United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

182.54 -0.15%
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Pros
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. UPS profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 1.82 percentage points. See UPS profitability chart.
  2. UPS forward dividend yield is 3.41%, higher than the industry (0.91%) and sector (0.72%) forward dividend yields. See UPS forward dividend chart.
  3. UPS average analyst rating is Buy. See UPS analyst rating chart.
  4. UPS average analyst price target ($222.23) is above its current price ($182.80). See UPS price target chart.

Cons

  1. UPS quarterly revenue growth was 6.40%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (12.04% and 11.16%, respectively). See UPS revenue growth chart.
  2. UPS Price/Book ratio is 13.17, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See UPS forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  3. UPS Price/Sales ratio is 1.61, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See UPS forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  4. UPS short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.39. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See UPS short interest ratio chart.