NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

Arkansas Best Corporation

(Nasdaq:

ABFS

) were gapping down Friday morning with an open price 11.1% lower than Thursday's closing price. The stock closed at $22.50 Thursday and opened today's trading at $20.

The average volume for Arkansas Best has been 369,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Arkansas Best has a market cap of $551.4 million and is part of the

services

sector and

transportation

industry. Shares are up 16.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Arkansas Best Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in motor carrier freight transportation in the United States. The company provides shipping services to its customers by transporting various large and small shipments to geographically dispersed destinations.

TheStreet Ratings rates Arkansas Best as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Arkansas Best Ratings Report

.

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