Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Analysts See $0.18 EPS; GOME ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES HOLDING LTD O (GMELF) SI Increased By 8.3%

April 5, 2018 - By Pete Kolinski

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Analysts expect Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) to report $0.18 EPS on April, 19.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 20.00% from last quarter’s $0.15 EPS. MRTN’s profit would be $9.82 million giving it 32.15 P/E if the $0.18 EPS is correct. After having $0.16 EPS previously, Marten Transport, Ltd.’s analysts see 12.50% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.31% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $23.15. About 235,313 shares traded. Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) has risen 56.47% since April 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 44.92% the S&P500.

GOME ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES HOLDING LTD O (OTCMKTS:GMELF) had an increase of 8.3% in short interest. GMELF’s SI was 124.57M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 8.3% from 115.02M shares previously. With 11,700 avg volume, 10647 days are for GOME ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES HOLDING LTD O (OTCMKTS:GMELF)’s short sellers to cover GMELF’s short positions. The SI to GOME ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES HOLDING LTD O’s float is 1.21%. It closed at $0.1 lastly. It is down 0.00% since April 5, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

GOME Retail Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of electrical appliance and consumer electronics products primarily in the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China. The company has market cap of $. The Company’s stores offer audio visual products, such as TV, stereo, DVD, and other audio-video products; refrigerators and washing machines; vertical and wall-hanging air conditioners; telecommunication products, including mobile phone, landline, and intercom; small electrical appliances comprising microwave ovens, rice cookers, water heaters, exhaust hoods, and other white color small home appliances; information technology products consisting of desktop computers, tablets, and notebook computer products; digital products, such as digital cameras, headphones, headsets, electronic dictionaries, and other digital products; and other products, including remote control devices, water level sensors, and PC control boards. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also sells products through online platforms, as well as on social network platforms on mobile micro shops.

Among 4 analysts covering Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Marten Transport had 11 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $15.0 target in Wednesday, August 23 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, September 28 report. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, December 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Monday, January 8 by Stephens. Avondale downgraded Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) on Friday, July 22 to “Market Perform” rating. Seaport Global upgraded the shares of MRTN in report on Friday, January 26 to “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MRTN in report on Thursday, July 20 with “Hold” rating.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $421,563 activity. $140,938 worth of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) shares were sold by WINKEL THOMAS J. 12,000 shares were sold by HAGNESS LARRY B, worth $280,625.

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $1.26 billion. It operates through four divisions: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. It has a 14.03 P/E ratio. The Truckload segment transports food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.34 in Q4 2017. Its down 11.56, from 12.9 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 7 investors sold Marten Transport, Ltd. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 36.35 million shares or 50.97% less from 74.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Invesco Limited accumulated 90,011 shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher holds 202,858 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase Co reported 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Employees Retirement Of Ohio holds 3,993 shares. Swiss Retail Bank owns 69,583 shares. Legal & General Grp Inc Public Ltd Com holds 70,491 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag reported 37,820 shares stake. The Massachusetts-based Arrowstreet Capital Partnership has invested 0.01% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Parallax Volatility Advisers L P reported 0% stake. Jefferies Grp Ltd holds 18,748 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Schwab Charles Mgmt Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 299,956 shares. Alliancebernstein L P reported 40,582 shares. Comerica Retail Bank stated it has 39,735 shares. Clearbridge Investments Ltd invested in 0% or 87 shares. Davenport & Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.14% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN).

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