Marten Transport LTD. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Shorts Decreased by 1.05% After Short Covering

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.44 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.26, from 1.18 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 12 investors sold Marten Transport, Ltd. shares while 45 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 37.41 million shares or 0.59% more from 37.19 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported.
Goldman Sachs Gp Inc accumulated 138,144 shares or 0% of the stock. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has 0% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 93,232 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The reported 24,137 shares. Moreover, Keybank Natl Association Oh has 0% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Penn Cap Mgmt, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 538,333 shares. 263,337 were accumulated by Bridgeway Management Inc. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0% or 16,817 shares. invested in 0% or 30,304 shares. Ranger Invest Mgmt L P invested 1.79% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Alphaone Services Ltd Liability Corporation owns 179,483 shares or 1.2% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Deutsche Bancshares Ag has 0% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 120,251 shares. Meeder Asset holds 0% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 692 shares. Swiss Financial Bank invested 0% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Invesco holds 0% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 128,114 shares. Moreover, California State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN).

Since February 5, 2019, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.90 million activity.

The stock of Marten Transport LTD. (NASDAQ:MRTN) registered a decrease of 1.05% in short interest. MRTN’s total short interest was 854,700 shares in March as published by FINRA. Its down 1.05% from 863,800 shares, reported previously. With 195,200 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their MRTN’s short positions. The short interest to Marten Transport LTD.’s float is 2.2%.

The stock decreased 1.00% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $17.91. About 298,998 shares traded or 21.97% up from the average. Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) has declined 15.74% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.11% the S&P500.

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 $975.55 million. It operates through four divisions: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. It has a 17.91 P/E ratio. The Truckload segment transports food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment.

More notable recent Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Marten Transport, Ltd. 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” on January 25, 2019, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Peter Lynch Screens Identify Opportunities for 2019 – GuruFocus.com” published on January 25, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Marten Transport Announces Second Quarter Results Nasdaq:MRTN – GlobeNewswire” on July 17, 2018. More interesting news about Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Heartland Express Achieves Remarkable OR Improvement In The Fourth Quarter – Yahoo Finance” published on January 22, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “MARTEN TRANSPORT ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND INCREASE Nasdaq:MRTN – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 26, 2019.

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