Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, temperature-sensitive truckload carrier Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Marten Transport and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Marten Transport facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Mondovi, Wis. (1946)

Market Cap

$429.9 million

Industry

Trucking

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$630.4 million

Management

Chairman/CEO Randolph Marten
CFO James Hinnendael

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)

7.7%

Cash/Debt

$5.1 million / $0

Dividend Yield

0.5%

Competitors

C.R. England
Frozen Food Express Industries
(NASDAQ: FFEX)
New Prime

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 80% of the 49 members who have rated Marten Transport believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those bulls, hend6, succinctly summed up the Marten Transport bull case for our community:

Good growth in the last few years with a solid balance sheet. Trucking should continue to stay in high demand and grow even more as people turn to online services for product shipments. Not a huge company, but stable and has been around for a while, also providing a small dividend.

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