JB Hunt (JBHT) Gets $128.0 Target By Merrill Lynch; Visionary Asset Management Trimmed Oneok New (OKE) Holding By $315,205

Among 21 analysts covering JB Hunt Trans (NASDAQ:JBHT), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. JB Hunt Trans has $128.0 highest and $77 lowest target. $105.39’s average target is -8.55% below currents $115.24 stock price. JB Hunt Trans had 62 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Wolfe Research to “Peer Perform” on Thursday, August 6. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Monday, February 22 with “Buy”. Buckingham Research upgraded J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) on Tuesday, July 26 to “Buy” rating. On Thursday, October 12 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, September 14. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 24 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Vetr downgraded the stock to “Strong-Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 12 report. Buckingham Research maintained J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) on Friday, April 15 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Vetr given on Friday, August 21. On Thursday, November 30 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”.

Visionary Asset Management Inc decreased Oneok Inc New (OKE) stake by 9.36% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Visionary Asset Management Inc sold 5,731 shares as Oneok Inc New (OKE)’s stock declined 4.12%. The Visionary Asset Management Inc holds 55,505 shares with $3.08 million value, down from 61,236 last quarter. Oneok Inc New now has $20.51B valuation. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $53.49. About 2.08M shares traded. ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) has risen 23.81% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.11% the S&P500.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $211.64 million activity. Simpson Shelley had sold 3,700 shares worth $359,085 on Friday, August 18. On Tuesday, August 29 HUNT JOHNELLE D sold $95.55M worth of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) or 975,000 shares. The insider Hicks Bradley W. sold $100,400. $95.55M worth of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) shares were sold by J B HUNT LLC. 7,000 shares were sold by ROBERTS JOHN N, worth $638,723. Field Darren P. sold $99,102 worth of stock or 1,000 shares. $982,929 worth of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) shares were sold by MEE DAVID G.

The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $115.24. About 1.36 million shares traded or 51.39% up from the average. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) has risen 5.07% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.63% the S&P500.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $12.65 billion. It operates through four divisions: Intermodal , Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truck (JBT). It has a 30.71 P/E ratio. The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions, such as origin and destination pickup, and delivery services.

Analysts await J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) to report earnings on January, 18. They expect $1.03 earnings per share, up 6.19% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.97 per share. JBHT’s profit will be $113.05 million for 27.97 P/E if the $1.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.91 actual earnings per share reported by J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.19% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.45, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 40 investors sold J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. shares while 113 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 76.06 million shares or 1.16% less from 76.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 41,104 are held by Schroder Inv Mngmt. British Columbia Mgmt has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 261,500 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Mirae Asset Global Invs Co, Korea-based fund reported 5,368 shares. The Massachusetts-based Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.04% in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Etrade Cap Mngmt Lc invested in 0.03% or 6,401 shares. Elk Creek Ptnrs Limited Liability Co invested 0.02% in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Stephens Mngmt Grp Limited Com, a Texas-based fund reported 154,612 shares. Comerica Bank & Trust stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). United Svcs Automobile Association, Texas-based fund reported 49,771 shares. Congress Asset Management Ma invested in 1.32% or 769,451 shares. Bessemer Grp holds 0.93% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) for 2.10 million shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board reported 0.03% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Ahl Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.05% in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT).

Investors sentiment increased to 2.82 in Q3 2017. Its up 1.47, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 52 investors sold OKE shares while 103 reduced holdings. 164 funds opened positions while 273 raised stakes. 264.73 million shares or 40.11% more from 188.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wellington Shields & Co Ltd Liability Com accumulated 28,329 shares. Minnesota-based Us Bank De has invested 0.01% in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE). Fmr Lc holds 0% in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) or 198,082 shares. Guggenheim Cap Lc holds 0.14% of its portfolio in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) for 1.05M shares. Management reported 0% of its portfolio in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE). Covington Cap, California-based fund reported 400 shares. Gulf Intl Financial Bank (Uk) invested in 0.09% or 118,965 shares. Foster And Motley has 12,323 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Advisory Limited Liability Com holds 0.05% of its portfolio in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) for 7,959 shares. Parsons Cap Management Incorporated Ri accumulated 4,165 shares. Cwm Ltd accumulated 249 shares. 739,898 are held by Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership. Center Coast Advsrs Lp has invested 2.47% in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE). Brookstone Cap Management invested 0.5% of its portfolio in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE). Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Lc accumulated 4,153 shares.