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 highest price target was 130, implying potential capital gains of 20.6 percent. The lowest price target was 78, implying potential capital losses of -27.64 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.67 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.08 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

UPS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 46.22 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of UPS is 0.57.

UPS has a 52-week high of 120.44 and a 52-week low of 102.12. Currently the stock is 5.55 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 10.5 percent. 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.