Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/5/14, ArcBest Corp (ARCB), Matson Inc (MATX), and Alliance Resource Partners LP (ARLP) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. ArcBest Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.03 on 8/21/14, Matson Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 9/4/14, and Alliance Resource Partners LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.625 on 8/14/14.As a percentage of ARCB's recent stock price of $33.34, this dividend works out to approximately 0.09%, so look for shares of ArcBest Corp to trade 0.09% lower — all else being equal — when ARCB shares open for trading on 8/5/14. Similarly, investors should look for MATX to open 0.63% lower in price and for ARLP to open 1.26% lower, all else being equal. Below are dividend history charts for ARCB, MATX, and ARLP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared. ArcBest Corp (ARCB):
Matson Inc (MATX):
In Friday trading, ArcBest Corp shares are currently up about 5.1%, Matson Inc shares are up about 0.2%, and Alliance Resource Partners LP shares are off about 1.3% on the day.