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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
MRTN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. MRTN: No Debt )
MRTN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.68
MRTN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. MRTN: 0.68 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.68

0.29
0.68
Interest Coverage No Debt
MRTN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. MRTN: No Debt )
MRTN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

1.72
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.83
M-Score: -3.02
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.89
MRTN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. MRTN: 7.89 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.05   Max: 9.31
Current: 7.89

4.05
9.31
Net-margin (%) 4.57
MRTN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. MRTN: 4.57 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 5.45
Current: 4.57

1.12
5.45
ROE (%) 8.39
MRTN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. MRTN: 8.39 )
MRTN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.07   Max: 14.22
Current: 8.39

4.07
14.22
ROA (%) 5.73
MRTN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. MRTN: 5.73 )
MRTN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 7.17
Current: 5.73

1.18
7.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.41
MRTN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. MRTN: 11.41 )
MRTN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.57   Max: 14.19
Current: 11.41

5.57
14.19
Revenue Growth (%) 8.00
MRTN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MRTN: 8.00 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.7   Max: 17.1
Current: 8

-3.7
17.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.60
MRTN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. MRTN: 9.60 )
MRTN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.1   Max: 42.4
Current: 9.6

-23.1
42.4
EPS Growth (%) 14.50
MRTN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. MRTN: 14.50 )
MRTN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.2   Max: 75.7
Current: 14.5

-13.2
75.7
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

MRTN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 11,673 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 33,630 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 1,033,094 sh (-3.79%)
Jim Simons 76,817 sh (-7.89%)
Chuck Royce 1,225,048 sh (-16.85%)
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Q3 2013

MRTN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 38,440 sh (+14.3%)
NWQ Managers 1,107,346 sh (+7.19%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,148,348 sh (-6.26%)
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Q4 2013

MRTN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 78,695 sh (+104.72%)
NWQ Managers 1,137,369 sh (+2.71%)
Chuck Royce 1,044,048 sh (-9.08%)
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Q1 2014

MRTN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

NWQ Managers 1,169,189 sh (+2.8%)
Chuck Royce 995,048 sh (-4.69%)
Joel Greenblatt 41,214 sh (-47.63%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MRTN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -47.63%0.02%$18.24 - $21.67 $ 22.6214%41214
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 104.72%0.02%$16.13 - $20.02 $ 22.6225%78695
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$12.527 - $16.453 $ 22.6254%33630
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.08%$11.23 - $14.17 $ 22.6287%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 31.32%0.03%$12.03 - $15.3 $ 22.6271%63538
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 206.77%0.07%$10.93 - $12.83 $ 22.6291%48384
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.04%$10.92 - $14.81 $ 22.6274%15772
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 26.80
MRTN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. MRTN: 26.80 )
MRTN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.76   Max: 38.38
Current: 26.8

12.76
38.38
P/B 2.00
MRTN's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. MRTN: 2.00 )
MRTN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.61
Current: 2

1.02
2.61
P/S 1.10
MRTN's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. MRTN: 1.10 )
MRTN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.26
Current: 1.1

0.44
1.26
EV-to-EBIT 14.31
MRTN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 20.44 vs. MRTN: 14.31 )
MRTN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 20.9
Current: 14.31

8.1
20.9
PEG 2.90
MRTN's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 30.50 vs. MRTN: 2.90 )
MRTN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 175.94
Current: 2.9

1.1
175.94
Shiller P/E 30.80
MRTN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 56.63 vs. MRTN: 30.80 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.82   Max: 33.32
Current: 30.8

12.82
33.32
Current Ratio 1.90
MRTN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. MRTN: 1.90 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.29
Current: 1.9

0.66
2.29
Quick Ratio 1.90
MRTN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MRTN: 1.90 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.29
Current: 1.9

0.66
2.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.50
MRTN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. MRTN: 0.50 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.5

0.08
0.55
Dividend Payout 0.11
MRTN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MRTN: 0.11 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.16
Current: 0.11

0.06
0.16
Dividend growth (3y) 45.40
MRTN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
96% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. MRTN: 45.40 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 45.4
Current: 45.4

0
45.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.50
MRTN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. MRTN: 0.50 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.5

0.08
0.55
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
MRTN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. MRTN: -0.40 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.1   Max: -14.6
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.10
MRTN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. MRTN: 2.10 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 2.29
Current: 2.1

0.76
2.29
Price/DCF (Projected) 174.00
MRTN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MRTN: 174.00 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 165.54
Current: 174

3.48
165.54
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
MRTN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. MRTN: 1.50 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.5

0.26
1.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.30
MRTN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MRTN: 3.30 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 5.66
Current: 3.3

0.37
5.66
Price/Graham Number 1.60
MRTN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. MRTN: 1.60 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.6

0.46
1.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.70
MRTN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. MRTN: 6.70 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 12.3
Current: 6.7

4.8
12.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.20
MRTN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. MRTN: 4.20 )
MRTN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.6   Max: 6.8
Current: 4.2

-22.6
6.8

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking
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Marten Transport, Ltd., was organized under Wisconsin law in 1970. It is a temperature-sensitive truckload freight carrier specializing in hauling temperature-sensitive goods. The Company specializes in transporting and distributing food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. Approximately 79% of its truckload revenue resulted from hauling temperature-sensitive products and 19% from hauling dry freight. In 2012, its average length of haul was 624 miles. It has two reporting segments - Truckload and Logistics. The primary source of its operating revenue is truckload revenue, which it generates by transporting long-haul and regional freight for its customers and report within its Truckload segment. The Company continues to expand its regional truckload operations, which represented 74% of its tractor fleet as of December 31, 2012. Its operating revenue also includes revenue reported within its Logistics segment, which consists of revenue from its internal brokerage and intermodal operations, both launched in 2005, and through its 45% interest in MW Logistics, LLC, or MWL, a third-party provider of logistics services to the transportation industry. Brokerage services involve arranging for another company to transport freight for its customers while the company retains the billing, collection and customer management responsibilities. Intermodal services involve the transport of its trailers on railroad flatcars for a portion of a trip, with the balance of the trip using its tractors or, to a lesser extent, contracted carriers. The Company directed to the temperature-sensitive market, which is generally service-sensitive, as opposed to being solely price competitive. It competes with many other truckload carriers that provide temperature-sensitive service of varying sizes and, to a lesser extent, with less-than-truckload carriers, railroads, and other transportation companies.
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Marten Transport Ltd. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 15 2011 
Marten Transport Ltd. (MRTN) Chairman of the Board and CEO, 10% Owner Randolph L Marten sells 50,000 Dec 08 2010 
Marten Transport Ltd. (MRTN) Chairman of the Board and CEO, 10% Owner Randolph L Marten sells 50,000 Dec 06 2010 
Marten Transport Ltd. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2010 
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