NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- J.B. Hunt Transport Services (Nasdaq: JBHT) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it traded at $43.19 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $43.12. J.B. Hunt Transport Services is changing hands at $43.09 with 23,423 shares traded as of 9:41 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a surface transportation and delivery services company in North America. It provides flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, and less-than-truckload, as well as various dry-van and intermodal solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.1, equal to the average transportation industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.4.

TheStreet Ratings rates J.B. Hunt Transport Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. 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 J.B. Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report.

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