Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 07, 2012

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Marten Transport, Ltd. ( MRTN ) 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. ( UPS ) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MRTN Dividend History page.



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