EPS for Marten Transport, Ltd (MRTN) Expected At $0.16

September 23, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

 EPS for Marten Transport, Ltd (MRTN) Expected At $0.16
Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.15, from 1.2 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Marten Transport, Ltd shares while 39 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 22.21 million shares or 0.02% more from 22.21 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Next Century Growth Invsts Ltd Liability Corp holds 364,410 shares or 0.96% of its portfolio. Ls Invest Advsrs Limited Co has 804 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 1St Advsr holds 0.03% in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) or 16,922 shares. Aperio Group Inc Ltd Llc holds 0% or 38,345 shares in its portfolio. Illinois-based Bard Associate Incorporated has invested 0.5% in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN). Principal Gru Inc reported 0.01% stake. Lpl Fincl Ltd Com reported 8,630 shares. Granite Invest Partners Ltd reported 0.88% stake. Kestrel Investment Mgmt owns 203,800 shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN). Clearbridge Llc accumulated 420,968 shares. 1.26M are owned by Vanguard Grp. Renaissance Technologies Ltd reported 19,717 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans reported 0% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN). Prudential Inc invested in 0% or 40,844 shares.

Since June 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $1.38 million activity. 50,000 Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) shares with value of $1.28 million were sold by MARTEN RANDOLPH L.

Analysts expect Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) to report $0.16 EPS on October, 19.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00 % from last quarter’s $0.16 EPS. MRTN’s profit would be $8.72M giving it 29.53 P/E if the $0.16 EPS is correct. After having $0.17 EPS previously, Marten Transport, Ltd’s analysts see -5.88 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.1 on September 22, reaching $18.9. About 84,920 shares traded. Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) has risen 25.99% since September 24, 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. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) on Friday, February 10 to “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 22 by Avondale. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, December 16 to “Sell”.

Marten Transport, Ltd. is a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier. The company has market cap of $1.03 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 30.3 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through four divisions: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal and Brokerage.

More news for Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Belden, Global Payments and Marten Transport” on September 12, 2017. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Marten Transport Announces Five-For-Three Stock Split” and published on June 15, 2017 is yet another important article.

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