Brokerage Expectations in Focus for EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG), J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT)

EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) shares have a current ABR (average broker recommendation) of 1.74. This recommendation is offered by Zacks Research. The rating lands on a sliding numerical scale from 1 to 5. A recommendation of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell, and a 1 would signify a Strong Buy. The mean rating may help provide a general sense of analyst sentiment on company shares.

Sell-side analysts taken into consideration by Zacks have also provided price target estimates on shares of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). The highest current target is $143. The lowest price target out of the polled analysts is presently $91. The consensus target price is currently noted at $111.59. Analysts may employ various techniques to help predict future stock price levels.

On the earnings front, EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) is expected to post quarterly earnings per share of $0.16. This is the current consensus figure provided by Zacks. Investors and analysts will be looking for the company to next post earnings on or around 2017-05-04. EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) most recently reported quarterly EPS of $-0.01 for the quarter ending 2016-12-31. The gap between the actual and the projected estimate leading up to earnings created a surprise factor of 93.75%.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) shares have a current ABR (average broker recommendation) of 1.94. This recommendation is offered by Zacks Research. The rating lands on a sliding numerical scale from 1 to 5. A recommendation of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell, and a 1 would signify a Strong Buy. The mean rating may help provide a general sense of analyst sentiment on company shares.

Sell-side analysts taken into consideration by Zacks have also provided price target estimates on shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT). The highest current target is $110. The lowest price target out of the polled analysts is presently $85. The consensus target price is currently noted at $98.25. Analysts may employ various techniques to help predict future stock price levels.

On the earnings front, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) is expected to post quarterly earnings per share of $0.89. This is the current consensus figure provided by Zacks. Investors and analysts will be looking for the company to next post earnings on or around 2017-04-17. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) most recently reported quarterly EPS of $0.97 for the quarter ending 2016-12-31. The gap between the actual and the projected estimate leading up to earnings created a surprise factor of -3%.

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