What To Know Before Buying United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) For Its Dividend

cheryl

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What To Know Before Buying United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) For Its Dividend - Yahoo

Is United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) a good dividend stock? How can we tell? Dividend paying companies with growing earnings can be highly rewarding in the long term. Unfortunately, it's common for investors to be enticed in by the seemingly attractive yield, and lose money when the company has to cut its dividend payments.

A high yield and a long history of paying dividends is an appealing combination for United Parcel Service. It would not be a surprise to discover that many investors buy it for the dividends. The company also bought back stock equivalent to around 0.8% of market capitalisation this year. There are a few simple ways to reduce the risks of buying United Parcel Service for its dividend, and we'll go through these.
 

olroadbeech

Happy Verified UPSer
love my dividends. just reinvest anyway but's fun watching my stock holding grow.

keep busting it out people.
 

Damanmad

Member
Anything at UPS is long term invest what you can reinvest your dividends and walk away. 5% is $5.00 off $100 not bad in addition to The 40 401k max and the pension. The key to this is to participate people, don’t retire broke, it will be your own fault.
 
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