Home Sectors Industrials Current Valuation: Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG)

Current Valuation: Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG)

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Hub Group trades as part of the industrials sector and trades as part of the transportation and logistics industry. Hub Group Inc is an asset-light freight transportation management company, which offers intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HUBG stock showed a previous change of -1.44% with an open at 43.91 and a close of 43.28. It reached an intraday high of 43.91 and a low of 43.23.

SeekingAlpha:  Hub Group (HUBG) Investor Presentation – Slideshow

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.5b with 34.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 32.6m shares. Trading volume reached 205,941 shares compared to its average volume of 266,264 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Hub Group shares returned 3.17% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.76%. Over three months, it changed 6.29%. In one year it has changed -3.39% and within that year its 52-week high was 56.60 and its 52-week low was 34.02. HUBG stock is 27.22% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 46.14 and a 50 day moving average of 43.00. Currently HUBG stock is trading -6.20% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Hub Group (HUBG) Investor Presentation – Slideshow

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 6 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 7.21. Based on 8 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.90. The TTM EPS is 2.92, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.82. Historically, the PE high was 31.40 and the PE low was 7.21. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 21.07, which is a decrease of -51.33%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  1.01
09-30-2018:  0.77
06-30-2018:  0.66
03-31-2018:  0.48

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 42.81, which means it may be overvalued by -1.09%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 6.30% of insider ownership and 132.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.67

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 23.05%, return on assets is 11.22%, profit margin is 4.89%, price-to-sales is 0.36 and price-to-book is 1.56.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.