J.B. Hunt Transport Services Up 3% – Posts Q1 EPS Miss, Revenue In Line

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) is higher after the company reported mixed financial results for Q1.

Shares are up 3% at $73.67, with a 52-week range of $67.97 – $79.89.

The owner and operator of surface transportation and delivery services reported Q1 net earnings of $68.7 million, or $0.58 per share, compared with the prior-year period’s $73.3 million, or $0.61 per share. Revenue was $1.41 billion, up from $1.29 billion in the same quarter last year.

Analysts polled by Capital IQ were expecting EPS of $0.61 on revenues of $1.4 billion.

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