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JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. Profit Rises In Q1

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT) reported a profit for its first quarter that climbed from the same period last year.

The company's profit totaled $118.14 million, or $1.07 per share. This compares with $102.70 million, or $0.92 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.08 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 19.6% to $1.95 billion from $1.63 billion last year.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $118.14 Mln. vs. $102.70 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $1.07 vs. $0.92 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.08
-Revenue (Q1): $1.95 Bln vs. $1.63 Bln last year.

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