Wining Stock: Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRTN)

Operating profits improved 7.7% to a record $215.0 M for the third quarter of 2019 from $199.6 M for the 3rd quarter of 2018, and improved 7.3% to $626.1 M for the first 9 months of 2019 from $583.6 M for the very first nine months of 2018. Not Including fuel additional charges, operating income enhanced 10.0% to $188.9 M for the 2019 quarter from $171.8 M for the 2018 quarter, and enhanced 8.9% to $549.7 M for the first 9 months of 2019 from $504.9 M for the very first 9 months of 2018.
Running earnings enhanced 5.5% to a record $20.0 M for the third quarter of 2019 from $19.0 M for the 3rd quarter of 2018, and enhanced 13.6% to $57.7 M for the very first nine months of 2019 from $50.8 M for the first 9 months of 2018. For the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2019, running income enhanced 18.6% to $77.2 M from $65.1 M for the similar period ended September 30, 2018.
Operating costs as a percentage of operating earnings were 90.7% for the 3rd quarter of 2019, contrast with 90.5% for the third quarter of 2018. Operating costs as a portion of operating revenue, with both quantities web of fuel surcharges, were 89.4% for the 2019 quarter, contrast with 88.9% for the 2018 quarter.
Operating expenditures as a percentage of operating revenue enhanced to 90.8% for the first 9 months of 2019 from 91.3% for the very first 9 months of 2018. Business expenses as a portion of operating earnings, with both amounts web of fuel surcharges, enhanced to 89.5% from 89.9%.
Operating costs as a percentage of operating income enhanced to 90.7% for the routing twelve months ended September 30, 2019 from 91.5% for the similar period ended September 30, 2018. Operating expenditures as a portion of operating revenue, with both amounts web of fuel additional charges, improved to 89.4% from 90.3%.
MRTN has a gross margin of 34.60% and an operating margin of 9.40% while its earnings margin stayed 7.30% for the last 12 months. The business has 51.93 M of outstanding shares and 38.63 M shares were drifted in the market. The price moved ahead of 4.01% from the mean of 20 days, 7.42% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed 16.43% from mean of 200 days price.

It found trading -3.49% off 52-week high cost. On the other end, the stock has actually been noted 45.08% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks.

Marten Transport, Ltd. (GS: MRTN) just recently stated the highest operating income and operating earnings for any quarter in its history, with the previous record for each set in this years 2nd quarter. For the 3rd quarter ended September 30, 2019, net earnings enhanced 8.7% to $16.6 M, or 30 cents per diluted share, from $15.3 M, or 28 cents per diluted share, for the 3rd quarter of 2018. For the first nine months of 2019, earnings enhanced 15.4% to $45.3 M, or 82 cents per diluted share, from $39.3 M, or 71 cents per diluted share, for the first nine months of 2018. Incomes for the 2019 quarter include an additional income tax advantage of $1.4 M, or 2.5 cents per diluted share, while the 2018 quarters earnings include an extra income tax advantage of $493,000, or one cent per diluted share, internet of related operating costs.

Operating profits improved 7.7% to a record $215.0 M for the 3rd quarter of 2019 from $199.6 M for the third quarter of 2018, and enhanced 7.3% to $626.1 M for the very first nine months of 2019 from $583.6 M for the very first nine months of 2018. Not Including fuel additional charges, operating earnings improved 10.0% to $188.9 M for the 2019 quarter from $171.8 M for the 2018 quarter, and enhanced 8.9% to $549.7 M for the first 9 months of 2019 from $504.9 M for the very first nine months of 2018. MRTN has a gross margin of 34.60% and an operating margin of 9.40% while its profit margin remained 7.30% for the last 12 months. The rate moved ahead of 4.01% from the mean of 20 days, 7.42% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed 16.43% from mean of 200 days rate.

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