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JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. Earnings Decline In Q2

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT) announced a profit for second quarter that declined from last year.

The company's profit totaled $133.63 million, or $1.23 per share. This compares with $151.65 million, or $1.37 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.35 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 5.6% to $2.26 billion from $2.14 billion last year.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $133.63 Mln. vs. $151.65 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $1.23 vs. $1.37 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.35
-Revenue (Q2): $2.26 Bln vs. $2.14 Bln last year.

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