United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 18, 2018

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United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 18, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.91 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 06, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UPS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.64% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $116.32, the dividend yield is 3.13%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UPS was $116.32, representing a -14.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $135.53 and a 14.65% increase over the 52 week low of $101.45.

UPS is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ) and ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. ( ZTO ). UPS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.85. Zacks Investment Research reports UPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 20.3%, compared to an industry average of 15.4%.

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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYJ with an decrease of -0.08% over the last 100 days. FIDU has the highest percent weighting of UPS at 2.76%.

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