United Parcel Service, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UPS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that UPS has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $96.41, the dividend yield is 2.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UPS was $96.41,
representing a -8.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.37 and
a 13.18% increase over the 52 week low of $85.18.
UPS is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes
companies such as J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (
) and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (
). UPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.88. Zacks Investment Research reports UPS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.13%, compared to an
industry average of -14.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to UPS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UPS as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund (
- iShares Global Industrials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of
8.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of UPS at 7.34%.