United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2014

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United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.67 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of UPS was $96.49, representing a -8.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.37 and a 18.38% increase over the 52 week low of $81.51.

UPS is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ) and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ( ODFL ). UPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.62. Zacks Investment Research reports UPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.25%, compared to an industry average of -8.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UPS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( IYT )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund ( IYJ )
  • iShares Global Industrials ETF ( EXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLI with an increase of 9.26% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of UPS at 7.09%.



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