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

Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN): $22.88

0.18 (+0.79%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MRTN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.47% of US stocks.
  • MRTN's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MRTN's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 45.49% of US stocks).

MRTN Stock Summary

  • MRTN's went public 30.11 years ago, making it older than 81.81% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Marten Transport Ltd is higher than it is for about merely 4.72% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -29.2%, Marten Transport Ltd's debt growth rate surpasses only 14.2% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Marten Transport Ltd, a group of peers worth examining would be LCNB, UNAM, NHC, BANF, and WERN.
  • 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 1.4; this is 57.58% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • MRTN's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 4.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, MRTN's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MRTN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MRTN 2021-09-03 1.4 2.0 16.9 11.9
MRTN 2021-09-02 1.5 2.0 17.1 12.1
MRTN 2021-09-01 1.4 2.0 16.8 11.9
MRTN 2021-08-31 1.4 2.0 16.8 11.8
MRTN 2021-08-30 1.5 2.1 17.4 12.3
MRTN 2021-08-27 1.5 2.0 17.3 12.2

MRTN Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 81.46%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 29.63%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 122.94%.
MRTN's revenue has moved up $173,987,000 over the prior 34 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
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
2021-03-31 878.774 189.688 73.788
2020-12-31 874.374 189.598 69.5
2020-09-30 864.226 188.277 65.644

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)

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MRTN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.88 52-week high $22.94
Prev. close $22.70 52-week low $14.72
Day low $22.52 Volume 329,400
Day high $22.94 Avg. volume 459,527
50-day MA $18.64 Dividend yield 1.05%
200-day MA $17.58 Market Cap 1.85B

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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Below are the latest news stories about Marten Transport Ltd that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MRTN as an investment opportunity.

Is Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Trading At A 32% Discount?

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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Marten Transport Expands Dry Truckload Operations Into Mexico

MONDOVI, Wis., Feb. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRTN ) today announced its dry truckload operations have begun hauling dry van products between Mexico and the U.S. with the first load delivering on time, as expected, February 11 th . This added dry van transportation service solution for Marten''s customers will enhance the already strong profitable growth of both Marten''s dry regional truckload operations and MRTN de Mexico''s refrigerated operations. With these additional services, Marten is broadening its dry truckload operations from the Company''s terminal facilities in Atlanta, Kansas City, Tampa and Phoenix into its Dallas, Laredo, and Otay Mesa facilities. Dry Regional Truckload Profitable Growth Percentage Percentage Percentage Increase Increas...

Benzinga | February 14, 2022

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Yahoo | February 7, 2022

I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) Passed With Ease

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling...

Yahoo | February 1, 2022

Marten Transport, Ltd. 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

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Seeking Alpha | January 28, 2022

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MRTN Price Returns

1-mo 32.03%
3-mo 31.80%
6-mo 38.16%
1-year 57.93%
3-year 107.89%
5-year 140.39%
YTD 34.21%
2021 3.89%
2020 24.77%
2019 38.11%
2018 -19.87%
2017 45.81%

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