Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2013

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Marten Transport, Ltd. ( MRTN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MRTN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $21.98, the dividend yield is .45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MRTN was $21.98, representing a -1.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.39 and a 31.22% 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 $1.3. Zacks Investment Research reports MRTN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.04%, compared to an industry average of 14.8%.


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



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