NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

J.B. Hunt Transport Services

(Nasdaq:

JBHT

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $49.15, above its previous 52-week high of $49.12 with 596,055 shares traded as of 11:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 855,100 shares over the past 30 days.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $5.66 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

transportation

industry. Shares are up 7.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a surface transportation, delivery, and logistics company in North America. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.8, equal to the average transportation industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates J.B. Hunt Transport Services as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full

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