Arkansas Best Corporation (ABFS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 06, 2013

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Arkansas Best Corporation ( ABFS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABFS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that ABFS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.25, the dividend yield is .42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABFS was $28.25, representing a -5.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.89 and a 339.35% 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. ( UPS ) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ). ABFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.41. Zacks Investment Research reports ABFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 153.47%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ABFS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( RZV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RZV with an increase of 12.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ABFS at 2.69%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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