J B Stock Story

JBHT -  USA Stock  

USD 195.75  1.18  0.61%

The next fiscal quarter end is expected on the 31st of December 2021. The stock is currently undergoing an active upward rally. While many traders are getting carried away by overanalyzing industrials space, it is reasonable to review J B under the newest economic conditions. We will analyze why J B investors may still consider a stake in the business given the newest economic outlook.
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Do analysts believe J B (NASDAQ:JBHT) will continue to gain?
On a scale of 0 to 100, J B holds a performance score of 11. The firm owns a Beta (Systematic Risk) of 1.365, which attests to a somewhat significant risk relative to the market. Let's try to break down what J B's beta means in this case. As the market goes up, the company is expected to outperform it. However, if the market returns are negative, J B will likely underperform. Although it is vital to follow J B Hunt existing price patterns, it is good to be conservative about what you can do with the information regarding equity price patterns. The philosophy in determining future performance of any stock is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance, including all available fundamental and technical indicators. By inspecting J B Hunt technical indicators, you can at this moment evaluate if the expected return of 0.29% will be sustainable into the future. Please utilizes J B Hunt maximum drawdown, and the relationship between the information ratio and expected short fall to make a quick decision on whether J B Hunt current price history will revert.
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 1.12 Billion in 2020

What is the case for J B Investors

Earning per share calculations of J B is based on official Zacks consensus of 7 analysts regarding J B's future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 95.18%, the future earnings per share of the company is estimated to be 6.67 with the lowest and highest values of 6.5 and 6.8, 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 Sell
Strong Buy533.33
Strong Sell16.67

Will J B newest gain continue?

Newest value at risk is at -2.09. J B Hunt has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.51 and kurtosis of 5.74. 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. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure J B's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact J B's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Our Bottom Line On J B Hunt

Whereas many of the other players within the integrated freight & logistics industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, J B may offer a potential longer-term growth to private investors. To sum up, as of the 17th of October 2021, we believe that at this point, J B is fairly valued with very small probability of distress within the next 2 years. Our final Buy-Hold-Sell recommendation on the firm is Strong Buy.

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