J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 16,
2013. Shareholders who purchased JBHT stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that JBHT has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $74.69, the dividend yield is .8%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JBHT was $74.69,
representing a -3.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.76 and
a 47.73% increase over the 52 week low of $50.56.
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 $2.69. Zacks Investment Research reports JBHT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.29%, compared to an
industry average of 11.9%.
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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
4.9% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of JBHT at 4.75%.