Marten Transport, Ltd. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 07, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.775 per share scheduled for December 26,
2012. Shareholders who purchased MRTN stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 3000% increase over the prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $18.87, the dividend yield is 16.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MRTN was $18.87,
representing a -18.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.13 and
a 12.66% increase over the 52 week low of $16.75.
MRTN is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes
companies such as United Parcel Service, Inc. (
) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (
). MRTN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.23. Zacks Investment Research reports MRTN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 6.82%, compared to an
industry average of 14.6%.
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