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United Parcel Service Quick Ratio

: 1.47 (As of Jun. 2022)
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The quick ratio measures a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets. It is calculated as a company's Total Current Assets excludes Total Inventories divides by its Total Current Liabilities. United Parcel Service's quick ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 1.47.

United Parcel Service has a quick ratio of 1.47. It generally indicates good short-term financial strength.

The historical rank and industry rank for United Parcel Service's Quick Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

UPS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1   Med: 1.44   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.47

During the past 13 years, United Parcel Service's highest Quick Ratio was 2.43. The lowest was 1.00. And the median was 1.44.

UPS's Quick Ratio is ranked better than
62.96% of 926 companies
in the Transportation industry
Industry Median: 1.23 vs UPS: 1.47

United Parcel Service Quick Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for United Parcel Service's Quick Ratio 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 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Quick Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.19 1.12 1.08 1.15 1.38

United Parcel Service Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Quick Ratio 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 1.39 1.48 1.38 1.52 1.47

Competitive Comparison

For the Integrated Freight & Logistics subindustry, United Parcel Service's Quick Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Quick Ratio 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 Quick Ratio Distribution

For the Transportation industry and Industrials sector, United Parcel Service's Quick Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where United Parcel Service's Quick Ratio falls into.



United Parcel Service Quick Ratio Calculation

The quick ratio measures a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets. For this reason, the ratio excludes inventories from current assets.

United Parcel Service's Quick Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Quick Ratio (A: Dec. 2021 )=(Total Current Assets-Total Inventories)/Total Current Liabilities
=(24934-717)/17569
=1.38

United Parcel Service's Quick Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Quick Ratio (Q: Jun. 2022 )=(Total Current Assets-Total Inventories)/Total Current Liabilities
=(25571-0)/17337
=1.47

* 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) Quick Ratio Explanation

The quick ratio is more conservative than the Current Ratio because it excludes inventories from current assets. The ratio derives its name presumably from the fact that assets such as cash and marketable securities are quick sources of cash. Inventories generally take time to be converted into cash, and if they have to be sold quickly, the company may have to accept a lower price than book value of these inventories. As a result, they are justifiably excluded from assets that are ready sources of immediate cash.

In general, low or decreasing quick ratios generally suggest that a company is over-leveraged, struggling to maintain or grow sales, paying bills too quickly or collecting receivables too slowly. On the other hand, a high or increasing quick ratio generally indicates that a company is experiencing solid top-line growth, quickly converting receivables into cash, and easily able to cover its financial obligations. Such companies often have faster inventory turnover and cash conversion cycles.

The higher the quick ratio, the better the company's liquidity position.


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United Parcel Service Business Description

United Parcel Service logo
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 25 million packages per day to residences and businesses across the globe. UPS' domestic U.S. package operations generate 62% of total revenue while international package makes up 20%. Air and ocean freight forwarding, truckload brokerage, and contract logistics make up the remainder.
Executives
Ford Darrell L officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Johnson Kathleen E director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Stokes Russell director 5 NECCO STREET BOSTON MA 02210
Hewett Wayne M. director 5 WESTBROOK CORPORATE CENTER WESTCHESTER IL 60154
Boratto Eva C director 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
Newman Brian officer: Chief Financial Officer 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Thomas Charlene A officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Tome Carol B director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Markham Rudy director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Burns Michael J director POSTFACH STEIZENSTRASSE 4 CH-8152 GLATTBRUGG ZURICH SWITZERLAND V8 00000
Stankey John T director 208 S. AKARD ST. DALLAS TX 75202
Johnson William R director UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC. 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Moison Franck J director C/O COLGATE PALMOLIVE CO 300 PARK AVE 15TH FL NEW YORK NY 10022

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