KeyBanc Downgrades JB Hunt Transport (JBHT); Last Week Stantec Inc. (STN) Coverage

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Among 6 analysts covering Stantec (NYSE:STN), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Stantec had 15 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity reinitiated it with “Hold” rating and $30 target in Friday, October 2 report. The stock of Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) earned “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson on Thursday, April 14. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Friday, February 26 to “Mkt Perform”. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, November 6. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 12 by Desjardins Securities. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the shares of STN in report on Wednesday, July 22 to “Sector Perform” rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 17 by National Bank Canada. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, May 13 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 7 with “Sector Perform”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Scotia Capital. See Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) latest ratings:

New York-listed JB Hunt Transport (NASDAQ:JBHT), was decreased by stock research analysts at KeyBanc. KeyBanc decreased its rating on the $12.41B market cap company to a Sector Weight from a previous Overweight.

Stantec Inc. provides professional consulting services in the area of infrastructure and facilities for clients in the public and private sectors in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.77 billion. It operates through four divisions: Consulting Services – Canada, Consulting Services – United States, Consulting Services – Global, and Construction Services. It has a 37.58 P/E ratio. The firm provides consulting services in engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental services, project management, and project economics; and construction management services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.31, from 1.36 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 9 investors sold Stantec Inc. shares while 30 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 62.43 million shares or 1.56% more from 61.47 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Franklin Res holds 5.40 million shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). Apg Asset Nv holds 0% of its portfolio in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) for 53,200 shares. Moreover, Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd has 1.67% invested in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) for 10.25M shares. Intact Invest Management stated it has 0.27% of its portfolio in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). Cibc Asset Mgmt Incorporated reported 0.01% in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). Shell Asset Mgmt, a Netherlands-based fund reported 10,824 shares. 259,000 were reported by Renaissance Tech Ltd Liability. Millennium Lc has invested 0% in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). Fmr Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). 1832 Asset Mgmt Lp owns 454,438 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Riverhead Cap Management Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). Assetmark reported 0% in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). Lowe Brockenbrough & Com stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). Seizert Cap Partners Limited Co has 0.06% invested in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN).

The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $24.95. About 9,705 shares traded. Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) has declined 6.02% since April 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.57% the S&P500.

Among 24 analysts covering JB Hunt Trans (NASDAQ:JBHT), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. JB Hunt Trans has $150 highest and $77 lowest target. $118.60’s average target is 4.87% above currents $113.09 stock price. JB Hunt Trans had 84 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Strong-Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by Vetr. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of JBHT in report on Friday, October 13 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of JBHT in report on Friday, January 22 with “Outperform” rating. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, September 29. BMO Capital Markets maintained J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) on Monday, September 18 with “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of JBHT in report on Friday, September 29 to “Buy” rating. The stock of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, April 19. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 21 with “Hold”.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $12.41 billion. It operates through four divisions: Intermodal , Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truck (JBT). It has a 18.3 P/E ratio. The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions, such as origin and destination pickup, and delivery services.

Analysts await J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) to report earnings on April, 16. They expect $1.09 earnings per share, up 18.48% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.92 per share. JBHT’s profit will be $119.63M for 25.94 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.04 actual earnings per share reported by J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.81% EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.49% or $1.66 during the last trading session, reaching $113.09. About 1.31 million shares traded or 28.31% up from the average. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) has risen 26.96% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

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