Marten Transport (MRTN) Receives News Impact Score of 0.13
News articles about Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Marten Transport earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.0409094992086 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Marten Transport (MRTN) vs. Universal Logistics (ULH) Head to Head Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Announces $0.03 Quarterly Dividend (americanbankingnews.com)
- Reviewing Universal Logistics (ULH) & Marten Transport (MRTN) (americanbankingnews.com)
- USA Truck (USAK) & Marten Transport (MRTN) Head-To-Head Analysis (americanbankingnews.com)
- Marten Transport Declares Quarterly Dividend (feeds.benzinga.com)
Shares of Marten Transport (MRTN) opened at $20.45 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $1,114.97, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.53 and a beta of 1.34. Marten Transport has a twelve month low of $12.81 and a twelve month high of $21.15.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 22nd will be issued a $0.025 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 21st. This represents a $0.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.49%. Marten Transport’s dividend payout ratio is presently 16.39%.
MRTN has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Stifel Nicolaus set a $15.00 price target on shares of Marten Transport and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. BidaskClub cut shares of Marten Transport from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Marten Transport from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th.
COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “Marten Transport (MRTN) Receives News Impact Score of 0.13” was first published by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are accessing this story on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of US & international trademark and copyright law. The original version of this story can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/12/18/marten-transport-mrtn-receives-news-impact-score-of-0-13.html.
About Marten Transport
Marten Transport, Ltd. is a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier. The Company focuses on transporting and distributing food and other consumer-packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. The Company operates through four segments: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal and Brokerage.
Receive News & Stock Ratings for Marten Transport Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Marten Transport and related stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter.