EPS for Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Expected At $0.22

June 15, 2018 - By Rodney Autry

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.05, from 1.34 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 17 investors sold Marten Transport, Ltd. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 35.75 million shares or 1.66% less from 36.35 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Blackrock Incorporated reported 5.41M shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And, a New York-based fund reported 160,295 shares. Usa Portformulas reported 4,313 shares stake. The Minnesota-based Thrivent For Lutherans has invested 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 40,738 shares. 500,000 are held by Msd Ptnrs Lp. Westfield Capital Company Limited Partnership accumulated 98,166 shares. Wellington Management Grp Ltd Liability Partnership reported 1.17 million shares stake. The Massachusetts-based Panagora Asset has invested 0.01% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Sit Inv holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 48,984 shares. Amer Intll Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). 89,035 are held by Deutsche Natl Bank Ag. Services Automobile Association holds 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) or 10,840 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Mason Street Lc stated it has 0.01% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN).

Since February 2, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 sales for $271,698 activity. $140,938 worth of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) was sold by WINKEL THOMAS J. 12,000 Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) shares with value of $280,625 were sold by HAGNESS LARRY B.

Analysts expect Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) to report $0.22 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 29.41 % from last quarter’s $0.17 EPS. MRTN’s profit would be $12.01M giving it 26.25 P/E if the $0.22 EPS is correct. After having $0.19 EPS previously, Marten Transport, Ltd.’s analysts see 15.79 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.39% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $23.1. About 148,174 shares traded. Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) has risen 47.96% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.39% the S&P500.

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Marten Transport had 4 analyst reports since January 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 20 by Stephens. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stephens on Monday, January 8. Seaport Global upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $30.0 target in Friday, January 26 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $20 target in Friday, April 6 report.

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $1.26 billion. It operates through four divisions: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. It has a 14 P/E ratio. The Truckload segment transports food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment.

More news for Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “US Xpress prices IPO at $16/share” on June 13, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Marten Transport, Photronics, Cray, Rockwell Automation, Groupon …” and published on June 11, 2018 is yet another important article.

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