Hub Group (HUBG) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.18

News headlines about Hub Group (NASDAQ:HUBG) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hub Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.517661269578 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Hub Group (HUBG) opened at $44.95 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $1,516.15, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 1.40. Hub Group has a one year low of $33.17 and a one year high of $52.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29.

Hub Group (NASDAQ:HUBG) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The transportation company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.22. Hub Group had a net margin of 3.35% and a return on equity of 9.36%. The firm had revenue of $1.16 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.10 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.55 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 18.8% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Hub Group will post 2.33 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. UBS Group lifted their target price on shares of Hub Group from $47.00 to $48.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Loop Capital boosted their price target on shares of Hub Group to $52.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. BidaskClub cut shares of Hub Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Stephens upgraded shares of Hub Group from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Barclays reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Hub Group in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $48.38.

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Hub Group Company Profile

Hub Group, Inc is an asset-light freight transportation management company. The Company offers intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. It operates through two business segments: Mode and Hub. The Mode segment markets and operates its freight transportation services, consisting of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics, primarily through agents entering into contractual arrangements with Mode Transportation, LLC (Mode LLC).

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