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Is United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE: UPS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/10/1999. United Parcel Service, Inc. is in the Air Delivery & Freight Services industry and Services sector. Average volume for United Parcel Service, Inc., is 2463.5, and so far today it has a volume of 22154. Performance year to date since the 11/10/1999 is 16.73%.

To help you determine whether United Parcel Service, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 19.75 and forward P/E is 17.75. PEG perhaps more useful shows that United Parcel Service, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.05. P/S ratio is 1.64 and the P/B ratio is 37.1. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 17.15 and 33.34 respectively.

At the current price United Parcel Service, Inc. is trading at, 109.89 (0.07% today), United Parcel Service, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.84%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 54.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.56, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.43% after growing 62.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 5.30%, and 3.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 885.97, and the number of shares float is 688.77. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.06%, and institutional ownership is at 69.70%. The float short is 1.94%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.43. Management has seen a return on assets of 12.90%, and also a return on investment of 30.80%.

The ability for United Parcel Service, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.3, and quick ratio is 1.3. Long term debt/equity is 4.4 and total debt/equity is 5.47. In terms of margins, United Parcel Service, Inc. has a gross margin of 82.10%, with its operating margin at 13.30%, and United Parcel Service, Inc. has a profit margin of 8.40%.

The 52 week high is -1.04%, with 28.76% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.53% and the 200 day simple moving average is 9.05%.

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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