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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: 2017/2/25 00:34:18 CET
Stock name Dividend yield
United Parcel Service 3.14
Gatx 2.74
Ryder System 2.29
C.h. Robinson 2.27
Union Pacific 2.22
Norfolk Southern 1.99
Csx 1.49
Expeditors Int 1.41
Jb Hunt Transport 0.94
Fedex 0.83
Southwest Airlines 0.69
Alexander & Baldwin 0.62
Landstar System 0.41
Jetblue Airways 0.00

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A 'Better Than Average' Dividend Stock Screening System

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