Tagged: j.b. hunt transport services inc.

List of Top Stockholders in Arkansas Sees Retailers' Stock Fortunes Plummet

by Gwen Moritz 12/14/2015 12:00 am

The Waltons are in no danger of losing the top spot on Arkansas Business’ annual list of the state’s top stockholders, with $99 billion in just those stock holdings that they are required to disclose publicly under U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission regulations.

J.B. Hunt to Add 1,000 Jobs Over 6 Years

by Marty Cook 12/9/2015 2:45 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell announced Wednesday that it will add 1,000 jobs in Arkansas over the next six years.

J.B. Hunt Names Stuart Scott CIO, EVP

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2015 8:57 am

J.B. Hunt says that Kay Lewis, chief information officer and executive vice president of technology and engineering, will retire and that it has hired Stuart Scott to take over the post on Jan. 1.

Wal-Mart’s Greg Foran No. 1 In Exec Pay At $19.5M

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Foran received stock awards in April 2014 for his performance as CEO of Walmart Asia and then more stock as part of a three-year performance incentive program when he was named in August 2014 to succeed Bill Simon as CEO of Walmart stores in the United States.

J.B. Hunt VP Erin Taylor on Seeing Safety in Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

In 2014, Taylor was promoted to vice president of finance for the ICS division, which reported revenue of $718 million in 2014.

Johnelle Hunt Gives $5M To Game & Fish for Nature Center

by Marty Cook 11/20/2015 2:05 pm

Johnelle Hunt, the co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, pledged $5 million toward the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission’s effort to build a nature center in Springdale. Foundation President Chuck Dicus calls the donation "a great way to start" the campaign.

Oklahoma Investor Buys Mountain View Apartments in Fayetteville (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Raymond Merrill, through his Levi Storage Center LLC, paid $4.5 million for the 114-unit Mountain View Apartments on South Silverado Drive in Fayetteville. RCB Bank of Broken Arrow assisted the purchase with a loan of $3.825 million.

JB Hunt 3Q Profit Up 12 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2015 9:55 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $115.1 million, or 99 cents per share. Income is an increase of 12.4 percent from the $102.4 million the company reported for the same quarter of 2014.

J.B. Hunt Sues Software Company

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/3/2015 12:00 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. of Lowell says software purchased for its transportation brokerage services didn’t work right.

J.B. Hunt 2Q Profit Up 11 Percent

by Marty Cook 7/17/2015 11:38 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $103.42 million, or 88 cents per share.

J.B. Hunt Plans 7-Story Office Tower at HQ

by Marty Cook 5/21/2015 1:57 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell is planning to build a new office tower at its headquarters.

J.B. Hunt Files Noncompete Lawsuits

by Mark Friedman 5/11/2015 12:00 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. recently filed two lawsuits against former employees who allegedly violated their noncompete agreement by going to work for other trucking companies.

J.B. Hunt Shareholders Vote Down Emissions Proposal

by Marty Cook 4/23/2015 11:40 am

A shareholder proposal to require J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell to set goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions was defeated at the company’s annual meeting Thursday.

JB Hunt 1Q Earnings Up 34 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2015 9:32 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported first-quarter net income of $91.9 million, or 78 cents per share, on Tuesday.

J.B. Hunt CEO's Pay at $4.3M in 2014

by Marty Cook 3/16/2015 10:10 am

John N. Roberts III, the president and CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, was paid more than $4.3 million in 2014 and exercised stock options for another $906,752.

J.B. Hunt 4Q Net Income Up 20 Percent

by Marty Cook 1/22/2015 11:24 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported fourth-quarter net income of $110 million, or 93 cents per share, on Thursday.

J.B. Hunt's Kirk Thompson Appointed to Rand Logistics Board of Directors

by Lee Hogan 11/26/2014 9:29 am

Kirk Thompson, chairman of the board at J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, has been appointed to the board of directors at Rand Logistics Inc. of New York City.

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.