Tagged: j.b. hunt transport services inc.

Johnelle Hunt on Shifting Gears After Trucking To Reach Pinnacle

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/17/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Business talks with Johnelle Hunt, who, along with her late husband, J.B., founded J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell.

Tyson Family Stock Nears $3 Billion; Waltons No. 1 On Top Stockholders List

by Gwen Moritz 11/17/2014 12:00 am

The second-wealthiest family in northwest Arkansas, the Tysons, saw their stock holdings increase by nearly $1 billion over the past year — an increase of more than 40 percent.

J.B. Hunt 3Q Net Income Up 14 Percent

by Lance Turner 10/14/2014 10:41 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $102.4 million, or 87 cents per share, up 14 percent from $89.5 million, or 75 cents per share.

Arkansas Executive Use of Company Jets Rises in 2013

by Mark Friedman 9/8/2014 12:00 am

Top executives at nine of Arkansas’ public companies valued their personal flights on company jets at a total of $2.4 million for 2013, according to proxy statements filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and compiled by Arkansas Business.

J.B. Hunt Quarterly Profit Rises 6.5 Percent to $93.4M

by Marty Cook 7/15/2014 8:37 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports second-quarter profit of $93.4 million, or 79 cents per share, up 6.5 percent from $87.7 million, or 73 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. But CEO John Roberts III cited a "difficult driver recruiting environment" that has challenged growth.

Frank Lloyd Wright House Already Drawing Museum Visitors

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/7/2014 12:00 am

Interest in the reconstruction of the Bachman Wilson House on the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville is so great that people have been bringing lawn chairs to watch the work progress.

Shannon Newton Takes Driver's Seat at Arkansas Trucking Association

by Marty Cook 7/7/2014 12:00 am

Shannon Newton, 35, was named president of the Arkansas Trucking Association June 11, replacing Lane Kidd, who stepped down in February after 22 years.

J.B. Hunt Overtakes FedEx Freight on Largest Trucking List

by Marty Cook 5/19/2014 12:00 am

Another strong year was all it took to put J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell on top of the list of largest trucking companies doing business in Arkansas.

J.B. Hunt Declares Dividend, Elects Directors

by Marty Cook 4/24/2014 2:34 pm

The board of directors of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share of its common stock.

Winter Weather Chills Profit at J.B. Hunt

by Lance Turner 4/14/2014 8:46 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported a 6 percent decline in first-quarter profit, as harsh winter weather disrupted rail and trucking operations.

Government, Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods Remain Atop Largest Arkansas Employers List

by Marty Cook 4/7/2014 12:00 am

The names of Arkansas’ largest employers remain mostly unchanged from a year ago — and every year. State government is still atop the list with nearly 57,000 employees.

J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts Paid $4M in 2013

by Marty Cook 3/14/2014 12:28 pm

The general pattern with executive pay at J.B. Hunt last year: salaries stable to slightly higher, smaller cash bonuses but big jumps in the value of stock awards, thanks to the runup in the stock's value.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services In $500M Bond Underwriting Agreement

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/10/2014 3:24 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell enters into an underwriting agreement with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Goldman Sachs & Co., and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to issue and sell $500 million in bonds.

Relocation of Historic Frank Lloyd Wright House to Crystal Bridges a First

by Jan Cottingham 2/10/2014 12:00 am

In a few weeks, a fully dismantled structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright will be carefully loaded into vehicles provided by J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and moved some 1,300 miles west to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. It will then be carefully unloaded, moved to its new home on the museum’s 120 acres and reassembled, piece by numbered piece.

J.B. Hunt Raises Dividend 33 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2014 11:06 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announces a regular quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share, up 33 percent from its previous quarterly dividend of 15 per share.

J.B. Hunt 4Q Profit Up 9 Percent to $92M

by Lance Turner 1/23/2014 8:21 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. reports record fourth-quarter net earnings of $92 million, or 77 cents diluted earnings per share, up from net earnings of $84 million, or 70 cents per share.

J.B. Hunt Makes Leadership Changes in Its Truck Unit

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2013 12:06 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announces the leadership changes in its Truck, or JBT, business unit.

Stockholders List Grows With Market, Bank Deal

by Gwen Moritz 11/18/2013 12:00 am

The Walton family is still the richest in Arkansas, with publicly disclosed stockholdings worth $132.76 billion as of Nov. 8. But below the top spot, Arkansas Business’ annual list of the state’s top stockholders has seen some changes and new names.

Pryor, Boozman, Crawford Propose Hair Testing Legislation for Trucking Industry

by Lance Turner 10/31/2013 11:19 am

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., have proposed legislation that would instruct the U.S. Department of Transportation to recognize hair testing as an option when conducting drug and alcohol testing.

Medicare Fraud, Wal-Mart's 2015 Plans, News Jobs and Earnings in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 10/19/2013 11:22 am

In this week's Arkansas Business/THV 11 News "Week in Review," we look back on what could be the largest Medicare fraud in Arkansas history, Wal-Mart's capital expenditure plans for the next fiscal year, a hospital deal in Hot Springs, new jobs in Forrest City and a pack of Arkansas public company earnings.