Analyst Ratings for United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B (UPS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B (NYSE:UPS) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, UPS was issued an average rating of Hold.

4 analysts declared UPS a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 18 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for UPS. The maximum price target given was 130, which equates to a potential upside of 20.6 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 78, implying a possible loss of -27.64 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.67 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.08 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of UPS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 46.22 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. UPS has a PEG ratio of 0.57.

UPS has a 52-week high of 120.44 and a 52-week low of 102.12. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 5.55 percent, and 10.5 percent below the high. UPS has a price/earnings ratio of 26.48. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UPS value stock report compares UPS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of UPS is $97.44 billion. UPS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.