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Q4 Earnings Preview for Hexcel (HXL)

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Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) is scheduled to report Q4 earnings results on February 3, 2020. Management will host a webcast and conference call to discuss its financial results on Tuesday, February 4, at 10 a.m. ET.

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.85/share on revenue of $592.5 million. The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of $0.85/share is based on a poll of 13 analysts and represents a growth of 3.4% over the same quarter last year when the company reported earnings of $0.82/share.

The revenue forecast of $592.5 million based on a poll of 12 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 5.6%. Last year the company reported $561 million in revenue for the quarter.

Expected to report EPS growth of $0.03/share for Q4, 2019
Metric Expected Prior Year YoY Change
Revenue $592.55 $561.00 5.6%
EPS $0.85 $0.82 3.4%

Earnings Call Trends

Historically, management has exceeded analyst expectations 7 out of the last 8 tracked quarters and met expectations 1 quarter. What are your expectations from Hexcel for earnings this quarter? Let us know in the comments!

Analyst Expected vs. Reported EPS
Quarter Expected Reported Surprise Result
Q3, 2019 $0.88 $0.90 2.8% Beat
Q2, 2019 $0.90 $0.94 5.0% Beat
Q1, 2019 $0.77 $0.84 9.1% Beat
Q4, 2018 $0.80 $0.82 2.5% Beat
Q3, 2018 $0.79 $0.80 1.3% Beat
Q2, 2018 $0.75 $0.75 0.0% Meet
Q1, 2018 $0.65 $0.68 4.6% Beat
Q4, 2017 $0.69 $0.70 1.4% Beat

In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report. After the last earnings report for the period ending September 30, 2019, the stock price did not react much to the update.

Stock Price Performance After Earnings
Report Date Price Day Prior Price Next Day Change % Result
2019-10-21 $76.17 $75.59 -0.8% Decline
2019-07-22 $80.18 $83.68 4.4% Increase
2019-04-23 $68.28 $68.50 0.3% Increase
2019-01-23 $61.50 $66.03 7.4% Increase

Fundamentals And Technical Analysis

Hexcel is currently trading at $76.95/share, down -1.0% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 88.4% of its 52-week high of $87/share. The company’s stock price is up 1.8% since the last earnings report and down -1.5% over the previous week.

The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 54.16 suggests the company is trading in technically neutral territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.

NYSE:HXL Stock Price Chart Source: Finbox

Hexcel’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 4.6x. The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 21.6x and a forward P/E multiple of 21.4x. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:

Data as of January 21, 2020
Metric Value
Last Fiscal Period FY2019.Q3
Period End Date September 30, 2019
Stock Price (Current) $76.95
P/E Ratio 21.6x
P/E Ratio (Fwd) 21.4x
PEG Ratio 4.6
Total Debt to Capital (%) 15.5%
Levered Free Cash Flow $223.7 million
Enterprise Value / EBITDA 13.5x

Source: Finbox

Company Profile: Hexcel Corporation

Hexcel Corporation is a mid-cap stock with a market capitalization of $6.484 billion and a total enterprise value of $7.629 billion. The company operates in the Industrials sector and the Aerospace & Defense industry.

Hexcel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets structural materials for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial markets. It operates in two segments, Composite Materials, and Engineered Products.

The Composite Materials segment manufactures and markets carbon fibers, fabrics and specialty reinforcements, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, structural adhesives, honeycomb, molding compounds, tooling materials, polyurethane systems, and laminates that are used in military and commercial aircraft, wind turbine blades, recreational products, and other industrial applications, as well as in cars, boats, and trains.

The Engineered Products segment manufactures and markets aircraft structures and finished aircraft components, including wing to body fairings, wing panels, flight deck panels, door liners, helicopter blades, spars, and tip caps; and aircraft structural sub-components and semi-finished components used in helicopter blades, engine nacelles, and aircraft surfaces, such as flaps, wings, elevators, and fairings, as well as HexTool tooling, which are mold tools used in the manufacture of composite aircraft structures.

The company sells its products directly through its sales personnel, as well as through independent distributors and manufacturer representatives in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Russia, and Africa.

Hexcel Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

American Express Q4 Earnings Preview: AXP Up 10.4% Since Last Report

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American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) is scheduled to report Q4 earnings results on January 24, 2020, before markets open for trading.

The company is expected to report earnings of $2.02/share on revenue of $11.378 billion. The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of $2.02/share is based on a poll of 20 analysts and represents a growth of 16.1% over the same quarter last year when the company reported earnings of $1.74/share.

The revenue forecast of $11.378 billion based on a poll of 20 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 8.6%. Last year the company reported $10.474 billion in revenue for the quarter.

Expected to report EPS growth of $0.28/share for Q4, 2019
Metric Expected Prior Year YoY Change
Revenue $11,378.45 $10,474.00 8.6%
EPS $2.02 $1.74 16.1%

Earnings Call Trends

Historically, management has exceeded analyst expectations 7 out of the last 8 tracked quarters, and missed expectations 1 quarter. What are your expectations from American Express for earnings this quarter? Let us know in the comments!

Analyst Expected vs. Reported EPS
Quarter Expected Reported Surprise Result
Q3, 2019 $2.04 $2.08 2.0% Beat
Q2, 2019 $2.03 $2.07 2.1% Beat
Q1, 2019 $1.98 $2.01 1.5% Beat
Q4, 2018 $1.79 $1.74 -2.8% Missed
Q3, 2018 $1.77 $1.88 6.2% Beat
Q2, 2018 $1.82 $1.84 1.1% Beat
Q1, 2018 $1.72 $1.86 8.1% Beat
Q4, 2017 $1.55 $1.58 1.9% Beat

In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report.

After the last earnings report for the period ending September 30, 2019, the stock price reacted by falling by -2.0%.

Stock Price Performance After Earnings
Report Date Price Day Prior Price Next Day Change % Result
2019-10-18 $119.10 $116.76 -2.0% Decline
2019-07-19 $128.40 $124.82 -2.8% Decline
2019-04-18 $111.76 $113.67 1.7% Increase
2019-01-17 $99.41 $100.48 1.1% Increase

Fundamentals And Technical Analysis

American Express is currently trading at $130.53/share, down -0.8% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 99.0% of its 52-week high of $131.86/share. The company’s stock price is up 11.8% since the last earnings report and up 1.3% over the previous week.

The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 76.83 suggests the company is trading in technically overbought territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.

NYSE:AXP Stock Price Chart Source: Finbox

The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 15.2x and a forward P/E multiple of 15.9x. American Express’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 4.7x. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:

Data as of January 21, 2020
Metric Value
Last Fiscal Period FY2019.Q3
Period End Date September 30, 2019
Stock Price (Current) $130.53
P/E Ratio 15.2x
P/E Ratio (Fwd) 15.9x
PEG Ratio 2.6
Total Debt to Capital (%) 36.6%
Levered Free Cash Flow $7.49 billion
Enterprise Value / EBITDA

Source: Finbox

Company Profile: American Express Company

American Express Company is a large-cap stock with a market capitalization of $107.6 billion. The company operates in the Financial sector and the Consumer Finance industry.

American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products, and travel-related services to consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates through three segments: Global Consumer Services Group, Global Commercial Services, and Global Merchant and Network Services.

The company’s products and services include charge and credit card products, as well as other payment and financing products; network services; expense management products and services; travel-related services; and prepaid products.

Its products and services also comprise merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, point-of-sale marketing, and information products and services for merchants; and fraud prevention services, as well as the design and operation of customer loyalty programs.

The company sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through online and mobile applications, third-party vendors and business partners, direct mail, telephone, in-house teams, and direct response advertising.

American Express Company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Synovus Financial Q4 Earnings: Can SNV Hit Its $0.98 EPS Target?

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Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE:SNV) is scheduled to report Q4 earnings results on January 24, 2020, before markets open for trading. The company is expected to report earnings of $0.98/share on revenue of $483.9 million.

The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of $0.98/share is based on a poll of 15 analysts and represents a growth of 12.6% over the same quarter last year when the company reported earnings of $0.87/share.

The revenue forecast of $483.9 million based on a poll of 8 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 32.2%. Last year the company reported $365.9 million in revenue for the quarter.

Expected to report EPS growth of $0.11/share for Q4, 2019
Metric Expected Prior Year YoY Change
Revenue $483.89 $365.92 32.2%
EPS $0.98 $0.87 12.6%

Earnings Call Trends

Historically, management has exceeded analyst expectations 4 out of the last 8 tracked quarters, missed 3 quarters, and met expectations 1 quarter. What are your expectations from Synovus Financial for earnings this quarter? Let us know in the comments!

Analyst Expected vs. Reported EPS
Quarter Expected Reported Surprise Result
Q3, 2019 $0.99 $0.97 -2.0% Missed
Q2, 2019 $1 $1 0.0% Meet
Q1, 2019 $0.91 $0.98 8.2% Beat
Q4, 2018 $0.94 $0.87 -7.4% Missed
Q3, 2018 $0.92 $0.84 -8.7% Missed
Q2, 2018 $0.88 $0.91 3.4% Beat
Q1, 2018 $0.78 $0.84 7.7% Beat
Q4, 2017 $0.67 $0.72 7.5% Beat

In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report.

After the last earnings report for the period ending September 30, 2019, the stock price reacted by falling by -4.8%.

Stock Price Performance After Earnings
Report Date Price Day Prior Price Next Day Change % Result
2019-10-22 $36.25 $34.51 -4.8% Decline
2019-07-16 $34.39 $35.11 2.1% Increase
2019-04-23 $35.64 $36.12 1.3% Increase
2019-01-15 $34.94 $35.48 1.5% Increase

Fundamentals And Technical Analysis

Synovus Financial is currently trading at $39.47/share, down -1.3% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 97.7% of its 52-week high of $40.41/share.

The company’s stock price is up 14.4% since the last earnings report and up 1.2% over the previous week. The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 65.28 suggests the company is trading in technically neutral territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.

NYSE:SNV Stock Price Chart Source: Finbox

The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 11.3x and a forward P/E multiple of 9.6x. Synovus’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 1.4x. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:

Data as of January 21, 2020
Metric Value
Last Fiscal Period FY2019.Q3
Period End Date September 30, 2019
Stock Price (Current) $39.47
P/E Ratio 11.3x
P/E Ratio (Fwd) 9.6x
PEG Ratio -0.8
Total Debt to Capital (%) 44.0%
Levered Free Cash Flow $456.9 million
Enterprise Value / EBITDA

Source: Finbox

Company Profile: Synovus Financial Corp.

Synovus Financial Corp. is a mid-cap stock with a market capitalization of $5.862 billion. The company operates in the Financial sector and the Banks industry.

Synovus Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Synovus Bank that provides various financial products and services. It offers integrated financial services, including commercial and retail banking, financial management, insurance, and mortgage services.

The company’s commercial banking services comprise treasury management, asset management, capital market, and institutional trust services, as well as commercial, financial, and real estate loans.

Its retail banking services consist of accepting customary types of demand and savings deposits accounts; mortgage, installment, and other consumer loans; investment and brokerage services; safe deposit services; automated banking services; automated fund transfers; Internet-based banking services; and bank credit card services, including Visa and MasterCard services.

The company also offers various other financial services, including portfolio management for fixed-income securities, investment banking, execution of securities transactions as a broker/dealer, asset management and financial planning services, and individual investment advice on equity and other securities, as well as trust services.

As of December 31, 2018, it operated through 249 branches and 335 ATMs in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Synovus Financial Corp. was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

Hill-Rom (HRC) Q1 Earnings: What Can You Expect?

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Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) is scheduled to report Q1 earnings results on January 24, 2020 before markets open for trading. The company is expected to report earnings of $1.08/share on revenue of $684.6 million. The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of $1.08/share is based on a poll of 8 analysts and represents a growth of 5.9% over the same quarter last year when the company reported earnings of $1.02/share.

The revenue forecast of $684.6 million based on a poll of 6 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 0.2%. Last year the company reported $683.5 million in revenue for the quarter.

Expected to report EPS growth of $0.06/share for Q1, 2019
Metric Expected Prior Year YoY Change
Revenue $684.62 $683.50 0.2%
EPS $1.08 $1.02 5.9%

Earnings Call Trends

Management has been great at managing analyst expectations historically. The company has a perfect record over the last 8 tracked quarters of exceeding earnings guidance.

What are your expectations from Hill-Rom for earnings this quarter? Let us know in the comments!

Analyst Expected vs. Reported EPS
Quarter Expected Reported Surprise Result
Q4, 2019 $1.65 $1.69 2.4% Beat
Q3, 2019 $1.22 $1.23 1.0% Beat
Q2, 2019 $1.10 $1.14 3.2% Beat
Q1, 2019 $0.98 $1.02 4.1% Beat
Q4, 2018 $1.51 $1.63 7.9% Beat
Q3, 2018 $1.13 $1.15 1.8% Beat
Q2, 2018 $1.02 $1.05 2.9% Beat
Q1, 2018 $0.82 $0.92 12.2% Beat

In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report. After the last earnings report for the period ending September 30, 2019, the stock price reacted by increasing by 3.1%.

Stock Price Performance After Earnings
Report Date Price Day Prior Price Next Day Change % Result
2019-11-01 $104.69 $107.91 3.1% Increase
2019-08-02 $107.96 $103.92 -3.7% Decline
2019-04-26 $97.13 $102.06 5.1% Increase
2019-01-25 $97.45 $102.23 4.9% Increase

Fundamentals And Technical Analysis

Hill-Rom is currently trading at $115.14/share, down -0.5% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 98.3% of its 52-week high of $117.10/share. The company’s stock price is up 6.7% since the last earnings report and down -0.8% over the previous week.

The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 69.81 suggests the company is trading in technically neutral territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.

NYSE:HRC Stock Price Chart Source: Finbox

The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 50.9x and a forward P/E multiple of 20.8x.

Hill-Rom’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 4.9x. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:

Data as of January 21, 2020
Metric Value
Last Fiscal Period FY2019.Q4
Period End Date September 30, 2019
Stock Price (Current) $115.14
P/E Ratio 50.9x
P/E Ratio (Fwd) 20.8x
PEG Ratio 1.8
Total Debt to Capital (%) 24.0%
Levered Free Cash Flow $328 million
Enterprise Value / EBITDA 17.9x

Source: Finbox

Company Profile: Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. is a mid-cap stock with a market capitalization of $7.75 billion and a total enterprise value of $9.987 billion. The company operates in the Healthcare sector and the Healthcare Equipment & Supplies industry.

Hill-Rom operates as a medical technology company worldwide. It operates in Patient Support Systems, Front Line Care, and Surgical Solutions segments.

The company offers medical-surgical beds, intensive care unit beds, and bariatric patient beds, lifts and other devices, non-invasive therapeutic products and surfaces, and information technologies and software solutions, as well as sells equipment service contracts for its capital equipment. It also provides patient monitoring and diagnostics products, such as patient exam and diagnostics, patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology, vision screening, and diagnostics products; and respiratory health products comprising Vest System, VitalCough System, MetaNeb System, Monarch, and Life2000 systems to assist patients in the mobilization of retained blockages.

The company also offers surgical solutions that include surgical tables, lights, and pendants; positioning devices for use in the shoulder, hip, spinal, and lithotomy surgeries, as well as platform-neutral positioning accessories for operating room tables. Further, it is involved in the sales and rental of products to acute and extended care facilities through direct sales force and distributors; sales and rental of products directly to patients in the home; and sales to primary care facilities through distributors. Additionally, the company offers a continuum of clinical care, including acute care and primary care, as well as clinical research organizations.

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Forestar Q1 Earnings Preview: FOR Up 20.2% Since Last Report

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Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE:FOR) is scheduled to report Q1 earnings results on January 23, 2020, after markets close for trading. Webcast details can be found here.

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.15/share on revenue of $167 million. The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of $0.15/share is based on a poll of 5 analysts and represents a growth of 87.5% over the same quarter last year when the company reported earnings of $0.08/share.

The revenue forecast of $167 million based on a poll of 4 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 333.8%. Last year the company reported $38.5 million in revenue for the quarter.

Expected to report EPS growth of $0.07/share for Q1, 2019
Metric Expected Prior Year YoY Change
Revenue $167.00 $38.50 333.8%
EPS $0.15 $0.08 87.5%

Earnings Call Trends

Management has been great at managing analyst expectations historically. The company has a perfect record over the last 3 tracked quarters of exceeding earnings guidance.

What are your expectations from Forestar for earnings this quarter? Let us know in the comments!

Analyst Expected vs. Reported EPS
Quarter Expected Reported Surprise Result
Q4, 2019 $0.10 $0.30 215.8% Beat
Q3, 2019 $0.07 $0.16 113.3% Beat
Q2, 2019 $0.09 $0.24 166.7% Beat

In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report. After the last earnings report for the period ending September 30, 2019, the stock price reacted by increasing by 3.2%.

Stock Price Performance After Earnings
Report Date Price Day Prior Price Next Day Change % Result
2019-11-07 $18.85 $19.45 3.2% Increase
2019-07-25 $20.03 $20.64 3.0% Increase
2019-04-25 $18.99 $19.14 0.8% Increase
2019-02-06 $16.71 $17 1.7% Increase

Fundamentals And Technical Analysis

Forestar is currently trading at $22.64/share, up 2.0% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 98.4% of its 52-week high of $23/share. The company’s stock price is up 16.4% since the last earnings report and up 14.0% over the previous week.

NYSE:FOR Stock Price Chart Source: Finbox

The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 68.24 suggests the company is trading in technically neutral territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.

The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 29.3x and a forward P/E multiple of 23.0x. Forestar’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 1.3x. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:

Data as of January 21, 2020
Metric Value
Last Fiscal Period FY2019.Q4
Period End Date September 30, 2019
Stock Price (Current) $22.64
P/E Ratio 29.3x
P/E Ratio (Fwd) 23.0x
PEG Ratio 0.4
Total Debt to Capital (%) 30.2%
Levered Free Cash Flow -$392.1 million
Enterprise Value / EBITDA 25.9x

Source: Finbox

Company Profile: Forestar Group Inc.

Forestar Group Inc. is a small-cap stock with a market capitalization of $1.065 billion and a total enterprise value of $1.144 billion. The company operates in the Real Estate sector and the Real Estate Management & Development industry.

Forestar Group Inc. operates as a real estate lot development company. It engages in the acquisition, entitlement, and development of infrastructure for single-family residential communities. Forestar Group Inc. sells residential lots primarily to homebuilders.

The company was incorporated in 1955 and is headquartered in Arlington, Texas. Forestar Group Inc. operates as a subsidiary of D.R. Horton, Inc.

Marten Transport (MRTN) Q4 Earnings: What Can You Expect?

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Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQGS:MRTN) is scheduled to report Q4 earnings results on January 23, 2020, after markets close for trading. The company is expected to report earnings of $0.28/share on revenue of $214.7 million.

The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of $0.28/share is based on a poll of 3 analysts and represents a decline of -3.4% over the same quarter last year when the company reported earnings of $0.29/share.

The revenue forecast of $214.7 million based on a poll of 3 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 5.3%. Last year the company reported $204 million in revenue for the quarter.

Expected to report EPS decline of -$0.01/share for Q4, 2019
Metric Expected Prior Year YoY Change
Revenue $214.70 $203.96 5.3%
EPS $0.28 $0.29 -3.4%

Earnings Call Trends

Historically, management has exceeded analyst expectations 7 out of the last 8 tracked quarters and met expectations 1 quarter.

What are your expectations from Marten Transport for earnings this quarter? Let us know in the comments!

Analyst Expected vs. Reported EPS
Quarter Expected Reported Surprise Result
Q3, 2019 $0.28 $0.30 7.1% Beat
Q2, 2019 $0.27 $0.28 3.7% Beat
Q1, 2019 $0.24 $0.25 4.2% Beat
Q4, 2018 $0.27 $0.29 7.4% Beat
Q3, 2018 $0.26 $0.27 4.9% Beat
Q2, 2018 $0.22 $0.25 13.6% Beat
Q1, 2018 $0.18 $0.19 2.7% Beat
Q4, 2017 $0.16 $0.16 0.0% Meet

In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report.

After the last earnings report for the period ending September 30, 2019, the stock price reacted by increasing by 1.9%.

Stock Price Performance After Earnings
Report Date Price Day Prior Price Next Day Change % Result
2019-10-17 $21.18 $21.59 1.9% Increase
2019-07-18 $18.40 $20.23 9.9% Increase
2019-04-16 $18.19 $19.97 9.8% Increase
2019-01-24 $20.10 $19.83 -1.3% Decline

Fundamentals And Technical Analysis

Marten Transport is currently trading at $21.49/share, down -0.7% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 94.3% of its 52-week high of $22.80/share. The company’s stock price is down -0.5% since the last earnings report and down -0.1% over the previous week.

The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 58.21 suggests the company is trading in technically neutral territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.

NASDAQGS:MRTN Stock Price Chart Source: Finbox

The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 19.4x and a forward P/E multiple of 19.3x. Marten Transport’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 2.0x. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:

Data as of January 21, 2020
Metric Value
Last Fiscal Period FY2019.Q3
Period End Date September 30, 2019
Stock Price (Current) $21.49
P/E Ratio 19.4x
P/E Ratio (Fwd) 19.3x
PEG Ratio 5.1
Total Debt to Capital (%) 0.1%
Levered Free Cash Flow -$3.71 million
Enterprise Value / EBITDA 7.1x

Source: Finbox

Company Profile: Marten Transport, Ltd.

Marten Transport, Ltd. is a small-cap stock with a market capitalization of $1.184 billion and a total enterprise value of $1.145 billion. The company operates in the Industrials sector and the Road & Rail industry.

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through four segments: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage.

The Truckload segment transports food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment.

The Dedicated segment offers transportation solutions for individual customers’ requirements using temperature-controlled trailers, dry vans, and other specialized equipment.

The Intermodal segment transports its customers’ freight utilizing its temperature-controlled trailers on railroad flatcars for portions of trips, as well as using tractors and contracted carriers.

The Brokerage segment develops contractual relationships with and arranges for third-party carriers to transport freight for its customers in temperature-controlled trailers and dry vans.

As of December 31, 2018, the company operated a fleet of 2,755 tractors, including 2,709 company-owned tractors and 46 tractors supplied by independent contractors.

Marten Transport, Ltd. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Mondovi, Wisconsin.

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