|Day Low/High||20.66 / 21.05|
|52 Wk Low/High||15.39 / 22.80|
Reports highest operating revenue and operating income for any quarter in Company history MONDOVI, Wis.
Tuesday's rise disappointed, but any downside from here should bring on negative sentiment while we’re oversold, which should give us a real rally.
Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.
Investors in Marten Transport Ltd saw new options become available this week, for the November 16th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MRTN options chain for the new November 16th contracts and identified the following call contract of particular interest.
Investors in Marten Transport Ltd saw new options become available this week, for the December 21st expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 240 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.
Shareholders of Marten Transport, Ltd. looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 0.4% annualized dividend yield can sell the December covered call at the $30 strike and collect the premium based on the $1.25 bid, which annualizes to an additional 8.9% rate of return against the current stock price (at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost), for a total of 9.3% annualized rate in the scenario where the stock is not called away.
In recent trading, shares of Marten Transport, Ltd. have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $25.00, changing hands for $25.05/share.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/22/17, Marten Transport, Ltd. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.025, payable on 3/31/17.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/9/16, Marten Transport, Ltd. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.025, payable on 9/27/16.
Stocks with insider trader activity include MAS, MRTN and CNBKA
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