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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 0.49
UPS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. UPS: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UPS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.55 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.49
Equity to Asset 0.05
UPS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. UPS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UPS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.05
0.05
0.54
Interest Coverage 14.07
UPS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 8.08 vs. UPS: 14.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UPS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.35  Med: 17.47 Max: 36.74
Current: 14.07
2.35
36.74
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.90
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
9.84%
30.80%
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 (%) 8.78
UPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 vs. UPS: 8.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.16  Med: 12.69 Max: 15.3
Current: 8.78
1.16
15.3
Net-margin (%) 5.39
UPS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. UPS: 5.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 7.16 Max: 10.18
Current: 5.39
0.77
10.18
ROE (%) 73.49
UPS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. UPS: 73.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.76  Med: 26.20 Max: 78.58
Current: 73.49
2.76
78.58
ROA (%) 8.71
UPS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. UPS: 8.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.06  Med: 10.35 Max: 13.13
Current: 8.71
1.06
13.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.59
UPS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. UPS: 27.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.48  Med: 31.88 Max: 37.64
Current: 27.59
3.48
37.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
UPS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. UPS: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 5.85 Max: 14
Current: 5.6
1.1
14
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.10
UPS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. UPS: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.8  Med: 5.15 Max: 48.1
Current: -2.1
-26.8
48.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.10
UPS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. UPS: -5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -50.3  Med: 6.85 Max: 109.9
Current: -5.1
-50.3
109.9
» UPS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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%)
Warren Buffett 59,400 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 3,988 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 603,926 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

John Hussman 2,000 sh (New)
Bill Gates 4,525,329 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%)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 59,400 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

Jim Simons 418,300 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 74,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 351,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 204,011 sh (+646.88%)
Pioneer Investments 856,110 sh (+14.64%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 96,629 sh (+7.22%)
Ken Fisher 405,469 sh (+1.82%)
Tom Gayner 744,500 sh (+1.78%)
Bill Frels 1,310,759 sh (+0.76%)
Chris Davis 2,420 sh (+0.75%)
Warren Buffett 59,400 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 231,150 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 4,525,329 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 4,147,048 sh (-0.04%)
Lou Simpson 1,594,226 sh (-2.08%)
Murray Stahl 2,838 sh (-27.93%)
Jeff Auxier 4,812 sh (-63.89%)
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Q2 2015

UPS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 241,795 sh (+150.23%)
John Hussman 1,600 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,132,800 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 403,233 sh (-0.55%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 29.90
UPS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. UPS: 29.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UPS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.04  Med: 22.59 Max: 428.75
Current: 29.9
14.04
428.75
Forward P/E 17.73
UPS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. UPS: 17.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.40
UPS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. UPS: 29.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UPS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 14.05  Med: 22.60 Max: 428.75
Current: 29.4
14.05
428.75
P/B 50.38
UPS's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. UPS: 50.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UPS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.17  Med: 7.86 Max: 50.31
Current: 50.38
4.17
50.31
P/S 1.61
UPS's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. UPS: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UPS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.7
Current: 1.61
0.8
2.7
PFCF 24.40
UPS's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 20.51 vs. UPS: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UPS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.31  Med: 19.99 Max: 92.21
Current: 24.4
7.31
92.21
POCF 15.09
UPS's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.01 vs. UPS: 15.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UPS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.02  Med: 13.96 Max: 74.92
Current: 15.09
5.02
74.92
EV-to-EBIT 19.51
UPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 14.97 vs. UPS: 19.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.3  Med: 14.50 Max: 241.4
Current: 19.51
9.3
241.4
PEG 7.54
UPS's PEG is ranked lower than
81% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. UPS: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UPS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.35 Max: 569
Current: 7.54
0.69
569
Shiller P/E 31.29
UPS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 22.00 vs. UPS: 31.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UPS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.82  Med: 25.27 Max: 42.48
Current: 31.29
13.82
42.48
Current Ratio 1.31
UPS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. UPS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UPS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1  Med: 1.59 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.31
1
2.43
Quick Ratio 1.31
UPS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. UPS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UPS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1  Med: 1.59 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.31
1
2.43
Days Sales Outstanding 35.76
UPS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 41.88 vs. UPS: 35.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UPS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 39.32  Med: 43.26 Max: 57.61
Current: 35.76
39.32
57.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.73
UPS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. UPS: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UPS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.64 Max: 4.57
Current: 2.73
1.29
4.57
Dividend Payout 0.80
UPS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. UPS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
UPS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.8
0.14
1.78
Dividend growth (3y) 8.80
UPS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
65% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. UPS: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
UPS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.15 Max: 36.3
Current: 8.8
0
36.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.20
UPS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
71% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. UPS: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
UPS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.96  Med: 4.01 Max: 6.94
Current: 4.2
1.96
6.94
Share Buyback Rate 2.30
UPS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. UPS: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
UPS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.9  Med: 1.30 Max: -1
Current: 2.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.11
UPS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. UPS: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UPS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.56  Med: 2.05 Max: 3.58
Current: 2.11
1.56
3.58
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
UPS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. UPS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UPS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.04
0.65
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.14
UPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. UPS: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 6.90 Max: 10.7
Current: 5.14
0.4
10.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.11
UPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. UPS: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -11.4  Med: 4.50 Max: 34.7
Current: 4.11
-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, UPS.Switzerland, UPS.Mexico, UPSS34.Brazil, 0R08.UK,
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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