UGI a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 2.6% Yield (UGI)

UGI Corp. (UGI) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. 25'' list, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 2.6% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ''DividendRank'' report.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, UGI Corp. is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF (ITOT), and is also an underlying holding representing 1.12% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY), which holds $138,650,151 worth of UGI shares.

UGI Corp. ( UGI) made the "Dividend Channel S.A.F.E. 25" list because of these qualities: S. Solid return — hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount — consistent dividend increases over time; F. Flawless history — never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring — at least two decades of dividend payments.

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The annualized dividend paid by UGI Corp. is $1.13/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 03/12/2014. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for UGI, which the report stressed as being of key importance.

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UGI operates in the Gas Utilities sector, among companies like ONEOK Inc. (OKE), and National Fuel Gas Co. (NFG).

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