J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Proven 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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: JBHT underperformed the US Transportation industry which returned 11.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JBHT underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
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?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: JBHT ($110.07) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($110.34)
Significantly Below Fair Value: JBHT is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JBHT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.2x) compared to the Transportation industry average (21.7x).
PE vs Market: JBHT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.2x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: JBHT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JBHT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.2x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (2.4x).
How is J.B. Hunt Transport Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: JBHT's forecast earnings growth (11.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: JBHT's earnings (11.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: JBHT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: JBHT's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: JBHT's revenue (6.5% 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 (25.1%)
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 lower than last year (5.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JBHT's earnings have grown by 8.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: JBHT's earnings growth over the past year (5.5%) is below its 5-year average (8.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: JBHT earnings growth over the past year (5.5%) exceeded the Transportation industry -14.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: JBHT's Return on Equity (22.8%) is considered high.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is J.B. Hunt Transport Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JBHT's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: JBHT's short term assets ($1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JBHT's debt to equity ratio (51.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: JBHT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 77.4% to 51.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: JBHT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (106.3%).
Interest Coverage: JBHT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.9x coverage).
Inventory Level: JBHT has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: JBHT's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.3x debt).
What is J.B. Hunt Transport Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: JBHT's dividend (0.98%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).
High Dividend: JBHT's dividend (0.98%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: JBHT's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: JBHT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21.9%), JBHT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: JBHT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (16% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Roberts (55yo)
Mr. John N. Roberts, III has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of JB Hunt Transport Services Inc., since January 1, 2011. Mr. Roberts served as Executive Vice President of JB Hunt Transport Se ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD6.85M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.78M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive VP of Finance & Administration and CFO||10.3yrs||US$2.75m||0.10% $12.0m|
|Executive VP & President of Intermodal||8.1yrs||US$2.76m||0.057% $6.7m|
|Corporate Executive VP||2.8yrs||US$2.75m||0.13% $14.9m|
|Executive VP & President of Dedicated Contract Services||0yrs||US$2.74m||0.080% $9.4m|
|COO & Executive VP||0yrs||US$1.73m||0.033% $3.9m|
|Senior VP of Finance||0yrs||no data||0.011% $1.2m|
|Executive VP & Chief Information Officer||4.1yrs||no data||0.0088% $1.0m|
|Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Legal & Litigation||0yrs||no data||0.012% $1.5m|
Experienced Management: JBHT's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.1 years average tenure).
|Vice Chairman||0yrs||US$215.00k||0.067% $7.8m|
|Chairman of the Board||9.1yrs||US$376.04k||0.038% $4.5m|
|Lead Director||0yrs||US$286.93k||0.043% $5.0m|
|Independent Director||13.5yrs||US$249.89k||1.06% $123.6m|
|Independent Director||11yrs||US$259.95k||0.021% $2.4m|
|Independent Director||9.9yrs||US$251.47k||0.013% $1.5m|
|Independent Director||15.8yrs||US$260.76k||0.038% $4.4m|
|Independent Director||8.7yrs||US$247.88k||0.019% $2.3m|
Experienced Board: JBHT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.5 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$11.691b
- Shares outstanding: 106.21m
- Website: https://www.jbhunt.com
Number of Employees
- J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
- 615 J.B. Hunt Corporate Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|JBHT||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 1983|
|JB1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 1983|
|JBHT||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Nov 1983|
|0J71||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Nov 1983|
|J1BH34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
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 in four segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions, including origin and destination pickup, and delivery services. It operates 88,739 pieces of company-owned trailing equipment; owns and maintains its own chassis fleet of 81,442 units; and manages a fleet of 5,017 company-owned tractors, 633 independent contractor trucks, and 6,208 company drivers. The DCS segment designs, develops, and executes supply-chain solutions that support various transportation networks. As of December 31, 2018, it operated 9,652 company-owned trucks, 412 customer-owned trucks, and 51 independent contractor trucks, as well as 20,344 owned pieces of trailing equipment and 6,366 customer-owned trailers. The ICS segment offers 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 provides 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 offers full-load and dry-van freight services by utilizing tractors operating over roads and highways. As of December 31, 2018, it operated 1,139 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 incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Lowell, Arkansas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/18 00:00|
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