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United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Position Boosted by GSA Capital Partners LLP

20 March 2017, 07:27 | Jan Cross

Baillie Gifford & Co. Raises Position in United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) Under Analyst Spotlight

(NYSE:UPS) as "STRONG BUY", 0 rated as "BUY" and 0 issued a "HOLD" rating. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.57 EPS. Davy Asset Management Ltd's holdings in United Parcel Service were worth $19,831,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The stock traded at a volume of 4.42 million shares. Security National Trust Co. raised its position in United Parcel Service by 3.8% in the third quarter. (NYSE:LVLT), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 2.94, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. Hirtle Callaghan & Co LLC purchased a new stake in United Parcel Service during the third quarter worth approximately $123,000. The firm owned 99,293 shares of the company's stock after selling 7,763 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company acquired a new position in shares of United Parcel Service during the third quarter valued at about $183,368,000. Insiders own 0.72% of the company's stock.

United Parcel Service, Inc. has a 1-year low of $100.05 and a 1-year high of $120.44. (NYSE:UPS) opened at 107.74 on Thursday. United Parcel Service's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 80.62%.

For the past 5 years, United Parcel Service, Inc.'s EPS growth has been almost 0.2%. The Market Cap of the company stands at 10.88 Billion.

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 31st. (UPS) generated $1.63 in earnings per share, missing the consensus estimate of $1.69. The firm earned $16.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.01 billion. During the same period a year ago, the business earned $1.57 EPS. But for the investing community, the company has seen a steady increase in price over the last 5 years. 26 analysts projected on average Earnings. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 21st were paid a dividend of $0.83 per share. The third largest holder is Wellington Management Group Llp, which now holds $3.05 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 3.27% of its market capitalization. This is a positive change from United Parcel Service's previous quarterly dividend of $0.78. The original version of this article can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/03/16/baillie-gifford-co-raises-position-in-united-parcel-service-inc-ups.html. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.80. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $110.00 price objective on shares of United Parcel Service in a research report on Sunday, February 5th. Barclays PLC cut their target price on United Parcel Service from $122.00 to $115.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, February 1st.

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Based on several research reports, United Parcel Service was Initiated by Wells Fargo to "Market Perform" on Mar 14, 2017. They now have a United States dollars 111 price target on the stock. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.70 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $113.47.

In other news, SVP Teri P. Mcclure sold 4,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 24th. It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter's book value per share. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

12/13/2016 - JP Morgan began new coverage on United Parcel Service, Inc. giving the company a "neutral" rating.

While there are a number of profitability ratios that measure a company's ability to generate profit from the sales or services it provides, one of the most important is the net profit margin. It operates in three segments: U.S. Domestic Package International Package and Supply Chain & Freight. It delivers packages in over 220 countries and territories.

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