Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.30
UPS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 1322 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 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 1260 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 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
78% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.34 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: 4.02
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
8.94%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.53
UPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1325 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 1324 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 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 1299 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 1333 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 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 1322 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 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 1128 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 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 979 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 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 865 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 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

» Details

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%)
Tom Gayner 715,500 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 234,150 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 3,988 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 59,400 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 4,279,438 sh (-0.69%)
Jeff Auxier 13,323 sh (-23.08%)
» More
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%)
Murray Stahl 3,988 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 59,400 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 603,926 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 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%)
» More
Q4 2014

UPS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Bill Gates 4,525,329 sh (New)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 150,000 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)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio 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%)
» More
Q1 2015

UPS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 96,629 sh (+7.22%)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with UPS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Top Ranked Articles about United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)

Ray Dalio’s Top 5 New Stock Buys of Q3
Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio)’s Bridgewater, the largest money management firm in the world, was up 12.4% this year through October, and he’s optimistic about the stock market for at least the next 18 months. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 29.70
UPS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 29.70 vs. UPS: 29.70 )
UPS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.04   Max: 428.75
Current: 29.7

14.04
428.75
Forward P/E 17.18
UPS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 53.19 vs. UPS: 17.18 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.60
UPS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 30.30 vs. UPS: 29.60 )
UPS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 14.05   Max: 428.75
Current: 29.6

14.05
428.75
P/B 41.30
UPS's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. UPS: 41.30 )
UPS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.17   Max: 47.23
Current: 41.3

4.17
47.23
P/S 1.60
UPS's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. UPS: 1.60 )
UPS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.7
Current: 1.6

0.8
2.7
PFCF 26.60
UPS's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPS: 26.60 )
UPS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.31   Max: 141.08
Current: 26.6

7.31
141.08
POCF 15.69
UPS's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. UPS: 15.69 )
UPS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.02   Max: 74.92
Current: 15.69

5.02
74.92
EV-to-EBIT 19.22
UPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 26.03 vs. UPS: 19.22 )
UPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.3   Max: 241.4
Current: 19.22

9.3
241.4
PEG 7.59
UPS's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPS: 7.59 )
UPS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 569
Current: 7.59

0.69
569
Shiller P/E 31.20
UPS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 207.70 vs. UPS: 31.20 )
UPS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.87   Max: 42.66
Current: 31.2

13.87
42.66
Current Ratio 1.37
UPS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 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 1280 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 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 1476 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

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.80
UPS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. UPS: 2.80 )
UPS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 4.57
Current: 2.8

1.29
4.57
Dividend Payout 0.82
UPS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 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
84% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 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) 4.25
UPS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. UPS: 4.25 )
UPS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 6.94
Current: 4.25

1.96
6.94
Share Buyback Rate 2.30
UPS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 802 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

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
UPS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UPS: 2.10 )
UPS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 3.73
Current: 2.1

1.78
3.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
UPS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1476 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) 5.20
UPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. UPS: 5.20 )
UPS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 10.7
Current: 5.2

0.4
10.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.03
UPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. UPS: 4.03 )
UPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.4   Max: 34.7
Current: 4.03

-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.
» More Articles for UPS

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Safety Check – How Much Growth is Impounded into FedEx's and United Parcel Service's Stock Prices Apr 24 2015 
Should You Buy UPS After Recent Correction? Apr 22 2015 
Weitz Value Fund First Quarter 2015 Commentary Apr 20 2015 
Guru Stocks at 52-Week Lows: UPS, HST, KORS, FAST, TIF Apr 17 2015 
Pat Dorsey: Why Moats Matter Apr 20 2015 
Analyzing Ken Heebner's New Buys Apr 14 2015 
UPS Investing $1.06 Billion In Europe Apr 14 2015 
FedEx Likely To Acquire TNT To Expand In European Markets Apr 11 2015 
FedEx Might Bag TNT To Gain A Strong Foothold In Europe Apr 09 2015 
FedEx Ready to Expand its Footprint in Europe with TNT Takeover Apr 09 2015 


More From Other Websites
Bulls sniffing out an S&P breakout Apr 24 2015
Business Highlights Apr 24 2015
The Fed, Apple and Kentucky Derby: What's on tap next week Apr 24 2015
Cramer: Amazon Web Services is 'remarkable business' Apr 24 2015
Unlocking Global Trade Growth Apr 23 2015
Amazon Offers Package Delivery Service to the Trunk of Your Car Apr 23 2015
AEG Power Solutions Chosen by Emmeti for UPS and Remote Monitoring Apr 23 2015
AEG Power Solutions Launches MoniUPS Remote Monitoring for Power Systems Apr 23 2015
The Helping Drone Apr 22 2015
UPS Mobile App Now Available in 16 Countries Apr 22 2015
UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response Apr 21 2015
Start-up aiming to disrupt shipping raises $50M Apr 21 2015
U.S. FAA urged to speed use of drones in disaster response Apr 21 2015
As Fedex and UPS change their pricing models, avoid these 9 e-commerce stocks Apr 21 2015
Is Ryder System (R) Poised to Beat Earnings this Season? - Analyst Blog Apr 20 2015
UPS to Release 1st Quarter Results on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Apr 20 2015
UPS to Release 1st Quarter Results on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Apr 20 2015
Why those fuel surcharges will never go away Apr 17 2015
‘Popular Economics’ contains inconvenient truths for liberals Apr 15 2015
Why maternity leave is shrinking Apr 14 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK