J.B. Hunt Transport Services Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (JBHT)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for J.B. Hunt Transport Services (Nasdaq: JBHT) is tomorrow, May 9, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $55.79 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for J.B. Hunt Transport Services has been 819,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $6.55 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 24.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5, equal to the average transportation industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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 has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full J.B. Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report.

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