United Parcel Service, Inc. [UPS] stock Downgrade by Daiwa Securities analyst, price target now $155

United Parcel Service, Inc. [NYSE: UPS] traded at a low on Wednesday, posting a -2.17 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $156.58. The company report on December 12, 2023 at 8:30 PM that UPS FLEXES ASIA PACIFIC NETWORK TO BOOST GLOBAL DELIVERY TIMES FOR REGION’S BUSINESSES.

New intra-Asia flight route reduces transit times from Singapore and Indonesia to the United States by one business day.

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Additional network enhancements benefit businesses shipping dangerous goods to and from Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 3185934 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of United Parcel Service, Inc. stands at 1.79% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.63%.

The market cap for UPS stock reached $133.40 billion, with 724.80 million shares outstanding and 723.04 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.71M shares, UPS reached a trading volume of 3185934 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 $168.38 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 2.33. 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.

Daiwa Securities have made an estimate for United Parcel Service, Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on December 26, 2023.

The Average True Range (ATR) for United Parcel Service, Inc. is set at 2.79, with the Price to Sales ratio for UPS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.44. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 6.96, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 8.54. Price to Free Cash Flow for UPS in the course of the last twelve months was 24.00 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.22.

How has UPS stock performed recently?

United Parcel Service, Inc. [UPS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.31. With this latest performance, UPS shares dropped by -0.37% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -15.22% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -13.24% 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 48.29, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 45.41, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.07 for United Parcel Service, Inc. [UPS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 154.97, while it was recorded at 157.73 for the last single week of trading, and 165.87 for the last 200 days.

United Parcel Service, Inc. [UPS]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

United Parcel Service, Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.22 and a Current Ratio set at 1.22.

Earnings analysis for United Parcel Service, Inc. [UPS]

With the latest financial reports released by the company, United Parcel Service, Inc. posted 3.62/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 3.59/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 0.80%. 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 -6.35%.

Insider trade positions for United Parcel Service, Inc. [UPS]

The top three institutional holders of UPS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2815%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.03 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $176.59 billion in UPS stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $156.75 billion in UPS stock with ownership which is approximately 5.8325%.