NYSE:UPS - United Parcel Service Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$121.80 +1.59 (+1.32 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 03:28 AM ET)
Previous Close$121.80
Today's Range$119.98 - $121.88
52-Week Range$101.45 - $135.53
Volume2.38 million shs
Average Volume3.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$102.61 billion
P/E Ratio20.27
Dividend Yield3.03%
United Parcel Service logoUnited Parcel Service, Inc. provides letter and package delivery, specialized transportation, logistics, and financial services. It operates through three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain & Freight. The U.S. Domestic Package segment offers time-definite delivery of letters, documents, small packages, and palletized freight through air and ground services in the United States. The International Package segment provides guaranteed day and time-definite international shipping services in Europe, the Asia Pacific, Canada and Latin America, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East, and Africa. This segment offers guaranteed time-definite express options, including Express Plus, Express, and Express Saver. The Supply Chain & Freight segment provides international air and ocean freight forwarding, customs and truckload freight brokerage, distribution and post-sales, and mail and consulting services in approximately 220 countries and territories; and less-than-truckload and truckload services to customers in North America. The company also offers shipping, visibility, and billing technologies; and insurance, financing, and payment services. It operates a fleet of approximately 119,000 package cars, vans, tractors, and motorcycles; and owns 45,000 containers that are used to transport cargo in its aircraft. United Parcel Service, Inc. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Trucking & courier services, except air
Sub-IndustryAir Freight & Logistics


Debt-to-Equity Ratio8.54
Current Ratio1.21
Quick Ratio1.21


Trailing P/E Ratio20.27
Forward P/E Ratio16.78
P/E Growth1.78

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$65.87 billion
Price / Sales1.59
Cash Flow$8.9559 per share
Price / Cash13.60
Book Value$1.20 per share
Price / Book101.50


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.01
Net Income$4.91 billion
Net Margins7.49%
Return on Equity364.89%
Return on Assets13.03%


Outstanding Shares860,340,000
Market Cap$102.61 billion

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is United Parcel Service's stock symbol?

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

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 Thursday, August 9th. Investors of record on Monday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.91 per share on Wednesday, September 5th. This represents a $3.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.99%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 17th. View United Parcel Service's Dividend History.

How were United Parcel Service's earnings last quarter?

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The transportation company reported $1.94 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.93 by $0.01. The transportation company had revenue of $17.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.34 billion. United Parcel Service had a net margin of 7.49% and a return on equity of 364.89%. The business's revenue was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.58 earnings per share. View United Parcel Service's Earnings History.

When is United Parcel Service's next earnings date?

United Parcel Service is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for United Parcel Service.

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

United Parcel Service updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.03-7.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.25.

What price target have analysts set for UPS?

16 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for United Parcel Service's stock. Their predictions range from $92.00 to $139.00. On average, they anticipate United Parcel Service's share price to reach $122.7333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Parcel Service.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Parcel Service?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Parcel Service in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for United Parcel Service.

Who are some of United Parcel Service's key competitors?

Who are United Parcel Service's key executives?

United Parcel Service's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David P. Abney, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Richard N. Peretz, Sr. VP, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 56)
  • Mr. James Jay Barber Jr., Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Juan R. Perez, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Engineering Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Scott Childress, VP & Investor Relations Officer

Has United Parcel Service been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about UPS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. United Parcel Service earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 47.53 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for United Parcel Service.

Who are United Parcel Service's major shareholders?

United Parcel Service's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.91%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.07%), FMR LLC (1.23%), Parnassus Investments CA (0.79%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.74%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.50%). Company insiders that own United Parcel Service stock include Alan Gershenhorn, James J Barber, Kathleen M Gutmann, Norman M Brothers Jr and Teri P Mcclure. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Parcel Service.

Which major investors are selling United Parcel Service stock?

UPS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Luminus Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Nomura Holdings Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and Boston Partners. Company insiders that have sold United Parcel Service company stock in the last year include Alan Gershenhorn, Kathleen M Gutmann, Norman M Brothers Jr and Teri P Mcclure. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Parcel Service.

Which major investors are buying United Parcel Service stock?

UPS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vulcan Value Partners LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, BTIM Corp., TCW Group Inc. and Unigestion Holding SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Parcel Service.

How do I buy shares of United Parcel Service?

Shares of UPS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is United Parcel Service's stock price today?

One share of UPS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $121.80.

How big of a company is United Parcel Service?

United Parcel Service has a market capitalization of $102.61 billion and generates $65.87 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $4.91 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.01 on an earnings per share basis. United Parcel Service employs 454,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact United Parcel Service?

United Parcel Service's mailing address is 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY NE, ATLANTA GA, 30328. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 404-828-6000.

MarketBeat Community Rating for United Parcel Service (NYSE UPS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  564 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  594 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,158
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Parcel Service and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UPS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UPS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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