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JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. Reports Gain In Q3 Bottom Line

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT) reported earnings for its third quarter that increased from last year.

The company's earnings totaled $131.11 million, or $1.19 per share. This compares with $100.39 million, or $0.91 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.39 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 20.1% to $2.21 billion from $1.84 billion last year.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $131.11 Mln. vs. $100.39 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $1.19 vs. $0.91 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.39
-Revenue (Q3): $2.21 Bln vs. $1.84 Bln last year.

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