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United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) (NYSE:UPS)
5-Year Dividends Growth Rate
8.70% (As of Mar. 2014)

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.67.

During the past 12 months, United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) was 36.30% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 10.60% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.68. As of today, United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 2.64%.

Warning Sign:

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )
=0.67/0.98
=0.68

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) was 1.78. The lowest was 0.14. And the median was 0.43.

2. Trailing Annual Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.6702014-08-142014-08-182014-09-03Cash Dividendquarterly
0.6702014-05-152014-05-192014-06-04Cash Dividendquarterly
0.6702014-02-202014-02-242014-03-11Cash Dividendquarterly
0.6202013-11-142013-11-182013-12-04Cash Dividendquarterly

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.63/99.61
=2.64 %

Current Share Price is $99.61.
United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.63.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) was 4.57%. The lowest was 1.18%. And the median was 2.58%.

Warning Sign:

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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