Stock In Spotlight: United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS)

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United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) closed its last session at $106.6. The stock traded within a range of $105.09 and $107.10. The company operates in the Industrials sector with a market capitalization of 94.36 Million. Trading volume for United Parcel Service, Inc. was 6.5 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has an average volume of 4.07 Million.

Company Profile

UPS United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight (air, sea, ground, rail) ; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Their primary business is the time-definite delivery of packages and documents throughout the United States and in over 220 other countries and territories worldwide. The company serves state and local government shipping needs and it continually gains wider access to various markets through acquisitions. UPS have established a vast and reliable global transportation infrastructure, developed a comprehensive, competitive and guaranteed portfolio of services consistently supported these services with advanced technology. Ever true to its humble origins, the company maintains its reputation for integrity, reliability, employee ownership, and customer service. UPS is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Analyst Views

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) received a Buy rating from 4 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 4 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) touched its 1-Year High price of $135.53 on 01/18/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $102.12 on 05/18/17.

EPS & Financials

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $1.67/Share beating the analyst estimate of $1.66/Share by a difference of $0.01. This showed a surprise of 0.6% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 22 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $1.55/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.62/share and a low EPS of $1.51/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $16.46 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 16.83 Billion and 16.1 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with HIGH volatility. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has a 20-Day average volume of 6.19 Million. According to today’s trading volume United Parcel Service, Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BEARISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.01 Percent and Institutional ownership of 69.7 Percent. The return on assets stands at 8.9%, Return on Equity currently is 387% and the Return on Investment value is 22.8%.

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) gross margin percentage stands at 83.3% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 8.5 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 5.4 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -13.01% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -12.97 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -7.43 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -10.53 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 8.5%. The return on invested capital is at 22.8%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -7.43%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -10.53% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.