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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.30
UPS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. UPS: 0.30 )
UPS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3

Equity to Asset 0.06
UPS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. UPS: 0.06 )
UPS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.06

0.06
0.54
Interest Coverage 14.07
UPS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. UPS: 14.07 )
UPS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 36.74
Current: 14.07

2.35
36.74
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.01
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
8.99%
27.94%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.53
UPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. UPS: 8.53 )
UPS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 15.3
Current: 8.53

1.16
15.3
Net-margin (%) 5.21
UPS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. UPS: 5.21 )
UPS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 10.18
Current: 5.21

0.77
10.18
ROE (%) 58.18
UPS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1289 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. UPS: 58.18 )
UPS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 78.58
Current: 58.18

2.76
78.58
ROA (%) 8.44
UPS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. UPS: 8.44 )
UPS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 13.13
Current: 8.44

1.06
13.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.29
UPS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.68 vs. UPS: 26.29 )
UPS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 56.26
Current: 26.29

2.97
56.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
UPS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. UPS: 5.60 )
UPS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 14
Current: 5.6

1.1
14
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.10
UPS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. UPS: -2.10 )
UPS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.8   Max: 48.1
Current: -2.1

-26.8
48.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.10
UPS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. UPS: -5.10 )
UPS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -50.3   Max: 109.9
Current: -5.1

-50.3
109.9
» UPS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

UPS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 61,258 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 190,175 sh (+74.35%)
Ken Fisher 396,033 sh (+47.80%)
Jim Simons 2,485,400 sh (+41.01%)
Bill Frels 1,278,197 sh (+3.06%)
Pioneer Investments 502,374 sh (+2.74%)
Lou Simpson 2,625,929 sh (+2.29%)
Chris Davis 2,372 sh (+0.68%)
Murray Stahl 3,988 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 59,400 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 715,500 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 234,150 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 4,279,438 sh (-0.69%)
Jeff Auxier 13,323 sh (-23.08%)
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Q3 2014

UPS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 149,364 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 244,175 sh (+28.39%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 72,674 sh (+18.64%)
Wallace Weitz 239,150 sh (+2.14%)
Bill Frels 1,301,325 sh (+1.81%)
Tom Gayner 726,500 sh (+1.54%)
Chris Davis 2,388 sh (+0.67%)
Jeff Auxier 13,324 sh (+0.01%)
Pioneer Investments 603,926 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 3,988 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 59,400 sh (unchged)
Lou Simpson 2,608,081 sh (-0.68%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,159,698 sh (-2.80%)
Ken Fisher 365,069 sh (-7.82%)
Jim Simons 383,100 sh (-84.59%)
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Q4 2014

UPS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ken Heebner 150,000 sh (New)
Bill Gates 4,525,329 sh (New)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 90,118 sh (+24.00%)
Pioneer Investments 746,765 sh (+23.65%)
Ken Fisher 398,228 sh (+9.08%)
Tom Gayner 731,500 sh (+0.69%)
Chris Davis 2,402 sh (+0.59%)
Jeff Auxier 13,325 sh (+0.01%)
Warren Buffett 59,400 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Bill Frels 1,300,808 sh (-0.04%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,148,648 sh (-0.27%)
Murray Stahl 3,938 sh (-1.25%)
Wallace Weitz 231,150 sh (-3.35%)
Lou Simpson 1,628,151 sh (-37.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 27,315 sh (-88.81%)
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Q1 2015

UPS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 29.10
UPS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 28.80 vs. UPS: 29.10 )
UPS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.04   Max: 428.75
Current: 29.1

14.04
428.75
Forward P/E 16.72
UPS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 67.57 vs. UPS: 16.72 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.20
UPS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 29.40 vs. UPS: 29.20 )
UPS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 14.05   Max: 428.75
Current: 29.2

14.05
428.75
P/B 40.10
UPS's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. UPS: 40.10 )
UPS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.17   Max: 47.23
Current: 40.1

4.17
47.23
P/S 1.51
UPS's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. UPS: 1.51 )
UPS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.7
Current: 1.51

0.8
2.7
PFCF 26.00
UPS's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPS: 26.00 )
UPS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.31   Max: 141.08
Current: 26

7.31
141.08
POCF 15.48
UPS's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 12.64 vs. UPS: 15.48 )
UPS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.02   Max: 74.92
Current: 15.48

5.02
74.92
EV-to-EBIT 19.01
UPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 25.69 vs. UPS: 19.01 )
UPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.3   Max: 241.4
Current: 19.01

9.3
241.4
PEG 7.49
UPS's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPS: 7.49 )
UPS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 569
Current: 7.49

0.69
569
Shiller P/E 30.70
UPS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 129.53 vs. UPS: 30.70 )
UPS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.87   Max: 42.66
Current: 30.7

13.87
42.66
Current Ratio 1.37
UPS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. UPS: 1.37 )
UPS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.37

1.13
2.43
Quick Ratio 1.37
UPS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. UPS: 1.37 )
UPS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.37

1.13
2.43
Days Sales Outstanding 41.75
UPS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 53.17 vs. UPS: 41.75 )
UPS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 39.32   Max: 57.61
Current: 41.75

39.32
57.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.87
UPS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. UPS: 2.87 )
UPS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 4.57
Current: 2.87

1.29
4.57
Dividend Payout 0.82
UPS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. UPS: 0.82 )
UPS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 4.67
Current: 0.82

0.27
4.67
Dividend growth (3y) 8.80
UPS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. UPS: 8.80 )
UPS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 36.3
Current: 8.8

0
36.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.40
UPS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. UPS: 4.40 )
UPS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 6.94
Current: 4.4

1.96
6.94
Share Buyback Rate 2.30
UPS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. UPS: 2.30 )
UPS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.9   Max: -1
Current: 2.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.00
UPS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPS: 2.00 )
UPS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 3.73
Current: 2

1.78
3.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
UPS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. UPS: 1.00 )
UPS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.9
Current: 1

0.72
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
UPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. UPS: 5.30 )
UPS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 10.7
Current: 5.3

0.4
10.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.09
UPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. UPS: 4.09 )
UPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.4   Max: 34.7
Current: 4.09

-11.4
34.7

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Integrated Shipping & Logistics
Compare:DPSGY, FDX, KHNGY, LFUGY, CHRW » details
Traded in other countries:UPAB.Germany, UPSS34.Brazil, UPS.Mexico,
United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) was incorporated in Delaware on July 15, 1999. It is a package delivery company less-than-truckload industry and provider of supply chain management solutions. The Company delivers packages each business day for approximately 1.6 million shipping customers to 8.2 million receivers in over 220 countries and territories. It serves the market for logistics services, which include transportation, distribution, forwarding, ground, ocean and air freight, brokerage and financing. The Company also provides control and visibility of customers' inventories and supply chains via its technology platform. It operates in three reportable segments; U.S. Domestic Package, International Package and Supply Chain & Freight. U.S. Domestic Package segment offers U.S. domestic ground and air package transportation services. It also offers UPS SurePost, a residential ground service for customers with non-urgent, light weight residential shipments. UPS SurePost is a contractual residential ground service that combines the consistency and reliability of the UPS Ground network with final delivery provided by the U.S. Postal Service. International Package segment includes the small package operations in Europe, Asia, Canada and Latin America, the Indian sub-continent, Middle East and Africa. It offers a wide selection of day and time-definite international shipping services. The Supply Chain & Freight segment consists of forwarding and logistics services, the Company's UPS Freight business, and its financial offerings through UPS Capital. The Company operates in two geographic segments, United States and International. Its competitors include postal services, various motor carriers, express companies, freight forwarders, and air couriers.
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