Company News for January 20, 2022

  • JBHT shares of JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. rose 1% after reporting adjusted earnings per share of $2.28 in the fourth quarter of 2021, beating Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.99.
  • BAC shares of Bank of America Corp. gained 0.4% after the company reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.82 in the fourth quarter of 2021, beating Zacks consensus estimate of $0.76.
  • Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH rose 0.3% after posting adjusted earnings per share of $4.48 in the fourth quarter of 2021, beating Zacks’ consensus estimate of $4.30.
  • Shares of US Bancorp USB fell 7.8% after the company reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.07 in the fourth quarter of 2021, missing the Zacks consensus estimate of $1.11.

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