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J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 11, 2014

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased JBHT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of JBHT was $73.92, representing a -7.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.89 and a 12.8% increase over the 52 week low of $65.53.

JBHT is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ( ODFL ). JBHT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.86. Zacks Investment Research reports JBHT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.88%, compared to an industry average of 15.1%.

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

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 ( IYT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of 9.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of JBHT at 4.34%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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