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United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS)
Marketable Securities
$2,380 Mil (As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2016 was $2,380 Mil.

United Parcel Service Inc's quarterly marketable securities declined from Sep. 2015 ($2,248 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($1,996 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2015 ($1,996 Mil) to Mar. 2016 ($2,380 Mil).

United Parcel Service Inc's annual marketable securities declined from Dec. 2012 ($597 Mil) to Dec. 2013 ($580 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2013 ($580 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($992 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 own currency.

United Parcel Service Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
MarketableSecurities 1,1895775425587111,2415975809921,996

United Parcel Service Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
MarketableSecurities 5801,0891,5431,3679921,9352,7922,2481,9962,380
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