Hunt (JB) Transport Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  168.07
 Dividend  1.13
 Earnings  4.93
 Cash-flow  10.64
 Book value  24.72
 Equity  23.04

Hunt (JB) Transport is part of Industrial Transportation business, which is part of Industrials industry. Hunt (JB) Transport is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hunt (JB) Transport paid a total dividend of 120 million USD last year, for a market value of 17,815 millions (Market Cap 14,046 millions). Dividend per share of Hunt (JB) Transport is 1.13 USD, and his stock market price 168.07 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hunt (JB) Transport has a dividend yield of 0.67%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Hunt (JB) Transport dividend yield with other Industrial Transportation companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Hunt (JB) Transport

Hunt (JB) Transport Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hunt (JB) Transport to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.13 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.67%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hunt (JB) Transport payout on ernings is currently 22.92%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.16% and 33.11% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Hunt (JB) Transportcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Hunt (JB) Transport is USD 10.64 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.13, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hunt (JB) Transport, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Transportation sector companies.

Hunt (JB) Transport payout

Hunt (JB) Transport Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present0.67%1.1322.92%106
20200.79%1.0821.56%106
20190.89%1.0422.51%107
20181.03%0.9615.07%110
20170.80%0.9223.47%110
20160.92%0.8823.16%113
20151.07%0.8426.17%117

*In millions

Hunt (JB) Transport Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hunt (JB) Transport showed a return of 14.40% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 5.41% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 82.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Industrial Transportation firms.

Hunt (JB) Transport stock and market return