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Compare the dividend stocks in the Dow Jones Transportation Average index by dividend yield, payout ratio, Price/Earnings, earnings per share (EPS), dividend per share (DPS).

The Dow Jones Transportation Average (also called the "Dow Jones Transports" or DJTA) is a U.S. stock market index of the transportation sector and is the most widely recognized gauge of the American transportation sector.

Beware of stocks with an extremely high dividend yield! This can be caused by a stock price that is extremely low, compared to the trailing twelve months (ttm) dividend. Or it can be caused by a special, one-time only super dividend.

Last updated: 2017/3/30 00:33:36 CET
Stock name Dividend yield
United Parcel Service 3.17
Gatx 2.92
Ryder System 2.41
C.h. Robinson 2.34
Union Pacific 2.33
Norfolk Southern 2.20
Csx 1.56
Expeditors Int 1.44
Jb Hunt Transport 1.00
Fedex 0.82
Southwest Airlines 0.76
Alexander & Baldwin 0.65
Landstar System 0.43
Jetblue Airways 0.00

Articles featuring United Parcel Service (UPS):

UPS' Dividend Outlook Isn't So Rosy

Image credit UPS (NYSE: UPS) has continued to rely upon its capital returns for shareholders as a way to compensate for a stock price that is right in the same area it was two years ago. The company's dividend has continued to grow nicely over time and at present, the stock yields in excess of 3%. That's a nice yield for certain but UPS also buys back a lot of stock. That raises the question: with the dividend such a substantial piece of the total return puzzle and buybacks eating... Read more

United Parcel Service Makes A Good Dividend Pick

United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS), better known as UPS, looks like it could be a very attractive dividend stock and one we are considering for our dividend portfolio. The stock currently sports a healthy 3.12% dividend yield and trades at only 16 times forward earnings (the current P/E ratio is high due to a pension accounting charge this year). What makes UPS attractive is that it offers dividend (or really any) investors a cheap way to play the shift to online retail. Investors that want... Read more

New 'Safer' Dow Transportation Dividend Dogs: Upsides, Yields & Gains Projections For March

The Dividend Dogs Rule The "dog" moniker was earned by stocks exhibiting three traits: (1) paying reliable, repeating dividends, (2) their prices fell to where (3) yield (dividend/price) grew higher than their peers. Thus, the highest yielding stocks in any collection became known as "dogs." Only The Industrial Sector Is Represented By "Safer" Dow Transportation Index Dividend Firms The first Dow Jones stock index, assembled in 1884 by Charles Dow,... Read more

January/February Dividend Income Update

Quite often we hear about people benchmarking their portfolio's returns to those of the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA: SPY), or the sector/industry that they specialize in, or against a strategy specific ETF (like the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSEARCA: VIG) for DGIers, for instance) to gauge the success of their performance over set periods of time. I think there's a lot of validity to these benchmark checks. If you've got a long-term investing horizon and one of the major... Read more

Dividend Raises & Cuts For February 2017

Dividend growth investing is a popular model followed by the investing community to build assets. Companies which not only pay dividends, but raise them year after year have been shown to perform better overall for investor returns. As part of my due diligence, I closely monitor all companies that raise dividends (or cut them) and this article shares the dividend amount changes announced by companies. Note that only companies with a market cap of $2B+ are included, as the list of... Read more

Can 20 Financial Ratios Be Used To Find Dividend Growth Companies That Outperform The Market?

INTRODUCTION As do-it-yourself investors, we all seek to pick the right companies to ensure a better financial future. I had attempted to use 20 financial ratios to measure a company's moat. This exercise has not proven to have had the immediate results I had hoped for. But from this effort, SA member Fernando Soriano made the comment in one of my articles that when he back tested the top scoring stocks using my moat rating system, he found that they had outperformed the market. I am... Read more

4 Companies With Recent Dividend Increases: Review Using Dividend Safety Model - February 2017, Part-2

Every week there are dozens of companies that increase their dividend payout. For this series, we select companies that are relatively large and stable (market cap greater than $10 billion) and have at least 7-10 years (preferably more) of dividend history. We exclude the companies that are structured as either REITs (real estate investment trusts), mREITs (mortgage REITs), or BDCs (business development companies). As we select companies that raised their dividends recently during the last... Read more

19 Dividend Increases: February 6-10, 2017

One way to identify dividend growth stocks for further analysis is to monitor dividend increases. Companies that regularly increase dividends show confidence in the potential growth of future earnings. This week, 19 companies on my watch list announced dividend increases, including 3 of my DivGro holdings. The following table provides a summary of these increases. The table is sorted by percentage increase, %Incr. Dividends are annualized and in US dollars, unless otherwise indicated.... Read more

Dividend Challengers (And Near-Challengers): 124 Increases Expected By March 31

In compiling the Dividend Champions list (found here), I get to see which companies are nearing the anniversaries of their previous dividend increases. Since most of these firms raise their payout about the same time every year, I can say with some confidence that they are likely to do so again. I have separated the Champions (25 or more years of higher dividends), Contenders (10-24 years), and Challengers (5-9 years) into distinct groupings, so please look for the other articles, which I hope... Read more

Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend on 11/9/2016

The following is a list of companies trading ex-dividend on Wednesday, November 9th:Woodward (NASDAQ: WWD) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share, or $0.44 annualized. The dividend will be payable on November 28, 2016, to stockholders of record on November 14, 2016, with an ex-dividend date of November 9, 2016. The annual yield on the dividend is 0.7 percent.Brink's (NYSE: BCO) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share, or $0.4 annualized. The dividend will be... Read more

Madoff: Corruption, Deceit, and the Making of the World's Notorious Ponzi Scheme

In the first comprehensive account of this epic scandal, Peter Sander traces Madoff's rise from schoolboy to Wall Street trader, from money maker to money manager. His gripping narrative examines how Madoff built his brand by infiltrating influential circles, how the scheme came unraveled, and how Madoff - a Jew whose arrest has been called “fodder for the bigots” - ironically wreaked grievous damage to Jewish organizations in particular. Sandler asks: How did Madoff convince so many sophisticated investors to part with their fortunes without asking questions? How did he elude regulators for years? And how can we, as prudent investors and citizens, avoid such a debacle?
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