Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (ODFL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2017

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Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ( ODFL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 05, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 20, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ODFL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ODFL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $127.41, the dividend yield is .31%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ODFL was $127.41, representing a -1.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $129.86 and a 58.16% increase over the 52 week low of $80.56.

ODFL 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 ). ODFL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.06. Zacks Investment Research reports ODFL's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 20.35%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ODFL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ODFL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ODFL as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IJK )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Growt ( MDYG )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( PBSM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOG with an increase of 9.22% over the last 100 days. IJK has the highest percent weighting of ODFL at 0.95%.

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