ArcBest Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:ARCB)

About ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)

ArcBest Corporation logoArcBest Corporation is a holding company of businesses providing integrated logistics solutions. The Company operates through three segments: Asset-Based, which consists of ABF Freight System, Inc. and other subsidiaries; ArcBest, which represents the consolidation of the operations of the Premium Logistics, Transportation Management and Household Goods Moving Services segments, and FleetNet, which includes the results of operations of FleetNet America, Inc. (FleetNet). Its Asset-Based operations offer transportation of general commodities through standard, time-critical, expedited and guaranteed LTL services-nationally and regionally. Its ArcBest segment includes truckload, expedite, international, warehousing, freight transportation, management services and moving services. Its FleetNet segment provides roadside assistance and maintenance management services for commercial vehicles to customers in the United States and Canada through a network of third-party service providers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Ground Freight & Logistics
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ARCB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $834.16 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,706,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $31.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $24.82
  • 52 Week Range: $16.95 - $34.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.51
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.13
  • P/E Growth: 3.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.77 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.30
  • Book Value: $23.44 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.38
  • Annual Dividend: $0.32
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
  • EBITDA: $146.83 million
  • Net Margins: 0.83%
  • Return on Equity: 4.92%
  • Return on Assets: 2.26%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.32%
  • Current Ratio: 1.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.24%
  • Average Volume: 259,978 shs.
  • Beta: 1.78
  • Short Ratio: 1.85

Frequently Asked Questions for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)

What is ArcBest Corporation's stock symbol?

ArcBest Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ARCB."

How often does ArcBest Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ArcBest Corporation?

ArcBest Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 8th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Tuesday, August 22nd. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 4th. View ArcBest Corporation's Dividend History.

How were ArcBest Corporation's earnings last quarter?

ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.09. The business earned $720.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $721.11 million. ArcBest Corporation had a net margin of 0.83% and a return on equity of 4.92%. ArcBest Corporation's quarterly revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.38 EPS. View ArcBest Corporation's Earnings History.

When will ArcBest Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

ArcBest Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for ArcBest Corporation.

Where is ArcBest Corporation's stock going? Where will ArcBest Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for ArcBest Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect ArcBest Corporation's share price to reach $27.40 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for ArcBest Corporation.

Are investors shorting ArcBest Corporation?

ArcBest Corporation saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 882,749 shares, an increase of 43.8% from the August 31st total of 614,025 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 252,115 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.5 days. Approximately 3.6% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of ArcBest Corporation's key competitors?

Who are ArcBest Corporation's key executives?

ArcBest Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Judy R. McReynolds CPA, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • David R. Cobb, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Timothy D. Thorne, President of ABF Freight
  • James A. Ingram, Chief Operating Officer
  • Erin K. Gattis, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Michael E. Newcity, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, President of ArcBest Technologies, Inc.
  • Traci L. Sowersby, Vice President, Controller, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Michael R. Johns, Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Laura Bogner, Vice President - Internal Audit
  • Cheryl Harper, Vice President - Tax

How do I buy ArcBest Corporation stock?

Shares of ArcBest Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is ArcBest Corporation's stock price today?

One share of ArcBest Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.45.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ ARCB)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  139 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  364 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  503
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ArcBest Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $27.40 (15.56% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Price Target History for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Analysts' Ratings History for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/5/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$21.00 -> $22.00N/AView Rating Details
9/21/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$28.00LowView Rating Details
8/21/2017Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$29.00HighView Rating Details
8/9/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$26.00 -> $29.00LowView Rating Details
12/16/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/4/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/8/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$17.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
2/4/2016StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$23.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Earnings by Quarter for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Earnings History by Quarter for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ ARCB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2017$0.61N/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2017Q2 2017$0.48$0.57$721.11 million$720.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2017Q1 2017($0.11)($0.22)$659.29 million$651.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.25$0.29$680.75 million$688.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.47$0.48$422.62 million$713.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q216$0.43$0.38$683.12 million$676.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116($0.10)($0.23)$625.82 million$621.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$0.41$0.21$654.47 million$648.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315$0.79$0.74$719.22 million$709.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.73$0.75$693.86 million$696.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.10$0.06$621.27 million$613.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$0.45$0.53$652.06 million$664.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.74$0.74$699.30 million$711.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2$0.72$0.65$643.08 million$658.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2014($0.06)($0.11)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114($0.08)($0.11)$551.35 million$577.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$0.30$0.31$565.77 million$578.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q313$0.39$0.54$605.40 million$623.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2013Q2 2013$0.20$0.18$572.48 million$576.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013($0.41)($0.52)$518.68 million$520.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012($0.01)($0.22)$521.13 million$537.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.26$0.24$566.58 million$577.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.16$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2012($0.17)($0.71)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2012$0.25$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2011$0.30$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.06$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2011($0.21)($0.51)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011($0.09)($0.12)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.34
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.64
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.18)($0.14)($0.16)
Q2 20172$0.48$0.61$0.55
Q3 20172$0.59$0.61$0.60
Q4 20172$0.34$0.36$0.35
Q1 20181($0.10)($0.10)($0.10)
Q2 20181$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q3 20181$0.71$0.71$0.71
Q4 20181$0.40$0.40$0.40
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Most Recent Dividend:8/22/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:0.99%
Payout Ratio:37.21% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.62% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
17.88% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)

Dividend History by Quarter for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ ARCB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.97%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.92%
Insider Trades by Quarter for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/6/2017Steven Carrol LeonardVPSell770$30.00$23,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2017Michael R JohnsVPSell6,593$29.98$197,658.14View SEC Filing  
8/14/2017James A IngramCOOSell6,918$27.14$187,754.52View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017Daniel E LoeInsiderSell9,929$25.87$256,863.23View SEC Filing  
2/24/2017James David DarterInsiderSell77$30.51$2,349.27View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Walter J EcholsVPSell9,664$33.19$320,748.16View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016Daniel E LoeVPSell5,394$31.13$167,915.22View SEC Filing  
12/5/2016John W AldenDirectorSell11,400$31.27$356,478.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014David R CobbVPSell4,000$43.00$172,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Walter J EcholsVPSell6,900$40.70$280,830.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Michael R JohnsVPSell4,700$41.57$195,379.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014J Lavon MortonSVPSell5,000$41.90$209,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014James A IngramInsiderSell4,606$41.56$191,425.36View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Fred AllardyceDirectorSell7,500$33.68$252,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Walter EcholsVPSell2,624$33.68$88,376.32View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013James IngramSVPSell6,952$23.44$162,954.88View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013John MorrisDirectorSell8,100$23.43$189,783.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
Latest Headlines for ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB)
DateHeadline logoFinancial Survey: ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) vs. The Competition - October 20 at 12:22 PM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - October 19 at 6:46 AM logoComparing ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) & Hub Group (HUBG) - October 18 at 10:20 PM logoArcBest Receives 2017 Prism Award - PR Newswire (press release) - October 18 at 5:18 PM logoArcBest Receives 2017 Prism Award - October 18 at 5:18 PM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - October 18 at 5:10 PM logoTrucking stocks in retreat after Cowen weighs in - Seeking Alpha - October 17 at 9:52 PM logoAnalyzing ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) and Its Competitors - October 17 at 6:30 AM logoJ.B. Hunt Results Weigh On Trucking Industry, But Trucking May Soon Push Higher - October 16 at 4:51 PM logo5 Value Stocks With Impressive EV/EBITDA Ratios to Own Now - October 16 at 4:51 PM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) versus The Competition Head to Head Review - October 16 at 12:34 PM logoFriday Sector Laggards: Trucking, Biotechnology Stocks - Presented by: The Aol. On Network - October 14 at 1:56 AM logoFriday Sector Laggards: Trucking, Biotechnology Stocks - Nasdaq - October 13 at 8:54 PM logoTrucking stocks weak after JB Hunt earnings - Seeking Alpha - October 13 at 3:52 PM logoU-Pack Celebrates 20 Years of Residential Moving - October 12 at 4:52 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) to "Buy" - October 10 at 5:46 PM logoArcBest Corp (ARCB) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - October 9 at 6:58 PM logoAnalyzing Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) & ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) - October 7 at 4:18 AM logoContrasting XPO Logistics (XPO) and ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) - October 7 at 12:18 AM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) Given New $22.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley - October 5 at 4:56 PM logo$0.61 EPS Expected for ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) This Quarter - October 5 at 4:44 PM logoArcBest Announces Its Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call - October 5 at 1:50 PM logoHow Did Less-than-Truckload Carriers’ 2Q17 Earnings Growth Trend? - October 2 at 3:55 PM logoETFs with exposure to ArcBest Corp. : September 28, 2017 - October 2 at 3:55 PM logoHave Less-than-Truckload Carriers Returned Enough to Shareholders? - October 2 at 3:55 PM logoNew Strong Buy Stocks for October 2nd - October 2 at 3:55 PM logoTrucking stocks rev higher - Seeking Alpha - October 1 at 9:06 AM logoShort Interest in ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) Increases By 43.8% - September 30 at 3:26 AM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) & Its Peers Head-To-Head Survey - September 25 at 6:28 PM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 24 at 6:48 AM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) and Its Competitors Financial Analysis - September 21 at 2:30 PM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) Rating Reiterated by Stifel Nicolaus - September 21 at 1:52 PM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $745.29 Million - September 18 at 1:38 AM logoContrasting ArcBest Corp (ARCB) & YRC Worldwide (YRCW) - September 13 at 10:50 PM logoETFs with exposure to ArcBest Corp. : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 1:55 AM logoArcBest Corp. : ARCB-US: Dividend Analysis : August 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 11, 2017 - September 11 at 8:52 PM logoArcBest, ABF Freight Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week - September 11 at 3:51 PM logoFinancial Analysis: ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) versus Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) - September 10 at 12:24 AM logoCritical Analysis: Con-way (CNW) versus ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) - September 8 at 6:10 PM logoArcBest Corp. :ARCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 8, 2017 - September 8 at 4:23 PM logoSeaport Global Securities Comments on ArcBest Corporation's Q3 2018 Earnings (ARCB) - September 8 at 10:28 AM logoInsider Selling: ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) VP Sells 770 Shares of Stock - September 7 at 1:46 PM logoArcBest Corporation Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.61 Per Share (ARCB) - September 7 at 7:52 AM logoBRIEF-Arcbest Corp says preliminary Q3 asset-based daily billed revenue increased nearly 3 pct - SEC Filing‍ - September 6 at 8:55 PM logoInsider Selling: ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) VP Sells 6,593 Shares of Stock - September 6 at 1:24 PM logo$745.14 Million in Sales Expected for ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) This Quarter - August 31 at 3:30 PM logoArcBest Corporation (ARCB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 30 at 6:46 AM logoHead to Head Review: ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) vs. YRC Worldwide (YRCW) - August 26 at 10:08 PM logoArcBest Corp Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for ARCB - August 25 at 5:40 PM logoArcBest Corp Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for ARCB - August 25 at 5:40 PM



ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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