J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased JBHT stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
33.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $76.57, the dividend yield is 1.04%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JBHT was $76.57,
representing a -4.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.89 and
a 12.65% increase over the 52 week low of $67.97.
JBHT is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes
companies such as United Parcel Service, Inc. (
) and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (
). JBHT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.83. Zacks Investment Research reports JBHT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.82%, compared to an
industry average of 11.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to JBHT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JBHT as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of
6.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of JBHT at 4.75%.