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United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS)
Marketable Securities
$2,059 Mil (As of Sep. 2016)

Marketable Securities are very liquid securities that can be converted into cash quickly at a reasonable price. United Parcel Service Inc's marketable securities for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $2,059 Mil.

United Parcel Service Inc's quarterly marketable securities increased from Mar. 2016 ($2,380 Mil) to Jun. 2016 ($2,613 Mil) but then declined from Jun. 2016 ($2,613 Mil) to Sep. 2016 ($2,059 Mil).

United Parcel Service Inc's annual marketable securities increased from Dec. 2013 ($580 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($992 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2014 ($992 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($1,996 Mil).


Definition

Marketable Securities are very liquid securities that can be converted into cash quickly at a reasonable price.


Explanation

Marketable securities are very liquid as they tend to have maturities of less than one year. Furthermore, the rate at which these securities can be bought or sold has little effect on their prices.

Please note, GuruFocus' marketable securities also includes "Other Short Term Investment".


Related Terms

Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities, Cash and Cash Equivalents


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

United Parcel Service Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
MarketableSecurities 1,1895775425587111,2415975809921,996

United Parcel Service Inc Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
MarketableSecurities 1,5431,3679921,9352,7922,2481,9962,3802,6132,059
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