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Marten Transport NasdaqGS:MRTN Stock Report

Last Price

US$19.53

Market Cap

US$1.6b

7D

1.8%

1Y

-12.0%

Updated

24 Feb, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

Marten Transport, Ltd.

NasdaqGS:MRTN Stock Report

Market Cap: US$1.6b

MRTN Stock Overview

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United State, Mexico, and Canada.

MRTN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends2/6

Rewards

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for MRTN from our risk checks.

Marten Transport, Ltd. Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Marten Transport
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$19.53
52 Week HighUS$23.38
52 Week LowUS$17.34
Beta0.81
1 Month Change-4.22%
3 Month Change3.61%
1 Year Change-12.03%
3 Year Change20.70%
5 Year Change56.66%
Change since IPO2,752.10%

Recent News & Updates

Marten Transport Q4: Beneficial Management Words, Operating Ratio Increases, And Undervalued

Jan 31

Investor Optimism Abounds Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) But Growth Is Lacking

Jan 23
Investor Optimism Abounds Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) But Growth Is Lacking

Recent updates

Marten Transport Q4: Beneficial Management Words, Operating Ratio Increases, And Undervalued

Jan 31

Investor Optimism Abounds Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) But Growth Is Lacking

Jan 23
Investor Optimism Abounds Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) But Growth Is Lacking

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Shares Could Be 42% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Dec 24
Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Shares Could Be 42% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.06

Dec 05
Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.06

There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Returns On Capital

Oct 20
There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Returns On Capital

Should You Think About Buying Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Now?

Sep 27
Should You Think About Buying Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Now?

Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Dividend Will Be $0.06

Aug 29
Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Dividend Will Be $0.06

Returns Are Gaining Momentum At Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)

Jul 20
Returns Are Gaining Momentum At Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)

Does Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Jul 01
Does Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Should You Investigate Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) At US$21.64?

May 24
Should You Investigate Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) At US$21.64?

Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.06

May 06
Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.06

Returns On Capital Are Showing Encouraging Signs At Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)

Apr 01
Returns On Capital Are Showing Encouraging Signs At Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN)

Does Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Mar 11
Does Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN)?

Jan 12
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN)?

Is Now The Time To Put Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) On Your Watchlist?

Dec 08
Is Now The Time To Put Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) On Your Watchlist?

Marten Transport GAAP EPS of $0.32 misses by $0.01, revenue of $324.45M beats by $4.48M

Oct 17

Marten Transport: An Outperformer In The Transport Sector

Sep 28

Does This Valuation Of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Aug 31
Does This Valuation Of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Does Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Aug 17
Does Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Marten Transport declares $0.06 dividend

Aug 16

Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Aug 02
Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Marten Transport GAAP EPS of $0.39 beats by $0.07, revenue of $329.57M beats by $37.87M

Jul 18

What Is Marten Transport, Ltd.'s (NASDAQ:MRTN) Share Price Doing?

Jun 21
What Is Marten Transport, Ltd.'s (NASDAQ:MRTN) Share Price Doing?

Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

May 04
Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Does Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Apr 21
Does Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Marten Transport Q1 2022 Earnings: Indications Of Strong Growth Continues

Apr 20

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN)

Mar 31
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN)

Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Mar 05
Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

At US$17.99, Is Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Worth Looking At Closely?

Mar 03
At US$17.99, Is Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Worth Looking At Closely?

Marten Transport: On Its Way Past $20 A Share

Jan 20

Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Returns On Capital Are Heading Higher

Nov 30
Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Returns On Capital Are Heading Higher

When Should You Buy Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN)?

Oct 19
When Should You Buy Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN)?

Marten Transport: Q3 Numbers May Provide Catalyst For Share Price Gains

Oct 13

There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Returns On Capital

Aug 22
There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) Returns On Capital

At US$15.80, Is Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Worth Looking At Closely?

Jul 19
At US$15.80, Is Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Worth Looking At Closely?

Marten Transport declares $0.04 dividend

May 04

At US$17.60, Is Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Worth Looking At Closely?

Apr 12
At US$17.60, Is Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Worth Looking At Closely?

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Looks Interesting, And It's About To Pay A Dividend

Mar 11
Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Looks Interesting, And It's About To Pay A Dividend

Shareholder Returns

MRTNUS TransportationUS Market
7D1.8%1.7%1.3%
1Y-12.0%39.4%25.6%

Return vs Industry: MRTN underperformed the US Transportation industry which returned 36.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MRTN underperformed the US Market which returned 23.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MRTN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MRTN volatility
MRTN Average Weekly Movement3.7%
Transportation Industry Average Movement5.5%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: MRTN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: MRTN's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19464,575Tim Kohlhttps://www.marten.com

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United State, Mexico, and Canada. The company 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, as well as dry freight.

Marten Transport, Ltd. Fundamentals Summary

How do Marten Transport's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MRTN fundamental statistics
Market capUS$1.59b
Earnings (TTM)US$70.37m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.13b

22.6x

P/E Ratio

1.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
MRTN income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$1.13b
Cost of RevenueUS$836.15m
Gross ProfitUS$295.31m
Other ExpensesUS$224.93m
EarningsUS$70.37m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2023

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.87
Gross Margin26.10%
Net Profit Margin6.22%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did MRTN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.2%

Current Dividend Yield

28%

Payout Ratio

Does MRTN pay a reliable dividends?

See MRTN dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy MRTN by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Marten Transport dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateMar 14 2024
Dividend Pay DateMar 29 2024
Days until Ex dividend18 days
Days until Dividend pay date33 days

Does MRTN pay a reliable dividends?

See MRTN dividend history and benchmarks
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