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How to buy United Parcel Service stock
Learn how to easily invest in United Parcel Service stock.
United Parcel Service is an integrated freight & logistics business based in the US. United Parcel Service shares (UPS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. United Parcel Service employs 500,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $98.9 billion.
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United Parcel Service shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$170.14|
|52-week range||$150.65 - $203.68|
|50-day moving average||$182.07|
|200-day moving average||$180.86|
|Wall St. target price||$190.61|
|Dividend yield||$6.18 (3.78%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$12.35|
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Is it a good time to buy United Parcel Service stock?
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United Parcel Service price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $170.14 from 2023-06-02
|1 week (2023-05-23)||0.21%|
|1 month (2023-05-03)||-3.24%|
|3 months (2023-03-01)||-7.07%|
|6 months (2022-12-01)||-10.54%|
|1 year (2022-06-03)||-8.28%|
|2 years (2021-06-02)||-19.71%|
|3 years (2020-06-03)||68.07%|
|5 years (2018-06-01)||59.44%|
Is United Parcel Service stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing United Parcel Service stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of United Parcel Service's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
United Parcel Service's P/E ratio
United Parcel Service's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, United Parcel Service shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
United Parcel Service's PEG ratio
United Parcel Service's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.0322. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into United Parcel Service's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
United Parcel Service's EBITDA
United Parcel Service's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $16.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a United Parcel Service's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
United Parcel Service financials
|Revenue TTM||$98.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||12.94%|
|Gross profit TTM||$25.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||11.24%|
|Return on equity TTM||60.76%|
|Market capitalisation||$147.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
United Parcel Service share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 51.9% of net profits
Recently United Parcel Service has paid out, on average, around 51.9% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.78% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), United Parcel Service shareholders could enjoy a 3.78% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In United Parcel Service's case, that would currently equate to about $6.18 per share.
United Parcel Service's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
United Parcel Service's most recent dividend payout was on 1 June 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 May 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
United Parcel Service share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, United Parcel Service's shares have ranged in value from as little as $150.6494 up to $203.6812. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while United Parcel Service's is 1.0869. This would suggest that United Parcel Service's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
United Parcel Service overview
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.
United Parcel Service in the news
United Parcel Service Insiders Sold US$16m Of Shares Suggesting Hesitancy \
C.H. Robinson reportedly tapping Ford executive as new CEO
Fewer FedEx flights raises red flag for 4th-quarter earnings
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of United Parcel Service is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.009% of United Parcel Service shares are held by insiders and 72.845% by institutions. How many people work for United Parcel Service?
Latest data suggests 500,000 work at United Parcel Service. When does the fiscal year end for United Parcel Service?
United Parcel Service's fiscal year ends in December. Where is United Parcel Service based?
United Parcel Service's address is: 55 Glenlake Parkway, N.E., Atlanta, GA, United States, 30328 What is United Parcel Service's ISIN number?
United Parcel Service's international securities identification number is: US9113121068 What is United Parcel Service's CUSIP number?
United Parcel Service's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 911312106
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