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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT)?

The company in question is, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) currently with a stock price of 79.92 (-0.01% today). The market cap for JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. is 9077.65, and is in the sector Services, and Trucking industry. The target price for JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. is 90. Currently JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. is trading with a P/E of 21, and a forward P/E of 18.3. Average volume for JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. is 848.42 and so far today it is 616972.

Performance in the last year for JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. has been 7.63%. For EPS growth, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. has seen a growth of 15.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.91%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 18.60% over the last five years and could be 12.97% for the next five years. JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 5.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.27%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.21%.

Since the IPO date for JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. on the 3/26/1990, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 9.86%. With JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. trading at 79.92, the dividend yield is 1.10%, and the EPS is 3.81.

So could JB Hunt Transport Services Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 21. The PEG is 1.62, P/S is 1.43 and the P/B is at 6.53. The P/cash is 803.33, with P/free cash flow at 89.88.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.69, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. has a gross margin of 20.40%, an operating margin of 11.50% and a profit margin of 6.90%.Payout ratio for JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. is 22.40%. Return on assets come to 12.10% with return on investment coming to 19.70%.

Insider ownership for JB Hunt Transport Services Inc., is at 2.90% and institutional ownership comes to 73.60%. Outstanding shares are at 113.57. While shares float is 88.4. The float short is currently 4.74%, and short ratio is 4.93.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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