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JB Hunt Transport Services Inc.

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 J.B. Hunt delivered mixed results in the fourth quarter of 2015 wherein the bottom line outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate but the top line missed the same. Both Intermodal and DCS segments witnessed annualized growth in revenues mainly bouyed by addition of new customers and rate increase. However, lingering effects of disruptive shipping patterns following the West Coast port disturbances coupled with slow rail service recovery and soft consumer driven freight demand also impeded load volume growth. In addition, stiff competition from other business models coupled with increased margin pressure may act as a headwind for the company.
 


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