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, August 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $55.67 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for J.B. Hunt Transport Services has been 974,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $6.48 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 22.3% 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 23, 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 revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full J.B. Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report.

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