Susquehanna Reconfirms JB Hunt (JBHT) As Buy; Has PT Of $143.0000; Safety Insurance Group Has 1.15 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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Safety Insurance Group Inc (SAFT) investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.68, from 1.83 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 63 institutional investors started new and increased stock positions, while 55 reduced and sold holdings in Safety Insurance Group Inc. The institutional investors in our database now have: 12.00 million shares, up from 11.84 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Safety Insurance Group Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 11 Reduced: 44 Increased: 44 New Position: 19.

JB Hunt (NASDAQ:JBHT) had its stock rating noted as Buy by analysts at Susquehanna. Susquehanna currently has a $143.0000 PT on the $13.14B market cap company or 19.42% upside potential. This was revealed in an analyst note on 16 April.

The stock increased 2.26% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $79.2. About 22,680 shares traded. Safety Insurance Group, Inc. (SAFT) has risen 10.76% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.79% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.18 million activity.

Safety Insurance Group, Inc. provides private passenger and commercial automobile insurance in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. The company has market cap of $1.21 billion. The Company’s private passenger automobile policies offer coverage for bodily injury and property damage to others, no-fault personal injury coverage for the insured/insuredÂ’s car occupants, and physical damage coverage for an insuredÂ’s own vehicle for collision or other perils. It has a 19.32 P/E ratio. The firm also provides commercial automobile policies that offer insurance for commercial vehicles used for business purposes, including private passenger-type vehicles, trucks, tractors and trailers, insure individual vehicles, and commercial fleets; and homeowners policies, which provide coverage for homes, condominiums, and apartments for losses to a dwelling and its contents from various perils, and coverage for liability to others arising from ownership or occupancy.

Srb Corp holds 15.06% of its portfolio in Safety Insurance Group, Inc. for 1.46 million shares. Ronna Sue Cohen owns 35,315 shares or 2.02% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Stanley has 0.41% invested in the company for 23,486 shares. The Florida-based Naples Global Advisors Llc has invested 0.33% in the stock. Prospector Partners Llc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 28,300 shares.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $13.90 million activity. 100,000 shares were sold by GARRISON EARL WAYNE, worth $10.93 million. Shares for $281,688 were sold by HUNT JOHNNIE B JR on Friday, March 9.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.13, from 1.32 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 41 investors sold J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. shares while 120 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 134 raised stakes. 76.63 million shares or 0.74% more from 76.06 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Metropolitan Life Ins New York invested in 17,116 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) for 29,119 shares. Aperio Grp Ltd Liability Corp owns 23,132 shares. Ls Inv Advsr Limited Liability Company, a Michigan-based fund reported 4,951 shares. Franklin reported 828,349 shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund reported 22,456 shares stake. Echo Street Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has 144,580 shares for 0.5% of their portfolio. North Star Mngmt has 0.01% invested in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Horrell Capital has invested 2.9% in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Winslow Evans And Crocker has invested 0% in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management reported 3,402 shares. Moreover, Pathstone Family Office Llc has 0% invested in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) for 12 shares. Art Advisors Limited Liability Com holds 0.06% of its portfolio in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) for 10,900 shares. Norinchukin Bancorp The accumulated 6,844 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Moreover, Prudential Public Ltd has 0% invested in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) for 2,000 shares.

The stock increased 6.19% or $6.98 during the last trading session, reaching $119.75. About 2.28M shares traded or 116.83% up from the average. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) has risen 26.96% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

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 has $150 highest and $77 lowest target. $117.17’s average target is -2.15% below currents $119.75 stock price. JB Hunt Trans had 86 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, January 29. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 23 by UBS. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, September 29. Stifel Nicolaus maintained J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) rating on Monday, October 16. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $111 target. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $129.0 target in Monday, January 8 report. The stock has “Peer Perform” rating by Wolfe Research on Thursday, August 6. The stock of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 20. The stock of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 30 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, September 29 to “Buy”.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $13.14 billion. It operates through four divisions: Intermodal , Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truck (JBT). It has a 19.38 P/E ratio. The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions, such as origin and destination pickup, and delivery services.

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