Forward Air Corporation (FWRD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 20, 2012

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Forward Air Corporation ( FWRD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 20, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for December 10, 2012. Shareholders who purchased FWRD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 42.86% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At the current stock price of $31.52, the dividend yield is 1.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FWRD was $31.52, representing a -15.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.39 and a 9.67% increase over the 52 week low of $28.74.

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 $1.74. Zacks Investment Research reports FWRD's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.7%, compared to an industry average of 14.8%.

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 Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Earnings
Referenced Symbols: CHRW , EXPD , FWRD

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