Citigroup Reaffirms Virgin Money Holdings UK Plc (LON:VM)’s Buy Rating; Marten Transport LTD (MRTN) Has 12.9 Sentiment

Today, Citigroup reiterated their Buy rating on Virgin Money Holdings UK Plc (LON:VM)‘s stock in an analyst report issued to investors and clients.

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $1.17 billion. It operates through four divisions: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. It has a 35.05 P/E ratio. The Truckload segment transports food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment.

12Th Street Asset Management Company Llc holds 2.87% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. for 539,558 shares. Kestrel Investment Management Corp owns 333,696 shares or 2.43% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Pier Capital Llc has 1.3% invested in the company for 364,390 shares. The Minnesota-based Next Century Growth Investors Llc has invested 1.22% in the stock. Alphaone Investment Services Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 220,658 shares.

Analysts await Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.16 earnings per share, up 6.67% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.15 per share. MRTN’s profit will be $8.72 million for 33.52 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by Marten Transport, Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.29% EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.18% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $21.45. About 423,952 shares traded or 85.94% up from the average. Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) has risen 25.99% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.29% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.35% or GBX 1 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 285. About 160,203 shares traded. Virgin Money Holdings (LON:VM) has 0.00% since January 10, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.