NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

J.B. Hunt Transport Services

(Nasdaq:

JBHT

) is tomorrow, July 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $46.72 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%.

The average volume for J.B. Hunt Transport Services has been 813,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

transportation

industry. Shares are up 15.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a surface transportation and delivery services company in North America. It provides flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, and less-than-truckload, as well as various dry-van and intermodal solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.2, below the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 26.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates J.B. Hunt Transport Services as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report

.

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