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How to buy JB Hunt Transport Services stock
Learn how to easily invest in JB Hunt Transport Services stock.
JB Hunt Transport Services is an integrated freight & logistics business based in the US. JB Hunt Transport Services shares (JBHT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. JB Hunt Transport Services employs 37,151 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $14.6 billion.
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- Is JBHT stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Are JBHT shares over-valued?
- JB Hunt Transport Services's financials
- How volatile are JBHT shares?
- Does JB Hunt Transport Services pay a dividend?
- Have JBHT shares ever split?
- Other common questions
JB Hunt Transport Services stock price (NASDAQ: JBHT)Use our graph to track the performance of JBHT stocks over time.
JB Hunt Transport Services shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$172.59|
|52-week range||$152.52 - $199.74|
|50-day moving average||$172.87|
|200-day moving average||$176.52|
|Wall St. target price||$188.93|
|Dividend yield||$1.62 (1.01%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$8.82|
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Is it a good time to buy JB Hunt Transport Services stock?
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JB Hunt Transport Services price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $172.59 from 2023-06-02
|1 week (2023-05-26)||1.36%|
|1 month (2023-05-04)||-1.36%|
|3 months (2023-03-03)||-7.53%|
|6 months (2022-12-02)||-5.63%|
|1 year (2022-06-02)||-2.72%|
|2 years (2021-06-03)||1.82%|
|3 years (2020-06-04)||47.93%|
|5 years (2018-06-04)||39.09%|
Is JB Hunt Transport Services stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing JB Hunt Transport Services stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of JB Hunt Transport Services's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
JB Hunt Transport Services's P/E ratio
JB Hunt Transport Services's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, JB Hunt Transport Services shares trade at around 19x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
JB Hunt Transport Services's PEG ratio
JB Hunt Transport Services's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.863. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into JB Hunt Transport Services's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
JB Hunt Transport Services's EBITDA
JB Hunt Transport Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.9 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a JB Hunt Transport Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
JB Hunt Transport Services financials
|Revenue TTM||$14.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.76%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.6 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||10.75%|
|Return on equity TTM||26.2%|
|Market capitalisation||$17.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
JB Hunt Transport Services share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 18.64% of net profits
Recently JB Hunt Transport Services has paid out, on average, around 18.64% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.01% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), JB Hunt Transport Services shareholders could enjoy a 1.01% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In JB Hunt Transport Services's case, that would currently equate to about $1.62 per share.
While JB Hunt Transport Services's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that JB Hunt Transport Services is investing more in its future growth.
JB Hunt Transport Services's most recent dividend payout was on 26 May 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 May 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have JB Hunt Transport Services's shares ever split?
JB Hunt Transport Services's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 24 May 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your JB Hunt Transport Services shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for JB Hunt Transport Services shares which in turn could have impacted JB Hunt Transport Services's share price.
JB Hunt Transport Services share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, JB Hunt Transport Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as $152.5197 up to $199.7377. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while JB Hunt Transport Services's is 1.133. This would suggest that JB Hunt Transport Services's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
JB Hunt Transport Services overview
J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. provides surface transportation, delivery, and logistic services in North America. It operates through five segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), Final Mile Services (FMS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions. It operates 115,150 pieces of company-owned trailing equipment; owns and maintains its chassis fleet of 95,553 units; and manages a fleet of 6,081 company-owned tractors, 615 independent contractor trucks, and 7,972 company drivers.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of JB Hunt Transport Services is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 20.9% of JB Hunt Transport Services shares are held by insiders and 75.588% by institutions. How many people work for JB Hunt Transport Services?
Latest data suggests 37,151 work at JB Hunt Transport Services. When does the fiscal year end for JB Hunt Transport Services?
JB Hunt Transport Services's fiscal year ends in December. Where is JB Hunt Transport Services based?
JB Hunt Transport Services's address is: 615 J.B. Hunt Corporate Drive, Lowell, AR, United States, 72745-0130 What is JB Hunt Transport Services's ISIN number?
JB Hunt Transport Services's international securities identification number is: US4456581077 What is JB Hunt Transport Services's CUSIP number?
JB Hunt Transport Services's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 445658107
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