$0.22 EPS Expected for Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) on July, 19

June 29, 2018 - By Alice Reed

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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 fall. 48 increased stakes while 37 funds bought stakes. Funds hold 35.75 million shares thus 1.66% less from 2017Q4’s 36.35 million shares.
Penn Capital Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.34% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Victory Capital Mgmt invested in 0% or 21,089 shs. Arrowstreet Cap Partnership owns 385,076 shs for 0.02% of their capital. Stone Ridge Asset Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.04% of its capital in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Legal And General Group Incorporated Public Ltd Co accumulated 72,373 shs. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio owns 0% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 2,562 shs. Clearbridge Limited Com has invested 0.31% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Mason Street Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). United Automobile Association has invested 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Bluecrest Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas stated it has 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Sg Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Com reported 217,496 shs. Barclays Plc holds 11,963 shs or 0% of its capital. D E Shaw Company has invested 0% of its capital in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Msd Partners L P has invested 0.58% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN).

Marten Transport, Ltd. had 2 insider sales and 1 insider buy since February 2, 2018. This’s net activity of $271,698. $149,865 worth of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) was bought by Hinnendael James J. On Thursday, February 22 WINKEL THOMAS J sold $140,938 worth of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN).

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN)’s earnings release is anticipated by WallStreet on July, 19, RTT reports. Last year’s EPS was $0.17, while now analysts expect change of 29.41 % up from current $0.22 EPS. This could be $12.01 million profit for MRTN assuming the current $0.22 EPS will become reality. After $0.19 EPS was reported last quarter, analysts now see EPS growth of 15.79 % for Marten Transport, Ltd.. The stock increased 2.16% or $0.5 during the last trading session, hitting $23.6.Marten Transport, Ltd. has volume of 39,805 shares. Since June 29, 2017 MRTN has risen 47.96% and is uptrending. MRTN outperformed by 35.39% the S&P 500.

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”. (NASDAQ:MRTN) has 33% bullish analysts. 4 are the (NASDAQ:MRTN)’s ratings reports on Jun 29, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Monday, January 8 Stephens maintained Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) rating. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $25.0 target. The company rating was upgraded by Seaport Global on Friday, January 26. On Friday, April 20 the stock of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) earned “Hold” rating by Stephens. The stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Friday, April 6.

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.The firm is valued at $1.29 billion. 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: Globenewswire.com on June 11, 2018 with title “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Marten Transport, Photronics, Cray, Rockwell Automation, Groupon …”. The other Seekingalpha.com‘s article was titled “US Xpress prices IPO at $16/share” and brought out on June 13, 2018.

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