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United Parcel Service (UPS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$145.18
+0.42 (+0.29%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

United Parcel Service - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 23 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for United Parcel Service in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 23 analysts, 1 has given a sell rating, 12 have given a hold rating, 9 have given a buy rating, and 1 has given a strong buy rating for UPS.

Consensus Price Target

$164.55
13.34% Upside
High Forecast$195.00
Average Forecast$164.55
Low Forecast$100.00

According to the 23 analysts' twelve-month price targets for United Parcel Service, the average price target is $164.55. The highest price target for UPS is $195.00, while the lowest price target for UPS is $100.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 13.34% from the current price of $145.18.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/20/23 to 7/19/24
1 Month Ago
6/20/23 to 6/19/24
3 Months Ago
4/21/23 to 4/20/24
1 Year Ago
7/20/22 to 7/20/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Hold
Strong Buy
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
9 Buy rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
Hold
12 Hold rating(s)
12 Hold rating(s)
15 Hold rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
Sell
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$164.55$164.95$165.61$191.23
Forecasted Upside13.34% Upside9.41% Upside8.38% Upside8.12% Upside
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UPS Analyst Recommendations By Month

The chart below shows how a company's ratings by analysts have changed over time. Each bar represents the previous year of ratings for that month. Within each bar, the sell ratings are shown in red, the hold ratings are shown in yellow, the buy ratings are shown in green, and the strong buy ratings are shown in dark green.
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UPS Price Targets by Month

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United Parcel Service Stock vs. The Competition

TypeUnited Parcel ServiceTransportation CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.43
2.53
2.51
Consensus RatingHoldModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside13.46% Upside33.94% Upside10.07% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
6/24/2024Evercore ISI
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetIn-Line ➝ In-Line$157.00 ➝ $145.00+4.21%
6/7/2024Wells Fargo & Company
3 of 5 stars
 Initiated CoverageOverweight$156.00+13.41%
4/25/2024HSBC
2 of 5 stars
 UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$150.00 ➝ $170.00+15.95%
4/24/2024Bank of America
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$157.00 ➝ $160.00+9.76%
4/24/2024BMO Capital Markets
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 Boost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$165.00 ➝ $169.00+16.62%
4/24/2024Susquehanna
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$150.00 ➝ $160.00+7.49%
4/24/2024Oppenheimer
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$153.00 ➝ $157.00+5.48%
4/9/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$154.00 ➝ $150.00+0.06%
4/3/2024Redburn Atlantic
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$180.00+20.63%
3/28/2024Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$183.00 ➝ $179.00+20.50%
3/28/2024Stifel Nicolaus
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 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$178.00 ➝ $170.00+14.79%
3/28/2024TD Cowen
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 Lower TargetHold ➝ Hold$147.00 ➝ $140.00-4.98%
3/27/2024Morgan Stanley
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 Boost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$95.00 ➝ $100.00-30.45%
2/16/2024Robert W. Baird
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$165.00 ➝ $170.00+15.64%
2/6/2024UBS Group
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$160.00 ➝ $175.00+25.84%
1/31/2024Raymond James
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 Lower TargetStrong-Buy ➝ Strong-Buy$185.00 ➝ $175.00+20.62%
1/31/2024Argus
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold
1/31/2024Barclays
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 Lower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$150.00 ➝ $145.00-0.06%
12/26/2023Daiwa Capital Markets
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 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$155.00-2.05%
9/12/2023Stephens
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 Reiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$195.00+25.05%
9/12/2023Citigroup
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 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$200.00 ➝ $180.00+11.91%
8/9/2023Credit Suisse Group
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 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$204.00 ➝ $194.00+7.43%
8/9/2023Loop Capital
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$210.00 ➝ $195.00+7.98%
6/6/2023Atlantic Securities
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 Initiated CoverageNeutral$162.00-3.47%
4/25/2023Wolfe Research
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 UpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform
3/27/2023Melius
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 Initiated CoverageOverweight$225.00+20.92%
2/1/2023Cowen
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 Boost TargetMarket Perform$187.00 ➝ $195.00+5.27%
2/1/2023KeyCorp
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 Boost TargetOverweight$200.00 ➝ $215.00+16.07%
11/30/2022Exane BNP Paribas
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 DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform
10/26/2022Susquehanna Bancshares
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 Boost Target$160.00 ➝ $165.00-2.37%
10/26/2022Cowen
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 Lower TargetMarket Perform$232.00 ➝ $187.00+10.64%
10/24/2022Jefferies Financial Group
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$190.00+13.40%
7/27/2022Berenberg Bank
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William Fitzalan Howard
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Set Target$200.00+10.17%

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UPS Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is United Parcel Service's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 23 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for United Parcel Service is $164.55, with a high forecast of $195.00 and a low forecast of $100.00.

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

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Parcel Service in the last twelve months. There is currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" UPS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UPS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.

Does United Parcel Service's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, United Parcel Service's stock has a predicted upside of 9.33% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has United Parcel Service been upgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, United Parcel Service's stock had 1 upgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover United Parcel Service?

United Parcel Service has been rated by research analysts at Bank of America, BMO Capital Markets, Evercore ISI, HSBC, Oppenheimer, Susquehanna, and Wells Fargo & Company in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like United Parcel Service more than its competitors?

Analysts like United Parcel Service less than other "transportation" companies. The consensus rating for United Parcel Service is Hold while the average consensus rating for "transportation" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how UPS compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:UPS) was last updated on 7/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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