United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 17, 2018

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United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.91 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UPS 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 $120.05, the dividend yield is 3.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UPS was $120.05, representing a -11.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $135.53 and a 18.33% increase over the 52 week low of $101.45.

UPS is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. ( ZTO ) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ). UPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.98. Zacks Investment Research reports UPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 20.67%, compared to an industry average of 18.8%.

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 Trust ( IYJ )
  • iShares Global Industrials ETF ( EXI )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS )
  • Fidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF ( FIDU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYJ with an increase of 5% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UPS at 2.36%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: UPS , ZTO , JBHT , IYJ , EXI , VIS , FIDU

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