JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. Q3 Profit Climbs, Beats estimates

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

The company's earnings came in at $199.83 million, or $1.88 per share. This compares with $125.50 million, or $1.18 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.77 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 27.1% to $3.14 billion from $2.47 billion last year.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $199.83 Mln. vs. $125.50 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $1.88 vs. $1.18 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.77
-Revenue (Q3): $3.14 Bln vs. $2.47 Bln last year.

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