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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: United Parcel Service, Inc., UPS

United Parcel Service, Inc., UPS is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Air Delivery & Freight Services in the sector of Services. Based in USA, United Parcel Service, Inc., UPSĀ  has a market cap of 95480.07. Since its IPO date on the 11/10/1999, United Parcel Service, Inc., UPS performance year to date is 15.25%. Today United Parcel Service, Inc., UPS has gained 0.11%, with a current price of 108.42.

Ownership of the company is 0.06% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 69.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 54.10%. Return of assets are at 12.90%, with return on investment at 30.80%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, United Parcel Service, Inc., UPS is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 4.4. While Total debt/equity is 5.47. With a profit margin of 8.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 82.10%, and operating margin of 13.30%. United Parcel Service, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 1.3.

For the last year United Parcel Service, Inc., UPS has seen a EPS growth of 62.90%. A performance for the year of 7.59%. The 52-week high is -2.36%, and the 52-week low is 27.04%. The average volume for United Parcel Service, Inc., UPS is 1565980.

With a target price of 111.55, can United Parcel Service, Inc., UPS reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of United Parcel Service, Inc., UPS. United Parcel Service, Inc. has a P/E of 19.5 and a forward P/E of 17.52. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.03. United Parcel Service, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.61 and 36.63 respectively. For P/cash, United Parcel Service, Inc. has a value of 16.83, while it is 32.72 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 108.42, United Parcel Service, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.88%. We see a return on equity of 210.40%.

Looking more long-term United Parcel Service, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.62%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.54% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 62.90% for this year and for the last five years a 9.90% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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