Analysts See $0.16 EPS for Marten Transport, Ltd (MRTN)

September 18, 2017 - By Louis Casey

 Analysts See $0.16 EPS for Marten Transport, Ltd (MRTN)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.24, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Marten Transport, Ltd shares while 45 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 21.68 million shares or 2.92% less from 22.34 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Stevens Capital Management Lp reported 0.01% in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN). Vanguard Grp stated it has 1.14 million shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pinebridge L P has 0.02% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN). Henderson Group Public Limited Company holds 747,426 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. 119,460 were reported by Ameriprise Fincl. Alphaone Services Ltd invested in 0.9% or 138,935 shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And has invested 0.12% in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN). Green Square Cap Limited Liability Co holds 0.05% or 11,149 shares. Wall Street has 0.19% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 12,250 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% or 62,972 shares. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada stated it has 128,356 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bridgeway Mgmt Incorporated owns 0.06% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 213,448 shares. Putnam Invs Lc reported 0.01% in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN). Moreover, Davenport And Co Ltd Liability Co has 0.12% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 351,158 shares. 378,902 are owned by Clearbridge Ltd Llc.

Since March 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.38 million activity. Another trade for 2,750 shares valued at $66,963 was made by WINKEL THOMAS J on Friday, March 17. Another trade for 4,000 shares valued at $102,340 was sold by TURNER JOHN H.

Analysts await Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) to report earnings on October, 19. They expect $0.16 EPS, 0.00 % or $0.00 from last year’s $0.16 per share. MRTN’s profit will be $8.76M for 28.83 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.17 actual EPS reported by Marten Transport, Ltd for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.88 % negative EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $18.45. About 117,478 shares traded. Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) has risen 25.99% since September 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.29% the S&P500.

Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Marten Transport had 7 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) on Friday, December 16 to “Sell” rating. The company was upgraded on Friday, February 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20 target in Wednesday, January 27 report. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Avondale on Friday, July 22. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy” on Thursday, August 27. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 20. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MRTN in report on Wednesday, August 23 with “Hold” rating.

Marten Transport, Ltd. is a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier. The company has market cap of $1.01 billion. The Firm focuses on transporting and distributing food and other consumer-packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. It has a 29.58 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through four divisions: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal and Brokerage.

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