United Parcel Service, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 XLI with an increase of
9.26% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting
of UPS at 7.09%.