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Arkansas Best Corporation (NAS:ABFS)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Dec. 2013)

Arkansas Best Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0.03.

ABFS' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 0   Max: 23.3
Current: 0

0
23.3

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Arkansas Best Corporation was 23.30% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

ABFS's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked lower than
139% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ABFS: 0.00 )

During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -27.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -19.50% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Arkansas Best Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.08. As of today, Arkansas Best Corporation's Dividend Yield is 0.30%.

Warning Sign:

Arkansas Best Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Arkansas Best Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=0.03/0.401
=0.07

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Arkansas Best Corporation was 0.52. The lowest was 0.04. And the median was 0.18.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Arkansas Best Corporation Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.0302014-02-042014-02-062014-02-20Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0302013-11-062013-11-082013-11-22Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0302013-08-062013-08-082013-08-22Cash Dividendquarterly
0.0302013-05-032013-05-072013-05-21Cash Dividendquarterly

Arkansas Best Corporation's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.12/38.05
=0.32 %

Current Share Price is $38.05.
Arkansas Best Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.12.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Arkansas Best Corporation was 3.49%. The lowest was 0.32%. And the median was 1.31%.

Warning Sign:

Arkansas Best Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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