United Parcel Service (UPS) — Fundamentals Overview

More and more people are talking about United Parcel Service over the last few weeks. Is it worth buying the Integrated Freight & Logistics stock at a price of $163.21? Only time will tell. The information below will give you a basic idea of what this investment may entail:

  • United Parcel Service has moved -8.9% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 22.5%

  • UPS has an average analyst rating of buy and is -0.77% away from its mean target price of $164.48 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $9.89

  • United Parcel Service has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 16.5 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $9.71 and its forward P/E ratio is 16.8

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 7.25 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • United Parcel Service is part of the Industrials sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 22.19 and an average P/B of 4.06

  • UPS has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of -55.7% and gross profit margins of 0.2%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $4.06 Billion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides transportation and delivery, distribution, contract logistics, ocean freight, airfreight, customs brokerage, and insurance services. It operates through two segments, U.S. Domestic Package and International Package. 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 comprising guaranteed time-definite express options in Europe, Asia, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The company also provides international air and ocean freight forwarding, post-sales, and mail and consulting services. In addition, it offers truckload brokerage services; supply chain solutions to the healthcare and life sciences industries; financial and information services; and fulfillment and transportation management services. United Parcel Service, Inc. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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