Forward Air Corporation (FWRD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2013


Forward Air Corporation ( FWRD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FWRD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that FWRD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.35, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FWRD was $36.35, representing a -13.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.94 and a 22.6% increase over the 52 week low of $29.65.

FWRD is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. ( CHRW ) and Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. ( EXPD ). FWRD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.76. Zacks Investment Research reports FWRD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.4%, compared to an industry average of 8.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FWRD Dividend History page.

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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Referenced Stocks: CHRW , EXPD , FWRD

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