J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) had declared a cash dividend of $0.2200 on Jul 21, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Aug 3, 2016 and the record date has been fixed for Aug 5, 2016. On Jul 21, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be 1.0791%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Aug 19, 2016.
J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (JBHT) made into the market gainers list on Wednesdays trading session with the shares advancing 0.93% or 0.75 points. Due to strong positive momentum, the stock ended at $81.55, which is also near the day’s high of $81.64. The stock began the session at $81.22 and the volume stood at 13,22,049 shares. The 52-week high of the shares is $89.43 and the 52 week low is $63.58. The company has a current market capitalization of $9,187 M and it has 11,26,54,332 shares in outstanding.
J B Hunt Transport Services Inc(JBHT) last announced its earnings results on Apr 18, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q1.Company reported revenue of $1.53B. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $1.52B. Earnings per share were $0.88. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $0.85.
Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Jun 8, 2016, John N Roberts (President and CEO) sold 60,000 shares at $82.49 per share price.Also, On Jun 3, 2016, James K Thompson (Chairman of the Board) sold 5,000 shares at $82.14 per share price.On Mar 18, 2016, Nicholas Hobbs (EVP, President DCS) sold 3,640 shares at $82.43 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is a holding company that together with its wholly owned subsidiaries is engaged in providing surface transportation delivery and logistics services. The Company operates in four segments: Intermodal (JBI) Dedicated Contract Services (DCS) Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS) and Truck (JBT). The JBI segment includes freight that is transported by rail and certain repositioning truck freight moved by JBI equipment or third-party carriers. DCS segment includes company-owned and customer-owned DCS-operated revenue equipment and employee drivers assigned to a specific customer traffic lane or service. ICS provides non-asset and asset-light transportation solutions. ICS services include flatbed refrigerated and less-than-truckload (LTL) as well as a variety of dry-van and intermodal solutions. JBT business includes full-load dry-van freight that is typically transported utilizing company-owned or company-controlled revenue equipment.