EPS for Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Expected At $0.22 as of July, 19

June 29, 2018 - By Ashley Bratcher

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During 2018 Q1 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 dropped. 48 rose stakes while 37 funds acquired stakes. Funds hold 35.75 million shares thus 1.66% less from 2017Q4’s 36.35 million shares.
Bridgeway Capital stated it has 0.09% of its capital in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Public Sector Pension Investment Board holds 0% or 24,384 shs in its capital. Arrowstreet Capital Partnership stated it has 0.02% of its capital in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Swiss Bancorp accumulated 69,583 shs. Laurion Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Voya Inv Management Lc reported 0% of its capital in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Argent Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Com holds 120,695 shs. 14,333 are held by Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Ltd. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 115,861 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Metropolitan Life reported 12,009 shs or 0% of all its holdings. 91,822 are held by First Trust L P. Penn Cap Mgmt holds 191,234 shs. Morgan Dempsey Mgmt Lc has 32,005 shs for 0% of their capital. Prudential Fin invested in 0% or 66,068 shs. Parkside Fin Fincl Bank Trust stated it has 0% of its capital in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN).

Marten Transport, Ltd. had 2 insider sales and 1 buy since February 2, 2018. This’s net activity of $271,698. HAGNESS LARRY B also sold $280,625 worth of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) on Friday, February 2. On Thursday, February 22 $140,938 worth of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) was sold by WINKEL THOMAS J.

On July, 19 WallStreet awaited Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN)’s earnings report, RTT reports. earnings per share of $0.22 is 29.41 % up from 2017’s $0.17 EPS. If MRTN’s EPS is $0.22 the profit will be $12.01 million for 26.82 P/E. Last quarter $0.19 earnings per share was reported. Analysts forecasts 15.79 % EPS growth this quarter. MRTN touched $23.6 during the last trading session after $0.5 change.Marten Transport, Ltd. has volume of 39,805 shares. Since June 29, 2017 MRTN has risen 47.96% and is uptrending. MRTN outperformed the S&P500 by 35.39%.

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”. On Friday, January 26 the stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global. On Friday, April 20 Stephens downgraded Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) to “Hold” rating. On Friday, April 6 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”.

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.The P/E ratio is 13.98. 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 recently brought out by: Seekingalpha.com on June 13, 2018 with title “US Xpress prices IPO at $16/share”. The other Globenewswire.com‘s article was titled “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Marten Transport, Photronics, Cray, Rockwell Automation, Groupon …” and brought out on June 11, 2018.

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