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Recent Change: United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS)


United Parcel Service trades as part of the industrials sector and transportation and logistics industry. The company CEO is David P. Abney. United Parcel Service Inc is a package delivery organization and provider of supply chain management solutions. Its services include transportation, distribution, contract logistics, ground freight, ocean freight, air freight, insurance and financing.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The UPS stock showed a previous change of 0.77% with an open at 108.21 and a close of 108.93. It reached an intraday high of 109.02 and a low of 107.89.

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The stock has a market cap of $93.5b with 858.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 855.3m shares. Trading volume reached 2,657,348 shares compared to its average volume of 3,747,243 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, United Parcel Service shares returned 1.18% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 12.85%. Over three months, it changed 1.96%. In one year it has changed 5.81% and within that year its 52-week high was 125.09 and its 52-week low was 89.89. UPS stock is 21.18% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 110.69 and a 50 day moving average of 102.05. Currently UPS stock is trading -1.59% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 7.25 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.77. Based on 11 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.91. The TTM EPS is 7.25, which comes to a TTM PE of 15.02. Historically, the PE high was 34.80 and the PE low was 15.02. UPS stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  1.94
09-30-2018:  1.82
06-30-2018:  1.94
03-31-2018:  1.55

The dividend per share is currently 3.64, which is a dividend yield of 3.34%. Also, the payout ratio is 50.21%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 81.61, which means it may be overvalued by -33.47%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.30% of insider ownership and 82.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 12,184,844, which is 1.42% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.92. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.20

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 10.09%, profit margin is 6.67%, price-to-sales is 1.29 and price-to-book is 29.94.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.