Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN): Price and Financial Metrics

Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN): $18.76

0.09 (-0.48%)

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MRTN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $18.76 52-week high $23.38
Prev. close $18.85 52-week low $17.34
Day low $18.54 Volume 173,200
Day high $18.93 Avg. volume 286,001
50-day MA $18.91 Dividend yield 1.28%
200-day MA $20.65 Market Cap 1.53B

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  • MRTN scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 87.07% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MRTN is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • MRTN's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 6.95% of US stocks).

MRTN Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD is higher than it is for about merely 3.67% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 47.66%, MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD's debt growth rate surpasses 86.08% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, MRTN is more volatile than merely 11.73% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD are BH, WTM, NBY, SHO, and NHC.
  • MRTN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD's official web site, go to

MRTN Valuation Summary

  • MRTN's price/sales ratio is 1.2; this is 9.09% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • MRTN's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 2.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MRTN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MRTN 2023-11-09 1.2 1.9 17.3 12.4
MRTN 2023-11-08 1.2 1.9 17.4 12.5
MRTN 2023-11-07 1.2 2.0 15.4 11.0
MRTN 2023-11-06 1.2 2.0 15.6 11.2
MRTN 2023-11-03 1.2 2.0 15.6 11.2
MRTN 2023-11-02 1.2 1.9 15.1 10.8

MRTN Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 71.5%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 84.1%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 20.28%.
MRTN's revenue has moved up $441,766,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows MRTN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 1,208.17 206.516 109.57
2022-06-30 1,135.002 186.509 105.198
2022-03-31 1,037.879 167.574 94.955
2021-12-31 973.644 171.204 85.428
2021-09-30 934.101 162.8 80.302
2021-06-30 898.832 168.896 77.072

MRTN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MRTN has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 68.43% of graded US stocks.
  • MRTN's asset turnover comes in at 1.048 -- ranking 30th of 137 Transportation stocks.
  • OMEX, BKNG, and PAGP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MRTN.

The table below shows MRTN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.048 0.632 0.150
2021-03-31 1.038 0.646 0.147
2020-12-31 1.042 0.644 0.137
2020-09-30 1.041 0.631 0.126
2020-06-30 1.065 0.619 0.122
2020-03-31 1.079 0.604 0.116

MRTN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MRTN, see our MRTN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $22.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Company Bio

Marten Transport specializes in transporting and distributing food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. Marten offers service in the United States, Canada and Mexico, concentrating on expedited movements for high-volume customers. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Mondovi, Wisconsin.

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Yahoo | November 17, 2023

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Key Insights Using the 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity, Marten Transport fair value estimate is US$36.63 Current share...

Yahoo | November 15, 2023

Should Weakness in Marten Transport, Ltd.'s (NASDAQ:MRTN) Stock Be Seen As A Sign That Market Will Correct The Share Price Given Decent Financials?

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Yahoo | October 24, 2023

Marten’s earnings reflect weaker truckload market

Truckload carrier Marten saw its earnings fall from a year ago and detailed how much of that was caused by higher fuel prices. The post Marten’s earnings reflect weaker truckload market appeared first on FreightWaves.

Yahoo | October 18, 2023

Marten Transport Ltd (MRTN) Reports Q3 2023 Earnings: Net Income Drops to $13.6 Million

Operating Revenue Also Decreases to $279.5 Million Amid Industry-Wide Challenges

Yahoo | October 18, 2023

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MRTN Price Returns

1-mo 7.82%
3-mo -12.08%
6-mo -11.88%
1-year -9.16%
3-year 15.84%
5-year 67.67%
YTD -4.34%
2022 16.73%
2021 3.89%
2020 24.77%
2019 38.11%
2018 -19.87%

MRTN Dividends

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