 independent contractor trucks, and 5,782 company drivers. The DCS segment designs, develops, and executes supply-chain solutions that support various transportation networks. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 8,124 company-owned trucks, 544 customer-owned trucks, and 59 independent contractor trucks, as well as 18,579 owned pieces of trailing equipment, and 7,232 customer-owned trailers. The ICS segment provides traditional freight brokerage and transportation logistics solutions; and flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, and less-than-truckload solutions, as well as various dry-van and intermodal solutions. It also offers single-source logistics management for customers that desire to outsource their transportation functions. This segment operates 44 remote sales offices or branches. The JBT segment provides full-load and dry-van freight services by utilizing tractors operating over roads and highways. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 1,291 company-owned tractors. The company also transports or arranges for the transportation of freight, including general merchandise, specialty consumer items, appliances, forest and paper products, food and beverages, building materials, soaps and cosmetics, automotive parts, agricultural products, electronics, and chemicals. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Lowell, Arkansas.

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