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USD 126.17  2.80  2.17%

Today we will review J B. We will analyze why J B investors may still consider a stake in the business. J B Hunt is currently traded for 130.56. The entity has historical hype elasticity of -0.06. The average price elasticity to hype of competition is about -0.02. The firm is forecasted to decline in value after the next headline, with the price expected to drop to 139.87. The average volatility of media hype impact on the company stock price is about 73.17%. The price decrease on the next news is expected to be -0.1%, whereas the daily expected return is currently at -0.03 percent. The volatility of related hype on J B is about 271.25% with expected price after next announcement by competition of 130.54 Given the investment horizon of 30 days, the next forecasted press release will be in about 11 days.
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Volatility may be your only friend when it comes to investing in J B
Macroaxis provides trade advice on J B Hunt to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on J B. Our advice engine determines the company's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investor's current risk tolerance and investing horizon.
The successful prediction of J B stock price could yield a significant profit to investors. But is it possible? The efficient-market hypothesis suggests that all published stock prices of traded companies, such as J B Hunt, already reflect all publicly available information. This academic statement is a fundamental principle of many financial and investing theories used today. However, the typical investor usually disagrees with a 'textbook' version of this hypothesis and continually tries to find mispriced stocks to increase returns. We use internally-developed statistical techniques to arrive at the intrinsic value of J B based on J B hews, social hype, general headline patterns, and widely used predictive technical indicators. We also calculate exposure to J B's market risk, different technical and fundamental indicators, relevant financial multiples and ratios, and then comparing them to J B's related companies.

Use Technical Analysis to project J B expected Price

J B technical stock analysis exercises models and trading practices based on price and volume transformations, such as the moving averages, relative strength index, regressions, price and return correlations, business cycles, stock market cycles, or different charting patterns.
A focus of J B technical analysis is to determine if market prices reflect all relevant information impacting that market. A technical analyst looks at the history of J B trading pattern rather than external drivers such as economic, fundamental, or social events. It is believed that price action tends to repeat itself due to investors' collective, patterned behavior. Hence technical analysis focuses on identifiable price trends and conditions. More Info...

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for J B, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

What is the case for J B Investors

The company reported the previous year's revenue of 9.24 B. Net Income was 489.62 M with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 1.64 B.
 2017 2018 2019 2020 (projected)
Consolidated Income686.26 M489.58 M516.32 M491.33 M
Direct Expenses4 B4.89 B4.99 B4.11 B

Cost of Revenue Breakdown

J B Cost of Revenue yearly trend continues to be comparatively stable with very little volatility. Cost of Revenue will likely drop to about 4.9 B in 2020. Cost of Revenue usually refers to the aggregate cost of goods produced and sold and services rendered during the reporting period. J B Cost of Revenue is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. J B reported Cost of Revenue of 5.38 Billion in 2019
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
20133.5 Billion
20143.8 Billion
20153.57 Billion
20163.82 Billion
20174.3 Billion
20185.25 Billion
20195.38 Billion
20204.92 Billion

Will J B continue to go mental?

Kurtosis just dropped to -0.71, may call for upcoming price decrease. J B Hunt has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.03 and kurtosis of -0.71. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate J B Hunt to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

The Bottom Line

Whereas few other entities in the integrated freight & logistics industry are either recovering or due for a correction, J B may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. To conclude, as of the 16th of October 2020, our actual 30 days Buy-Hold-Sell recommendation on the firm is Strong Buy. We believe J B is currently undervalued with very small chance of financial distress for the next two years.

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