Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Analysts See $0.22 EPS

June 17, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.05, from 1.34 in 2017Q4. It dived, 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.
Alphaone Investment Svcs Ltd Llc, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 218,279 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 133,943 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 215,898 shares. Minnesota-based Us Bank De has invested 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas has 9,034 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Illinois-based First Tru Advsr L P has invested 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Arrowstreet Lp accumulated 385,076 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 2,287 shares. Envestnet Asset Management accumulated 59,818 shares. Usa Fincl Portformulas Corp holds 0.02% or 4,313 shares in its portfolio. 267,500 are owned by Kennedy Cap Management. Macquarie Gp Limited has 0% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Bluecrest Cap Management Limited owns 38,701 shares. 646,978 were accumulated by Davenport Company Ltd.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 2 selling transactions for $271,698 activity. WINKEL THOMAS J sold $140,938 worth of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) on Thursday, February 22. Shares for $149,865 were bought by Hinnendael James J on Wednesday, April 25.

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 $12.01 million giving it 27.33 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 increased 4.11% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $24.05. About 209,801 shares traded. Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) has risen 47.96% since June 17, 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 stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, April 6. The stock of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Seaport Global. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 20 by Stephens. The stock of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Stephens.

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 $1.31 billion. It operates through four divisions: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. It has a 14.58 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: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Marten Transport, Photronics, Cray, Rockwell Automation, Groupon …” on June 11, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “US Xpress prices IPO at $16/share” and published on June 13, 2018 is yet another important article.

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