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Morning Eye-Catchers: United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS)

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 95.68 B. It is in the Air Delivery & Freight Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 28.31, a forward P/E of 17.09 and EPS of 3.91. At a stock price of 110.59 (0.30%) it has a dividend yield of 3.00%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 0.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by -27.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.85% and more long-term 8.35% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 4.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 6.20%.

For performance, United Parcel Service, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 3.33%. For the last month performance for United Parcel Service, Inc. is 7.50%. While the last quarter is 2.26% and half year, -5.69%. Finally for the year, performance is 6.12%.

The 52-week high for United Parcel Service, Inc., is at -8.18%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 8.29%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.67% and 1.02% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.20%, and for the month it is 1.20%. United Parcel Service, Inc., has a target price of 113.28.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 24.18, and for total debt/equity United Parcel Service, Inc. has 32.22. The gross margin is 77.30%, while operating margin is 8.80%, the profit margin is 5.60%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 1.

Insider ownership is at 0.06%, with instituitional ownership at 69.20%. United Parcel Service, Inc. has a payout ratio of 80.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 865.17. The shares float is 688.72, with the float short at 1.24%, with short ratio coming to 3.13.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see United Parcel Service, Inc., get 8.90%, with its returns on investment at 22.80%. Return on equity is 219.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 113.28, reached soon?

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.

 United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS)

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