Shares of J.B. Hunt Transport (JBHT +0.4%) tick slightly higher today, despite a Q2 miss on both...

|About: J.B. Hunt Transport Service... (JBHT)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of J.B. Hunt Transport (JBHT +0.4%) tick slightly higher today, despite a Q2 miss on both EPS and revenue. Net earnings rose 9% Y/Y led by continued revenue growth in its intermodal business as sector demand continues to show improvement. The division, by far its largest top line contributor, reported a 12% increase in revenue to $855M, and an operating earnings increase of 19%. Volume grew by 12%, though revenue per load was virtually unchanged.