United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) – Booming Business, But Richly Valued Stock

Brothers Norman M. Jr, SVP, General Counsel & Sec, subtracted 1,500 shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) from its portfolio at the rate of $106.03 per share valuing $159,045 on May 01. The insider left behind 0 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) was $102.23. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $104.18, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $106.13. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $101.18 and a 2nd Support Level at $100.14. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) stock has gained $0.61, or 0.60%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.83, or 0.82%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$12.26, or -10.71%. This year-to-date, United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) shares have gained $4.70, or 4.82%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 100 – 200 Day MACD Oscillator % of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “.”

With 860,754 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $90,904,232K. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) generates $71,861 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $4,791 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -7.96%, a 3-Year Total Return of -7.37%, and a 5-year Total Return of -1.29%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 46.77%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.960 per share on 05/17/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 3.64%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 3.84.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) reported earnings of $1.39 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.41 per share, representing a -0.02 difference and 1.73% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $1.94 represented a 0.04 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.90 per share, which was a 2.02% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.93 per share. This estimate came from a total of 10 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.94 and the low estimate was $1.91. In the year-ago quarter, United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) generated per-share earnings of $1.94. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -0.52%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 0 purchases (0 shares in total) and 1 sale (1,500 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 23 insider buys amounting to 50,461 shares and 24 insider sales amounting to 30,152 shares. In the past full year, 25 insider purchases were made (involving 59,773 shares) and 31 insider sell-offs equivalent to 50,731 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) has a Current Ratio of 1.15, a Quick Ratio of 1.12 and a Cash Ratio of 0.36. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 752.60, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 88.27, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 45.46. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 659.75 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 77.38.