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​UPS – A Socially Responsible Dividend Stock

According to Forbes, Untied Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) has been named a Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend Channel. Based on factors like environmental impact, energy and resource usage, human rights, child labor and corporate diversity, UPS scored a high “DividendRank,” Forbes reported, ranking the company has a socially responsible investment.

Dividend Channel said:

''Dividend investors approaching investing from a value standpoint are generally most interested in researching the strongest most profitable companies, that also happen to be trading at an attractive valuation. That's what we aim to find using our proprietary DividendRank formula, which ranks the coverage universe based upon our various criteria for both profitability and valuation, to generate a list of the top most 'interesting' stocks, meant for investors as a source of ideas that merit further research.''