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United Parcel Service Debt-to-Equity

: 2.42 (As of Jun. 2021)
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United Parcel Service's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $2,120 Mil. United Parcel Service's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $24,065 Mil. United Parcel Service's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $10,805 Mil. United Parcel Service's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 2.42.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

The historical rank and industry rank for United Parcel Service's Debt-to-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:UPS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19   Med: 1.47   Max: 42.24
Current: 2.42

0.19
42.24

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of United Parcel Service was 42.24. The lowest was 0.19. And the median was 1.47.

NYSE:UPS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
88% of the 869 Companies
in the Transportation industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NYSE:UPS: 2.42 )

United Parcel Service Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for United Parcel Service's Debt-to-Equity can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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United Parcel Service Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Debt-to-Equity
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 39.69 24.44 7.53 8.62 42.24

United Parcel Service Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 6.86 5.14 42.24 3.75 2.42

Competitive Comparison

For the Integrated Freight & Logistics subindustry, United Parcel Service's Debt-to-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

United Parcel Service Debt-to-Equity Distribution

For the Transportation industry and Industrials sector, United Parcel Service's Debt-to-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where United Parcel Service's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



United Parcel Service Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

United Parcel Service's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

United Parcel Service's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is calculated as

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


United Parcel Service  (NYSE:UPS) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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United Parcel Service Business Description

United Parcel Service logo
Industry
Industrials » Transportation NAICS : 492110 SIC : 4513
Address
55 Glenlake Parkway, N.E. Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA, 30328
As the world's largest parcel delivery company, UPS manages a massive fleet of more than 500 planes and 100,000 vehicles, along with many hundreds of sorting facilities, to deliver an average of about 22 million packages per day to residences and businesses across the globe. UPS' domestic U.S. package operations generate 61% of total revenue while international package makes up 20%. Less-than-truckload shipping, air and ocean freight forwarding, truckload brokerage, and contract logistics make up the remaining 19%.
Executives
Johnson William R director UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC. 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Hewett Wayne M. director 5 WESTBROOK CORPORATE CENTER WESTCHESTER IL 60154
Boratto Eva C director ONE CVS DRIVE WOONSOCKET RI 02895
Abney David P director UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERIC 55 GLENLAKE PARWAY NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Thomas Charlene A officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Cesarone Nando officer: President, UPS International 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Brothers Norman M. Jr officer: SVP, General Counsel & Sec 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Warsh Kevin M director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Gutmann Kathleen M. officer: Chief Sales & Solutions Off 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Lane Laura J officer: Chief Corp Affairs & Comms Off 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Hwang Angela director 235 EAST 42ND STREET ATTN: CORPORATE SECRETARY NEW YORK NY 10017
Tome Carol B director, officer: Chief Executive Officer 2455 PACES FERRRY ROAD ATLANTA GA 30339
Moison Franck J director C/O COLGATE PALMOLIVE CO 300 PARK AVE 15TH FL NEW YORK NY 10022
Markham Rudy director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Burns Michael J director POSTFACH STEIZENSTRASSE 4 CH-8152 GLATTBRUGG ZURICH SWITZERLAND V8 00000

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