Arkansas Best Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABFS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 15th quarter that ABFS has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $22.76, the dividend yield is .53%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ABFS was $22.76,
representing a -5.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $24 and a
253.97% increase over the 52 week low of $6.43.
ABFS is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes
companies such as United Parcel Service, Inc. (
) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (
). ABFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.15. Zacks Investment Research reports ABFS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 155.73%, compared to an
industry average of 8.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ABFS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ABFS as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Value ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RZV with an increase of
15.51% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ABFS at 1.4%.