J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased JBHT stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 7.14% increase over the prior month. At the current
stock price of $58.65, the dividend yield is 3.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JBHT was $58.65,
representing a -4.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.18 and
a 37.64% increase over the 52 week low of $42.61.
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 $2.5. Zacks Investment Research reports JBHT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 22.39%, compared to an
industry average of 14.6%.
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of
9.58% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting
of JBHT at 5.06%.