Sentiment for Hub Group Inc (NASDAQ:HUBG)
Hub Group Inc (NASDAQ:HUBG) institutional sentiment increased to 1.38 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.11, from 1.27 in 2018Q3. The ratio has improved, as 102 funds increased and started new equity positions, while 74 sold and decreased equity positions in Hub Group Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now have: 30.87 million shares, up from 29.66 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Hub Group Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 18 Reduced: 56 Increased: 65 New Position: 37.
Hub Group, Inc., an asset-light freight transportation management company, provides intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services in North America. The company has market cap of $1.51 billion. It operates through two divisions, Mode and Hub. It has a 7.22 P/E ratio. The Company’s intermodal services include arranging for the movement of its customersÂ’ freight in containers and trailers over long distances.
The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $43.4. About 78,402 shares traded. Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG) has declined 4.30% since March 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.67% the S&P500.
Analysts await Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.58 EPS, up 20.83 % or $0.10 from last year’s $0.48 per share. HUBG’s profit will be $20.17 million for 18.71 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.01 actual EPS reported by Hub Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -42.57 % negative EPS growth.
Granite Investment Partners Llc holds 0.75% of its portfolio in Hub Group, Inc. for 276,380 shares. Walthausen & Co. Llc owns 142,028 shares or 0.73% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc has 0.71% invested in the company for 3.25 million shares. The Illinois-based Whitnell & Co. has invested 0.62% in the stock. Globeflex Capital L P, a California-based fund reported 41,456 shares.
Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG) Ratings Coverage
Ratings analysis reveals 20% of Hub Group’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Hub Group, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $45 while the high is $58. The stock’s average target of $51.80 is 19.35% above today’s ($43.4) share price. HUBG was included in 10 notes of analysts from October 3, 2018. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, October 26 by BMO Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 6 report. The company was maintained on Friday, October 12 by Buckingham Research. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, November 6 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research on Tuesday, October 30. The stock of Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, December 4 by UBS. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 29 by Morgan Stanley. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of HUBG in report on Wednesday, October 3 with “Market Perform” rating.
More notable recent Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “RSI Alert: Hub Group Now Oversold – Nasdaq” on September 27, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Hub Group Announces Sale of Mode Transportation – GlobeNewswire” published on August 31, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Hub Group (HUBG) Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on August 01, 2018. More interesting news about Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Hub Group, Inc. Reports Record Third Quarter 2018 Results – GlobeNewswire” published on October 25, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Hub Group Recognized as Carrier of the Year by Kimberly-Clark – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: July 24, 2018.