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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS)?

The company in question is, United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) currently with a stock price of 107.12 (0.24% today). The market cap for United Parcel Service, Inc. is 94251.68, and is in the sector Services, and Air Delivery & Freight Services industry. The target price for United Parcel Service, Inc. is 112.22. Currently United Parcel Service, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 19.27, and a forward P/E of 17.31. Average volume for United Parcel Service, Inc. is 2405.73 and so far today it is 2166400.

Performance in the last year for United Parcel Service, Inc. has been 12.23%. For EPS growth, United Parcel Service, Inc. has seen a growth of 62.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.43%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 9.90% over the last five years and could be 9.62% for the next five years. United Parcel Service, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 3.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 5.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.70%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.40%.

Since the IPO date for United Parcel Service, Inc. on the 11/10/1999, United Parcel Service, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 13.87%. With United Parcel Service, Inc. trading at 107.12, the dividend yield is 2.91%, and the EPS is 5.56.

So could United Parcel Service, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.27. The PEG is 2, P/S is 1.59 and the P/B is at 36.19. The P/cash is 16.62, with P/free cash flow at 32.3.

United Parcel Service, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 4.4, and total debt/equity at 5.47.

In terms of margins, United Parcel Service, Inc. has a gross margin of 82.10%, an operating margin of 13.30% and a profit margin of 8.40%.Payout ratio for United Parcel Service, Inc. is 54.10%. Return on assets come to 12.90% with return on investment coming to 30.80%.

Insider ownership for United Parcel Service, Inc., is at 0.06% and institutional ownership comes to 69.60%. Outstanding shares are at 879.87. While shares float is 688.77. The float short is currently 1.81%, and short ratio is 5.17.

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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