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Arkansas Best: Stock Could Jump On Positive Outcome From Labor Negotiations

This article has the potential to bring to light an event that is flying under the radar for most investors. Arkansas Best Corporation (ABFS) historically has operated as a trucking company in the less-than-truckload (LTL) market. Over the past few years, the company has diversified its business significantly into a global provider of supply chain solutions. Through the economic downturn, the company weathered the storm and managed to maintain a strong balance sheet. This should be considered an admirable feat, especially considering the fate of one of the largest competitors for ABFS. YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) narrowly avoided bankruptcy at the peak of the recession, but in doing so essentially wiped out common equity holders in the company. The...

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