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) pushed the Transportation industry lower today making it today's featured Transportation laggard. The industry as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, J.B. Hunt Transport Services fell $0.72 (-1.0%) to $71.11 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 1,196,369 shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 704,400 shares. The stock ranged in price between $71.05-$72.38 after having opened the day at $72.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.83. Other companies within the Transportation industry that declined today were:
), down 29.6%,
), down 13.1%,
), down 4.3% and
), down 4.1%.
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J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 7.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate J.B. Hunt Transport Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.
- You can view the full J.B. Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 5.2%,
), up 4.1%,
), up 4.0% and
), up 3.8% , were all gainers within the transportation industry with
) being today's featured transportation industry leader.
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