Oakbrook Investments Decreased J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) Holding By $462,150; Spar Group (SGRP)’s Sentiment Is 2.2

June 17, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Spar Group Inc (SGRP) investors sentiment decreased to 2.2 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.30, from 2.5 in 2017Q4. The ratio dropped, as 11 hedge funds started new and increased equity positions, while 5 sold and reduced stock positions in Spar Group Inc. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 1.56 million shares, up from 1.28 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Spar Group Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 4 Increased: 3 New Position: 8.

Oakbrook Investments Llc decreased J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) stake by 47.62% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Oakbrook Investments Llc sold 3,950 shares as J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT)’s stock rose 4.23%. The Oakbrook Investments Llc holds 4,345 shares with $509,000 value, down from 8,295 last quarter. J.B. Hunt Transport Services now has $14.30B valuation. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $130.24. About 643,016 shares traded. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) has risen 51.06% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.49% the S&P500. Some Historical JBHT News: ; 16/04/2018 – JB Hunt 1Q Integrated Capacity Solutions Rev $296.1M; 16/04/2018 – JB HUNT 1Q OPER REV. $1.95B, EST. $1.88B; 07/05/2018 – J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. to Participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Transportation and the Wolfe Research; 16/04/2018 – JB Hunt Sees 2018 Tax Rate 26%; 16/04/2018 – JB Hunt 1Q EPS $1.07; 07/05/2018 – JB Hunt Presenting at Conference May 15; 21/05/2018 – JB Hunt Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 16/04/2018 – JB Hunt 1Q Net $118.1M; 16/04/2018 – JB Hunt 1Q Net Capital Expenditures About $179M; 14/05/2018 – JB Hunt Presenting at Bank of America Conference Tomorrow

Oakbrook Investments Llc increased Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:REGN) stake by 3,175 shares to 6,465 valued at $2.23 million in 2018Q1. It also upped The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) stake by 15,110 shares and now owns 29,110 shares. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.25, from 1.19 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 33 investors sold JBHT shares while 141 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 79.92 million shares or 4.29% more from 76.63 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Fincl Bank Of The Ozarks reported 3,520 shares stake. Korea Investment stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Whittier invested 0% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Llc invested 0.07% in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Los Angeles Management & Equity Research has 271,105 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability Corporation holds 51,539 shares. Citigroup invested in 0% or 45,433 shares. The New York-based Ny State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.04% in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Garrison Fincl Corporation holds 16,071 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holdg Sa has 0.05% invested in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc accumulated 4,067 shares. World Asset Mngmt holds 5,985 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 33,923 shares. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Company owns 0% invested in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) for 122 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has invested 0.03% in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT).

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Analysts await J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) to report earnings on July, 16. They expect $1.27 EPS, up 44.32% or $0.39 from last year’s $0.88 per share. JBHT’s profit will be $139.39M for 25.64 P/E if the $1.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.07 actual EPS reported by J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.69% EPS growth.

Since January 24, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $33.69 million activity. 21,344 J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) shares with value of $2.68M were sold by GARRISON EARL WAYNE. 2,328 shares were sold by HUNT JOHNNIE B JR, worth $281,688 on Friday, March 9. $156,901 worth of stock was sold by Hicks Bradley W. on Wednesday, May 9. Field Darren P. also sold $63,060 worth of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) on Friday, May 18.

Among 24 analysts covering JB Hunt Trans (NASDAQ:JBHT), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. JB Hunt Trans had 92 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $114.0 target in Thursday, October 12 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 19 by Credit Suisse. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of JBHT in report on Thursday, January 11 to “Hold” rating. The stock of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, April 17. BMO Capital Markets maintained J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) on Friday, October 13 with “Hold” rating. On Monday, January 8 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird maintained J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) rating on Thursday, January 18. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $125.0 target. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Tuesday, April 17. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research given on Friday, April 15. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 5 with “Hold”.

SPAR Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides merchandising and marketing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $25.19 million. The companyÂ’s syndicated services include product reordering and replenishment; ensuring its products for distribution; adding new products; implementing store planogram schematics; setting product category shelves; ensuring that product shelf tags are in place; checking for salability of the clientsÂ’ products; placing new product and promotional items in prominent positions; and kiosk replenishment and maintenance services for retailers, manufacturers, and distributors. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s dedicated services consist of syndicated services, as well as new store set-up, store remodel, and fixture installation services for a specific retailer or manufacturer.

The stock decreased 3.94% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $1.22. About 12,173 shares traded. SPAR Group, Inc. (SGRP) has risen 39.78% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.21% the S&P500. Some Historical SGRP News: ; 23/04/2018 – DJ SPAR Group Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SGRP); 30/05/2018 – SPAR GROUP LTD SPPJ.J – HY TURNOVER UP 5.6% TO 50.02 BLN RAND; 30/05/2018 – SPAR GROUP LTD – HY GROUP’S GROSS MARGIN INCREASED TO 9.9% (2017: 9.6%); 02/04/2018 SPAR Group 4Q Rev $50M; 30/05/2018 – SPAR GROUP LTD SPPJ.J – INTERIM DIVIDEND PER SHARE OF 270 CENTS; 30/05/2018 – SPAR GROUP LTD – HY REVENUE 50.94 BLN RAND VS 48.38 BLN RAND; 15/05/2018 – SPAR Group 1Q Rev $54.6M; 15/05/2018 – SPAR Group 1Q EPS 1c; 02/04/2018 – SPAR Group 4Q Adj EPS 3c; 02/04/2018 – SPAR GROUP INC QTRLY NON-GAAP SHR $0.03

Another recent and important SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGRP) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “SPAR Group Announces Appointment of New SVP of Business Development” on June 05, 2018.

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