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United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 16, 2017

United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 16, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.83 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 08, 2017. Shareholders who purchased UPS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.41% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of UPS was $108.99, representing a -9.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $120.44 and a 14.33% increase over the 52 week low of $95.33.

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 $3.87. Zacks Investment Research reports UPS's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 3.56%, compared to an industry average of .9%.

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:

  • Vanguard Industrials ETF - DNQ ( VIS )
  • iShares U.S. Industrials ETF ( IYJ )
  • First Trust High Income ETF ( FTHI )
  • First Trust Low Beta Income ETF ( FTLB )
  • iShares iBonds Mar 2018 Term Corporate ex-Financials ETF ( IBCC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VIS with an increase of 13.67% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UPS at 3.15%.

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


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

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