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

Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN): $20.56

-0.93 (-4.33%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MRTN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 78.4% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MRTN is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 178 days.
  • MRTN's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 39.49% of US stocks).

MRTN Stock Summary

  • MRTN's went public 30.79 years ago, making it older than 83.6% 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 only 4.21% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -36.31%, MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD's debt growth rate surpasses just 8.59% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MRTN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NHC, GURE, WERN, KNX, and NX.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 15.8; this is 22.55% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, MRTN's price/earnings ratio has gone up 4.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MRTN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MRTN 2022-11-30 1.4 2.5 15.8 11.7
MRTN 2022-11-29 1.4 2.5 15.4 11.4
MRTN 2022-11-28 1.4 2.5 15.5 11.5
MRTN 2022-11-25 1.4 2.5 15.8 11.7
MRTN 2022-11-23 1.4 2.5 15.6 11.6
MRTN 2022-11-22 1.4 2.5 15.5 11.5

MRTN Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 19.68%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -11.66%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 12.08%.
Over the past 33 months, MRTN's revenue has gone up $364,899,000.

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)

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MRTN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $20.56 52-week high $23.43
Prev. close $21.49 52-week low $15.70
Day low $20.50 Volume 271,392
Day high $21.39 Avg. volume 434,133
50-day MA $19.84 Dividend yield 1.12%
200-day MA $18.87 Market Cap 1.67B

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.

Marten Transport, Ltd.'s (NASDAQ:MRTN) Stock Is Going Strong: Have Financials A Role To Play?

Marten Transport's (NASDAQ:MRTN) stock is up by a considerable 17% over the past month. Given that stock prices are...

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

Investing in Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) five years ago would have delivered you a 72% gain

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Yahoo | November 6, 2022

Stephens Keeps Their Buy Rating on Marten Transport (MRTN)

E ratio of 15.05.

Carrie Williams on TipRanks | October 18, 2022

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Yahoo | October 18, 2022

Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Q3 Earnings Miss Estimates

Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -5.88% and 0.96%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | October 17, 2022

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MRTN Price Returns

1-mo 8.67%
3-mo 9.00%
6-mo 17.45%
1-year 24.09%
3-year 61.39%
5-year 77.69%
YTD 20.97%
2021 3.89%
2020 24.77%
2019 38.11%
2018 -19.87%
2017 45.81%

MRTN Dividends

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