J B Story

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JBHT -- USA Stock  

USD 146.48  0.18  0.12%

Will avarage J B analyst consensus change from Buy? J B Hunt is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 13th of April 2021. Because some of us are getting excited about industrials space, it makes sense to review J B Hunt in greater detail. We will evaluate why recent J B price moves suggest a bounce in February. The current consensus of 17 analysts on the entity is Buy.
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Chances of J B (NASDAQ:JBHT) to drop in February
The company currently holds 1.44 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.58, which is about average as compared to similar companies.
What is the right price you would pay to acquire a share of J B? For most investors, it would be the price that gives them a wide margin of safety to have minimal downside risk. In other words, most investors are always looking for undervalued stocks. Even if the future performance is not entirely as expected, the loss of holding it is minimized, and the downside risk is negated.
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What is happening with J B Hunt this year

Annual and quarterly reports issued by J B Hunt are formal financial statements that are published yearly and quarterly and sent to J B stockholders. The reports show and break down the current year's ongoing operations and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Annual reports have been a requirement from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for businesses owned by the public since 1934.
Companies such as J B often view their annual report as an effective marketing tool to disseminate their perspective on company future earnings or innovations. With this in mind, many companies devote large sums of money to making their reports attractive and informative. In such instances, the annual report becomes a forum through which a company can communicate to the general public any number of topics that may or may not be directly related to the actual data published in the reports.

How J B utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of J B, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash J B is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The J B cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
J B Net Cash Flow from Operations is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. J B reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 1.26 Billion in 2020

What is the case for J B Investors

Analysts have increased confidence in the stock as compared to a month ago. The current consensus of 17 analysts is Buy. Earning per share calculations of J B is based on official Zacks consensus of 8 analysts regarding J B's future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 96.19%, the future earnings per share of the company is estimated to be 4.5744 with the lowest and highest values of 4.5 and 4.65, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for the firm is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses.

Is J B a risky opportunity?

Let's check the volatility. J B is looking slightly risky at this time. Whether you invest your money or manage your clients' funds, remember that it is easy to forget that behind J B (NASDAQ:JBHT) stock is an actual business venture. So, do not let stock picking become an abstract concept by ignoring the elementary risk calculations. acquiring a share of a J B stock makes you a part-owner of that company.

J B Hunt Current Consensus

Here is the newest trade recommendation based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysis covering J B Hunt. The J B consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average estimates from all of the analysts covering J B

Strong Buy
Strong Buy847.06
Strong Sell00.0

How will J B private investors react to the next drop?

Newest treynor ratio is at -10.86. J B Hunt currently demonstrates below-verage downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of 0.01 and Jensen Alpha of 0.15. However, we do advice investors to further question J B Hunt expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.

Our Final Perspective on J B

Whereas some other companies in the integrated freight & logistics industry are either recovering or due for a correction, J B may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. With a relatively neutral outlook on the newest economy, it is better to hold off any trading of J B as the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to J B.

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