United Parcel Service, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 04,
2014. Shareholders who purchased UPS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
8.06% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $102.51, the dividend yield is 2.61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UPS was $102.51,
representing a -2.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.37 and
a 21.75% increase over the 52 week low of $84.20.
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 $4.52. Zacks Investment Research reports UPS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.47%, compared to an
industry average of -8.5%.
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of
13.37% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent
weighting of UPS at 7.6%.