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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0001209191-10-056185
Form Type:
4
Zero Holdings:
No
Publication Time:
2010-11-19 17:17:11
Reporting Period:
2010-11-17
Filing Date:
2010-11-19
Accepted Time:
2010-11-19 17:17:11
SEC Url:
Form 4 Filing
Issuer
Cik Name Symbol Sector (SIC) IRS No
894405 Arkansas Best Corp ABFS Trucking (No Local) (4213) 710673405
Insiders
Cik Name Reported Address Insider Title Director Officer Large Shareholder Other
1348206 B Wesley Kemp 3801 Old Greenwood Road
Fort Smith AR 72903
Abf President & Ceo (1) No Yes No No
Reported Non-Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Remaning Holdings Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 Per Share Disposition 2010-11-17 26 $24.15 34,354 No 4 F Direct
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 Per Share Acquisiton 2010-11-18 10,000 $24.38 44,354 No 4 M Direct
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 Per Share Disposition 2010-11-18 10,000 $24.70 34,354 No 4 S Direct
Equity Swap Involved Form Type Code Nature of Ownership Explanation
No 4 F Direct
No 4 M Direct
No 4 S Direct
Reported Derivative Transactions
Sec. Name Sec. Type Acquisiton - Disposition Date Amount Price Amount - 2 Price - 2
Common Stock Par Value, $0.01 Per Share Stock Option (Right to Buy) Disposition 2010-11-18 10,000 $0.00 10,000 $24.38
Remaning Holdings Exercise Date Expiration Date Equity Swap Involved Transaction Form Type Transaction Code Nature of Ownership
0 2011-01-17 No 4 M Direct
Reported Non-Derivative Holdings
Sec. Name Remaning Holdings Nature of Ownership Explanation
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 Per Share 2,635 Indirect by Wesley B. Kemp Trust
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 Per Share 13,225 Indirect by Sharon Ann Kemp Trust
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 Per Share 2,005 Indirect by 401(k) Plan
Footnotes
  1. Full title of officer is President and Chief Executive Officer, ABF Freight System, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary.
  2. Shares have been rounded to the next whole share.
  3. Restricted Stock shares net settled and cancelled for employee's minimum federal and state tax withholding obligations under the Company's 2006 Restricted Stock Award Agreement.
  4. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $24.66 to $24.79, inclusive.
  5. Mr. Kemp is trustee of the Wesley B. Kemp Trust.
  6. Mr. Kemp holds power of attorney over the Sharon Ann Kemp Living Trust April 16, 2001.
  7. Calculation of stock shares in 401(k) account is based on Arkansas Best Corporation Stock Fund figures provided by the fund management company on 11/18/2010.
  8. The option is exercisable in five (5) annual installments beginning on 1/18/2006.
  9. Field intentionally left blank.