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NYSE:UPS

United Parcel Service (UPS) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$171.57
+0.34 (+0.20%)
(As of 05/26/2023 ET)
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Today's Range
$171.18
$172.91
50-Day Range
$166.61
$196.03
52-Week Range
$154.87
$209.39
Volume
2.29 million shs
Average Volume
3.03 million shs
Market Capitalization
$147.36 billion
P/E Ratio
13.88
Dividend Yield
3.78%
Price Target
$193.58

United Parcel Service MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.54 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.8% Upside
$193.58 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
1.61% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.52
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.71mentions of United Parcel Service in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.75%
From $10.78 to $11.40 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.24 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

66th out of 124 stocks

Trucking & Courier Services, Except Air Industry

3rd out of 4 stocks


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About United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) Stock

United Parcel Service, Inc. is a global package delivery and logistics company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The company was founded in 1907 and has since become a significant player in the logistics industry. UPS operates in more than 220 countries and territories, with a network of over 500,000 employees worldwide.

UPS's primary business is package delivery, but the company also provides supply chain solutions and specialized transportation services. In recent years, UPS has expanded into e-commerce, offering services like same-day delivery and order fulfillment for online retailers. In addition to its delivery services, UPS also operates a freight division that provides air and ground transportation for commercial shipments.

UPS has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability, with initiatives such as alternative fuel vehicles and a carbon offset program for shipping. Fortune magazine has also named the company one of the World's Most Admired Companies for several years.

UPS is led by CEO Carol Tomé, who joined the company in 1995 and became CEO in 2020. Tomé has extensive finance experience and served as The Home Depot's CFO before joining UPS. In addition to Tomé, UPS's executive team includes Executive Vice President and President of U.S. operations, Nando Cesarone, Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer Kevin Warren, and Chief Financial Officer Brian Newman. 

UPS has reported stable revenue over the past several years. UPS's profit margins have remained steady, with an average gross profit margin of 56.4% and an operating margin of approximately 9.3%. UPS has a strong balance sheet, with total assets of $69.4 billion and total liabilities of $43.4 billion as of the end of 2022.

The company's debt-to-equity ratio is higher than the industry average but within a reasonable range. UPS's valuation metrics are generally in line with industry peers, and overall, UPS's valuation suggests that the market views the company as fairly valued. UPS's stock performance has been robust in recent years, with the company's share price increasing by 33% from 2020 to 2022. This outperformed the S&P 500 index, which increased by 26% over the same period. Trading volume for UPS has been relatively stable, with an average daily volume of around 2.83 million shares.

The logistics industry is highly competitive, with several large players vying for market share. In addition to traditional competitors such as FedEx and DHL, UPS competes with newer players in the e-commerce space, such as Amazon and Shopify. The industry is also subject to regulatory and political pressures, such as changes in trade policies and labor regulations.

Despite these challenges, the logistics industry is expected to grow in the coming years. E-commerce, in particular, is driving demand for package delivery and supply chain solutions, and UPS is well-positioned to benefit from this trend.

UPS has several potential growth opportunities in the coming years. The company's expansion into e-commerce has been a significant growth driver, and this trend is expected to continue. UPS's recent acquisition of Roadie, a same-day delivery platform, could also help the company capture more business in the rapidly growing same-day delivery market.

In addition to e-commerce, UPS is investing in technology to improve its operations and customer experience. The company is testing drone delivery in specific markets and has developed digital tools to help customers manage their shipments.

UPS has also announced plans to expand its presence in healthcare logistics. The company has already invested in specialized facilities and services for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and this market is expected to continue growing in the coming years.

UPS faces risks and challenges like any company that could impact its future performance. One critical risk is the potential for increased competition, particularly from newer entrants in the e-commerce space. These companies may have lower overhead costs and more agile business models, making it more difficult for UPS to compete on price and speed.

Another risk for UPS is the potential for regulatory or political changes that could impact the logistics industry. Changes in trade policies or labor regulations could increase costs for the company or limit its ability to operate in certain markets.

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UPS Stock News Headlines

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UPS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/10 Dividend
2/17/2023
Dividend Payable
3/10/2023
Last Earnings
4/25/2023
Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/12/2023
Today
5/27/2023
Dividend Payable
6/01/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/25/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Trucking & courier services, except air
Sub-Industry
Air Freight & Logistics
CUSIP
91131210
Employees
536,000
Year Founded
1907

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$193.58
High Stock Price Forecast
$225.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.54
Research Coverage
24 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$11.55 billion
Pretax Margin
14.11%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$100.34 billion
Cash Flow
$16.94 per share
Book Value
$23.35 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
857,855,000
Market Cap
$147.36 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.09

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Key Executives

  • Carol B. ToméCarol B. Tomé
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Nando Cesarone
    President-US Operations & Executive Vice President
  • Brian NewmanBrian Newman
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Bala Subramanian
    Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Executive VP
  • Norm Brothers Brothers
    Secretary, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer













UPS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell United Parcel Service stock right now?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Parcel Service in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings, 14 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" UPS shares.
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What is United Parcel Service's stock price forecast for 2023?

24 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for United Parcel Service's stock. Their UPS share price forecasts range from $100.00 to $225.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $193.58 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have UPS shares performed in 2023?

United Parcel Service's stock was trading at $173.84 at the beginning of the year. Since then, UPS shares have decreased by 1.3% and is now trading at $171.57.
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When is United Parcel Service's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 25th 2023.
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How were United Parcel Service's earnings last quarter?

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 25th. The transportation company reported $2.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.19 by $0.01. The transportation company earned $22.93 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.98 billion. United Parcel Service had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 57.68% and a net margin of 10.90%. United Parcel Service's revenue was down 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $3.05 earnings per share.
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How often does United Parcel Service pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for United Parcel Service?

United Parcel Service declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $1.62 per share on Thursday, June 1st. This represents a $6.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.78%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 12th.
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Is United Parcel Service a good dividend stock?

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) pays an annual dividend of $6.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.78%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 52.43%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UPS will have a dividend payout ratio of 56.84% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will United Parcel Service's stock buyback program work?

United Parcel Service announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, January 31st 2023, which authorizes the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has United Parcel Service issued on next quarter's earnings?

United Parcel Service issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $97.00 billion-$97.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $98.13 billion.

What is David Abney's approval rating as United Parcel Service's CEO?

4,404 employees have rated United Parcel Service Chief Executive Officer David Abney on Glassdoor.com. David Abney has an approval rating of 68% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of United Parcel Service own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other United Parcel Service investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walmart (WMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), FedEx (FDX) and Pfizer (PFE).

What is United Parcel Service's stock symbol?

United Parcel Service trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UPS."

Who are United Parcel Service's major shareholders?

United Parcel Service's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.48%), State Street Corp (3.26%), FMR LLC (2.04%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.74%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.54%) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (1.05%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian Newman, Carol B Tome, David P Abney, Juan R Perez, Kathleen M Gutmann, Kevin M Warren, Laura J Lane, Laura J Lane, Norman M Brothers Jr, Norman M Brothers, Jr, Philippe R Gilbert, Russell Stokes and Wayne M Hewett.
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How do I buy shares of United Parcel Service?

Shares of UPS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is United Parcel Service's stock price today?

One share of UPS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $171.57.

How much money does United Parcel Service make?

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) has a market capitalization of $147.36 billion and generates $100.34 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $11.55 billion in net income (profit) each year or $12.36 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does United Parcel Service have?

The company employs 536,000 workers across the globe.

Does United Parcel Service have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of United Parcel Service: BT Property Holdings, BT Realty, BT Realty II, C.C. & E. I, Cemelog Kft, Challenge Air, Coyote Logistics, Coyote Logistics Midco, First International Bancorp, Freightex, Fritz Companies, Kiala, Lynx Express, Mail Boxes Etc. Australia, Marken LLP, Menlo Worldwide, Nightline Logistics Group, Overnite, Pieffe Group, PolarSpeed, Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services Inc., TNT Express, UPICO Corporation, UPINSCO, UPS Asia Group Pte. Ltd., UPS Expedited Mail Services, UPS Global Treasury Plc, UPS Ground Freight, UPS Grundstucksverwaltungs GmbH, UPS Limited, UPS Parcel Delivery Service Limited, UPS SCS, UPS SCS (Nederland) B.V., UPS Supply Chain Solutions, UPS Worldwide Forwarding, United Parcel Service, United Parcel Service Canada Ltd., United Parcel Service Co., United Parcel Service Deutschland S.à r.l. & Co. OHG, United Parcel Service France SAS, United Parcel Service General Services Co., United Parcel Service Italia SRL, United Parcel Service LLC & Co. OHG, United Parcel Service of America, and X4i Limited.
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How can I contact United Parcel Service?

United Parcel Service's mailing address is 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY NE, ATLANTA GA, 30328. The official website for the company is www.ups.com. The transportation company can be reached via phone at (404) 828-6000, via email at investor@ups.com, or via fax at 404-828-7666.

This page (NYSE:UPS) was last updated on 5/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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