On July, 19 Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Analysts See $0.22 EPS

June 29, 2018 - By Roy Fason

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During Q1 2018 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.29. That’s change of 0.05, from 2017Q4’s 1.34. 17 investors sold all, 49 reduced holdings as Marten Transport, Ltd. ratio worsened. 48 grew holdings while 37 funds took holdings. Funds hold 35.75 million shares thus 1.66% less from 2017Q4’s 36.35 million shares.
Colorado-based Alps Advsr Incorporated has invested 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Parkside Fincl National Bank owns 0% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 48 shs. Usa Portformulas Corporation holds 0.02% or 4,313 shs in its capital. Strs Ohio accumulated 32,600 shs. Barclays Public Limited Company stated it has 11,963 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Arizona State Retirement holds 61,012 shs or 0.01% of its capital. Fincl Bank Of America Corp De owns 213,870 shs. Tiaa Cref Mngmt Lc reported 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Aqr Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Qs Ltd invested in 36 shs or 0% of the stock. Northern Corporation has 916,376 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited Liability Com, Texas-based fund reported 2 shs. Falcon Point Ltd Llc reported 0.11% stake. Vanguard Group reported 0% stake. Brown Advisory Secs Limited Company reported 15,000 shs or 0.06% of all its holdings.

Marten Transport, Ltd. registered $271,698 net activity with 1 buy and 2 selling transactions since February 2, 2018. The insider WINKEL THOMAS J sold 6,250 shs worth $140,938. Another trade for 7,500 shs valued at $149,865 was bought by Hinnendael James J.

On July, 19 Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN)’s earnings report is expected by WallStreet, as reported by RTT. Analysts forecast $0.22 EPS. That’s $0.05 up or 29.41 % from 2017’s earnings of $0.17. In case of $0.22 EPS MRTN’s profit could hit $12.01 million. 15.79 % EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.19 EPS was published for previous quarter. The stock increased 2.16% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $23.6.Currently Marten Transport, Ltd. is uptrending after 47.96% change in last June 29, 2017. MRTN has 39,805 shares volume. MRTN outperformed by 35.39% the S&P 500.

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Ratings Coverage

In total 3 analysts cover Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 2 are “Hold”. 33% are bullish. 4 are the (NASDAQ:MRTN)’s analyst reports since January 8, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Monday, January 8 the rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The company rating was upgraded by Seaport Global on Friday, January 26. On Friday, April 20 Stephens downgraded the shares of MRTN in report to “Hold” rating. On Friday, April 6 Stifel Nicolaus maintained Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) rating. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $20 target.

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.The company has $1.29 billion market cap. It operates through four divisions: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage.13.98 is the P/E ratio. The Truckload segment transports food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment.

Another two news for Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) were briefly announced by: Globenewswire.com on June 11, 2018 with title “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Marten Transport, Photronics, Cray, Rockwell Automation, Groupon …”. The other Seekingalpha.com‘s article was titled “US Xpress prices IPO at $16/share” and announced on June 13, 2018.

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