United Parcel Service Inc. [NYSE: UPS] traded at a low on 06/09/21, posting a -4.15 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $201.06. The company report on June 9, 2021 that UPS Announces Strategic Priorities, Three-Year Financial Targets And New ESG Targets.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) will host its investor and analyst conference beginning at 9:00 a.m. EDT. The virtual event will be available in its entirety through a live webcast and replay at investors.ups.com.
The company will highlight priorities for its Customer First, People Led, Innovation Driven strategy; discuss targeted areas of growth including small and medium-sized businesses, healthcare and international; provide 2023 financial targets; and discuss newly established ESG targets.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 10522926 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of United Parcel Service Inc. stands at 2.80% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.85%.
The market cap for UPS stock reached $176.15 billion, with 872.00 million shares outstanding and 723.25 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.53M shares, UPS reached a trading volume of 10522926 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about United Parcel Service Inc. [UPS]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for UPS shares is $213.87 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on UPS stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Wolfe Research have made an estimate for United Parcel Service Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on May 03, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BMO Capital Markets raised their target price from $150 to $195. The new note on the price target was released on April 28, 2021, representing the official price target for United Parcel Service Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $130 to $150, while Berenberg kept a Hold rating on UPS stock. On April 15, 2021, analysts increased their price target for UPS shares from 155 to 180.
The Average True Range (ATR) for United Parcel Service Inc. is set at 4.56, with the Price to Sales ratio for UPS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.97. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 24.52, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 9.22. Price to Free Cash Flow for UPS in the course of the last twelve months was 47.16 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.
How has UPS stock performed recently?
United Parcel Service Inc. [UPS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.12. With this latest performance, UPS shares dropped by -6.97% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 20.06% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 86.46% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for UPS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 39.41, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 27.83, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.36 for United Parcel Service Inc. [UPS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 197.85, while it was recorded at 209.27 for the last single week of trading, and 172.92 for the last 200 days.
United Parcel Service Inc. [UPS]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and United Parcel Service Inc. [UPS] shares currently have an operating margin of +9.28 and a Gross Margin at +25.80. United Parcel Service Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +1.59.
Return on Total Capital for UPS is now 26.18, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 5.10. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 68.45, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.23. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, United Parcel Service Inc. [UPS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 4,224.35. Additionally, UPS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 97.69, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 44.47. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 3,739.88, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 86.48.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, United Parcel Service Inc. [UPS] managed to generate an average of $2,473 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.95 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.40.United Parcel Service Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.
Earnings analysis for United Parcel Service Inc. [UPS]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, United Parcel Service Inc. posted 2.13/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.07/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 99.10%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for UPS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for United Parcel Service Inc. go to 12.40%.
Insider trade positions for United Parcel Service Inc. [UPS]
Positions in United Parcel Service Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 968 institutional holders increased their position in United Parcel Service Inc. [NYSE:UPS] by around 37,266,494 shares. Additionally, 863 investors decreased positions by around 27,610,456 shares, while 252 investors held positions by with 431,158,427 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 496,035,377 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. UPS stock had 151 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,265,112 shares, while 120 institutional investors sold positions of 1,015,637 shares during the same period.