Transportation Stocks With Over 10% Dividend Growth This Year

Wall St. Watchdog reveals companies that are some of the largest ones, as measured by market capitalization, in the Transportation sector that have grown their dividends by more than 10% year-over-year.

  • Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD): This company has grown its dividend by 1250.00% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.08. The shares recently traded at $14.70 and its market capitalization is $1,332,669,000. About the company: Heartland Express, Inc. is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier. The Company transports a variety of goods, including appliances, automotive parts, paper products, retail goods, and packaged foodstuffs. Heartland operates in the United States.
  • Lan Airlines S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:LFL): This company has grown its dividend by 72.61% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.44. The shares recently traded at $26.39 and its market capitalization is $8,959,872,000. About the company: Lan Airlines S.A. provides domestic and international passenger and cargo air services. The Company operates in Chile, the United States, the South Pacific, Europe, and Latin America.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): This company has grown its dividend by 21.30% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $1.78. The shares recently traded at $98.28 and its market capitalization is $47,969,360,000. About the company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offersslong-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.
  • Knight Transportation (NYSE:KNX): This company has grown its dividend by 21.05% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.24. The shares recently traded at $15.29 and its market capitalization is $1,275,959,000. About the company: Knight Transportation, Inc. is a short-to-medium haul, dry van truckload carrier. The Company transports general commodities, including consumer goods, packaged foodstuffs, paper products, beverage containers, and imported and exported commodities. The Company operates throughout the United States.
  • Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR): This company has grown its dividend by 11.76% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.20. The shares recently traded at $42.81 and its market capitalization is $2,042,770,000. About the company: Landstar System, Inc. is a North American truckload carrier. The Company transports a variety of freight, including iron and steel, automotive products, paper, lumber, chemicals, foodstuffs, and military hardware. Landstar provides truckload carrier services, intermodal transportation services, and expedited air and truck services to shippers in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL): This company has grown its dividend by 11.67% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $1.52. The shares recently traded at $14.32 and its market capitalization is $1,133,070,000. About the company: Ship Finance International Ltd. owns, and charters out, ships. The Company’s fleet includes crude oil tankers, oil/bulk/ore vessels, dry bulk carriers, and jack up oil rigs.
  • CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX): This company has grown its dividend by 11.36% year-over-year and its current year dividend per share estimate is $0.63. The shares recently traded at $23.62 and its market capitalization is $25,870,550,000. About the company: CSX Corporation is an international freight transportation company. The Company provides rail, intermodal, domestic container-shipping, barging, and contract logistics services around the world. CSX’s rail transportation services are provided principally throughout the eastern United States.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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