Arkansas Best Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 21, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased ABFS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th
quarter that ABFS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $9.73, the dividend yield is 1.23%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ABFS was $9.73,
representing a -38.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.82 and
a 51.32% 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 170.67%, compared to an
industry average of 12.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
- First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FYX with an increase of
18.93% over the last 100 days. RZV has the highest percent
weighting of ABFS at 1.4%.