J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. provides surface transportation and delivery services in North America. More Details
Solid track record with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has J.B. Hunt Transport Services's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: JBHT is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: JBHT's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: JBHT underperformed the US Transportation industry which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JBHT underperformed the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is J.B. Hunt Transport Services's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is J.B. Hunt Transport Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: JBHT ($168.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($118.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: JBHT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JBHT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.8x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (18.9x).
PE vs Market: JBHT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.8x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: JBHT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JBHT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.3x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (2.2x).
How is J.B. Hunt Transport Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: JBHT's forecast earnings growth (7.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: JBHT's earnings (7.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15% per year).
High Growth Earnings: JBHT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: JBHT's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: JBHT's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: JBHT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23.4%)
How has J.B. Hunt Transport Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JBHT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: JBHT's current net profit margins (5.6%) are higher than last year (5.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JBHT's earnings have grown by 2.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: JBHT's earnings growth over the past year (22.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (2.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: JBHT earnings growth over the past year (22.2%) underperformed the Transportation industry 30.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: JBHT's Return on Equity (21.4%) is considered high.
How is J.B. Hunt Transport Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JBHT's short term assets ($2.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: JBHT's short term assets ($2.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JBHT's debt to equity ratio (41.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: JBHT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 69.4% to 41.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: JBHT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (106.1%).
Interest Coverage: JBHT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (18.2x coverage).
What is J.B. Hunt Transport Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: JBHT's dividend (0.71%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: JBHT's dividend (0.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.55%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: JBHT's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: JBHT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (19.8%), JBHT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: JBHT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (14.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Roberts (57 yo)
Mr. John N. Roberts, III, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of JB Hunt Transport Services Inc., since January 1, 2011. Mr. Roberts serves as Chief Executive Officer of J.B. Hunt Transport,...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD7.45M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.20M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: JBHT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: JBHT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: JBHT insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
- Ticker: JBHT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1961
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$17.800b
- Shares outstanding: 105.67m
- Website: https://www.jbhunt.com
Number of Employees
- J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
- 615 J.B. Hunt Corporate Drive
- United States
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. provides surface transportation and delivery services in North America. It operates through five segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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