J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT)

195.13 1.18%
Aug 15 close; Powered by IEX
Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Buy analyst rating
Cons
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. JBHT quarterly revenue growth was 31.90%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (12.04% and 11.16%, respectively). See JBHT revenue growth chart.
  2. JBHT profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 2.95 percentage points. See JBHT profitability chart.
  3. JBHT average analyst rating is Buy. See JBHT analyst rating chart.

Cons

  1. JBHT forward P/E ratio is 18.47, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See JBHT forward P/E ratio chart.
  2. JBHT short share of float is 3.04%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See JBHT short share of float chart.
  3. JBHT short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.9. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See JBHT short interest ratio chart.